2011 RUGBY WORLD CUP IN NEW ZEALAND, VENUES, TICKETS, FORUM, BETTING

2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand * venues * tickets * forum * betting * fixtures and matches * visiting New Zealand during the Rugby World Cup * bed and breakfast accommodation


Unless something changes, the final for the 2011 Rugby World Cup will be held at Eden Park New Zealand.

Rugby stadiums certain to host games:

City StadiumCapacity
Auckland Eden Park 60,000*
Christchurch AMI Stadium 36,000*
Wellington Westpac Stadium 35,000
Dunedin Carisbrook 30,000*
Auckland Mount Smart Stadium 30,000
Hamilton Waikato Stadium 30,000


* capacity due to be increased. In Carisbrook, a new Dunedin rugby stadium is planned which is planned to be finished prior to the 2011 World Cup.

Possible venues to receive lower attended games:

City StadiumCapacity
Rotorua Rotorua International Stadium 35,000
Auckland North Harbour Stadium 25,000
New Plymouth Yarrow Stadium 25,000
Tauranga BlueChip Stadium 20,000
Invercargill Rugby Park 17,000
Napier McLean Park 16,000
Palmerston North Arena Manawatu 15,000


Numerous smaller capacity stadiums in New Zealand, like Nelson's Trafalgar Park and Blenheim's Landsdowne Park, are undergoing major building work.

2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand * venues * tickets * forum * betting * fixtures and matches * visiting New Zealand during the Rugby World Cup * bed and breakfast accommodation