In a couple of weeks, on the 27th of April you will be able to buy your Rugby World Cup 2011 tickets. This will be the seventh Rugby World Cup. New Zealand was selected as the host country in preference to Japan and South Africa. The event is scheduled to be played over seven weekends starting the 10th of September until the 23rd of October.
750,000 seats will be opened up to fans. Fans will be able to buy tickets for every group match at a particular venue or every group match by a particular team. Regarding individual match tickets they will go on sale in August, the tickets to semi-finals and final will happen in november.
New Zealand expects 85,000 international supporters at the tournament. The ticket sale was officially launched at a glitzy ceremony attended by the New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, who said the event could bring in $886 million to the country.
Another big sport event coming up!