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Tickets for Rugby World Cup 2023 will go on sale from 15 March at 12:00 CET after the France 2023 organising committee announced details of the tournament’s ticketing programme.
A total of 2.6 million tickets will be available for the 10th edition of the men’s event which kicks off on 8 September 2023, making France 2023 the most accessible Rugby World Cup ever.
Tickets will go on sale through a phased process from 15 March at 12:00 CET on tickets.rugbyworldcup.com with an exclusive pre-sale period for fans who have registered to join the 2023 Family by 23:59 CET on 13 March.
During this pre-sale period, which runs until 5 April, fans will be able to purchase Follow my Team and City packs on a first-come, first-served basis, which will enable them to choose to attend a team’s pool phase matches or all the pool phase matches at a match venue.
Real-time general sales for Follow My Team and City packs will open on 6 April, 2021 at 18:00 CET with packages starting at €58 for the Toulouse City Pack (Category 4). Ticket-inclusive Official Travel and Hospitality sales will commence on 18 March, 2021.
- 13 March at 23:59 CET: Registration closes for the 2023 Family
- 15 March at 12:00 CET: 2023 Family pre-sale opens for City and Team packs
- 18 March: Launch of Official Travel and Hospitality sales programmes
- 6 April at 18:00 CET: General sale opens for City and Team Packs
- 2022: Individual match tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis
The ticketing launch follows the announcement last week of the match schedule which features an extended pool phase, furthering recovery periods for the world’s top men’s players. Rugby World Cup 2023 will be played across 10 host cities and nine stadiums with matches located within a two-hour commute from 80 per cent of the French public.
TICKETS BY TEAM OR BY CITY
In the first sale phase from 15 March, tickets will be sold in two formats, either by city or by team.
The Follow My Team pack includes all four pool matches from a qualified team, with the possibility to add an optional quarter-final should the team makes it to the knockout phase. Twelve Follow My Team packs will be available, one for each qualified nation.
The City Pack includes either three or all pool matches in each of the nine host cities. In the ‘three matches’ format, fans will need to select two fixtures in addition to one compulsory. Only the opening match won’t be available in this format.
On the comprehensive ‘all matches’ City pack, rugby fans will be able to attend all pool matches in the host city of their choice, except for Saint-Denis (Stade de France).
A PACK FOR EVERY BUDGET
Rugby’s showcase men’s event will be accessible to all thanks to four different price categories. With a Toulouse pack, fans will be able to attend three fixtures, including matches for Japan and New Zealand, from €58 in category four, while the Lille pack will feature three matches including England, Scotland and France for €70.
Follow My Team packs have been designed to make the tournament accessible to all. For €135, Fiji fans will be able to watch all of their team’s pool matches, following them across France, with the possibility of choosing an optional quarter-final, subject to their team’s qualification for the knockout phase.
EXCLUSIVE ACCESS FOR THE 2023 FAMILY
The France 2023 organising committee is giving fans the opportunity to access an exclusive pre-sale from 15 March at 12:00 CET-5 April via the 2023 Family programme.
Mastercard, a Worldwide Partner for Rugby World Cup 2023, will offer priority access to its cardholders for the first three days of the pre-sale.
Interested rugby fans can still register to join the 2023 Family until 13 March at 23:59 CET. After this cut-off date, people not registered will need to wait until 6 April at 18:00 CET and the general public sale to purchase a pack.
In addition to the official website, fans will also be able to contact one of the 24 Official Travel Agents (OTAs) to secure one of the 200,000 tickets already reserved for this channel. Travel packages will go on sale from 18 March. For more information visit, rugbyworldcup.com/2023/official-travel-programme.
18 March will also mark the launch of hospitality products for companies and individuals which will offer the best of France alongside a match ticket, showcasing French gastronomy and style. For more information, visit hospitality2023.rugbyworldcup.com from 18 March.