Cape Town - The South African Rugby Union
(SARU) announced on Thursday that tickets for the HSBC Cape Town Sevens
tournament will go on sale on Friday, September 11 at Computicket outlets.
From 09:00 rugby fans across the
country will be able to buy their tickets to watch the two-day international
spectacle on December 12/13 at the iconic Cape Town Stadium.
The new home of the South African
leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series is nestled between Table Mountain,
the Atlantic seaboard and the popular V&A Waterfront.
Tickets start from as low as R100
per person and will range up to R250 on the grand stand. The in-stadium
experience will cater for a party stand, a family stand as well as a children’s play area.
for the HSBC Cape Town Sevens are as follows:
· R250 - West Stand
· R150 - South Stand
· R100 - North Stand (family stand –
alcohol free area)
· R100 - North Stand (non-family section)
and South Stand
· Business Club Lounge packages are available
at R2 500
Earlier this year Cape Town was confirmed
as one of the venues in a new-look Sevens Series schedule featuring iconic
locations which includes Sydney, Paris, Singapore and Vancouver.
These venues join other
longstanding favourites such as Hong Kong, Dubai and London in a revamped
ten-city schedule. The HSBC Cape Town Sevens will be the second leg of the
global tour - filling its traditional slot early in December. It follows the
Series opener in the desert city of Dubai.
SARU CEO Jurie Roux confirmed at a
media function on Thursday in Bloubergstrand that tickets for the SA leg will
go on sale on Friday at Computicket outlets, and said the ticket pricing offers
outstanding value for money.
“The tickets are very affordable
and, if you consider our fantastic offering of two full days of top-class rugby
action and excellent corporate hospitality, then there is no doubt that the
tournament offers outstanding value for money,” said Roux.
“Many of the leading teams will
include global rugby stars, so from a rugby fan’s perspective, it will be a
real treat to see such stars in action in one stadium. It is as occasion not to
The Series champion will be
crowned in London, where the final tournament is set to conclude on May
22, 2016, in a year that will also sees Sevens Rugby making its debut at the 2016
Rio Olympic Games.
2015/16 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series schedule:
Round 1 - Dubai: 3/4 December
Round 2 - Cape Town: 12/13 December
Round 3 - Wellington: 30/31
Round 4 - Sydney: 6/7 February
Round 5 - Las Vegas: 4/6 March
Round 6 - Vancouver: 12/13 March
Round 7 - Hong Kong: 8/10 April
Round 8 - Singapore: 16/17 April
Round 9 - Paris: 14/15 May
Round 10 - London: 20/22 May