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Extra 100,000 Rugby World Cup Tickets Go On Sale
100,000 extra tickets for the Rugby World Cup are going on sale today, with extras available for Stadium MK.
Around 100,000 tickets will go on sale next week, in addition to the 30,000 tickets currently on general sale, with matches available across all 13 venues and for all 20 teams. A range of price categories will be available, with a significant quantity of tickets at categories C and D, providing fans with another opportunity to watch their team in action.
10,000 tickets for England v Uruguay in Manchester City Stadium, 8,000 tickets across all five matches at Olympics Stadium including the Bronze Final, France v Ireland and the two quarter-finals at Millennium Stadium will be available on May 28.
The additional tickets are a mixture of handbacks from the Rugby World Cup Limited commercial programme, further seats following venue configuration and tickets that have been registered through the Official Rugby World Cup 2015 Resale Programme.
The 39 matches currently on sale at tickets.rugbyworldcup.com include:
• Tonga v Georgia at Kingsholm Stadium, Saturday September 19, 12pm*
• Argentina v Georgia at Kingsholm Stadium, Friday September 25, 16:45pm*
• USA v Japan at Kingsholm Stadium, Sunday October 11, 20:00pm*
• South Africa v Japan at Brighton Community Stadium, Saturday September 19, 16:45pm*
• Samoa v USA at Brighton Community Stadium, Sunday September 20, 12pm*
• New Zealand v Argentina at Wembley Stadium, Sunday, September 20, 16:45pm*
• Ireland v Romania at Wembley Stadium, Sunday September 27, 16:45pm
• Scotland v Japan at Kingsholm Stadium, Wednesday September 23, 14:30pm*
• France v Romania at Olympic Stadium, Wednesday September 23, 20:00pm*
• New Zealand v Namibia at Olympic Stadium, Thursday September 24, 20:00pm*
• Ireland v Italy at Olympic Stadium, Sunday October 4, 16:45pm*
• Bronze Final at Olympic Stadium, October 30, Friday 20:00pm*
• South Africa v Samoa at Villa Park, Saturday September 26, 16:45pm*
• Australia v Uruguay at Villa Park, Sunday September 27, 12pm
• Italy v Canada at Elland Road, Saturday September 26, 14:30pm
• Scotland v USA at Elland Road, Sunday September 27, 14:30pm*
• Tonga v Namibia at Sandy Park, Tuesday September 29, 16:45pm*
• Namibia v Georgia at Sandy Park, Wednesday October 7, 20:00pm*
• Italy v Romania at Sandy Park, Sunday October 11, 14:30pm*
• France v Canada at Stadium MK, Thursday October 1, 20:00pm*
• Samoa v Japan at Stadium MK. Saturday October 3, 14:30pm*
• South Africa v Scotland at St James' Park, Saturday October 3, 16:45pm*
• New Zealand v Tonga at St James' Park, Friday October 9, 20:00pm*
• Samoa v Scotland at St James Park, Saturday October 10, 14:30pm
• France v Italy at Twickenham Stadium, Saturday September 19, 20:00pm
• Fiji v Uruguay at Stadium MK, Tuesday October 6, 20:00pm*
• Argentina v Tonga at Leicester City Stadium, Sunday October 4, 14:30pm
• Canada v Romania at Leicester City Stadium, Tuesday October 6, 16:45pm
• Argentina v Namibia at Leicester City Stadium, Sunday October 11, 20:00pm
• South Africa v USA at Olympic Stadium, Wednesday October 7, 16:45pm*
• England v Uruguay at Manchester City Stadium, Saturday October 10, 20:00pm*
• Ireland v Canada at Millennium Stadium, Saturday September 19, 14:30pm
• Wales v Uruguay at Millennium Stadium, Sunday September 20, 14:30pm
• Australia v Fiji at Millennium Stadium, Wednesday September 23, 16:45pm
• Wales v Fiji at Millennium Stadium, Thursday October 1, 16:45pm
• France v Ireland at Millennium Stadium, Sunday October 11, 16:45pm*
• New Zealand v Georgia at Millennium Stadium, Friday October 2, 20:00pm
• QF2: Winner Pool C v Runner Up Pool D at Millennium Stadium, Saturday October 17, 20:00pm*
• Qf3: Winner Pool D v Runner Up Pool C at Millennium Stadium, Sunday October 18, 20:00pm*
N.B. Asterix indicates the 26 newly released tickets on sale May 28
England Rugby 2015 Managing Director, Stephen Brown, said: "With less than four months to go the excitement for the Tournament is building, and we are pleased to be able to offer fans another chance to purchase tickets. With many great games available, including England v Uruguay in Manchester, and all ticket categories on offer, this is another opportunity for fans that missed out first time around to watch world class Rugby in person."
The official ticket resale service is still live via tickets.rugbyworldcup.com and provides support to fans who wish to sell tickets for matches they can no longer attend. Fans should only buy tickets from official sources to ensure their ticket is valid for entry at Rugby World Cup 2015 matches.
Tickets are also available via the official travel (domestic and international) and hospitality programmes. More details on these programmes can be found at www.rugbyworldcup.com/ticketing.
In order to enjoy the best possible spectator experience and not be let down or misled, Rugby World Cup 2015 are urging fans to only buy tickets from official sources. For more information and to check whether a company or certain website is an official RWC2015 channel, fans can use an 'Official Checker' tool located at www.rugbyworldcup.com/buyofficial.
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