Important info for Cape Town Sevens

What you have to know if you are attending the Cape Town Sevens this weekend.

Is it really sold out?

  • A limited number of tickets have been released from unused allocations for both Saturday and Sunday’s play. They can be bought online at or from Computicket outlets.

Can I use public transport to get there?

  • MyCiti will provide stadium shuttles between the Civic Centre and stadium stations on both days of the event
  • The service will operate throughout the day and is free for all ticket holders
  • The first bus will depart from the Civic Centre at 09:00 and the last bus departs from the stadium at 21:15
  • Normal MyCiti services can however only be accessed with the MyConnect card, where standard fare applies

What about the children?

  • There will be a Kiddies Village staged behind the North Stand between 10:00 and 17:00 on both days

What if I run out of cash?

  • Four Absa ATM machines will be stationed on the stadium concourse

What about food and drinks?

  • Food Lovers Market
  • Wembley
  • Variety of food trucks selling snacks and beverages
  • SAB Castle Lager Beer Garden

And if I don’t want to dress fancy?

  • There will be two retail stalls selling rugby merchandise – situated inside the concourse area

What can’t I bring into the stadium?

  • Any food or beverages
  • Musical instruments (such as vuvuzelas)
  • Anything illegal

General information:

  • Gates open every morning at 09:00
  • Day one – first pool match kicks off at 10:15 and the last match at 19:56
  • Day two – first knock-out match kicks off at 10:36 and the Cup final will start at 19:30
  • Trophy presentation at 20:00

What time do the Blitzboks play on Saturday?

  • 12:49 (match 9) against Zimbabwe
  • 16:10 (match 16) against Kenya
  • 19:56 (match 24) against England

What other entertainment can we expect?


  • Public Opinion
  • Battle of the DJs (DJ ReadyD vs DJ Azhul)


  • DJ Fresh
  • Beatenberg

Photo: David Rogers/Getty Images

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Simon Borchardt