13 Feb 2011

RWC tickets fate known already by some

2:31 pm on 13 February 2011

Some fans have already found out that they have secured the right to buy tickets to the Rugby World Cup's final games.

While most people who entered the ballot for semi-final and finals tickets will be emailed on Monday - the news is being revealed to some earlier than that.

Rugby New Zealand 2011 says letters were sent on Friday to all applicants and some would have received those on Saturday. However, most will receive their letter and email notification on Monday.

Fans have until 4 March to decide if they want to accept the offer.

Semi-final tickets range from $296 - $797. Finals tickets cost between $399 - $1278.

The semi-finals will be played at Eden Park, Auckland, on 15 and 16 October. The final is on 23 October at Eden Park.