The DHL Stormers will take on the Hurricanes in their opening Vodacom Super Rugby encounter of the 2020 season at DHL Newlands on Saturday.
This will be the historic final Vodacom Super Rugby season at DHL Newlands and it all gets underway at 15h05 on Saturday.
The Hurricanes last visited DHL Newlands in 2014, when a late try secured a dramatic one-point win for the DHL Stormers.
The last time the two teams played the opening game of the season was at DHL Newlands in 2012, when captain Siya Kolisi made a try-scoring debut off the replacements bench.
There are seven World Cup winners in the starting XV, with Wales and British and Irish Lions international Jamie Roberts set to maker his DHL Stormers debut at inside centre.
Parking is available at schools in the stadium vicinity and will also open at 12h00 at Groote Schuur Primary School (R50), Groote Schuur High School (R50), Sans Souci Girls’ High School (R50) and Rondebosch Preparatory (R50), SACS Preparatory (R50). No braaing allowed on these fields.
Gates on matchday will open at 13h05, so spectators are encouraged to allow enough time to clear security and get to their seats timeously in order to avoid missing any of the action.
Tickets are available through Computicket- either online at wprugby.computicket.com – or in-store and also from Shoprite/Checkers stores and the DHL Newlands Box Office during match weeks. Only tickets bought from wprugby.computicket.com, or any Computicket outlet will be valid at DHL Newlands. These are the only outlets which are licenced to sell tickets to DHL Newlands. Tickets obtained from any other source may not be valid.
The DHL Newlands Faithful will be able to ‘Upgrade to Business Class’ in a special offer. The halfway line Business Class seats have been refurbished on the halfway line in Block H on the Railway Stand and holders of these tickets will also have exclusive access to the Railway Coach bars both before, during and after the match. These prime seats will cost R350 each.
Zeelo is offering safe, efficient and affordable transport to DHL Stormers fans for the game against the Hurricanes. With tickets starting at just R100, you can jump on a luxury shuttle from Tyger Valley Shopping Centre, Canal Walk Shopping Centre, False Bay Rugby Club and Sea Point Library.
There will be no public signing session held after the game.
Please be RESPECTFUL of all supporters and those around you, as well as the players, coaches, officials and staff. Everyone would like to enjoy the game in a safe and pleasant environment. Please specifically note that – Western Province Rugby, the SAPS, VOC Commander, the safety officer or Disaster Management members shall be entitled to refuse admission to, or to eject from the Ground, any person whose behaviour or conduct could in the reasonable opinion of WP Rugby, the SAPS, VOC Commander, the safety officer or Disaster Management members constitute a source of danger, nuisance or annoyance to spectators or other persons.
Western Province Rugby reserves the right to refuse admission to, or to eject from the Ground, any person who in the reasonable opinion of WP Rugby, its servants or agents, makes or incites any form of racial abuse, chanting, gesturing or behaviour.
Please specifically note that unauthorised access to the field is strictly prohibited and field invaders will be subject to arrest by SAPS. In the Stadium no unauthorised person is permitted on the playing or performance area (i.e. the pitch and its surrounding and no person may remain in a gangway, entrance, exit or staircase at any time).
Spectators are also reminded that admission to the Stadium may also be denied to ticket holders under the influence of, or carrying alcohol or any narcotic substance and that the stadium is a non-smoking facility. Pass-outs are allowed at designated gates to allow smokers to exit the stadium.
Please also note that the Pickard and scholars stand are alcohol-free zones. Two beers per person may be purchased and taken onto the stands, as long as they are decanted into plastic mugs.
Should you require any assistance or wish to report any issue, please approach the nearest security official and request the stand security manager.
Please enjoy your day out at DHL Newlands, we stand together.
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CLICK HERE to buy a ticket to DHL Stormers v Hurricanes on Saturday