Rugby World Cup: Black Ferns, opposition team captains welcomed at Auckland's Eden Park

Black Ferns co-captains Kennedy Simon and Ruahei Demant will be welcomed to Auckland's Eden Park, alongside opposition skippers before the Rugby World Cup.

The 12 participating nations will be welcomed, as well as feature in a group captains' photo, before the press conference to preview the World Cup kicking off on October 8.

Newshub will have all the action from 5:15pm, including a live stream of the event at Eden Park.

Watch the Rugby World Cup live on Spark Sport or free-to-air on Three, or join us on October 8 for live updates of the Black Ferns v Australia World Cup opener