Tonga, British Lions set to clash in league international in Hamilton
Hamilton will host a titanic cross-cultural international rugby league clash this October when the Great Britain Rugby League Lions play Mate Ma’a Tonga at FMG Stadium Waikato as part of a bumper year for the sport.
Great Britain Rugby League Lions and Oceania Cup Announced
The highly-anticipated rematch between the New Zealand Kiwis and Mate Ma'a Tonga in June in Auckland kicks off a blockbuster year of International Rugby League that also sees the return of the Great Britain Rugby League Lions.
Draws Unveiled for 2019 Mitre 10 Cup
Provincial pride takes centre stage in August with the 2019 Mitre 10 Cup and Mitre 10 Heartland Championship draws being announced today by New Zealand Rugby. The competitions see four trophies, one Ranfurly Shield, 26 Unions and more than 130 matches across 12 captivating weeks.
Hamilton celebrates second Sevens success
Hamilton’s second performance on the world’s Sevens rugby stage has been a success. The city’s FMG Stadium Waikato hosted the HSBC New Zealand Sevens over 26 and 27 January, culminating with Fiji claiming the men’s trophy late this evening – the team’s second title in Hamilton.
Kick off HSBC NZ Sevens weekend in Garden Place
Sevens fans can start their HSBC NZ Sevens weekend in Hamilton with a bang by attending the Kick-Off Carnival in Garden Place on Friday, 25 January from 4. 30pm - 6.
H3 Venue Manager named country’s top Operations Manager
Ben Slatter, Venue Manager for FMG Stadium Waikato and Seddon Park, took out a top accolade at the Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand (EVANZ) Awards in Auckland last night.
Game on! Hamilton set to host All Blacks ahead of Rugby World Cup campaign
Hamilton will host a one-off rugby Test between the world champion All Blacks and Tonga next year ahead of Rugby World Cup 2019. Three-time Rugby World Cup winners the All Blacks will clash with Tonga on Saturday 7 September 2019 at FMG Stadium Waikato.
Drax Project to play at 2019 NZ Sevens
International breakout band Drax Project are set to light up the 2019 HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton in January ensuring the action is as hot off the field as on it during the two-day festival.
Black Ferns Sevens to play in Hamilton
New Zealand’s world champion Black Ferns Sevens will play in front of their home fans in the new year with the addition of a four-team women’s Fast Four tournament to the 2019 HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton.
Nitro Circus to returns to FMG Stadium Waikato
Nitro Circus is returning to New Zealand next year, including one show at FMG Stadium Waikato on Sunday, 10 March 2019. It will be the first time since 2015 that Nitro Circus has performed in Hamilton.
Chiefs announce corporate boxes project for FMG Stadium Waikato
The Chiefs Rugby Club has been given the go-ahead by Hamilton City Council to add 14 new corporate boxes to Hamilton’s FMG Stadium Waikato as the Investec Super Rugby Club looks to boost hosting capacity for its home games.
Hamilton's NZ Sevens debut a success for the city
Hamilton has made a hugely positive impression in its debut on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series circuit.