Edinburgh Rugby achieve historic home sell out at DAM Health Stadium
Edinburgh Rugby will play in front of capacity crowd at DAM Health Stadium for the very first time in tomorrow night’s crucial United Rugby Championship clash against Ulster (30 April, kick-off 7.35pm) – live on Premier Sports.
The sold out signs went up this evening after all 7,774 seats and standing terrace positions were snapped up with 24-hours to spare, as the capital club look to maintain their unbeaten competitive record at its new home and put one foot in the end of season playoffs.
Tomorrow’s full house is a significant milestone for the club which has played in front of an average crowd of around 6,000 so far this season, reaching capacity only seven months after the launch of the stadium.
Edinburgh Rugby Managing Director, Douglas Struth, praised the club’s supporters who’ve backed the team in record numbers so far this season and helped the capital side reach a sell-out attendance this weekend.
He said: “Our fans are and always will be the lifeblood of the club. The way they’ve backed the team this season and truly made DAM Health Stadium their home has been nothing short of incredible. We really can’t thank them enough for their support and backing.
“Coming out of the pandemic and into a new stadium was never going to be easy and we continue to listen, take on learnings and try to develop the ground with every game played.
“We’ve said since day one that our new home was going to be game-changer for the club and I think now we’re beginning to see that in full effect.
“Saturday night will be a special evening for everyone connected to the club and I know our players will be immensely proud to represent the city in front of a full house.
“There’s going to be an electric atmosphere and DAM Health Stadium will be jumping from kick-off. We hope it’s the first of many sell outs in our new home.”
The blockbuster games come thick and fast for Edinburgh Rugby as Mike Blair’s side host English Premiership side Wasps at DAM Health Stadium in the EPCR Challenge Cup Quarter Final on Saturday (7 May, kick-off 12.30pm), before taking on Glasgow Warriors at BT Murrayfield in the second and deciding leg of the 1872 Cup on Saturday 21 May (kick-off 6.30pm).
Tickets for both must-see-clashes can be purchased here with supporters encouraged to buy early to ensure they don’t miss out.