Tickets are still available for the highly anticipated showdown at the iconic Loftus Versfeld between the Springboks and the Wallabies on Saturday afternoon. Stand and parking tickets are on sale for the penultimate test of the Castle Rugby Championship and can be purchased online at bulls.ticketpros.co.za.
A test match of this nature, featuring two former world champions with so much at stake in the Castle Rugby Championship warrants greater security measures. Therefore the Blue Bulls Company is urging all supporters to arrive early for the Bok test. Gates open at 2pm and fans are advised to make provisions for the strict security checks at the gates. Fans have until tomorrow afternoon to get their hands on a limited batch of discounted East Stand tickets selling at R350 each.
The BBC has joined forces with Gautrain and is pleased to announce the availability of train and bus services on match day. Gautrain bus services will be fully operational between Hatfield Station and Loftus Versfeld between 2:30pm to 8pm on Saturday. Standard train and bus fares apply. There will be dedicated pick up and drop off points within close walking distance of the stadium. The last bus departs from Loftus Versfeld to Hatfield Station at 8pm. Each passenger will need R20 available value on their Gautrain Gold Card to tag onto a bus. Passengers who also use the train will enjoy the standard discounted bus fare. For more information go to www.thebulls.co.za or www.gautrain.co.za.
The BBC has also partnered with Park and Ride SA for the test mach. Tickets from Menlyn Park Shopping Centre and Centurion Mall are R120. Park and Ride tickets from Cresta Shopping Centre, Clearwater Mall, Cedar Square and East Rand Mall cost R140. Busses will depart for the Stadium at 2pm with the final busses scheduled to leave no later than 3:15pm. Busses will start leaving the stadium immediately after the final whistle with the last bus scheduled to depart no later than 9pm. There will be complimentary coffee, ginger beer and lemonade on arrival by participating restaurants.
Tickets for the Springbok versus Wallabies clash can be purchased by contacting the Loftus Ticket Office at (012) 420 0700 or by booking online at bulls.ticketpros.co.za. Tickets cost R550 for the Main and East Lower Stands; R450 for the East Stand, R350 for seating behind the poles and a limited offer of R350 for certain East Stand tickets. Kickoff is at 5pm.