Although never in doubt, it is official who the first Tasman Tanning Premier team to be relegated to the new Division 2 come June will be, as next weekend's final games of the first round will reveal the other.

While the gap closed up between second through to fifth place, the makeup of the Premier table remained the same this week, and bottom team Black Bull Liquor Pirates will be joining the top four teams from the Senior division in the new-look middle Division 2 after their 46-0 loss to Byford's Readimix Taihape at Spriggens Park.

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