GROUP Three Rugby League’s XX Trophies pre-season competition will kick off on Saturday, March 9 with northern pool matches at the Port Macquarie Regional Stadium.
Southern games will be on Sunday, March 10 at the Old Bar Reserve.
Forster-Tuncurry, Old Bar, Taree City and Wingham will make-up the southern pool, with Wauchope, Port City, Port Macquarie and Macleay Valley in the northern.
Action on both days starts at noon with women’s league tag.
Under 18.5s and first grade will be the other grades decided.
Southern finals will decided on Saturday, March 16 at the Jack Neal Oval in Taree, with the northern finals at Wauchope on Sunday, March 17.
The Group Three season launch will be at the Wingham Services Club on Friday, March 22 with the first round of the competition-proper set for the weekend of April, 6 and 7.