The Blues rugby team, which is one of Eden Park’s important tenants, supports the idea of an arena in Auckland’s CBD and they would be happy to bid adieu to their old home.
The Blues board has thought about the whole issue at their meeting previous week and decided that it would support the making of a football specific arena in the central city in favor of carrying at the suburban ground where they have played for twenty years. The primary issue is one of size.
The Blues, this season, have attracted audience of just more than twenty thousand to both their games at the Eden Park, against Hurricanes and Highlanders, but the fifty thousand capacity arena has been less than half full. Continue reading Blues would be happy if they had to ‘ditch’ Eden Park