The figure is already well in excess of the 41,271 who witnessed England’s stunning first-day win over Australia at the 1995 Rugby League World Cup, and the vast majority of those in the crowd tomorrow will be hoping for a similar result.
An outstanding atmosphere is guaranteed as England collide with Australia and Wales square off against Italy, and the world wakes up to Rugby League World Cup 2013.Supporters wishing to purchase tickets on the day of the game are advised to arrive at the stadium well ahead of kick-off, as heightened interest in the fixture could mean lengthy queues at the ticket office as the start of the Opening Ceremony approaches.
And following news of a sell-out for England’s match against Ireland at the John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield, on November 2, several other games are also heading towards capacity as interest in RLWC2013 continues to grow.
Rugby League World Cup 2013 Tournament Director Nigel Wood said: “On the eve of the tournament it is fantastic to announce a record-breaking crowd for the Opening Ceremony and double header.
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