RWC ticket sales opening soon

Tickets for the 2011 World Cup in New Zealand will be available from April.

The tournament organisers announced on Monday that the tickets will be sold in three phases, with the first phases starting on 27 April.

The first phase will allow the public to apply for venue and team pool packages, where 750 000 tickets will be available. The second phase (August or September) will open tickets sales for all individual games, except the semi-final and final which will be sold in the third phase (November).

The most expensive venue pool pack announced was Eden Park which will cost $NZ1720 (R 9 041) for A category tickets to the five matches. The cheapest adult option is the $NZ80 (R 422) to attend the two games in Palmerston North and Nelson.