Eden Park is officially sold out for this Saturday‘s Black Ferns and All Blacks double test match fixtures against Australia, New Zealand Rugby announced today.
Additional temporary seating has taken Eden Park‘s capacity to 48,511.
“Saturday promises to be a special event that showcases the best of trans-Tasman rugby,” said NNew Zealand Rugby Chief Executive Officer Steve Tew.
“It‘s a very special occasion to have both our World Champion teams playing in front of a capacity home crowd. This is the only chance to see Black Ferns play Test rugby at home, and it‘s the last opportunity to see the All Blacks in Auckland this year,” Tew said.
The Black Ferns defeated Australia 31 – 11 to retain the Laurie O‘Reilly Memorial Trophy and the All Blacks won 38 – 13 over Australia in the first of this year‘s three Bledisloe Cup matches.
Gates open: 4.30pm.
Black Ferns v Australia: 5pm
All Blacks v Australia: 7.35pm