The Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) has announced that tickets for the Tokyo Sevens, round seven of the HSBC Sevens World Series have gone on sale.
The event will take place on 31 March and 1 April at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Stadium in Japan’s capital.
The Tokyo Sevens is the newest addition to the HSBC Sevens World Series, returing to the grand prix-style event after an 11-year absence.
The JRFU has set a wide range of ticket categories for the Sevens tournament, aimed at accommodating all types of fans, from young families to rugby connoisseurs.
Non-Reserved seats are attractively low-priced, while there are also special discounts for students and group booking (4 people or more).
Prices for the Tokyo Sevens range from JPY5,500 (2 Days, General, Non-reserved seating) to JPY12,500 (2 Days, Reserved seating).
(On average JPY5,500 = US$70 or R148,00 / JPY12,500 = US$163 or R1237,00 (Use this online calculator to determine you exchange rate)
Sixteen nations from around the world will compete in Tokyo. They are: New Zealand, South Africa, England, Fiji, Samoa, Australia, Wales, Argentina, Kenya, France, Scotland, and USA, along with three invited sides, Portugal, Russia and Hong Kong and host nation Japan.
Said IRB Tournament Director, Beth Coalter.”The addition of Tokyo to the Series has created a lot of excitement among the teams, and the international audience following the Sevens.”
“We look forward to working with the Japanese Union to ensure a successful event in 2012.”
More information about the 2012 Tokyo Sevens will be published on BlitzBokke.com as it becomes available.
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