Jul 23 2022

Rugby World Cup 2023 Asia/Pacific Play Off

Oceania Rugby is pleased to confirm that the Rugby World Cup 2023 Asia/Pacific Play Off direct qualification match between Tonga and Asia 1 will be held at Sunshine Coast Stadium on Saturday 23 July 2022. This is the first time Tonga have played in Australia in almost 20 years!

This match will see Tonga continue in its campaign to secure a place at France 2023. The opposing team will be determined during the Asia Rugby Championship final on 9 July between Hong Kong and South Korea.

The winner of this match will join South Africa, Scotland, Ireland and Europe 2 in Pool B while the loser will head into the Final Qualification tournament in November 2022.

Seating Areas:
Grandstand: Allocated seating
Try Zone: Temporary grandstand with allocated bench style seating
Premium General Admission (Premium GA): Eastern grass hill, picnic style seating
General Admission (GA): Northern and Southern grass hills, picnic style seating

Tickets on Sale!

Event Pricing

Grandstand $35.00
Try Zone $25.00
Premium GA - Adult $20.00
Premium GA - Concession/Junior (3-17 years) $15.00
Premium GA - Family (2x Adult, 2x Junior) $55.00
GA - Adult $15.00
GA - Concession/Junior (3-17 years) $10.00
GA - Family (2x Adult, 2x Junior) $40.00

Event Times

Carpark, Gates and Ticket Box Open 3.00pm
Curtain Raiser Kick Off 3.30pm
Main Game Kick Off 5.30pm

Children aged 2 and under are free and don’t require a ticket.

Concession ticket holders must show proof of identification.

Contact the Stadium for any Corporate Hospitality enquires on (07) 5437 7666 or scstadium@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Road Closure Information
From 8am – 9pm, Sportsmans Parade from Main Drive to Kawana Aquatic Centre roundabout will be closed. No on-street parking permitted during the closure period.
From 2.30pm – 9pm, no right-hand turn permitted from Nicklin Way into Kawana Sports Precinct.

Fireworks
A fireworks display may occur at the end of the main game.

Accessible Seating
Accessible seating must be booked via Ticketek. Complete the Accessible Seating Form and Ticketek will contact you to process your booking.

Oceania Rugby website Rugby World Cup Volunteer applications Event FAQs

Event FAQ's

Check out the prohibited items list and conditions of entry here.

All Stadium outlets operate as card only payments.

No, chairs aren’t permitted into the venue. You may bring a cushion or blanket.

No there won’t, please check the prohibited items list to ensure you don’t get held up at the gate!

Prohibited items list.

The Eastern hill which is the one directly opposite the grandstand, this area is picnic style seating (no physical chair).

A family ticket consists of 2 adults and 2 juniors (3-17yrs). Children 2 and under are free!

Yes we are offering on-site parking for $10.40 a car. Remember, card only!

Entry is off Nicklin Way.

From 14 April 2022, the Queensland Government no longer requires fans to be fully vaccinated when visiting hospitality or entertainment venues including stadia.

As we move towards the new normal, it remains important to continue observing general health and safety principles while supporting your team. With this in mind, please continue to:

Stay home if you’re unwell;
Wash or sanitise your hands regularly;
Consider wearing a mask if you feel uncomfortable or when unable to maintain social distance (such as when entering or exiting the stadium); and
Vaccination remains the best defence against illness – for more information on how you can keep safe, visit the Queensland Health’s website.

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