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Super Rugby Trans Tasman final at Eden Park has a capacity of around 42,000.

More than 21,000 tickets have sold for Saturday’s Super Rugby Trans Tasman final at Eden Park between the Blues and Highlanders. Watch every minute of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Final on Stan Sport. Start your Free Sport Trial Now

SUPER RUGBY TRANS-TASMAN FINAL

Blues v Highlanders

Eden Park, Auckland

Saturday, 7.05pm

It is the Blues first final appearance since 2003, which also took place in Auckland. Eden Park played host to the first three Super 12 finals in 1996, 1997 and 1998.

The Highlanders are looking to win their second title after claiming their maiden Super Rugby championship in 2015.

Eden Park has a capacity of around 42,000.

The Blues sold out their opening match of the Super Rugby Aotearoa competition last season, in the first major sporting event following the first Covid-19 lockdown.

For Blues No 8 Hoskins Sotutu, coming into form at the right time after claiming two tries against the Force, the chance to claim a Super Rugby title is close to his heart after his father, Waisake, inspired his dream to represent the region by being involved in the inaugural 1996 side to achieve the feat.

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