Heineken Cup Semi-final Ticket Update (Tuesday 9.30am)
22 April 2008 09:42am
Tickets available for both semi-finals from ticketmasters.co.uk
LONDON IRISH v TOULOUSE - TWICKENHAM STADIUM - SATURDAY 26 APRIL (3PM)
London Irish have sold out their full allocation of 11,000 tickets for their first Heineken Cup semi-final against the three-time champions Toulouse at the Twickenham Stadium on Saturday next, 26 April, while Toulouse expect to bring in the region of 1,000 fans to what will be their eighth Heineken Cup semi-final.
Advance tickets sales for the semi-final are currently running at around 22,000 out of the 33,000 available in the lower tier of the stadium.
Tickets are now available through ticketmaster.co.uk (0844 847 1530 / 0044 208 616 5111) and through the RFU ticket office at Rugby House, Twickenham
SARACENS v MUNSTER - RICOH ARENA - SUNDAY 27 APRIL (3PM)
One hundred miles up the road at Coventry, with around 2,500 tickets remaining, the match is close to being a 32,000 sell-out. This will be the second Heineken Cup semi-final played at the Ricoh Arena and third Heineken Cup match, with current sales already surpassing last season's all England semi-final between between London Wasps and Northampton Saints (16,186) and this season's Round 1 Pool 5 Match between London Wasps and Munster (22,000).
In the region of 2,500 tickets were returned to ERC by Munster and Saracens and are now on general sale through ticketmaster.co.uk and from the ticket office at the Ricoh Arena.
Tickets are priced at £20, £30 and £40 (concessions at £10 for under 16s)and may be subject to booking fees and are available through ,ticketmaster.co.uk 0844 847 1530 / 0044 208 616 5111.
As part of the build-up to next month's Cardiff 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals weekend, ERC has joined forces with the WRU, Cardiff Blues and adidas to develop an annual grassroots community rugby programme targeting young players.
The Ulster Rugby full back, Jared Payne (No 15), has been suspended for two (2) weeks following an independent Disciplinary Hearing in Dublin arising from the Heineken Cup quarter-final match against Saracens at Ravenhill Stadium on Saturday, 5 April.