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RWC 2011 venue announcement

4 September 2008

Following this afternoon’s announcement from Rugby New Zealand 2011 Ltd regarding venues for the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals and bronze medal match, Eden Park Trust Board chief executive John Alexander says:

“We’re delighted that the bronze medal match will be held at Eden Park, and congratulate Wellington and Christchurch on being awarded the quarterfinals. As confirmed host of the final and semifinals, Eden Park is well equipped to deliver an outstanding experience to rugby fans attending the bronze medal match. Having the final four matches of Rugby World Cup 2011 at Eden Park will be a fitting grand finale to a tournament which involves 20 teams and 48 exciting matches hosted in communities and venues right around New Zealand.”


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