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Tixserve to be utilised by Hong Kong Sevens

The Hong Kong Sevens are just around the corner and organiser Hong Kong Rugby Union has frozen its 2019 prices, with tickets available through ticketing company Ticketflap and distribution platform Tixserve.

According to the South China Morning Post, Tixserve is set to be the distribution platform for the upcoming Hong Kong Sevens.

There will not be a public ballot for tickets, with early bird tickets available through member rugby clubs from late August. If there are tickets left over, there will be a limited public sale in September and there are also a limited number of corporate hospitality boxes available.

Hong Kong Sevens will take place for the first time since April 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic at Hong Kong Stadium (pictured) from November 4-6.

COVID-19 restrictions will still be in place at the venue over the three days, with fans needing to present a vaccine pass in order to enter. The stadium will also operate at 85% capacity, meaning the 40,000-capacity venue will be able to welcome around 34,000 fans.

Overseas fans will be able to attend the event, but will have to undergo hotel quarantine for seven days – though this could soon change.

A Hong Kong Rugby Union statement said: “We look forward to welcoming both local and overseas fans in November, however we understand that there will be an impact on the numbers of visitors depending on the quarantine situation in Hong Kong at the time

“We are confident we will see strong local demand to attend, and plenty of passionate support for all the participating teams.”

The tournament will see men’s international teams including Hong Kong, South Africa, Australia, Argentina, Fiji, Ireland, USA, France, Great Britain, New Zealand, Samoa, Spain, Kenya, Canada, and Japan take part across three days.

The Hong Kong Sevens have been featured as an additional 11th tournament at the beginning of the 2023 World Rugby Sevens Series, and will get a second spot on the 2023 calendar in April next year.

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