Auckland 9's Draw Announced

The draw for the Auckland 9s has today been released with the Bulldogs placed in Pool Green where we will face the Broncos, Eels and Roosters.


The tournament is a new one for the NRL with the event to be staged at Eden Park, Auckland over the weekend of February 15 and 16. The group matches will be played on Saturday and through the early afternoon of Sunday with the finals commencing from 3.30pm.


The Bulldogs schedule is as follows:


Day 1

Game 4 - 1.50pm: Broncos v Bulldogs

Game 12 - 5.35pm: Eels v Bulldogs


Day 2

Game 19 - 12.50pm: Roosters v Bulldogs


The Auckland 9s has been confirmed as a pre-season event for the next five years with all Clubs committing to have one of their top five players take part and also have 12 of the top 25 at the event.


The full group list and match schedule is as follows:


Pool Yellow

Warriors

Raiders

Sea Eagles

Cowboys


Pool Green

Roosters

Eels

Broncos

Bulldogs


Pool Blue

Sharks

Knights

Tigers

Titans


Pool Red

Storm

Panthers

Rabbitohs

Dragons


Day 1


Game 1 - 12.35pm: Sharks v Knights

Game 2 - 1pm: Tigers v Titans

Game 3 - 1.25pm: Roosters v Eels

Game 4 - 1.50pm: Broncos v Bulldogs

Game 5 - 2.25pm: Warriors v Raiders

Game 6 - 2.50pm: Sea Eagles v Cowboys

Game 7 - 3.15pm: Storm v Panthers

Game 8 - 3.40pm: Rabbitohs v Dragons

Game 9 - 4.20pm: Sharks v Tigers

Game 10 - 4.45pm: Knights v Titans

Game 11 - 5.10pm: Roosters v Broncos

Game 12 - 5.35pm: Eels v Bulldogs

Game 13 - 6.10pm: Warriors v Sea Eagles

Game 14 - 6.35pm: Raiders v Warriors

Game 15 - 7pm: Storm v Rabbitohs

Game 16 - 7.25pm: Panthers v Dragons


Day 2


Game 17 - 12pm: Sharks v Titans

Game 18 - 12.25pm: Knights v Tigers

Game 19 - 12.50pm: Roosters v Bulldogs

Game 20 - 1.15pm: Eels v Broncos

Game 21 - 1.45pm: Warriors v Cowboys

Game 22 - 2.10pm: Raiders v Sea Eagles

Game 23 - 2.35pm: Storm v Dragons

Game 24 - 3pm: Panthers v Rabbitohs

Game 25 - 3.30pm: 1st Quarter Final

Game 26 - 3.55pm: 2nd Quarter Final

Game 27 - 4.20pm: 3rd Quarter Final

Game 28 - 4.45pm: 4th Quarter Final

Game 29 - 5.45pm: 1st Semi Final

Game 30 - 6.10pm 2nd Semi Final

Game 31 - 7.30pm: Final