NRL endorses Eden Park for Warriors 2012 opener

NRL endorses Eden Park for Vodafone Warriors 2012 season opener    
The Vodafone Warriors will start their 2012 campaign at Eden Park after being approached by the National Rugby League to return to the country's biggest stadium for the New Zealand leg of a blockbuster opening round to next year's competition.

The NRL has revealed plans to not only start the season a week earlier than usual but to also begin the opening round on a Thursday night (March 1) for the first time.