Super 15 final tickets sold out

2012-08-01 07:47

Hamilton - Tickets to Saturday's Super Rugby final between the Chiefs and Durban-based Sharks sold out on Wednesday within hours of going on sale.

Fans queued for hours through a cold night to be near the front of the queue when tickets for the match at the 25 000-seat Waikato Stadium were made available from 08:00 local time.

When ticket booths opened, the queue stretched more than 300 metres. More than 1,500 tickets sold in the first 20 minutes and by 09:30 only 2 000 remained.

Tickets that went on sale to online buyers were also snapped up quickly for the first-ever Super Rugby final in Hamilton.


  • david.s.duncan.1 - 2012-08-01 08:57

    Something tells me they're excited down there. Go Sharks!!

      tom.tardis - 2012-08-01 10:07

      what a surprise they sold out a 25000 seat capacity stadium for a super 15 final. thanks for sharing that revelation

      Dave - 2012-08-01 10:28

      Tom you idiot, the city has a population of under 200,000. Pretty decent effort i reckon.

      tom.tardis - 2012-08-01 10:55

      thats a village then, not a city

      John - 2012-08-01 13:05

      Sharks will NEVER bring home the cup. They are not a champion team remember NEVER not this year or any year !!!

  • wesley.j.lane - 2012-08-01 09:29

    GO SHARKS! Bring it home!

  • andy.pipkin.5458 - 2012-08-01 10:23

    "Super 15 final tickets soldout" sold-out, or sold out and not soldout. Now delete my comment and correct your errors as you usually do. Bad editing!

      john.maree.90 - 2012-08-01 10:55

      Andy I feel for you. Why cant you just read the article without complaining. Don't you have anything else to do except looking for spelling errors?

  • donavan.boshoff - 2012-08-01 11:05

    What about the white card incident from the chiefs/saders game? Has there been any news on the outcome? Has it even been forwarded to the committee?

      david.s.duncan.1 - 2012-08-01 11:24

      They looked into it briefly and decided that nothing untoward had occured so have not taken action. I don't mind, just makes the Sharks potential victory that much sweeter.

      donavan.boshoff - 2012-08-01 13:39

      shot bru, come on saturday

  • dave.short.102 - 2012-08-01 14:35

    25000 disappointed people!!!!

      dave.short.102 - 2012-08-01 18:40

      That thumbs down for me came from Isak.

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