Taranaki Rugby - Firstgas Urenui Showdown

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Urenui and Firstgas to Host Historic Yarrows Taranaki Bulls Preseason Match

The northern Taranaki town of Urenui will host a blockbuster Yarrows Taranaki Bulls preseason match in partnership with Firstgas on the afternoon of Friday August 2.

Be a part of history and witness the first-ever Yarrows Taranaki Bulls match at the picturesque Urenui Sportsground. With its terraced setting, this venue offers a unique and captivating atmosphere that is perfect for enjoying an unforgettable afternoon of rugby action. Make sure you mark your calendars and join us for an event that is not to be missed.

About Firstgas

Based in the energy-rich region of Taranaki, Firstgas is part of the Clarus Group. They are a leading natural gas transmission and distribution firm that connects natural gas to the North Island.

Firstgas own more than 2,500km of high-pressure gas transmission pipelines and 4,800km of gas distribution networks extending as far north as Northland and south as far as Kāpiti, as well as covering Waikato, Hawke’s Bay, Gisborne and the Bay of Plenty.

They directly connect more than 60,000 homes and businesses to gas and have relationships with thousands of landowners and iwi who have transmission pipelines running through their properties.

Corporate Hospitality at the Urenui Showdown

Friday 2nd August | Urenui Sportsground | 12.00 PM
Pre-match hosting will be held in the vibrant Urenui Community Centre, a stone’s throw from the playing field. Guests will have access to a pre-match meal, beer, wine, RTDs, and non-alcoholic beverages, and the chance to network with other guests.

Closer to kick-off, guests can make their way to a premium uncovered terrace to enjoy the on-field action and in-game beverage service.


  • Reserved premium uncovered terrace ticket for the Urenui Showdown
  • Four-hour drinks service featuring Shining Peak, Asahi, RTDs, wine, non-alcoholic
  • Pre-match meal
  • Complimentary bus service from New Plymouth to and from Urenui
  • Pre-match entertainment including a Yarrows Taranaki Bulls coach address and live music inside the vibrant Urenui Community Centre

COST: $150.00 + GST per person.

Yarrows Taranaki Bulls vs Bay of Plenty | Firstgas Urenui Showdown

Friday 2nd August | Urenui Sportsground | 1.00 PM

Secure your place on the terraces of the Urenui Sportsground for a historic preseason fixture between the reigning Bunnings NPC Champions and Bay of Plenty.

With limited seating available, you won't want to miss this epic Friday afternoon of rugby.

Purchase your tickets before the Firstgas Urenui Showdown sells out:
Adult: $15
Child: $5

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