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Women in Sport

Eden Park is set to host three World Cup events in the next three years, Rugby World Cup 2021, the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022, and the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.

“I couldn’t think of a better way, to be honest, to end my career. Winning a World Cup on home turf in a final at Eden Park – that’d be a pretty awesome way to finish my career. It’s been pretty unreal, and I’ve achieved a lot of things I never, ever expected to.” – Kendra Cocksedge 
“You’ve got to pinch yourself. Just playing at Eden Park alone will be huge. It’s every Kiwi athlete’s dream. The thought of playing in front of 55,000 in your own country, you can’t even put it into words how it will feel. It would be incredibly special.” – CJ Bott


  • Rugby World Cup 2021

    The 2021 Rugby World Cup is scheduled to be the ninth Rugby World Cup for women, to be held in New Zealand between 18 September and 16 October 2021 in the cities of Auckland and Whangarei. This will be the first women's Rugby World Cup to be held in the southern hemisphere.

    Eden Park to host a bumper opening weekend featuring the WHITE FERNS on Waitangi Day, followed by defending champions England v Australia face-off the next day.

    The 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup will be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand, during a reserved period in the FIFA Women's International Match Calendar between 10 July and 20 August 2023