Kiwis to face Kangaroos in Auckland triple-header in October

The Kiwis have announced today that they will host the Kangaroos at Mount Smart Stadium in October, in what is to be a triple header event.

On October 13 the Kiwis will face off against the world champions Australia, with the Kiwi Ferns and Junior Kiwis set to play their Aussie rivals on the same day.

It will be the first time the Kiwis have taken on their trans-Tasman rivals on home soil since 2014.

October's international Test will be new Kiwis coach Michael Maguire's first Test in front of a home crowd.

The Junior Kiwis will play against the Junior Kangaroos at 3pm, with the Kiwi Ferns taking on the Jillaroos at 5pm.

The Kiwis' Test match against the Kangaroos is set to kick off at 7:45pm.

Shaun Johnson makes a break on his way to the try line during the 2014 New Zealand Kiwis and Australia Kangaroos Four Nations Rugby League final in Wellington. Wellington, New Zealand. Saturday 15 November 2014. Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.co.nz
Shaun Johnson makes a break on his way to the try line during the 2014 New Zealand Kiwis and Australia Kangaroos Four Nations Rugby League final in Wellington. Source: Photosport


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