Win Tickets to Canadian Men’s Rugby at BC Place


Saturday, June 4th, 2016 — 6:01am PST
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After a successful Canada Sevens tournament we know one thing for sure: Vancouver loves rugby! I grew up playing the sport in high school and to this day the spot holds a special place in my heart. If you caught the rugby fever earlier this spring, you have the opportunity to once again support the Canadian men’s rugby team (15 a side) on June 11th as they take on Japan at BC Place.

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Canadian Men’s Rugby at BC Place

This will be the first time the Canadian 15s men’s squad will have ever played in BC Place Stadium, and if the turn-out from fans around the Men’s Sevens is any indication, our Canadian men can look forward to an electric fan atmosphere.

Tickets for this match are available via Ticketmaster and range from $20-$160 plus applicable fees and taxes. Doors open at 2:00pm on Saturday, June 11, 2016 and kick off is at 3:00pm at BC Place.

The Japan-Canada match is the first in the set of three Summer Series matches that will see Canada take on Russia and Italy in Calgary and Toronto respectively. The series is particularly exciting as Team Canada introduces their new head coach, Mark Anscombe, the former New Zealand U-20 coach, who is committed to bringing rugby to the forefront in Canadian sports.

Japan is coming off of a thrilling Rugby World Cup where they knocked off rugby powerhouse South Africa in the pool stages and have begun preparations as they host the 2019 edition of the tournament. Canada has not won against Japan since 2005, and this match has the opportunity to be one of the most crucial matches for Canada. Considered to be traditional rivals, this is a match that will not disappoint.

Win Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to give away to the game on June 11th, here’s how you can enter to win:

Here’s how you can enter to win:

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RT to enter to win @RugbyCanada tickets from @Miss604 http://ow.ly/FyuF300UNko #RISEAsOne

Follow Rugby Canada on Facebook, and Twitter. I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Wednesday, June 8, 2016.

Update The winner is Shawn!

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35 comments

  1. Kate says:

    I loved watching the Canada Sevens!

  2. Marisa says:

    Woohoo!! Oy oy oy!! ?

  3. Tammy H says:

    This would be fun to see!

  4. 2generations of rugby players in our family! We’d love to go!,

  5. Jenny says:

    Sweet

  6. Kim says:

    Boyfriend would love this!

  7. Kevin says:

    Great prize

  8. Denise says:

    I missed out on Rugby 7’s so catching this would be great!

  9. Tony says:

    I play too. Would love those tickets. THX!

  10. Jason says:

    Would love to see Canada play live and BC Place.

  11. Chris says:

    Following Miss604 is full of surprises and the ticket prize for Canada Rugby is another great one!

  12. Ryan Jenks says:

    I like eggs

  13. Donald says:

    Cool! I’ve never been to a rugby game.

  14. Tim says:

    I like eggs as well.

  15. Shawn says:

    Love to go with my son! Being half Japanese, it will be hard for him to decide who to cheer for.

  16. Cindy says:

    Sounds great!

  17. Kristopher says:

    I would love to go to my first rugby game!

  18. Chelesa says:

    Whoa, too cool!!! Would love to go

  19. Tracy Mew says:

    Looks like fun!

  20. Kim says:

    Would love to be able to watch this live at BC Place.

  21. Alex says:

    Fun afternoon!

  22. Lindsay says:

    Go Canada Go!

  23. Andy C. says:

    Scrum-ptious!

  24. Emma says:

    Oh, I’d love to check this out!

  25. marisa.p says:

    Oy Oy Oy!

  26. Stephanie says:

    Sounds cool!

  27. Stotes says:

    This sounds like a blast!

  28. Matt says:

    Count me in!

  29. Alana Park says:

    Girls night out….

  30. Jenny says:

    Woo!

  31. Kristy says:

    I would love for my dad to go he is a huge rugby fan and former player.

  32. Harold says:

    Awesome prize.

  33. ThOMAS Ducey says:

    COMMENT

  34. John Belshaw says:

    Rugger! What the Grey Cup was intended for!

  35. Roberta says:

    My hubby would love this for “date night” (Best Wife Ever!)

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