SA Rugby welcomes lifting of restrictions

SA Rugby expects sold-out stadiums as the international season gets underway next month. The Wales team is expected to land in South Africa on Friday for a three-test series against the Springboks. #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Saturday’s Currie Cup final between the Griquas and Pumas in Kimberley, along with the Springboks’ home tests this year, will welcome capacity crowds.

Government has officially removed all limitations on public events and gatherings, meaning that stadiums will finally be filled again. 

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Rugby’s hosting unions are quickly working on selling as many tickets as possible.

The news comes just in time, with the Springboks taking on Wales next month in a three-Test series.

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They will also be in action in the Rugby Championship against New Zealand and Argentina later this year, all in front of packed arenas.

Ellis Park will host the All Blacks in August and tickets were already being sold with the assumption that regulations would be relaxed by then.

Around 70 percent of those tickets have been sold so far.


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