Gloucester Rugby's ticket office has been a hive of activity over the last five days selling just over five thousand tickets in less than a week.
Tickets for the Gloucester vs. Australia match on Tuesday, 3rd November 2009 (7.45pm) are in demand with over five thousand tickets already snapped up now that tickets are on general sale.
Gloucester Rugby's head coach Bryan Redpath said, "It's great to see that so many fans have already purchased tickets for what will be a momentous occasion in the rugby calendar".
"This is really an exciting fixture for not just the fans to watch but for the players and coaches to see how we match up against the very best in the world".
"Of course for players like Mike Tindall it won't be the first time he has played against the famous Wallabies, I am sure he has many fantastic memories from the 2003 World Cup where he was part of the England World Cup winning squad that beat them 20 -17."
Tickets for the big match are priced as follows:
Gold: £41, Silver: Adult £35 Concession £26 and Juniors £19. Bronze/JS Stand: Adult £24, Concession £20 and Juniors £11. West Terrace/Shed: Adult £20, Concession £16 and £9.
Season ticket holders will have their seats and standing places reserved until Friday, 16th October 2009 (3.30pm).
For more information or to book tickets call the ticket hotline on 0871 871 8781* option 2 or click here
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