Eden Park is the biggest stadium in New Zealand, situated in the center of Auckland. The venue is specially used for the rugby union in winter and summer for cricket. It also organized the rugby league and association football games. It hosted the 2011 Rugby World Cup two pool matches, two quarterfinals, two semifinals, and a final. It is the world's first stadium to host two Rugby World Cup finals; the first final took place in 1987. The 2015 Cricket World Cup was also held at Eden Park, which was co-sanctioned by New Zealand and Australia.
Eden Park is one of the toughest tasks in rugby union for visitors. Since 1994, New Zealand's national rugby union teams, the All Blacks have won 46 consecutive test matches. Eden Park is where Te Matatini took place in 2021. It also hosted the 2021 Women's Cricket World Cup, the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup final and will host the FIFA Women's World Cup opening match in 2023.
Eden Park is the home ground of the Auckland Blues in Super Rugby and Mitre 10 Cup in Auckland. All Blacks rugby union test matches are regularly held on the ground. In 1913, Auckland first played on the ground, and in 1921, the first International match was played against South Africa. Since its inception in 1996, Auckland Blues have used this venue.
1981 Springbok Tour final game took place at Eden Park. Eden Park hosts the first 1987 Rugby World Cup and 2011 Rugby World Cup. In both world Cups, All Blacks defeated the France team and were the first stadium to host two Rugby World Cup finals. It also hosted the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup final match.