Rugby Park

2010-10-25 20:21

How to get there

Rugby Park Stadium, 278 Tweed Street, Invercargill

Rugby Park is located an easy 20-minute walk south from central Invercargill.

Public Transport
Invercargill is flat and easy to get around regardless of your choice of transport. A public bus service operates regularly covering the inner city and outer suburbs. Stops are Purple Circle, Newfield, Heidelberg & Clarendon (Princess Street).

To reach the stadium by private vehicle, head towards the corner of Elles Road (continuation of Queens Drive) and Tweed Street. Limited street parking is available in the area around the Stadium.

Match Schedule
Scotland v Romania, Saturday September 10
Georgia v Scotland, Wednesday September 14
Argentina v Romania, Saturday September 17

The Stadium
Capacity: 17,000

Rugby Park Stadium is a rugby union venue and home ground for ITM Cup team Southland. Rugby Park Stadium is located on the corner of Elles Road and Tweed Street in Invercargill. It has a capacity of 17,000, although in former incarnations has accommodated up to 30,000 in the 1960s before the facility was further developed with seating over the proceeding decades.

In 2001, the Stadium was redeveloped and the dilapidated South Stand, which was built in 1923, was replaced with brand new facilities.

The refurbished stand boasts seating for 5,000, modern changing, player, official and media facilities, hospitality lounges and offices.

The Highlanders play occasionally at Rugby Park drawing large crowds. The football (soccer) team Spirit FC also play at Rugby Park Stadium. Many local events are held at rugby park as well.


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