Local clubs to benefit from Auckland v Tonga sales May 9, 2018

'E 'i ai 'a e 'inasi 'o e ngaahi kalapu liiki lōkolo' 'i he pa'anga 'e ma'u 'i he tikite hū ki he tau ko ia 'a Tonga mo 'Aokalani ki he Ipu Mann 'i he 'aho 2 'o Sune'. Kumi leva ha'o tikite'.

Auckland Rugby League clubs are set to cash in on June’s representative blockbuster between Auckland and the Tonga New Zealand Residents, via a cash rebate on match tickets.

Every person who purchases a ticket for the June 2 event will have the option of selecting a local club of their choice to receive a portion of the ticket price, as a way of adding an additional revenue stream for all 32 clubs which operate under the ARL.

The ARL has also extended the rebate offer to include the other three organisations who will take part in the event, with fans able to help raise funds for the Auckland Maori, Tonga and Samoa Rugby League bodies.

In addition to the Auckland v Tonga New Zealand Residents clash, the match day at Mount Smart Stadium will also see the Auckland Maori U20 and Toa Samoa Invitational U20 play a curtain-raiser.


ARL general manager Greg Whaiapu said clubs would play an important role in the event, both on and off the field.

“We know a lot of our club members and families will be attending this event, and through this promotion they can help to directly raise money for their club along the way,” Whaiapu said.

“Between the four representative teams who will take the field, a majority of our Auckland clubs will be represented, and it will be great to have them out in force, supporting friends and whanau.

“The match day experience won’t just be about rugby league either, with cultural groups and activities for kids ensuring there will be something for everyone.”

The Tonga New Zealand Residents’ involvement in the event follows on from Mate Ma’a Tonga’s stunning run at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, which saw a capacity crowd of 30,000 attend their semi-final against England at Mount Smart Stadium.


Club rebate ticket codes:

Bay Roskill Vikings (Vikings)
East Coast Bays Barracudas (Barracudas)
Ellerslie Eagles (Eagles)
Glenfield Greyhounds (Greyhounds)
Glenora Bears (Bears)
Hibiscus Coast Raiders (Raiders)
Howick Hornets (Hornets)
Mangere East Hawks (Hawks)
Manukau Magpies (Magpies)
Manurewa Marlins (Marlins)
Marist Saints (Saints)
Mt Albert Lions (Lions)
Mt Wellington Warriors (mtwwarr)
New Lynn Stags (Stags)
Northcote Tigers (Tigers)
Otahuhu Leopards (Leopards)
Otara Scorpions (Scorpions)
Pakuranga Jaguars (Jaguars)
Papakura Sea Eagles (SeaEagles)
Papatoetoe Panthers (Panthers)
Ponsonby Ponies (Ponies)
Pt Chevalier Pirates (Pirates)
Pukekohe Pythons (Pythons)
Richmond Bulldogs (Bulldogs)
Rodney Rams (Rodrams)
Te Atatu Roosters (Roosters)
Tuakau Broncos (Broncos)
Waitemata Seagulls (Seagulls)
Waiheke Rams (Wairams)
Waiuku Warriors (Waiwarr)

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