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Singapore Rugby Carnival in full swing

The final countdown to the third edition of the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens is on. With just over three weeks to go, rugby fever is sweeping across the Lion City through the first ever Singapore Rugby Carnival where ticket holders can enjoy an array of special offers across the city.

Fans with tickets to Rock, Ruck, and Rumbleat the biggest celebration of rugby in Southeast Asia simply need to activate their two-day pass on the official event website to access a wide range of promotions across 70 establishments at 201 outlets, most of which are valid until Monday, 30 April 2018, but with some offers running through till end May. The list of participating brands can be found here.

Pan Pacific Hotels Group, the Official Hotel Partner of the Singapore Sevens since the tournament’s inception in 2016, is offering a 20% discount off total restaurant bills at all participating restaurant outlets at Pan Pacific Singapore, PARKROYAL on Pickering, PARKROYAL Beach Road, and PARKROYAL on Kitchener. In addition, rugby fans get a 15% discount for stays at Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL hotels and serviced suites.

Cinn Tan, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Pan Pacific Hotels Group, said:  “With just three weeks to go, rugby fever is well and truly sweeping across Singapore. As a proud partner of the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens for the third consecutive year, we are delighted to be supporting the biggest celebration of rugby in Southeast Asia in a much wider scale this year.

“Through promotions across our F&B outlets and stay offers at our hotels and serviced suites, ticket holders are taking advantage of the exclusive discounts available to them as part of the Singapore Rugby Carnival. The carnival offers are a great reason for non-staying guests to dine at our restaurants around Singapore and to feel the increasing rugby vibe at our hotels as we gear up for the event.”

Harry’s, known for its modern comfort food, is offering Singapore Sevens ticket-holding customers a 15% discount off the total bill for regular-priced items across its 19 outlets while burger-loving fans can enjoy 10% off their total bill at 6 branches of Fatboy’s. For those who love snacking on Bakkwa king Bee Cheng Hiang’s mouthwatering range, their promotional offer of two 60g Mini Crunchies for $9.90 (usual price $16) starts from the 9 April.

Singapore Sevens is known as the family sevens, and young children can look forward to an action-packed two days of kids’ entertainment programmes. Three of Hasbro’s most-loved brands – The Transformers, Nerf and My Little Pony – will thrill youths with their interactive immersive zones. The Superdudes, Spartan Singapore and Strider Bikes, as well as an ‘Under-the-sea’ adventure for the younger kids, will also feature to ensure a fun weekend for the entire family.

But, before the rugby action gets underway, ticket holders can take their loved ones to Sentosa for a day or month out in the sun. Have a Hawaiian feast at Ola Beach Club, head over to AJ Hackett for a swinging good time, take up some FlowRiding at Wavehouse and end the night at FOC Sentosa for some exquisite Spanish cuisine.

David Lim, Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Rugby Singapore, said: “The Singapore Rugby Carnival is such a great initiative to get the whole of Singapore engaged with the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens. Whilst everyone may not realise they are a rugby fan yet, the ticket-holder benefits across restaurants and cafes, bars, tourist attractions, and retail hotspots in Singapore provide that connection between the public and biggest celebration of rugby in Southeast Asia. You can see from the list of participating partners that these are all local favourites so it makes sense for fans to purchase their tickets early and reap the rewards. For those who utilise the offers, they are practically going to the Singapore Sevens for free.”

Rugby-themed activations will make their way around Singapore at various weekends until the event to offer members of the public a taste of the sport and enjoy an array of fun activities, access discounted tickets and redemption for existing tickets, and a chance to meet rugby legends and celebrities. With popcorn, candy floss and fun activities, all for free, the Singapore Rugby Carnival roadshows are a must for those curious about the sport.”

HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens, International Sports Event of the Year at the Singapore Sports Awards in 2016, is stop 8 of the 10-leg HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. 16 of the world’s top teams will be in town, including defending champion Canada, as well as the traditional powerhouses Fiji, New Zealand, South Africa, and Australia.

Kenya were surprise first-time winners of the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens in 2016. The 2017 final was an all North American affair as Canada beat the United States 26-19 in a pulsating final. Tickets are available at www.singapore7s.sg. 

HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens 2018 Ticket Prices (Two-Day Weekend Passes)

Category Seating Description Adult Youth (@4-18 yrs)
Premium (Individual) Centre of Level 3

Reserved Seating

General Admission $220 $220
Category 1 (Individual) Level 3

Free Seating

General Admission $150 $50
Category 1

(Family Package – 2 Adults and 2 Youths)

Level 3

Free Seating

General Admission $320 NA
Category 2 (Individual) Level 4

Free Seating

General Admission $50 $25
Category 2

(Family Package – 2 Adults and 2 Youths)

Level 4

Free Seating

General Admission $120 NA

*Prices inclusive of GST but exclusive of booking fee

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