MANNING Manning Bowling Association pennant winners head to Maitland City and East Maitland Bowling Clubs this weekend for the zone playoffs.
Here they'll meet the winners from the Hunter and Upper Hunter Associations, although Upper Hunter won't be represented in all grades. Winners of the various grades will progress to the State finals.
Manning flag winners are Tuncurry (No 1), Wingham (No 2), Tuncurry (No 3), Old Bar (No 4), Wingham (No 5), Taree West (No 6) and Black Head (No 7).
Two unbeaten teams will clash in Group Three Rugby League on Sunday when Macleay Valley host Wauchope at Verge Street Oval, Kempsey. Macleay leads Wauchope by a point on the ladder after the Blues had a draw in the first round.
In other matches Port City and Port Macquarie meet while Old Bar hosts Taree City and Forster-Tuncurry are at home to Wingham.
Old Bar Clams will be looking for their first win of the season in Lower North Coast Rugby at the expense of Wallamba on Saturday. Wallamba is coming off two heavy losses. Manning Ratz and Gloucester meet at Taree while Forster-Tuncurry clash with Myall Coast in the other games.
Two of the three co-competition leads will battle it out in the Football Mid North Coast Premier League when Port United tackles Camden Haven. Taree hosts the other co-leader at Omaru Park.
Wingham travels to Kempsey to play Macleay Valley, injury ravaged Old Bar meets Port FC while Port Saints and Kempsey Saints meet in the other fixtures.
Taree and District Netball Association will help raise funds for the Kids' Cancer Project in their Crazy Hair and Sock day on Saturday. This is an annual event for netball associations across the State.
Taree Greyhound Club will conduct a seven race program on Sunday at the Kanagra Drive complex.
Meanwhile Taree Motor Cycle Club is gearing for the Australian Dirt Track titles to be held at the Old Bar Roadside Circuit during the June long weekend.
Action will be on the Saturday and Sunday, with the finals on the Sunday.