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Tickets On Sale For Junior World Championship

Tickets On Sale For Junior World Championship

Fans can now secure their seats to see the future stars of world rugby play in New Zealand in just 76 days’ time, with tickets on sale for the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship.

Tickets for the biggest 15-a-side tournament in the world outside the Rugby World Cup are available through Ticketmaster from today.

Mike Ruddock’s Ireland Under-20s, who finished fourth in the Six Nations, will face Fiji and familiar rivals Wales and France in New Zealand in June.

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The Irish youngsters have been drawn in Pool B and will be looking to avenge their Six Nations defeats to Wales (16-0) and France, who ran out 23-13 winners over Ruddock’s charges last Friday to clinch the Grand Slam.


Monday, June 2: France v IRELAND, North Harbour Stadium, Auckland, 5.35pm local time

Friday, June 6: Wales v IRELAND, Pukekohe Stadium, Pukekohe, 5.35pm local time

Tuesday, June 10: IRELAND v Fiji, North Harbour Stadium, Auckland, 1.35pm local time

Fans who buy any #JWC2014 venue pack before March 31 will also be able to buy tickets to see the All Blacks take on England in a three Test series in Auckland, Dunedin and Hamilton.

“This is a great chance for fans to enjoy a feast of top rugby in their own backyard and see the All Blacks of today and tomorrow,” said New Zealand Rugby Chief Executive Steve Tew.

“Not only can fans see the great young players of world rugby in action, they can also secure their tickets now to what will be a really exciting Steinlager Series as the All Blacks take on England, hosts of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.”

This year’s Junior World Championship kicks off on Monday, June 2, while the All Blacks open the series against England at Eden Park on Saturday, June 7.

Three weeks later, the Junior World Championship climaxes with the final at Eden Park on Friday, June 20, while the Steinlager Series wraps up with a potential series decider in Hamilton on Saturday, June 21.

IRB Tournament Director Philippe Bourdarias said: “The IRB is really excited about bringing a major rugby tournament back to New Zealand this year.

“The 2011 Rugby World Cup showed how the people of Auckland and New Zealand embraced a major event and we have no doubt they’ll be excited about watching the future stars of world Rugby in June.”

Click here to buy your JWC ticket(s) now!

Related Links –

IRB Junior World Championship Website

Sky Sports To Broadcast WRWC And JWC