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Friday 20 October 2023  - Saturday 21 October 2023

Event Information


New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed Wellington, Dunedin and Auckland will host three block buster match-weekends for the inaugural WXV 1 tournament. 

The world’s top six international women’s rugby teams will play nine Tests during the tournament from 20 October to 4 November, with each match weekend venue hosting a standalone Friday night Test followed by a Saturday double-header.

WXV 1 will kick-off at Sky Stadium on 20-21 October 2023. Event day timings to be confirmed. 

The tournament will feature England, France, and Wales, who will be joined by the top three sides from the Pacific Four Series, reigning World Cup champions the Black Ferns, Australia, and Canada. Find out more about WXV here.

Match schedule

Friday 20 October

4.00pm - Car park opens 

5.30pm - Gates open 

7.00pm - England v Australia


Saturday 21 October

1.00pm - Car park opens 

2.30pm - Gates open

4.00pm - Canada v Wales

7.00pm - France v New Zealand


Tickets are on sale now through Ticketek


Parking is available to pre-purchase now through Ticketek

If you require a mobility car park, please request this using our online form. Please note once purchased, this is non-refundable. 

For more information on parking, please refer to the Parking section of our website. 

Accessibility information

Sky Stadium provides a number of facilities to ensure attending an event here is as easy as possible. Click here to plan your day.