Sell-out expected for Crusaders, Hurricanes clash

Tue, 09 May 2017 07:23

NEWS: An additional 3 300 tickets have gone on sale for the Crusaders vs Hurricanes game at Christchurch's AMI Stadium this Saturday. 

The extra seats will be created by extending the West Stand, which was always going to happen for the Crusaders v British and Irish Lions on June 10, and the Highlanders game the week before on June 3. 

Crusaders CEO Hamish Riach said the decision was made to bring the stand installation forward to this week due to demand for tickets to this derby clash.

"This Saturday's match against the Hurricanes is one of the most anticipated games of the season so far," said Riach

"With the Crusaders so far unbeaten and the 2016 title holder Hurricanes only having dropped one game to the Chiefs, this promises to be a mouth-watering match.  

"Supporters have been snapping up tickets to the game at a rate that suggested we would sell out, so it made sense to bring the build of the extended stand forward so that more fans can get to the game." 
 
With these extra seats in place, there are just over 4 000 tickets currently still available for the match.

"We hope we can fill the stands with as many noisy red and black supporters as possible, to give the team a big welcome back from their successful South Africa tour and to give them all of the support we can for this classic clash," Riach added.

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