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The Rugby Weekend Tickets
Organizer: USA Rugby
Home Stadium: Soldier Field, Chicago, Ill.
Notable Teams: USA, New Zealand, Ireland and Italy national teams
Notable Matchups: Washington, Stanford, Utah
The Rugby Weekend TicketsThe Rugby Weekend brings world-class rugby football to the city of Chicago. This event brings the USA Rugby Eagles together to match up against other national teams, like New Zealand's famous All Blacks and Black Ferns. When the All Blacks and Black Ferns are in town, spectators can expect not just great rugby, but also a haka or two. This choreographed dance and song have helped make New Zealand's national rugby teams famous around the world. Other teams that have competed at the Rugby Weekend include Ireland and Italy. By showing Chicagoans some of the highest-quality rugby in the world, this event is helping to grow interest in the sport among Americans. The Rugby Weekend is a great, family-friendly event that's a good pick for anyone looking to have fun. Get your Rugby Weekend tickets at StubHub, the world's largest ticketing marketplace for sporting competitions and other exciting live events.
Where does the Rugby Weekend take place?The Rugby Weekend is held at the famous Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. Soldier Field has been a big presence in Chicago's sporting world since the 1920s. This venue has played home to plenty of sports over the years, including college football and rodeos. The stadium officially opened in 1924 and has hosted several historic events including Jack Dempsey's "long count" fight against Gene Tunney in 1927. Soldier Field can be configured in a number of ways depending on the sport. For football, the stadium holds about 61,500 fans.
What is the Rugby Weekend schedule?The Rugby Weekend features three matches, all of which take place on Saturday. The event kicks off with competition between the US Rugby Women and the Black Ferns. Following that matchup, Ireland and Italy's men's teams face off. Finally, the US Rugby Men face off against the world-famous New Zealand All Blacks. This triple-header event is a unique and immersive way to experience the highest level of rugby play. Whether you're an old fan or newcomer to the sport, this event showcases some of the best rugby in the world.
What is a Rugby Weekend match like?The answer depends in part on who's playing. For example, New Zealand's rugby teams are famous for the haka, an ancient Māori war dance that they perform before the match starts. The haka is partly a show of intimidation and partly a love letter to New Zealand's native culture. New Zealand's sports teams have been performing this dance at international competitions for over 100 years. Once the matches get started, however, the answer is simple. Fans can expect to see rugby played at the highest level in the world. Everyone on the pitch is a member of a national squad and one of an elite group of athletes who play rugby at a truly world-class level.
What is the tailgating scene like at the Rugby Weekend?Rugby as a sport has quite a drinking culture around the world. Chicago's Rugby Weekend is no different. A variety of tailgate parties are set up throughout the city. Many of these are organized by local rugby enthusiasts. Some are set up by professional associations of lawyers. Tailgates may be held in parking lots near the event or at bars and pubs in the area. There's also an official Guinness Fan Fest attached to the event.
Where can I buy Rugby Weekend tickets?A great place to find Rugby Weekend tickets is StubHub. As a global ticket marketplace, StubHub's got the hookup for all the best live sporting events and offers you its comprehensive FanProtect guarantee.
What events are similar to the Rugby Weekend?The Rugby Weekend is a unique exhibition specific to the Chicago area. However, there's plenty of great rugby happening in the US and throughout the world. The Six Nations Rugby Series is rightly famous for its intense matchups. The Collegiate Rugby Championships are another great choice for fans of the game, offering an opportunity to see up-and-coming talent in the world of rugby football.
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