The opening round of club cricket's one-day competition saw five of the six Hamilton sides come up trumps.
A comfortable win over Poverty Bay, and an upset in Ashburton, has King Country on track to defend their silverware.
Hamilton Wanderers and Eastern Suburbs are both on the board in the Stirling Sports Premiership.
Rebel Dane ghosts to victory inone of Australia's biggest sprints at 60-1.
When Hamilton Wanderers take the field at Porritt Stadium on Saturday, it will be the start of new era in Waikato national league football.