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North-South Clash: Loftus Set to Erupt with 33,000 Fans Confirmed

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Excitement is building as 33,000 fans have already secured their spots for the upcoming Vodacom United Rugby Championship showdown between the Vodacom Bulls and the DHL Stormers at Loftus Versfeld. With 18,000 tickets still up for grabs, the atmosphere promises to be electric for this highly anticipated clash on Saturday, 2 March 2024.

Vodacom Bulls co-captain, Ruan Nortje, expressed his anticipation, stating, "There is nothing better than running out to a packed Loftus." He highlighted the importance of the home crowd's support, noting how their passion provides the team with an extra edge during crucial moments in the game.

The match holds significant stakes as both teams vie for crucial points to secure home-ground playoff spots and the coveted South African shield. The Vodacom Bulls currently sit third on the log, trailing behind the table-topping Leinster, while the DHL Stormers are in sixth place, five points behind the Bulls.

Nizaam Carr, who has experienced the North-South derby from both sides, emphasized the impact of a large, vocal crowd, describing it as an indescribable feeling that fuels the players and intimidates visiting teams.

With 30,000 tickets already sold, the anticipation is palpable, and Nortje is confident that the remaining 18,000 fans are eagerly preparing to join the festivities. The day promises to be packed with entertainment, including friendly matches and a musical lineup featuring popular artists like December Streets and Martin Bester & the band.

Tickets for this epic clash start at R50.00 and can be purchased from Ticketpro. Don't miss out on this unforgettable rugby experience at Loftus Versfeld
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