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Secure your tickets to Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines


Sat 31 January and Sun 1 February, 2015

This is your first chance to secure tickets to the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines 2015!

Travel packages are exclusively on sale now. Don't miss the opportunity to get the best choice of tickets, accommodation and flights to Auckland before the event goes on public sale in October.

Demand to attend this two-day, nine-per-side knockout tournament extravaganza featuring all 16 NRL clubs and the world's greatest rugby league stars is sky high, so get in fast to avoid missing out on tickets! Flight and ticket only options are also available.

Book your exclusive travel package today at
• All 16 NRL clubs together in Auckland
• 288 Star players
• 31 action packed games over one weekend
• 9 players per team, 9 players per half
• NZ $2.6 million + in prize money
• Over 90,000 fans over two days
• Star players are guaranteed
• On-field entertainment spectacular
Want to experience the Nines but don’t require a travel package? Join our Waiting List for ticketshere, those on this list will get access before the public on-sale for general tickets.

Join the ticket only waiting list today.


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