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All you need to know: DHL WP v Vodacom Bulls

PUBLISHED: July 4, 2024


DHL Western Province start their Carling Currie Cup campaign with a North-South clash against the Vodacom Bulls at DHL Stadium on Sunday. Here is all you need to know.

The iconic blue and white hoops will be in action once again as they look to add to their record 34 Carling Currie Cup titles.

Cold and wet weather is expected for this game, so all spectators are reminded to dress warmly. Please note that umbrellas are prohibited at DHL Stadium and will NOT BE ALLOWED INTO THE STADIUM.

– Gates at DHL Stadium open at 13h00, with kick-off at 15h00.
– Get there early. Plan to be in the precinct by latest 13h45 and in the stadium by latest 14h15 to watch the teams warm up.
– All seats are numbered. All spectators must please sit in the correct seat as allocated on the tickets.
– No Umbrellas are allowed in the stadium.
– No braaing is allowed anywhere in the stadium precinct and those found braaing will be subject to a fine.
– DHL Stadium is a smoke/vaping free building. Smoking is permitted in designated areas on Level 02 Podium (outside). No smoking/vaping is allowed in any suites or on the stands.
– Respect the kicker, officials, players and all attending, or working at the game.
– Please note that no spectator is allowed access to the pitch. Any person invading the pitch can be prosecuted as this is a criminal offence.
– Please bring a clearly printed ticket as well as your digital e-ticket and have them ready in the queue to scan in. Please also take note of the items that are not allowed into the stadium.

Match tickets

Tickets are available to purchase at ticketpros.co.za (CLICK HERE to buy your ticket now) Only tickets purchased via Ticketpro are valid, tickets purchased from Viagogo or any other third party will not be valid. Please visit thestormers.com for conditions of use of our match tickets.

Please print your match ticket clearly and also bring a digital version on your phone and have both ready to scan in as easily as possible at the gates.

When booking note that the South Stand is the party stand. The North Stand is the family stand and blocks 108 and 109 are alcohol free.

Disabled seating at DHL Stadium is sold at a fixed price of R80 and can be booked by email to info@ticketpros.co.za.

There are 110 dedicated, specifically designed wheelchair seats and 138 buddy seats at DHL Stadium with full ramp access and facilities.

Road closures

Limited road closures will be in place on Fritz Sonnenberg Road and Vlei Road from 12h00.

Parking

Parking in the area will be at a premium and there will be strict enforcement on illegally parked vehicles.

There is dedicated stadium rugby parking available at the P2 online booking only (CLICK HERE to book now) as well as the P4 (R120 card payment on entry only) stadium parking area. Please note that no cash will be accepted, only card payments on entry.

DHL Stadium is in a residential precinct, so please respect the residents and co-operate with the traffic officials on duty. Please note that vehicles that are illegally parked will be fined and/or towed away.

Ticket holders with disabilities must formally request access to the parking bays dedicated in P5 for people with disabilities, by sending an e-mail to jdowling@wprugby.co.za. These parking bays are limited and available on a first-come first-served basis.

E-Hailing

There is an e-hailing drop-off area in Helen Suzman Boulevard between Vlei Road and Beach Road on both sides, but spectators are warned that drop-and-go and pick-up around the stadium may have delays due to traffic congestion.

Other information

Please note that umbrellas are prohibited at DHL Stadium and will NOT BE ALLOWED INTO THE STADIUM. Please bring a rain jacket should there be a threat of rain.

Spectators are urged to be aware of the threat of car jamming in parking areas and pickpockets and keep your valuables close to you at all times.

Please note that no spectator is allowed access to the pitch. Any person invading the pitch can be prosecuted as this is a criminal offence.

Please respect all those around you and abide by the stadium rules and the ticketing conditions of use which are available on our website.

List of prohibited items for events at DHL Stadium

Umbrellas
Food and drinks of any kind
Bottles: Cans, glass or Plastic bottles of any kind including squeezer bottles
Firearms, ammunition or device as defined in the Firearms Control Act, 2000 (Act No.60 of 2000)
Fireworks
Sharp metal objects
Explosives
Tear gas, mace or similar airborne chemical agents
Narcotics
Items which could cause injury
Clothing, banners, flags or any other items with, in the opinion of the EO, SAPS, or any other designated official, is racist, sexist, discriminatory or in way offensive content.
Flagpole or banner pole of any kind, unless it is made from inflammable and flexible plastic and does not exceed 1 metre in length 1cm in diameter
Ambush marketing items
Animals
Liquor
Drunkenness and unacceptable behaviour
Dangerous weapons as defined in Dangerous Weapon Act, 1968 (Act No.71 of 1968) including Knifes and sticks
Unauthorized Cameras with detachable lenses
Fraudulent tickets

We are looking forward to what should be another special occasion at DHL Stadium as we all get behind our team.