PE Sevens tickets selling fast

2014-12-11 18:12
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium (AFP Photo)
Port Elizabeth - Tickets for the Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens are selling at a hot pace, with locals snapping up more than 4 000 tickets on Thursday alone.

With less than 48 hours to go until kickoff on Saturday morning, event organisers have confirmed that 45 000 tickets overall were sold so far for the annual Sevens showpiece.

The R50 tickets on the East Stand have sold out for Sunday while there are only a few left in this category for Saturday.

The two-day international event takes place this coming weekend, on 13 and 14 December in the iconic Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

The Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens tournament is Round 3 of the HSBC Sevens World Series, which consists of nine tournaments worldwide.

The Springbok Sevens are the defending tournament champions.

Rugby fever is running high in Port Elizabeth, where 16 international teams will fight it out for the 2014 edition.

The Blitzboks won the Dubai Sevens in style last weekend and are currently in second spot on the World Series log after two rounds. Fiji leads the standings on 39 points, two more than South Africa.

South Africa’s Cecil Africa, Frankie Horne and Seabelo Senatla lead a list of Sevens stars who will be in action during the much-anticipated two-day Sevens extravaganza.

A host of top-class musicians such as DJ Fresh, MiCasa, Jimmy Nevis and 1st Project will entertain the rugby supporters during the course of the two days.

Tickets are priced from just R30 and are available from Computicket as well as the Money Markets in all Shoprite and Checkers outlets.

Gates open at 08h30 on the two match days, with the action kicking off 10:30 on Saturday and 10:51 on Sunday


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk


Who is your favourite South African rugby commentator - English or Afrikaans?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.