Saturday, January 28, 2023

Rugby World Cup 2023: new tickets available, how to get them?

[Mis à jour le 24 janvier 2022 à 14h00] Couldn’t get a ticket for the next Rugby World Cup in France? The precious sesames already on sale went very quickly, but nothing is lost because the official resale platform officially opens its doors on Tuesday January 24 at 6 p.m. on tickets.rugbyworldcup.com.

This site will be the “only official and secure way” to resell tickets purchased during previous sales phases, as explained in the press release. France 2023 President Jacques Rivoal said: “After the incredible demand for Rugby World Cup 2023 tickets during the sales phases organized in 2021 and 2022, we are delighted to be able to offer fans this resale platform. We hope that this additional service, provided by the France 2023 Organizing Committee, will be appreciated by both ticket holders and supporters wishing to obtain their official tickets, away from the black market. month of the kick off of our event, we remain committed to making the Rugby World Cup an event accessible to all.” As a reminder, since January 12, 2023, people who bought tickets during the previous sales phases in 2021 and 2022 have the possibility of offering their tickets on the official resale platform at a unit price depending on the match and the category. A maximum of 6 tickets per buyer are available.

In addition, holder of the rights, TF1 has decided to sell 28 matches of this World Cup to TF1 and M6 during the month of January 2023. Good news therefore, the World Cup will be to follow in its entirety in the clear. TF1 “will offer the most beautiful posters of the competition. The channel will broadcast “20 matches including 3 group matches for the French team, the 2 best quarter-finals including the one with France, the two semi-finals, the match for third place and the final”. The France TV group, thanks to this “sub-licence agreement”, will broadcast “10 matches including the France-Namibia match and the M6 ​​group will offer the other 18 matches”, further exposes TF1. Rugby World Cup will end on October 28.

What is the date of the World Cup?

The Rugby World Cup takes place once every four years. The next edition will take place in 2023 from Friday September 8 to Saturday October 28.

Where will the next World Cup take place?

In 2019, the World Cup was held in Japan where South Africa became world champion. In 2023, the Rugby World Cup will take place in France.

What are the World Cup stadiums?

Organized in France, the 2023 World Cup will take place in nine stadiums: the Stade de France in Paris, the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille, the Stade des Lumières in Lyon, the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille, the Stade Atlantique in Bordeaux, the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, the Beaujoire stadium in Nantes, the Allianz Riviera in Nice and the Toulouse stadium.

Stade de France (Paris):

  • France – New Zealand (Friday 8 September)
  • Australia – Georgia (Saturday 9 September)
  • South Africa – Ireland (Saturday 23 September)
  • Ireland – Scotland (Saturday 7 October)
  • Quarter-final 2: 1st Pool B – 2nd Pool A (Saturday 14 October)
  • Quarter-final 4: 1st Pool A – 2nd Pool B (Sunday 15 October)
  • Semi-final 1: Winner quarter-final 1 – Winner quarter-final 2 (Friday 20 October)
  • Semi-final 2: Winner quarter-final 3 – Winner quarter-final 3 (Saturday 21 October)
  • Final for third place (Friday, October 27)
  • World Cup Final (Saturday October 28)

Matmut Atlantic (Bordeaux):

  • Ireland – Romania (Saturday 9 September)
  • Wales – Fiji (Sunday 10 September)
  • Samoa – Chile (Saturday September 16)
  • South Africa – Romania (Sunday 17 September)
  • Fiji – Georgia (Saturday September 30)

Pierre Mauroy Stadium (Lille):

  • France – Uruguay (Thursday 14 September)
  • England – Chile (Saturday 23 September)
  • Scotland – Romania (Saturday 30 September)
  • England – Samoa (Saturday 7 October)
  • Tonga – Romania (Saturday 8 October)

OL Park (Lyon):

  • Wales – Australia (Sunday 24 September)
  • Uruguay – Namibia (Wednesday, September 27)
  • New Zealand – Italy (Friday 29 September)
  • New Zealand – Uruguay (Thursday 5 October)
  • France – Italy (Friday 6 October)

Velodrome Stadium (Marseille):

  • England – Argentina (Saturday 9 September)
  • South Africa – Scotland (Sunday September 10)
  • France – Namibia (Thursday 21 September)
  • South Africa – Tonga (Sunday 1 October)
  • Quarter-final 1: 1st Pool C – 2nd Pool D (Saturday 14 October)
  • Quarter-final 3: 1st Pool D – 2nd Pool C (Sunday 15 October)

Beaujoire Stadium (Nantes):

  • Ireland – Tonga (Saturday 16 September)
  • Argentina – Chile (Saturday September 30)
  • Wales – Georgia (Saturday 7 October)
  • Japan – Argentina (Sunday 8 October)

Allianz Riviera (Nice):

  • Wales – Portugal (September 16)
  • England – Japan (Sunday September 17)
  • Italy – Uruguay (Wednesday 20 September)
  • Scotland – Tonga (Sunday 24 September)

Geoffroy Guichard Stadium (Saint-Étienne):

  • Italy – South Africa (Saturday 9 September)
  • Australia – Fiji (Sunday September 17)
  • Argentina – Samoa (Friday September 22)
  • Australia – Portugal (Sunday 1 October)

Toulouse Stadium (Toulouse):

  • Japan – Chile (Sunday September 10)
  • New Zealand – Namibia (Friday 15 September)
  • Georgia – Portugal (September 23)
  • Japan – Samoa (Thursday September 28)
  • Fiji – Portugal (Sunday 8 October)

How to buy a ticket to the World Cup?

250,000 tickets went on sale in September 2021 and sold out fairly quickly. Packs for the final phases were offered on March 15, 2022 to the 2023 Family on the website of the World Cup 2023. From January 12, it will now be time for the resale of tickets on the official platform before you can acquire them from January 24.

What is the World Cup schedule?

On February 26, 2021, the full schedule for the 2023 World Cup was revealed. The Stade de France is the stadium that will host the most matches with ten matches including the opening match between France and New Zealand. Here is the schedule:

Friday, September 8:

  • France – New Zealand (21:00)

Saturday September 9:

  • Italy – Namibia (1:00 p.m.)
  • Ireland – Romania (3:30 p.m.)
  • Australia – Georgia (6:00 p.m.)
  • England – Argentina (21:00)

Sunday September 10:

  • Japan – Chile (1:00 p.m.)
  • South Africa – Scotland (5:45 p.m.)
  • Wales – Fiji (21:00)

Thursday, September 14:

  • France – Uruguay (21:00)

Friday, September 15:

  • New Zealand – Africa 1 (21:00)

Saturday September 16:

  • Samoa – Chile (3:00 p.m.)
  • Wales – Portugal (21:00)
  • Ireland – Tonga (21:00)

Sunday September 17:

  • South Africa – Romania (3:00 p.m.)
  • Australia – Fiji (21:00)
  • England – Japan (21:00)

Wednesday, September 20:

  • Italy – Uruguay (5:45 p.m.)

Thursday, September 21:

  • France – Namibia (21:00)

Friday, September 22:

  • Argentina – Samoa (5:45 p.m.)

Saturday September 23:

  • Georgia – Portugal (2:00 p.m.)
  • England – Chile (5:45 p.m.)
  • South Africa – Ireland (21:00)

Sunday September 24:

  • Scotland – Tonga (5:45 p.m.)
  • Wales – Australia (21:00)

Wednesday, September 27:

  • Uruguay – Namibia (5:45 p.m.)

Thursday, September 28:

  • Japan – Samoa (21:00)

Friday, September 29:

  • New Zealand – Italy (21:00)

Saturday September 30:

  • Argentina – Chile (15:00)
  • Fiji – Georgia (5:45 p.m.)
  • Scotland – Romania (21:00)

Sunday October 1:

  • Australia – Portugal (5:45 p.m.)
  • South Africa – Tonga (21:00)

Thursday, October 5:

  • New Zealand – Uruguay (21:00)

Friday, October 6:

  • France – Italy (21:00)

Saturday October 7:

  • Wales – Georgia (15:00)
  • England – Samoa (5:45 p.m.)
  • Ireland – Scotland (21:00)

Sunday October 8:

  • Japan – Argentina (1:00 p.m.)
  • Tonga – Romania (5:45 p.m.)
  • Fiji – Portugal (21:00)

Final phase

  • Quarter-final 1: 1st Pool C – 2nd Pool D (Saturday 14 October at 9 p.m.)
  • Quarter-final 2: 1st Pool B – 2nd Pool A (Saturday 14 October at 5 p.m.)
  • Quarter-final 3: 1st Pool D – 2nd Pool C (Sunday 15 October at 5 p.m.)
  • Quarter-final 4: 1st Pool A – 2nd Pool B (Sunday October 15 at 9 p.m.)
  • Semi-final 1: Winner quarter-final 1 – Winner quarter-final 2 (Friday 20 October at 9 p.m.)
  • Semi-final 2: Winner quarter-final 3 – Winner quarter-final 3 (Saturday October 21 at 9 p.m.)
  • Final for third place (Friday, October 27 at 9 p.m.)
  • World Cup Final (Saturday October 28 at 9 p.m.)

France – New Zealand, the opening match

The composition of the groups was determined in December 2020, after the draw, in the presence of the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron, who had not brought luck to the Blues, who will find themselves opposed, from the first round to the New Zealand All Blacks. We also know officially, since this month of February 2021 that this France – All Blacks will be the opening match of the competition on Friday September 8, 2023.

What are the pools of the World Cup?

In addition to New Zealand that the Blues will face in the opening match, the XV of France will also be opposed to Italy, Namibia and Uruguay. The composition of the hens :

  • Pool A: New Zealand; Italy ; Uruguay; France ; Namibia
  • Pool B: South Africa; Ireland; Scotland ; Tonga; Romania.
  • Pool C: Wales; Australia; Fiji; Georgia; Portugal.
  • Pool D: England; Japan; Argentina; Samoa; Chile

Which adversaries for France?

Defending champions South Africa are putting their title on the line in 2023 at the Rugby World Cup in France. New Zealand and the South Africans are among the favorites cited for the next World Cup. As for the European selections, England and France, 3rd and 4th nation in the world could come and shake up the plans of the nations of the southern hemisphere, just like Ireland, which has seen its flagship opener, Jonathan Sexton extend until 2023 with Irish Rugby Union.

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