Tuesday, 5 July 2011

International Rugby League turns back to present at London's Wembley Stadium

International Rugby League turns back to present at London's Wembley Stadium for the Gillette Four Nations has delighted the national stadium’s management team.

Rugby League for an exciting double-header at Wembley on Saturday November 5 return,
which will see Wales take on defending Four Nations champions New Zealand before England rugby league at the high level of commitment to excellence in exhibition games perennial rivals Australia.

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“We are delighted that the RFL has chosen Wembley Stadium for their Gillette Four Nations double-header featuring the best International teams in Rugby League,” said Roger Maslin, Managing Director of Wembley National Stadium Ltd.

“We are very much looking forward to hosting what will undoubtedly be a fantastic occasion. Rugby League and Wembley Stadium has a rich history in staging some memorable matches down the years especially clashes between England and Australia and it is an honour to be reigniting the passion for International Rugby League once again at the national stadium.

“With the best players in the world set to feature, I have no doubt that both matches will bring tens of thousands of visiting fans to Wembley and create a truly carnival atmosphere that is special to Rugby League.”

On Monday 4th July will be announced the tickets details for the Gillette Four Nations double-header and supporters will be able to take advantage of a special celebratory ticket offer, which should encourage every Rugby League fan to be at Wembley in the autumn.

“We are planning to launch a special celebratory ticket offer at the start of next week, which will encourage all fans to take the opportunity to be at Wembley to support the double-header,” said RFL Director of Marketing and Communication Andy Hewitt.

“We want to make the event as accessible as possible to everyone across the country and really make a major impact in London. We will exclusively reveal details of our special offer via our social networking sites and official websites on Monday morning.”

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