The International Rugby Board (IRB) has opened up ticket sales for final stages the Women’s Rugby World Cup to be held in France from August 1 to 17, with the prices for the semifinals and final ranging between €5 and €25 (R75 and R375).
The Springbok Women, who are one of 12 teams participating in the showpiece, will face Wales, hosts France and Australia in a challenging pool in what will mark their third successive appearance at the Women’s Rugby World Cup.
Ticket prices for the semifinals at Stade Jean Bouin on August 13 have been priced at €5 to €20 (R75 and R300), while the final at the same venue four days later will cost spectators between €5 and €25 (R75 and R375).
IRB Chairman Bernard Lapasset was delighted about the announcement and said it raised the anticipation ahead of the tournament.
“Preparations for the Women's Rugby World Cup are on track and the excitement is really starting to build, especially after some great matches in the Women's Six Nations at the weekend,” said Lapasset. “It really comes to life when fans can buy tickets, and start to plan their trips to Paris in August to see some great rugby at the Stade Jean Bouin.”
French Rugby Federation president Pierre Camou was equally delighted and said: “With the Women's Rugby World Cup, the FFR's objective is to organise a high-level competition, but also to promote Women's Rugby. We want to offer fans a great feast of Women's Rugby over two exceptional days that will close this magnificent competition.”