Daly Cherry-Evans is looking forward to going back to the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines again In February and hopefully pressing for the title with Manly Warringah this time.
Tickets for the most thrilling event in rugby league can now purchased through the NRL on www.nrl.com/tickets (further details below).
The Sea Eagles didn't advance from the group stage in either of the first two years of the Nines, but they obviously have the potential to with players like Cherry-Evans - who captained the side in this year's Nines - Brett Stewart, Jamie Lyon and others to pick from.
"I have really enjoyed playing in the Nines," Cherry-Evans says. "It is a terrific tournament and the atmosphere is amazing. The crowd really gets into it and there is just such a positive buzz around the place
"Unfortunately, Manly haven’t been able to make it through to the finals yet, so hopefully we can get to achieve that in 2016.
"I encourage our fans, and rugby league supporters in general, to get behind the Nines again because it is such an exciting concept."
The 2016 event will be held at Eden Park in Auckland on 6-7 February and tickets to "The Greatest Weekend" are now available at prices ranging from just $NZD69 (approx. $AUD61) for a two-day pass.
Tickets for children are available at half the adult price in most categories.
The biggest stars in the NRL, representing all 16 clubs, will again be playing in the Nines.
It is going to be a great opportunity for league fans to see the best players in the game exercising their super skills on an open field.
There is nothing like this tournament for excitement, with NRL teams facing up against NRL teams in quick succession over one action-packed weekend leading up to the final prize.
The fans will also be able to get up close and personal and watch teams go through their warm-ups for games on the number one field.
There will be a whopping $NZ2.6 million in prizemoney up for grabs at the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines. Don't miss it. This is your chance to see the greatest rugby league players in the world really turning it on for the fans.
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