February 21, 2020

Ultimate summer experience on offer at the Gallagher Chiefs game

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The Gallagher Chiefs will celebrate summer rugby when they return to FMG Stadium Waikato to take on the Brumbies at the earlier kick off time of 7.05pm this Saturday. What better time to experience a game of great running rugby, the ground is firm the weather is warm and the action is a little faster.

With every ticket purchased, fans will go in the draw to win the Ultimate New Zealand Summer Experience at Lake Taupo. The package includes accommodation at the Hilton, Tandem Bungy at AJ Hackett Bungy, Huka Falls jetboat ride, a double pass to Wairakei Terraces hot pools and a restaurant voucher for two. All Gallagher Chiefs members will receive an automatic entry.

This Saturday will see Gallagher Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland lead his side for the first time against an Australian Super Rugby team and conference leaders the Brumbies. The game is guaranteed to provide some entertaining fast-paced rugby between the Australian conference and New Zealand conference leaders.

Fans are encouraged to get to the ground before 5.30pm to welcome the Gallagher Chiefs team as they enter FMG Stadium Waikato through Gate 1 and walk through the Whatanoa Gate. Fans will then be in the draw to win cash if they are in their seat. This week the cash giveaway has risen to $1,500, which is up for grabs for one lucky fan if they are sitting in their seat at 6.00pm. A seat number will be randomly drawn and if the winner is in the seat when it is called, they will win $1,500.

There’s plenty of excitement before the Gallagher Chiefs kick off with the final of the Chiefs Centurion Cup played at FMG Stadium Waikato as the curtain raiser. Waikato & Bay of Plenty fans will be eager to see who takes home the Chiefs Centurion’s Cup when Bay of Plenty XV take on Waikato XV from 4.25pm.

Half time entertainment is set to challenge the crowd with Gallagher’s Half Time Oranges activation.
Fans will be challenged to move large inflatable oranges around the whole crowd to raise $1,000 for Variety the Children’s Charity. The Rock have drawn on the Brumbies for inspiration with their Brumbie Horse Race. Punters dressed as horses will be required to race 56 metres for cash which is set to provide plenty of laughs for spectators.

While there is plenty of excitement on the field spectators and fans will be wowed with pyro technics, feel at home with Maori Toa’s welcome and be entertained before the match with Willies tackle bag competition thanks to Waikato Draught. The earlier kick off time of 7.05pm gives families the opportunity to make an evening of it and enjoy the 1-Day Fun Zones with free kids’ packs, flags, posters and activities to keep the kids entertained.

The Gallagher Chiefs will take on the Brumbies at FMG Stadium Waikato at 7.05pm. Gates will open at 4.15pm with the Chiefs Centurion Cup curtain raiser between Waikato XV and Bay of Plenty XV kicking off at 4.25pm.

Tickets are available for purchase from www.chiefs.co.nz/game-tickets or Ticket Rocket or from the ticketing office on Saturday at Gate 2 at FMG Stadium Waikato. Six game memberships are also still on sale from only $103 for adults and $41 for kids.

2020 Gallagher Chiefs home match tickets are on sale here: https://www.chiefs.co.nz/game-tickets
2020 Gallagher Chiefs 6 game memberships are on sale here: https://www.chiefs.co.nz/2020-memberships

Game Day Information:
Fixture: Gallagher Chiefs vs. Brumbies, Saturday 22 February, 7.05pm (NZT)
Location: FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton
Gates Open: 4.15pm (NZT)
Curtain Raisers: Centurions Cup Final: Waikato XV vs. Bay of Plenty XV (FMG Stadium Waikato), Saturday 22 February, 4.25pm (NZT)
Centurions Cup: Counties Manukau XV vs. Taranaki XV (Fred Jones Park), Saturday 22 February, 3.00pm (NZT)

Ultimate summer experience on offer at the Gallagher Chiefs game