DAY TWO: 'The Capital Clash' community tour

The 'Road Warrior' outside Lovelocks Sports Bar in Wellington where Vodafone Warriors greats Dean Bell and Stacey Jones joined members and fans to watch today's NRL clash against the Titans.


Day two of the Vodafone Warriors week-long community programme building up to The Capital Clash revolves around four events on Monday including a trip out of Wellington to Otaki.


Vodafone Warriors legends Dean Bell (Warrior #1) and Stacey Jones (Warrior #24) start out with a Monday morning breakfast event (8.00) at Vodafones office on Lambton Quay.


The clubs principal sponsor is also match day sponsor for The Capital Clash against Canterbury-Bankstown at Westpac Stadium on Saturday (kick-off 7.35pm).


Its the Vodafone Warriors historic first home game played outside Auckland since coming into the competition in 1995.


After the Vodafone function, Bell, Jones, the rest of the Vodafone Warriors team and the eye-catching Road Warrior will head north for a Leadership in League event at Otaki College due to start at 10.00am. There Bell and Jones will work with Wellington Rugby League staff to introduce students to the Leadership in League programme.


After lunch theyll return to Wellington to help with a coaching clinic for Harbour City Eagles juniors in Newtown before finishing the day with a quiz night.


The Vodafone Warriors arrived in Wellington on Saturday after an eventful road trip from Auckland.


They were involved in two community events on Sunday, the second at Lovelocks Sports Bar in the city where they joined Vodafone Warriors members and fans to watch television coverage of the Vodafone Warriors thrilling 25-24 NRL victory over Gold Coast at Mount Smart Stadium.


On Tuesday, the community team in Wellington will be boosted by the arrival of four players from the Vodafone Warriors NRL squad. Theyll join Bell and Jones for five scheduled community events.


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MONDAY, MAY 06


8.00am

Sponsor Event (Vodafone):

Vodafone

Lambton House

152-172 Lambton Quay

Wellington

Dean Bell (Warrior #1) and Stacey Jones (Warrior #24) will join Vodafone staff at a special breakfast event


10.00am

Community Event (Wellington Rugby League):

Leadership through League

Otaki College

233 Mill Road

Otaki

Dean Bell (Warrior #1) and Stacey Jones (Warrior #24) will join Wellington Rugby League-KiwiSport staff to run a Leadership through League foundation skills programme with Otaki College pupils


4.00pm

Community Event (Wellington Rugby League):

Club coaching clinic

Martin Luckie Park

Lavaud Street

Newtown

Dean Bell (Warrior #1) and Stacey Jones (Warrior #24) will join Wellington Rugby League staff to run a coaching clinic with Harbour City Eagles junior players


7.00pm

Community Event (Wellington Rugby League):

Vodafone Warriors Quiz Night

Wellington CBD

(Venue TBC)

Dean Bell (Warrior #1) and Stacey Jones (Warrior #24) will join Wellington Rugby League staff to meet fans for a quiz night



TUESDAY, MAY 07


10.00am

Community Event (Wellington Rugby League):

Leadership through League

Hutt Park

Randwick Road

Moera

Lower Hutt

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players, former Vodafone Warriors Dean Bell and Stacey Jones and Wellington Rugby League-KiwiSport staff will run a Leadership through League foundation skills programme with local school pupils


1.00pm

Community Event (Wellington Rugby League):

Wellington Hospital

Hospital Road

Newtown

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players and former Vodafone Warriors Dean Bell and Stacey Jones will visit patients at Wellington Hospital


3.00pm

Sponsor Event (dtr):

dtr

129 High Street

Lower Hutt

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players and former Vodafone Warriors Dean Bell and Stacey Jones will meet fans at a dtr signing session


4.00pm

Sponsor Event (Canterbury of New Zealand):

RYOS

Westfield Queensgate

Lower Hutt

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players and former Vodafone Warriors Dean Bell and Stacey Jones will meet fans at a Canterbury of New Zealand signing session


7.00pm

Community Event (Wellington Rugby League):

Vodafone Warriors Quiz Night

Te Aroha Sports Clubrooms

Waiwhetu

Riverside Drive

Lower Hutt

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players and former Vodafone Warriors Dean Bell and Stacey Jones will join Wellington Rugby League staff to meet fans for a quiz night



WEDNESDAY, MAY 08


10.00am

Community Event (Wellington Rugby League):

Leadership through League

Porirua Park

Mungavin Avenue

Porirua

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players, former Vodafone Warriors Dean Bell and Stacey Jones and Wellington Rugby League-KiwiSport staff will run a Leadership through League foundation skills programme with local school pupils


3.00pm

Sponsor Event (dtr):

dtr

4 Serlby Place

Porirua

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players and former Vodafone Warriors Dean Bell and Stacey Jones meet fans at a signing session


4.30pm

Community Event (Wellington Rugby League):

Club coaching clinic

Cannon Creek Park

Porirua

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players, former Vodafone Warriors Dean Bell and Stacey Jones and Wellington Rugby League staff will run a coaching clinic for juniors from the Porirua area


7.00pm

Community Event (Wellington Rugby League):

Vodafone Warriors Quiz Night

The Ledge

Serlby Place

Porirua

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players, former Vodafone Warriors Dean Bell and Stacey Jones and Wellington Rugby League staff will meet fans for a quiz night



THURSDAY, MAY 09


9.00am

Community Event (Konica Minolta):

League in Libraries

Randwick School

59 Randwick Road

Moera

Lower Hutt

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players, former Vodafone Warriors Dean Bell and Stacey Jones and Wellington Rugby League staff will introduce pupils to the Vodafone Warriors League In Libraries programme run in conjunction with club sponsor Konica Minolta


11.00am

Community Event (KidsCan):

St Michaels School

Cooper Street

Taita

Lower Hutt

Represented by four 2013 NRL players and club legends Dean Bell and Stacey Jones, the Vodafone Warriors will join KidsCan for the Wellington launch of their partnership in the Raincoats for Kids programme

Through this programme thousands of children in low decile schools will receive Vodafone Warriors-branded raincoats from KidsCan

The partnership was launched in Auckland in March


4.00pm

Sponsor Event (Vodafone):

Vodafone

358 Lambton Quay

Wellington

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players will meet fans at a Vodafone signing session


7.00pm

Community Event (Wellington Rugby League):

Wellington Rugby League

Pelorus House

Hutt Park

Randwick Road

Moera

Lower Hutt

Vodafone Warriors staff will run a clinic for coaches from the Wellington region

Involved in this session will be:

Dean Bell general manager football operations

Matthew Elliott head coach

Andrew McFadden assistant coach

Ricky Henry assistant coach

Carl Jennings head strength and conditioning coach

Ruben Wiki strength and conditioning coach

Brad Morris - sports science manager

Stacey Jones junior recruitment and pathways coach


7.00pm

Community Event (Wellington Rugby League):

Four Kings Sports Bar

7-11 Dixon Street

Wellington

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players and Wellington Rugby League staff will meet fans for a quiz night



FRIDAY, MAY 10


8.00am

Sponsor Event (Vodafone):

St John's Bar

5 Cable Street

Wellington

Matthew Elliott, Dean Bell, Andrew McFadden, Ricky Henry, Carl Jennings, Ruben Wiki, Brad Morris and Stacey Jones plus four Vodafone Warriors NRL players will attend a Vodafone corporate breakfast event


10.00am

Airport Arrival (Vodafone Warriors):

Wellington Airport

The Vodafone Warriors playing squad for The Capital Clash is due to arrive in Wellington on NZ423 before transferring to Westpac Stadium


11.00am

Training Session (Vodafone Warriors)

Westpac Stadium

Wellington

The Vodafone Warriors will have their final training run at Westpac Stadium before The Capital Clash against the Bulldogs on May 11

Attending the training session will be media, Vodafone Warriors members and special guests

The players will meet members and guests at a signing session following training


3.15pm:

Sponsor Event (BSc):

Gymeez Health and Nutrition

109 Willis Street

Wellington

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players meet staff and fans at Gymeez


6.00pm

Sponsor Event (Wendys):

Wendys

46 Main Road South

Paraparaumu

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players will meet fans at a signing session at Wendys, Paraparaumu



SATURDAY, MAY 11


12.30pm

Youth Day Out

Venue TBC

Four Vodafone Warriors NRL players in attendance


3.00pm

Gates open, Westpac Stadium


3.10pm

New South Wales Cup:

Auckland Vulcans v Wyong


5.15pm

NYC:

Vodafone Junior Warriors v Canterbury-Bankstown


7.35pm

NRL:

Vodafone Warriors v Canterbury-Bankstown