New England Rugby Union will hit the ground running this weekend as the Tamworth Magpies return the 'The Nest' for round one.
The Magpies will take on St Alberts College at Tamworth Rugby Park and anyone wishing to attend has been encouraged to register their interest by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Armidale Barbarians will host Walcha Rams at Alcatraz Rugby Park Armidale.
Robb Rugby will take on the Armidale Blues at Bellevue Oval in Armidale.
Glen Innes Elks will host the Harbour Knights at Glen Innes Rugby Park.
Image from Tamworth Rugby Union Sporting Club Facebook page.