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It’s Family Day at Mt Smart for the clash on Sunday 27 July. Take advantage of the Ultimate Family Pass for just $25 in the GA Stand! 

Match-Up: Vodafone Warriors v Manly Sea Eagles
Date: Sunday July 27, 2014

Venue: Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland, NZ

NRL Kick-off 4pm


Gates Open: 11:30am

NSW Cup Kick-off: v Manly Sea Eagles // 11:40am

NYC Kick-off: v Manly Sea Eagles // 1:45pm

Mini League Kick-off: Watch this space.

Autograph Island: Player Autographs at the Warriors tent // 3:15pm

SKYCITY Cheer Team: 3.55pm

NRL Kick-off: v Manly Sea Eagles // 4pm

Half-Time Entertainment: The BIG Suzuki Give Away // 4.45pm

SKYCITY Cheer Team:  4:55pm

Event Finishes: 6pm


Theme: Family Day

Match Day Hashtag: #WarriorsForever

Entertainment: Watch this space for updates.

Game Day Hosts:  The Big Voice of the Vodafone Warriors Nik Brown will be guiding you through the night with score updates, in-game commentary and at-game information supported by the lovely Tarsh Ieremia & Johnson Raela from FLAVA on the ground engaging with fans around the field. Get involved with Pukana Cam and show us your best pukana for your chance to win a $100 Canterbury of NZ voucher.

Music: DJ Scotty will be playing the top 40 songs on the New Zealand chart mixed with a few classics this weekend. Keep an ear out for our NRL player try songs selected by the players themselves, celebrating their try with their favourite song.

Game Day Sponsor: Suzuki is the Match Day sponsor for the Round 20 match between Vodafone Warriors and Manly Sea Eagles. Win big with a 70” LG 3D LED Smart TV to watch the big game on, guess how many balls the Vodafone Warriors players packed into an S-Cross, head to to enter. Winner announce at Half-time, plus Suzuki will also be giving away rugby league balls at half-time, keep an eye out and make sure you catch a ball to win. They are also giving away tickets to the game! Head to their Facebook page to find out more HERE.

Charity Partner: This weekend the Vodafone Warriors are getting behind our charity partner NZ Spinal Trust and RiseForAlex Alex McKinnon Foundation. RiseForAlex was established to provide relief to Alex McKinnon, a Newcastle Knights professional Rugby League footballer, who suffered devastating spinal injuries in a rugby league tackle in March 2014. The NRL are getting behind The RiseForAlex Fund which raises funds to provide Alex with ongoing financial and medical support, allowing Alex to focus on his recovery and rehabilitation. As part of the fundraising, NZ fans will be able to support the RiseForAlex fund and the NZ Spinal Trust by purchasing a special RiseForAlex rubber wristband from the Vodafone Warriors office at Mt Smart Stadium from Monday or on Game Day.

Apparel: The team will be wearing the Home Jersey on Match Day  CLICK HERE to purchase the jersey.

Warriors Tent: There’s fun for everyone. This week we have face painting, so come get your Vodafone Warriors face on. The Warriors passing wall is back with loads of prizes. There will also be Warriors Forever tattoos and Player signings, so come meet the players and get an autograph. Don’t forget to also get yourself into the draw for your chance to win the Vodafone Warriors Road Warrior Suzuki Swift, more information at the Vodafone Warriors Tent located in the North/East corner.

Members Only Lounge: The Legends Lounge in the East Stand will be open after the match. Members will be able treated to player interviews hosted by former Vodafone Warriors great Monty Betham after the game. 


It’s a great chance to bring the family along for a family friendly price, situated in General Admission (North Embankment & Stand) for just $25* for 2 Adults & 2 Children, fees apply. Adults from $20, Children from $10 t&c’s apply head to




The Legends Lounge in the East Stand will be open after the match. Members will be able treated to player interviews hosted by former Vodafone Warriors great Monty Betham after the game. 


You can use regular service public transport to get to and from the Vodafone Warriors at Mt Smart Stadium. Penrose Station is just a short walk down O’Rourke Road to the stadium entrance, and regular route buses operate in the area.

Check regular service times and routes by using the AT Journey Planner at Please note that standard fares apply.

CLICK HERE for more transport information


CLICK HERE for parking information


Click HERE for conditions of entry and visitor information for Mount Smart Stadium


TV SKY Sport 2 will be covering all three matches live from 3.00pm and Maori Television will be showing the NRL match delayed at 7.30pm on Sunday

Online NRL Digital Pass (AUS)


If you are looking to enjoy a meal or go for a drink with your mates then here are a few suggestions:

SKYCITY has the best restaurants to choose from in Auckland including Gusto at the Grand, The Grill, Masu, The Suger Club, DEPOT, Federal Delicatessen, Jade Dragon, Orbit, Fortuna, Bellota and Rebo | More at

Wendy’s – Mt Wellington Hwy, Mt Wellington

Wendy’s – 153 East Tamaki Rd, Otara

Wendy’s – 704 Mt Albert Rd, Royal Oak

Wendy's - 620 Great South Rd, Greenlane

If you are looking for a bar, then look no further than SKYCITY. With a fantastic selection to choose from including X.O., twentyone, Bellota, Aces Bar, The Deck, Rouge Bar, Sky Lounge and Sammy’s Place, you are sure to find a place perfect for you

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