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  • Over 62,000 Tickets Sold For Saracens' Wembley Clash

    Over 62,000 tickets have been sold already for Saracens' Aviva Premiership fixture against Harlequins at Wembley Stadium in March. The showpiece occasion, which will take place on Saturday 28 March at the national football Stadium in north London, attracted world record crowds in 2012 and 2014. And with such strong ticket sales already, Saracens will be hoping this season's clash can set another record once again. Last season's corresponding fixture between the same sides at Wembley brought in a...

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  • Club Wembley's Harvey Becomes Saracens CEO

    Saracens have announced that Club Wembley director Heath Harvey is to replace Ed Griffiths as the club's new chief executive. Harvey was responsible for all the commercial activities of Club Wembley at Wembley Stadium until recently and has both director level and sports related experience. Club Wembley is the UK's largest sports hospitality business with an annual turnover of £50m and Harvey helped to transform it into one of the most highly regarded and acknowledged sports, music and entert...

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  • Over 70,000 Tickets Sold For Challenge Cup Final

    The Rugby Football League (RFL) has announced that over 70,000 tickets have sold for this weekend's Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium between Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos. Seats in the lower tiers at the 90,000-capacity Wembley are almost sold out, with RFL marketing director Mark Foster hailing the demand for tickets and urging supporters without one to act fast. "The demand to see this event has been so high that we have had to employ extra ticketing staff, just to cope with demand,...

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  • Saracens Announce Wembley Sales Pass 70,000 Mark

    Saracens have announced that ticket sales for their Aviva Premiership fixture against Harlequins at Wembley Stadium have passed the 70,000 mark, with just over a week to go before the game. The London derby will be played at Wembley on 22 March, with Saracens hoping to break the world record crowd for a rugby match of 83,761, set the last time the two clubs played at the home of English football. The news comes as Saracens have announced that both their showpiece fixture at Wembley and their gam...

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  • Saracens Break Crowd World Record Again

    Saracens have broken their own world record attendance for a club rugby match after 84,068 fans watched them beat Harlequins at Wembley Stadium last weekend. The attendance beat the record of 83,889, which was set at Wembley last March in a game between the same sides - a number that surpassed the attendance of 83,761 recorded at the same venue in 2012. Meanwhile, Wasps have announced that they have already sold over 21,000 tickets for 'The Stinger' - the club's end of season game against Leices...

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  • RWC 2015 Stadiums To Pay £13m In Business Rates

    ... LLP. The Millennium Stadium and Olympic Stadium have reasonable looking bills of just under £800,000 and £600,000 respectively, while Sandy Park in Exeter has the smallest amount to pay at just £36,975. Stadium Rateable Value Rate Liability Wembley Stadium £6,200,000 £3,056,600 Twickenham Stadium £4,400,000 £2,169,200 St James Park £4,310,000 £2,124,830 Manchester City Stadium £3,950,000 £1,947,350 Villa Park £2,600,000 £1,281,800 Millenium Stad...

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  • RFL Confirm Newcastle, Old Trafford And Wembley For Marquee 2018 Events

    ... which will be hosted by Newcastle’s St James’ Park for the fourth time. Following a sell-out crowd of 72,897 at this year’s final, the Betfred Super League Grand Final will once again take place at Old Trafford on Saturday, October 13th. The iconic Wembley Stadium connected by EE, will host the prestigious Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final on Saturday, August 25th. Club Wembley tickets were made available for the first time to supporters in 2017 and sold out in record time. Dacia Magic Weeken...

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  • Twickenham Joins NFL Venue Roster

    The NFL has agreed a three-year deal with the Rugby Football Union to stage a minimum of three American football matches at Twickenham. The agreement with the home of English rugby will start in October 2016, with the first series of fixtures due to be announced later this year. Two extra games could also be staged at Twickenham over the same period. The NFL already has an extended deal in place to stage at least two games per year at Wembley until 2020. Also in London, the NFL reached an agreem...

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  • Wembley Clash Makes Rugby History with Record Crowd

    This weekend's Aviva Premiership Rugby clash between Saracens and Harlequins at Wembley has set a new world record attendance for a club rugby match of 83,761. The bumper crowd beats the previous world record of 82,208 fans that watched the Leinster versus Munster Heineken Cup semi-final in May 2009 as well as topping the recent Aviva Premiership record attendance of 82,000 at the Harlequins vs Saracens league fixture in December 2011. Nigel Wray, Saracens’ chairman, said: “Everyone at the...

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  • Wembley Boxes of Delights For RL Fans

    The Carnegie Challenge Cup Final remains rugby league’s traditional showpiece. Since 2007 the 114-year-old event has been rejuvenated at the rebuilt Wembley Stadium. The average fan has enjoyed an improved match-day experience compared to the old dilapidated Stadium but have the state-of-the art corporate hospitality facilities been exploited to the full? Wembley’s long-term catering partner, Delaware North Companies, will serve over 5,000 corporate hospitality guests dining in Wembley’s r...

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