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The Newcastle Knights will make the most of their time in New Zealand for the Auckland Nines with a series of community events scheduled into their trip. See the information below for your chance to see the team. 

Thursday February 4:

Club community visit

The Newcastle Knights will visit Waitemata Junior Rugby League Club on Thursday afternoon from 5pm – 6.30pm.
Venue: Ranui Domain, Robertson Road, Ranui

Friday February 5:

Fan Day at Aotea Square

The Newcastle Knights will be attending the Fan Day at Aotea Square between 11.45am and 1pm.


NRL club members converging on Auckland for the 2016 Downer NRL Auckland Nines will again be treated to exclusive access to the NRL and Sportsnet Members Lounge on Downer Auckland Nines Fan Day at Aotea Square.

Club Members will be able to meet with players from each Nines squad, create video clips with their favourite players, relax with family and friends, and receive photographic keepsakes.

With the lounge open from 10am to 4pm on Friday, February 5, it will provide club members with the perfect chance to prepare for one of the most exciting weekends of attacking rugby league the NRL has to offer.

Club Members will be asked to present their 2016 season pass to gain entry to the lounge. Members yet to receive their 2016 pass from their club will still be granted access, with staff able confirm their membership via the membership database. Fans who wish to sign up as members on the day and access the lounge will be able to do so via the membership sales marquee located in Aotea Square.

Club Members will also be able to bring up to three guests to accompany them in the lounge, with non-members able to get a taste of the benefits of NRL club membership.

When: Friday, February 5, 10am – 4pm
Where: Aotea Square, Auckland
What's on:

  • NRL Club exclusive Lounge
  • Members will enter through a VIP entrance
  • Create a video clip with your favourite players
  • Marquee players will be in the area for a signing session
  • Members will have a mixture of deckchairs and couches available to relax on
  • Umbrellas to provide shade
  • Complimentary Slushy Bar, bottled water and sunscreen will be made available to members
  • Lucky Door Prizes
  • Giant Lawn Games will be scattered through-out the area and available for play: Giant skittles, giant noughts and crosses, giant connect 4, giant jenga.

Saturday February 6 at Eden Park:

Knights v North Queensland Cowboys
Kick off: 1.20pm

Knights v Penrith Panthers
Kick off: 5.15pm

Sunday February 7 at Eden Park:

Knights v Wests Tigers
Kick off: 11.25am