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June 28, 2018

Fact Sheet: Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 in San Francisco

One of the world’s most exciting sporting events – Rugby World Cup Sevens - is coming to one of the world’s most popular cities – San Francisco.  Purchase single or group tickets now for the biggest party of 2018!

Tickets available now: www.rwcsevens.com/tickets Ticket prices start at $75 USD for a single day pass, and $144 USD for a three-day pass.  

Single Day Group Tickets (25 or more):  Inquire about pricing to Scott Anderson, Giants Enterprises, 415-972-1812,  sanderson@giantsenterprises.com.

Event Information:

Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 will be played by the 40 best men’s and women’s international teams at AT&T Park on July 20–22, 2018. Rugby fans from around with world – many of whom will be outfitted in colorful costumes and country colors – will experience rugby sevens, a faster-paced format that features 15 minute matches and seven players from each team.

This is the first time the Rugby World Cup Sevens will be held in the United States of America.  Rugby sevens has proven to be a major factor in America’s rapidly growing interest of the sport, which was kick-started by rugby sevens inclusion in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to the largest rugby market in America and will be in the spotlight as global media outlets descend here in July for coverage. Rugby is one of the most popular team sports in the world and is the fastest growing sport on U.S. college campuses today.

Dates: Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22, 2018

Location:  AT&T Park, San Francisco, California

The iconic AT&T Park is home to the three-time world champions, the San Francisco Giants, one of Major League Baseball's most historic franchises.

It is one of the most spectacular and highly-rated sports venues in the USA and is uniquely located in downtown San Francisco, along the waterfront overlooking the San Francisco Bay.

With superb public transport links servicing the entire San Francisco Bay Area and in close proximity to the city's main hotels, AT&T Park is popular for world-class events including an array of international sports and music concerts.

Capacity: 42,000 per day

Event schedule:  www.rwcsevens.com/schedule

Qualified Men’s Teams (24):

Argentina / Australia / Canada / Chile / England / Fiji / France / Hong Kong / Ireland / Jamaica / Japan / Kenya / New Zealand / Papua New Guinea / Russia / Samoa / Scotland / South Africa / Tonga / Uganda / Uruguay / United States / Wales / Zimbabwe

Qualified Women’s Teams (16):

Australia / Brazil / Canada / China / England / Fiji / France / Ireland / Japan / Mexico / New Zealand / Papua New Guinea / Russia / South Africa / Spain / United States

Seedings: www.rwcsevens.com/seedings

Important links:

Rugby World Cup Sevens official site:  www.rwcsevens.com 

USA Rugby/Eagles official site: www.usarugby.org

Media accreditation:  https://rwcsevens.pvitl.com/registration/media_accreditation_form.

Rugby-related travel information: www.sftravel.com/rwcsevens

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