The Rugby Football League (RFL) has announced that over 70,000 tickets have sold for this weekend’s Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium between Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos.
Seats in the lower tiers at the 90,000 capacity Wembley are almost sold out, with RFL marketing director Mark Foster hailing the demand for tickets and urging supporters without one to act fast.
He said: “The demand to see this event has been so high that we have had to employ extra ticketing staff, just to cope with demand.
“The story has been similar at Leeds and Castleford, who have seen queues of fans lining up for tickets to Wembley, however both clubs do still have tickets remaining at the moment.
“Tickets in the lower tier of the stadium are also very nearly sold out, with less than 500 remaining, so we would urge fans to purchase their tickets now to avoid disappointment.”