Fans suffer online ticket scam ahead of Rugby World Cup

Those wishing to attend the finals are to be reminded that on tickets bought from official sources will be valid.


Fans are being contacted in the name of (or using trademarks associated with) RWCL, Rugby World Cup 2015 and/or World Rugby (formerly known as the global Rugby Board).

It remans to be seen whether World Cup organisers follow suit.

There will be four tours of Rugby School per day during the Rugby World Cup, and the town has been singled out to host a Rugby World Cup Fan Zone.

Tournament organisers included bagpipes on a list of restricted items banned from venues that “might compromise or otherwise interfere with the enjoyment or comfort of any person at the venue”.

The cheapest Ireland tickets remaining on the site are for the side’s opening game against Canada at the Millennium Stadium which cost £59 (€80.90), while the cheapest ticket for the Romania game at Wembely is £82 (112.48).

“If you think you have become a victim of a Rugby World Cup ticketing fraud report it to Action Fraud”.

Three Rugby World Cup 2015 matches will be taking place at stadiummk in Milton Keynes in early October.

“We’re always anxious about moving 82,000-plus in and out of a city”, said Stephen Brown, the managing director of England Rugby 2015.

That is the romantic version anyway and, whether Webb Ellis knew exactly what he’s started or not, is why no visit to this year’s World Cup would be complete without spending a little time in the sport’s spiritual home. Those who purchase tickets from unauthorised sellers and outlets are at the risk of paying excessively for non-existent tickets, and at the same time placing themselves at the risk of fraud by having their personal and credit card details stolen during any potential transaction.

It has been shown from the 2012 Olympics and other major events in the United Kingdom that ticket touts are often linked with other forms of criminality. “Not impressed… if you are going to make me buy tickets for a Baby in Arms then have tickets for babies for sale…”

A 30-year-old man was arrested at property in Essex in connection with an investigation into ticket fraud, the Met said.


National Manager Road Policing, Superintendent Steve Greally says, “While we want everyone to get into the spirit of the cup and have fun supporting the All Blacks, we don’t want people to overdo it and end up doing something they regret later on”.

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