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Blues v Lions - Event Day Information

Ticket purchase and collection will be available from the box office next to Gate A from 9.00am  Thursday 5 March, Friday 6 March and on game day. Patrons are encouraged to collect their pre-purchased tickets in advance from a Ticketmaster outlet​. If you have ‘Print at home’ tickets, please print them in advance.

Gate sales will also be avail​​able from Gate H from 4pm and Gates D & E from 4.30pm on game day.

4.30pm - Gates open
4.45pm – Blues Secondary Schools 10’s Tournament Semi Final 1
5.15pm – Blues Secondary Schools 10’s Tournament Semi Final 2
6.10pm - Curtain raiser kick off Blues Secondary Schools 10’s Tournament Final 
7.35pm - Main kick off.

It will be history in the making when 16 high schools compete in the inaugural Blues Secondary School 10s Tournament.
The schools were invited to participate from the wider Auckland/Northland region for an afternoon of high-speed and physical competition. 10s combines the fluid, high-speed of the Sevens with the physicality of the full 15-a-side held on Domains 1, 2 and 4 and on the Stadium Oval. The teams have 10 minutes each half to come out on top and the top four teams will move to the main field for the semi-finals. The final will kick-off at 6.10pm, acting as a curtain-raiser for the Blues v Lions match.
*Please note that entry to the 10's Tournament is free however should you wish to attend the curtain raiser final you will need to purchase a game ticket.
For more inforamation about the tournament please visit The Blues​​​​​ website.

Please enter through the gate specified on your ticket.​​

Travel to and from the game on special event bus services is included your ticket. Please remember to hold on to your ticket for the ride home.Information available here​.​

Carparking is limited. We highly recommend using the special event buses which are included in your ticket if possible.
Car park H (limited) - $10 per vehicle. Access from Coliseum Drive 
Hootens Reserve – $5​. Access from Oteha Valley Road.
Cash only.

Mobility parking is available in Car park A and Car park H for patrons with a valid mobility parking card. Please present your permit on arrival. Entry is via Gate A off Stadium Drive or via Gate H off Coliseum Drive.

You and your possessions will be subject to a safety and security search upon entry. Prohibited items include, and are not limited to, the list at the end of this page. Any prohibited items that are declared, can be checked in and collected on departure. However, confiscated items (i.e. alcohol, etc.) will not be returned, replaced or reimbursed.

The full conditions of entry along with a ​list of what you can and can't bring into the Stadium on event day can be found here.

​In order to ensure an enjoyable experience for everyone, Stadium management reserves the right to deny entry or remove attendees who exhibit unacceptable or disruptive behaviour.  There will be zero tolerance for intoxication.  Those who arrive at the gates intoxicated will be refused entry and patrons who becom​e intoxicated will be removed from the venue.​

Prams are not permitted inside the stadium building. A pram cloak facility will be available by Gate A.

A range of catering outlets will be available with bar service.  Please ensure you bring ID.  Acceptable forms of ID are NZ driver’s licence, NZ or overseas passport or HANZ 18+ card.  If we think you look under 25, we will ask you for ID.  No ID, no service. 
Please note, international driver’s licence or other international IDs are not acceptable.

Eftpos facilities will be available at this event however it is strongly advised to come prepared with sufficient cash.

Any questions regarding ticketing contact Ticketmaster on 0800 111 999
​If you have any urgent enquiries on the day of the show, you can call 0800 111 999 or come and see us at the Gate A box office.

Corporate Hospitality​

Head coach Sir John Kirwan, and his coaching staff have assmbled a dynamic and skilful team who will undoubtedly take the Blues into an exciting 2015 Investec Super Rugby Season. If you are looking to host clients, reward staff or celebrate a special occasion there is a hospitality option to suit.

Show your support and watch the Blues second home game of the 2015 season from a private suite. Entertain your customers, suppliers and staff in unique surroundings.
Suites accomodate 18 guests (12 fixed seats) with viewing options inside the box. 
Choose from three affordable catering packages served to you by dedicated waiting staff. 
Receive Blues flags and game day programmes to really get in to the spirit.

Saturday 7 March

​$70 per person (18pax) - Catering addtional

or phone Finn Mclaren on 021 755 331


​If you dont require the privacy of a suite, the QBE Lounge is the perfect space to host your group.  No minimum numbers required and choose from a pre ordered carvery style meal or pur​chase from the deli on the night.

​QBE Lounge, Level One tickets are $60 per person. Food and beverages additional. A carvery meal can be pre booked by completing this booking form​. Alternatively a deli will operate serving a range of premium food options.