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Show NRL stars some Auckland Aroha

Show NRL stars some Auckland Aroha

With only a few thousand tickets left for sale to the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines, this is your opportunity to meet all 16 NRL clubs, in one city, on one day, for the first time in New Zealand’s Rugby League history. 

Welcome your favourite teams to Auckland at midday on Friday 14 February in Aotea Square, before they compete in the inaugural tournament at Eden Park on 15 and 16 February.

The team welcome, organised by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), will be the only public event to feature all 16 NRL clubs, and more than 250 of your favourite rugby league players.

Make sure you’re there to give your team some famous Auckland aroha and enjoy banter from a panel of NRL players and coaches, hear analysis and debate leading into Auckland’s greatest weekend of Rugby League, as well as giveaways and live performances from Auckland-based dance group The Royal Family – gold medallists at the recent 2013 World Hip-Hop Dance Championship.

The Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines tournament kicks-off on Saturday 15 and concludes onSunday 16 February at Eden Park. All 16 NRL clubs will compete in a nine-a-side knock-out tournament for a prize pool exceeding $2.6 million.

Team welcome event details

Date: 12pm on Friday, 14 February 2014
Location: Aotea Square, Auckland CBD
Cost: FREE

Tell us if you’re going on Facebook or find out more at aucklandnz.com/nrlaucklandnines

With only one month to go, the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines tournament on February 15 and 16 is close to selling out, so book your tickets today! www.ticketek.co.nz 

We look forward to seeing you there.

ENDS

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