Cape Town - More than 60 000 tickets to the
2016 HSBC Cape Town Sevens, to be held on December 10/11, were snapped up
by the public on the first day of sales, SA Rugby said on Friday.
Computicket confirmed that 60 703
tickets had been sold by 17:00 on Friday.
Sales opened at 09:00 through their
website, ticket offices and at Shoprite and Checkers outlets with rugby fans
rushing to snap up tickets. Almost 23 000 tickets were sold for Saturday's
action with Sunday sales topping 38 000.
SA Rugby on Friday thanked the
rugby-loving public for the support shown so far and again advised that
Computicket is the only official ticket service provider for online sales and
through their outlets at Checkers and at Shoprite. Tickets are priced at R150
and R250 for a full day’s rugby action.
“It is awesome to see the support
from the public and one can almost feel the excitement already,” said Jurie
Roux, CEO of SA Rugby.
“There are still tickets
available, but they are selling fast so we’d like to urge fans to buy now to
“We are aware of aware of other
outlets selling tickets at higher prices, but SA Rugby can’t guarantee the
validity of those tickets.”
Tickets to a dedicated,
alcohol-free family stand on the northern side of the Cape Town Stadium are
available adjacent to a Kiddies Village (entrance to this play area is free of
charge), while the opposite South Stand has been designated as the Party Stand.
An additional beer garden and more Food Lover’s Market stands have been added
to the plans for this year’s event.
Private suites have already sold
out, but all-inclusive hospitality packages, starting at R2 995 per person per
day (excluding VAT), are still available from SA Rugby through Mingon van
Rooyen at email@example.com.
For fans travelling from abroad
or out of town, tickets and travel packages are also available from SA Rugby
Megapro has supporters’ packages available and they can be purchased for
Saturday only (R1 895 per person, excluding VAT), Sunday only (R2 295 per
person, excluding VAT) or Weekend Package (R3 700 per person, excluding VAT).
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for packages.MyCiti bus services will be tailored to the
event to alleviate parking around the stadium and add to the spectator
experience. Schedules will be issued in due course.