PRLog - Oct. 10, 2011 - The England rugby team may be preparing for their long journey home but one of the home nations still has it all to play for. Wales beat Ireland 22-10 this weekend, meaning they are now through to the Rugby World Cup 2011 semi-finals on 15th October.
Rugby World Cup - Offside Sports Photography
The match against France, which many consider to be the biggest in the history of Welsh rugby, will be the first time Wales has reached a semi-final since the inaugural event in 1987.
For those fans willing their team to the Final, there is still the chance to attend the nail-biting tournament. Gullivers Sports Travel has availability to watch both semi-finals and the Final, offering exceptional value for Welsh rugby fans.
Alister Strahan, General Manager of Gullivers Sports Travel, said: “This is an exciting time for Welsh rugby fans. Our phones have been ringing constantly since Wales beat Ireland at the weekend with many people deciding to fly out for the final stages. There is a great deal of support for the Welsh team which will be a huge benefit for the players when they walk onto the pitch to take on France.”
For the Semi-Finals, join international rugby stars including Gareth ‘Cooch’ Chilcott, Stuart Barnes, Zinzan Brooke and Chris ‘Buddha’ Handy on board Pacific Dawn as they transform the luxury cruise liner into a floating clubhouse, hosting parties, themed dinners and other events for the rugby mad.
Prices start from just £999pp including three nights full board on Pacific Dawn (14th – 17th October 2011) and official match tickets for both Semi-Finals at Eden Park.
For the Final, packages start from £2,499pp (21st – 24th October 2011) including three nights accommodation at the 3* Ibis Ellerslie Hotel in Auckland, breakfasts and official match tickets for the Bronze Final and Rugby World Cup 2011 Final at Eden Park.
For more information call Gullivers Sports Travel on 01684 878692 or visit http://www.gulliverstravel.co.uk
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10th October 2011
Note to Editors:
Gullivers Sports Travel is the UK’s leading and longest established rugby tour operator. The market leader in its field, Gullivers Sports Travel is the only UK travel agent to have been officially involved in every Rugby World Cup to date, including the inaugural Rugby World Cup 1987, New Zealand. The company’s reputation is based on personal service and a fully understanding of the needs of sporting travellers, whether they want a full tour or to dip in and out of a major event such as this.
For Further Information Please Contact:
Lucy Flew, Sport Division PR Executive
Tel: 07960 021719 or 020 8971 2968