A total of 950,000 Rugby World Cup 2015 tickets were sold in the September general sale, with record levels of demand for tickets for pool and knock-out stage matches.
Tickets were on general sale from 12-29 September 2014, and England Rugby 2015 received applications for more than 5 million tickets, leading to demand exceeding supply at every price category for 23 of the 48 matches.
Demand for tickets was highest for England v Australia, England v Wales, New Zealand v Argentina and Australia v Wales in the pool stages, and for both semi-finals and the final.
In addition to the 950,000 tickets sold in the September sale, 340,000 tickets were sold by England Rugby 2015 to rugby fans through rugby clubs in England and Wales as part of the Rugby Community Programme, while the overall sales figure will increase through the November sale.
Tickets for Rugby World Cup 2015 are still available on a first-come first-served basis on the official Rugby World Cup 2015 ticketing site, and will remain on sale until they sell out.
Access to sold out England matches and other fixtures are still available through the official travel programme.
England Rugby Travel has a range of ticket-inclusive packages to all 48 matches, from day return coach and ticket options to weekend breaks in a range of hotels from budget to platinum. Key matches, including England’s pool matches against Australia and Wales and the Final are extremely popular and availability is limited.
For more information on how to guarantee your place at Rugby World Cup 2015, contact England Rugby Travel on 0844 788 5000 or visit www.englandrugbytravel.com/rwc2015 to guarantee your place.
Rugby World Cup 2015 is set to be a truly global celebration of rugby. In order to have the best spectator experience possible and not be let down or misled, please ensure that you only buy official Rugby World Cup match tickets, supporter tours, hospitality and merchandise from official sources.