Bay of Plenty Pasifika will return to defend their title in this year's Baywide Pro 4 series kicking off at Mount Maunganui this weekend.
Joining Bay of Plenty Pasifika are Western Bay of Plenty, Central Bay of Plenty, and Te Waiariki.
The series will comprise of three weeks of round robin fixtures starting with round one at Blake Park, round two on August 11 at Matata, and the final week August 18 at Marist Park in Rotorua.
The series established last year was designed to increase player involvement in representative rugby and further assist the development of Bay of Plenty high-performance rugby players and provide players with the opportunity to be selected to be as part of the Bay of Plenty Steamers high-performance environment.
Baywide Pro 4 Series Draw:
Saturday August 4:
Central Bay of Plenty v Western Bay of Plenty at Blake Park, Mount Maunganui
Bay of Plenty Pasifika v Te Waiariki at Blake Park, Mount Maunganui
Saturday August 11:
Te Waiariki v Western Bay of Plenty at Matata Rugby Club, Matata
Bay of Plenty Pasifika v Central Bay of Plenty at Matata Rugby Club, Matata
Saturday September 2:
Western Bay of Plenty Sub Union v Bay of Plenty Pasifika at Marist St Michael's, Rotorua
Central Bay of Plenty v Te Waiariki at Marist St Michael's, Rotorua