The North Island vs South Island rugby match has been confirmed for August 29 at Eden Park. The last inter-island Rugby match was in 1996.
The Breakdown reports the historic inter-Island fixture will be held at Auckland’s Eden Park on August 29, with selection criteria based on what province a player made their first-class debut for.
All Blacks assistant coaches John Plumtree and Scott McLeod will mentor the north, with Greg Feek and Brad Mooar coaching the south.
Only two North v South games have been played since the integration of professional rugby in 1995.
Over the course of 80 matches, North has won 50 with South winning 27 and three draws.
The South v North Rugby game kicks off at Eden Park on Saturday, August 29 at 5.35pm. The games have seen the North play in black and the South in White.
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