Rugby Championship

Eden Park sold out for All Blacks v France humdinger

2018-06-08 10:59
Eden Park (Getty Images)
Eden Park (Getty Images)

Cape Town - The All Blacks' first Test against France at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday has sold out, but tickets are still available for the second and third Tests in Wellington and Dunedin.

According to the Stuff website, Eden Park will have a 46 160-strong crowd on Saturday night, which is full capacity for the ground.

Kick-off is at 09:35 SA time.

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) said there were fewer than 2 000 tickets left for the second Test at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington on June 16 and about 6 000 left for the third and final Test at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on June 23.

Teams:

New Zealand

15 Jordie Barrett, 14 Ben Smith, 13 Anton Lienert-Brown, 12 Ryan Crotty, 11 Rieko Ioane, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 Aaron Smith, 8 Luke Whitelock, 7 Sam Cane, 6 Liam Squire, 5 Scott Barrett, 4 Sam Whitelock (captain), 3 Owen Franks, 2 Codie Taylor, 1 Joe Moody

Substitutes: 16 Nathan Harris, 17 Karl Tu’inukuafe, 18 Ofa Tu’ungafasi, 19 Vaea Fifita, 20 Ardie Savea, 21 TJ Perenara, 22 Damian McKenzie, 23 Ngani Laumape

France

15 Maxime Médard, 14 Teddy Thomas, 13 Mathieu Bastareaud (captain), 12 Geoffrey Doumayrou, 11 Remy Grosso, 10 Anthony Belleau, 9 Morgan Parra, 8 Fabien Sanconnie, 7 Kelian Gourdon, 6 Judicaël Cancoriet, 5 Yoann Maestri, 4 Paul Gabrillagues, 3 Uini Atonio, 2 Camille Chat, 1 Dany Priso

Substitutes: 16 Adrien Pélissié, 17 Cyril Baille, 18 Rabah Slimani, 19 Bernard le Roux, 20 Alexandre Lapandry, 21 Baptiste Serin, 22 Jules Plisson, 23 Gael Fickou

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