Ticket details released for Queensland Reds match in Gladstone
Tickets to the Super Rugby pre-season match between Queensland Reds and Melbourne Rebels to be played in Gladstone go on sale this week.
Gladstone Coal Exporters Sports Complex (Marley Brown Oval) will host a total of four games on Friday, 17 January 2020 with gates opening at 12.30pm.
The Queensland Reds vs. Melbourne Rebels game will kick off at 2.45pm.
Tickets go on sale at 9am, Friday 13 December with an early bird discount period applying for grandstand tickets sold by 30 December.
Early bird grandstand tickets will cost $15 if purchased during the discount period and $20 if purchased afterwards.
General Admission tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for kids and family passes (two adults, two children) are $35.
A limited number of corporate boxes are also available for purchase.
Accessible seating tickets are available via the Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre (GECC) box office.
Junior players will have an opportunity to share the same field as their rugby idols with two matches – Under-12s at 12.40pm and U14s from 1.20pm – taking place prior to the main game.
The action doesn’t end there with a local game featuring Gladstone players kicking off at 5pm before gates close at 7pm.
Gladstone Regional Council will donate the revenue from ticket sales to the Gladstone Region Drought Appeal.
Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett expects plenty of interest to be shown towards the game.
"Rugby fans will have a keen eye on this game with both sides fine-tuning preparations ahead of the 2020 Super Rugby season beginning on January 31," Councillor Burnett said.
Cr Burnett encouraged fans to take advantage of the early bird discount period for grandstand tickets.
"I'm expecting tickets to the match will be a popular item under Christmas trees in the region this festive season," he said.
"By purchasing a ticket, not only are you supporting the Queensland Reds, but also our local primary producers via the Gladstone Region Drought Appeal.
"I hope see the iconic Marley Brown Oval filled with red to support the Reds and our farmers."
Tickets can be purchased online at www.gladstoneentertainment.com, in person by visiting the GECC box office or by phoning the box office on (07) 4972 2822.
Visit www.gladstone.qld.gov.au/drought-appeal for more information on how you can support the Gladstone Region Drought Appeal.