GET MATCH READY: Blues vs Reds, Friday 29 June

The Blues take on the Reds this Friday. It’s Jerome Kaino’s last game at Eden Park, so join us to give him a good send off.

To help you get match fit for this week’s big game here’s a few tips.


Gates open at 6:00pm for the public. Kick off is at 7.35pm.

Get to the park early to check out the pre-match entertainment – and you’ll be more likely to avoid a queue at the gate.


This week at Gate A – get your photo taken by the Daikin crew and you could be in to win a winter warmer pack.

At halftime we’ll announce our winners of the All Blacks v Australia tickets, just scan in before kick off to be in to win – more details here

And we have the ‘Rewa All Stars’ Dance Crew performing their dance inspired by the Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Check out their youtube video


Team naming for Blues v Reds 29 June


Or you can download a match programme here


We recommend that you buy online before you get to the game. That way, you won’t waste time standing in line. That’s not all, on match day you can use your ticket to travel to Eden Park on trains and special event buses – PLUS when you buy before gates open, you save money.

WARNING – when you shop online for tickets, please be sure that you only purchase from Ticketmaster, our authorised ticket agent.

We know internet search results can get confusing when you’re trying to find tickets. Unauthorised sellers often pay for ads to appear at the top of search results which can make it hard to see what’s official and what’s not.

Please take extra care when searching for tickets, read the results carefully and look for WWW.TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ


Public entry will be via Gates A, H and D. Please be aware that Gate E, located on the south-east side of the stadium at the corner of Reimers Ave and Cricket Ave, will not be open.

If you have any questions regarding access to Eden Park on game day, we recommend that you read the Eden Park Conditions of Entry. Please be aware that staff will be monitoring ticket holders at the entry points to Eden Park. Any adult who attempts to enter the stadium with a child’s ticket will be declined and re-directed to the ticket office to purchase a full price adult ticket. ‘Gates Open’ ticket prices will apply.


Don’t forget, travel on trains and special event buses to and from the match is included with your match ticket or membership pass.

Head to Auckland Transport for further information on road closures, parking and public transport. Please note: there are no special event buses travelling from Newmarket/Mt Eden this season.

There will be special event buses from North Shore busway stations (excludes Hibiscus Coast) and back again after the match. There will also be special event buses running from Manukau, Botany and Pakuranga before and after the match.

Buses depart Eden Park until 1 hour after the game. Bus services leave from the Bus Hub.

Trains depart from Kingsland station running in both directions approx. every 30 minutes. Final City-bound service departs at 12:45am. Final West-bound service departs at 12:57am.

Check out for more details.

Traffic will be heavy and there will be road closures and restrictions – plan ahead and travel early and consider walking or riding a bike to the match.

Click here for directions to Eden Park.


General Admission Areas for this match are located in the West Stand, Lower East Stand and North Extension.