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Eden Park to host extravaganza for sport lovers
Auckland’s Eden Park stadium has promised a sporting ‘extravaganza’ after detailing plans to host an A-League football match and a Super Rugby fixture over the same weekend.
The double-header is planned for next February and will feature Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne Victory in the A-League, before the Blues take on the Crusaders in the Super Rugby competition the following night.
Eden Park said the weekend has been planned to demonstrate the stadium’s vision to diversify and attract new events, while showcasing what the venue can achieve within a 24-hour turnaround.
Wellington Phoenix has played five matches at Eden Park in the past, most recently on 13th December 2014. The club is yet to lose at the 50,000-seat stadium.
Wellington Phoenix General Manager David Dome advised “as a club we are thrilled we can return to New Zealand’s most iconic sporting stadium. We have played at Eden Park on five previous occasions and are yet to lose. This Wellington team does not fear any team - we’ve already beaten a full-strength Victory in the pre-season and with a big Auckland crowd behind us, we know we can do it again.”
Eden Park Chief Executive Nick Sautner added “we’re pleased to have secured an opportunity to offer Aucklanders a jam-packed weekend of sport at our iconic Auckland stadium and showcase our first-class ability to turn around the venue quickly.
“The introduction of premier football in next year’s event calendar is testament to our desire to modernise and attract visitors from all across the city.”
24th September 2018 - Board appointments to Eden Park Trust and Drug Free Sport New Zealand
11th September 2018 - Eden Park merchandise wins at Australasian Promotional Product Association awards
22nd August 2018 - ASB G9 returns to Eden Park for its second year
16th May 2018 - Eden Park takes out international community award
18th April 2018 - Drone racing takes flight at Auckland’s Eden Park
26th March 2018 - Eden Park enjoys successful Sunday night under lights
12th February 2018 - Eden Park adapts All Blacks’ dressing room into wedding chapel
3rd November 2017 - Eden Park in the running for four EVANZ awards
12th March 2014 - Eden Park contributes $72 million to Auckland’s economy
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