Newlands Rugby Stadium

Newlands Rugby Stadium: Hours, Address, Newlands Rugby Stadium Reviews: 4/5

Newlands Rugby Stadium
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8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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4.0
160 reviews
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64
Very good
54
Average
27
Poor
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Terrible
5

GLENN G
Colwyn Bay, UK326 contributions
Stormers v Bulls
Feb 2020
Glad I had the chance to watch a match at this iconic stadium. Stormers won and Jamie Roberts got his first try. It seems from reports that this stadium is going to be scrapped, that would be a shame. I have seen this done in Wales(Stradey Park), It does not seem to have the same atmosphere at Parc y Scarlets.
Written 20 February 2020
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Blomstein R
14 contributions
Old stadium with proud history
Sep 2019 • Friends
The proud home of Western Province rugby is certainly showing it's age. Even though the field itself is pristine the facilities at this once great venue is now found lacking, both service wise and cleanliness wise. Pub is dirty and smelly, toilets filthy and unkept. Also numerous vagrants and gangsters inside and outside stadium. Really a pity to see it go the way it did.
Written 27 September 2019
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Dewald R
Cape Town Central, South Africa1 596 contributions
Legendary but Dated
Apr 2019 • Friends
I was initially very reluctant to write this review as I have been going to Newlands for rugby matches for the past 25 years. The stadium is and will always be a legend! It frequently draws the faithful crowds so there is always a good atmosphere during games. Entrances are well demarcated and there are more than enough attendants to help you find your seat. There is a beer-garden next the stadium which is opened during big matches and it's a nice option to grab a beer and build up some "gees" (spirit) prior to the match. The stadium however is showing the signs of aging and money not being allocated to refurbish it - for example the sound system within the stadium doesn't work well as you can't make out what is being said, and the big screen frequently gives issues. Regarding parking, there are a number of schools and fields surrounding the stadium that are used for parking on match days. These areas are all within walking distances of the stadium and have a fixed parking fee payable in cash. Overall this stadium will always have a special place in my heart, but it needs a lot of TLC to get back to its glory days.
Written 20 July 2019
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Dilina Gune
Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka63 contributions
If you love Rugby, a Must Visit
Apr 2019 • Solo
I was lucky to be travelling during the Super Rugby season and was lucky to get a ticket to catch a Stormers Game

The ground is easily accessible thru Uber but you have to make sure to come early if you want a drop off at the main entrance. There are a good collection of sports bars and pubs nearby so you can kill off time till the game

The gates are a little confusing to figure out so be sure to check before you enter. Most of the event security are hired from outside so they are also not sure to give directions to your seat, so be warned

The atmosphere is second to none. You would love every minute of the game

It's better to take Uber and after the game walk to the main road to catch your taxi back
Written 15 July 2019
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Studio
6 contributions
Always Fun!
May 2019
Go see a game, the energy and local feel is exciting and alive! Talk to people around you to get a sense and understanding of how deep sport lives in the lives of locals.
Written 23 June 2019
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Lourens-Esterhuyse
Cape Town, South Africa87 contributions
Rugby Matches
Jun 2019 • Friends
A stadium with a great history, but the stadium getting old and need renovations and drunk supporters mess in toilets and poor food outlets.
Written 9 June 2019
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WarrenAus
Burleigh Heads, Australia400 contributions
Go Stormers!
Apr 2019 • Family
A day at Newlands Rugby Stadium is a cherished memory from my youth. Shouting and cheering loudly and happily as WP beat the Bloubulle (not often enough). What a day and beautiful memories!

We returned after moving away and after many, many years for the Stormers v Brumbies game on 20 April. This was the first time my daughter had attended and she loved it. Our friends also had a great time.

While the game was not one for the ages it was nevertheless a great setting. The itinerant vendors offer doughnuts, biltong, dried sausage and popcorn. Washed down with Castle Lager and we were ready for the 3pm kickoff.

What a great stage for a contest and a great battle.

Another wonderful day to add the the collage of life’s memories.

Written 23 April 2019
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Chad Adams
6 contributions
Great atmosphere
Aug 2018 • Friends
I was there for a Springbok game. They lost :( but still nice to experience with the surrounding people.
Written 15 January 2019
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aubergine_man
Geneva, Switzerland488 contributions
Historic but aged
Oct 2018 • Family
We went to watch the Currie Cup Final, with the Sharks beating Province in a forgetful match. We have now been to Newlands a few times and I can by now cast a more critical eye, with the initial excitement of visiting such a historical ground behind me. Newlands drips rugby tradition and is an amazing place to visit. But the stadium is aged. Access is difficult and the gates and entrances to the stadium are from another century. My heart sank when I heard that Tests might now be played at the Cape Town Stadium. But, on consideration, it’s the right thing to do. At least I can say I was there...
Written 4 November 2018
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1obears
bristol43 contributions
Historic Ground
Oct 2018 • Friends
Great atmosphere. Very dated but a change from modern stadiums. Get there quick as is will soon not be used anymore.
Written 4 November 2018
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