Rugby fans will once again get to witness a traditional rivalry rarely seen since the game turned professional more than 20 years ago.
The classic North Island v South Island clash has been revived and is scheduled for Eden Park on August 29.
The North v South game has been confirmed for August 29 at Eden Park. John Plumtree and Scott McLeod will coach the North Island and Greg Feek and Brad Mooar will coach the South Island team, it was revealed on The Breakdown last night.
Where can I watch North v South All Black Rugby?
Every Rugby North v South and knock out match featuring the All Blacks will be available for free, broadcast on TVNZ 1 and streamed on Spark Sport.
The Steinlager North v South Match is a chance for all New Zealanders, wherever they are, to get behind a team and to enjoy watching the ‘best of the best’ go head to head against each other for 80 minutes.
North v South Rugby squads
The two 28-strong North and South squads are due to be announced on Tuesday 18 August, two days after the Blues and Crusaders play out the final match of Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa at Eden Park.
North v South NZ Rugby Tickets
The game is on Saturday August 29 and will kick off at 5.35PM, with New Zealand Rugby (NZR) continuing its push to stage matches at family-friendly times. The match will also be broadcast live and exclusive on SKY Sport.