The inaugural season of the Coastal Premier League (CPL) is set to kick off on Saturday the 28th of March.
Clubs from Football Mid North Coast (FMNC) and North Coast Football (NCF) will come together to form the exciting new competition that will see First Grade and Reserve Grade compete across a home and away season leading into a top 4 Finals Series.
The draw for the CPL has been completed and can be found here – 2020 Coastal Premier League – Round 1.
A repeat of the 2019 NCF Grand Final will see Boambee FC (Premiers and Champions) travel to Clive Joass Memorial Sports Park to take on Woolgoolga United who were Runners Up.
In Port Macquarie, the local derby between Port Saints and Port United will take place at Findlay Park. Saints were beaten FMNC Preliminary Finalists last season whilst United were the 2019 Premiers.
Another derby will take place when Northern Storm host Coffs City United at Korora. The Storm finished 4th on the ladder last season in NCF whilst United were beaten Preliminary Finalists.
And in the first cross zone clash, Coffs Coast Tigers will do battle with Macleay Valley Rangers at Polwarth Drive in Coffs Harbour. The Tigers will be looking forward to their first match at their freshly revamped home ground when they face Rangers who finished 2nd on the FMNC ladder last season.
Kempsey Saints will have the bye in the opening round.
The First Grade matches at Korora, Findlay and Clive Joass will kick off at 3pm whilst the Tigers v Rangers game at Polwarth will get underway at 5pm.