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SA Rugby and the Springboks will celebrate the legacy of Madiba when they host Australia at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, 29 September, during the penultimate round of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, and tickets for this match will go on sale next Friday, 27 July.
Tickets for the Boks’ other two home Tests in the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, on 18 August against Argentina in Durban and on 6 October against New Zealand in Pretoria, are already on sale.
Supporters wishing to attend the Test in the Friendly City though are urged to act fast next Friday, as tickets to this special match are expected to sell out quickly.
Tickets start from as little as R125 for seats on the upper tier of the north stand and range in price to R650 for the lower tier on the west stand. Sales will open at 09h00 on Friday, 27 July at all Computicket outlets and online, as well as their kiosks at selected Shoprite, Checkers, Checkers Hyper, USAVE and House Home stores nationwide.
“Historically speaking, we always get big crowds in at Tests in Port Elizabeth and as we are celebrating the legacy of Madiba at this match, we’re expecting them to go extra quick,” said SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux.
“Madiba would’ve turned 100 on Wednesday and along with Ma Albertina Sisulu, who was also born in 1918, it’s