Tickets for the 2009 Carnegie World Club Challenge between Leeds Rhinos and Manly Sea Eagles at Elland Road on Sunday 1 March will go on sale this Thursday (20 November).
Tickets for the 2009 Carnegie World Club Challenge between Leeds Rhinos and Manly Sea Eagles at Elland Road on Sunday 1 March will go on sale this Thursday (20 November). To attract a bumper crowd for the match to decide the best club Rugby League side in the World, a whole raft of deals to benefit families and season ticket holders will be on offer from both the RFL Ticket Office and Leeds Rhinos Ticket Office with tickets going on sale at 9am on Thursday morning. Tickets for the world title clash start from £20 for adults and £10 for concessions, with Leeds Rhinos and Leeds United season ticket holders able to receive a 20% discount on £30 seats up until 5pm on Tuesday 30th December, subject to availability. Season ticket holders for all other engage Super League clubs are also able to get a 20% discount on £30 seats until 5pm on Tuesday 30th December through the RFL Ticket Office, subject to availability. Families can also save money by purchasing a £40 family ticket for two adults and two children. As with the two previous Carnegie World Club Challenge fixtures to be held at Elland Road, demand to see the best two clubs sides in the world is expected to be huge, so supporters are encouraged to purchase early. Phil Williams, the RFL's Marketing Manager, said: "This is always one of the fixtures of the year as the engage Super League Champions and NRL Telstra winners come head-to-head. Not only is this a big night for the Leeds Rhinos but also a major event for the city of Leeds as it's not often that it gets to stage a world title match. "As a result we're expecting a big demand for tickets and supporters are advised to buy sooner rather than later, not only to take advantage of some of the special offers available but also to avoid disappointment. "With the festive season fast approaching, a ticket to the Carnegie World Club Challenge could make the ideal stocking filler." This year's Carnegie World Club Challenge is between Leeds Rhinos, who are aiming to become the first team in the 33 year history of the match to retain the world crown, and Manly Sea Eagles who were crowned Australian champions in October. The Sea Eagles, who are arguably one of the most famous names in world rugby, defeated last year's Carnegie World Club Challenge finalists Melbourne Storm 40-0 in a one sided NRL Grand Final. The match which kicks off at 6pm will be shown live on Sky Sports, with highlights on the BBC. To purchase tickets from the RFL Ticket Office please visit www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk or call 0871 226 13 13. Tickets are also available from the Leeds Rhinos Ticket Office in person at the Headingley Carnegie Stadium or by calling 0871 423 13 15.
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