The stadium capacity of 19,600 has just been reached with the last few tickets selling this morning.
Crusaders CEO, Hamish Riach, commented that he’s immensely proud of the Crusaders region for getting behind head coach Scott Robertson, captain Sam Whitelock and the rest of the team for tonight’s final.
“We’ve been overwhelmed with the support from fans this week, and in fact the whole season, and to now put up the sold-out sign at AMI Stadium shows what this game means to our loyal fan base and the wider Crusaders community.
“We’re thrilled that the team, who have made us proud with their performances in 2018, will have the opportunity to run out in the biggest game of the year in front of a full house tonight,” Riach said.
The Crusaders have not hosted a Super Rugby final in Christchurch since 2008, and tonight’s showdown with the Lions – a rematch of the 2017 final – is going to be a fitting finale to the 2018 season.
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