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Gallagher Premiership final officially sold-out

Next weekend’s Gallagher Premiership final has now officially sold-out following the conclusion of the semi-finals yesterday.

After Northampton Saints and Bath booked their spots in the showpiece event at Twickenham, both clubs have now sold their full allocation. This also comes on top of the general admission tickets selling out on Saturday.

The allocated tickets for supporters of both clubs were snapped up in a matter of hours. 10,000 tickets were sold overnight after Northampton’s victory over Saracens, and Bath’s allocation has also sold out less than 24-hours after they downed Sale Sharks.

With the final selling-out for the first time since 2015, it represents a growth in the English domestic competition after a turbulent year.

Attendances across the league are up across the board. Harlequins have packed Twickenham out twice this season, with a collective 135,313 attending both Big Game 15 and the Big Summer Kick-Off. Saracens also drew in a bumper 61,000 attendance for their clash with Quins at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

The Premiership fixtures over the Christmas period saw 212,571 fans attend live games, with Exeter Chiefs, Bath, Saracens, Northampton Saints and Leicester Tigers all selling out.

TV viewings have also been incredibly positive for the league. Over 1.8 million tuned in across rounds 10 and 11, and the recent clash between Saracens and Harlequins also saw a TV audience of 1 million.

After a tough 2022/2023 season, things are looking a lot brighter for the domestic game in England to say the least.

Gallagher Premiership final information

Northampton Saints vs Bath Rugby

Venue: Twickenham Stadium

Kick-off: 3:00pm

How to watch: The game will be on TNT Sports and ITV.

Gallagher Premiership semi-final round-up

The semi-finals got underway with a bang at Franklin’s Gardens, as Northampton ground out a solid 22-20 win over defending champions Saracens. 17 points for Fin Smith did the damage for Phil Dowson’s men, but Burger Odendaal also grabbed his side a vital try.

In the second semi-final, Bath had to dig deep to down Sale Sharks. Johann van Graan’s men led 18-3 at one point, however it took a late Niall Annett try to make sure of their spot at Twickenham.