Rugby League fans head over the Severn bridge for World Cup double header
Rugby Union fans who fancy a taste of international League action can take a trip to Cardiff on Saturday.
The opening matches of the World Cup in the 13 man code take place the Milliennium Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
England take on Australia at 2.30pm then Wales take on Italy - who beat England in a warm up match. Tickets covering both matches start at £20 for adults and £10 for concessions.
Wales captain Craig Kopczak believes that the Welsh public will turn up in significant numbers to support the host nation ahead of their opening match.
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“You can feel the buzz around the place,” said Kopczak. “The tournament is going to be amazing, everyone just wants to dive in now really.
“It is going to be a fantastic occasion against Italy at Cardiff on Saturday, and for me personally, as captain, I get to lead out the boys and it will be a proud moment for myself.
“The game in Wales is generally on the rise, you have got a lot of fantastic youth players coming through and the youth Rugby League in Wales is just fantastic at the moment.
“You could say that we feel almost like ambassadors – if we are doing well, then people will turn up and support us.”
Tickets for the opening ceremony of RLWC2013 at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, featuring England v Australia (2.30pm) and Wales v Italy (4.30pm) are selling fast and cost from just £20 for adults and £10 for concessions. To purchase visit www.rlwc2013.com/tickets or call 0844 847 2013.