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Judgement Day is back at the Millennium Stadium for 2015 with a big East versus West double-header in store for families as our four Welsh regions play in back-to-back derbies in the capital.

With tickets priced at just £10 per head, Wales’ Guinness PRO12 teams will come together for a great afternoon of rugby entertainment in the East versus West double derby clash to be held on Saturday 25th April kicking off at 2.30pm.

Cardiff Blues host the Ospreys to kick-off the third incarnation of the back-to-back matches at the national ground at 2.30pm, before Newport Gwent Dragons welcome the Scarlets to town in a match which kicks-off soon after the final whistle is blown on the first (4.45pm).

Tickets are available now at just £10 from WRU.wales/tickets, the WRU ticket office on Westgate Street, each of the four regions (see below for full details) or by calling ticketmaster on 0844 847 1881.

Existing season ticket holders at the host regions, Newport Gwent Dragons and Cardiff Blues, are accommodated on their existing tickets as in previous years, but all other fans are encouraged to buy early to avoid the rush for last minutes sales, which a £10 price ticket will naturally encourage.

The action packed double-header first captured the public’s imagination in 2013 when a 36,000 strong crowd donned tribal colours and headed for the Welsh capital two watch their sides face-off at one of the world’s greatest rugby stadia.

The event, which is the only time the country’s top rugby talent gathers in one place outside of international matches, attracted similar interest when it was repeated last Easter.

The WRU, Pro Rugby Wales and four Regions have ambitions to build the event into a must see match-day for all rugby fans after signing up to retaining the fixture for at least the next six years alongside the Rugby Services Agreement in the summer.

Judgement Day III hosts have dramatically dropped the entrance fee to just £10 in all categories for one year only, to ensure fans of all four Regions, and top class rugby in general, find their way to the Millennium Stadium for a bumper day out.

The Millennium Stadium will be divided into East and West supporter zones for match-day with a host of initiatives designed to make Judgement Day III a unique experience for all supporters.

All factors point towards Judgement Day III being a mouth-watering prospect for all rugby fans – competition between each of the four Regions should be at its highest with positions in the PRO12 table, leading to qualification for Europe, still in the balance and post six nations rivalry will be at its most intense.

Director of Rugby at Cardiff Blues Mark Hammett said: Judgement Day III will see all the best players in Wales under one roof and both games should be fantastic spectacles.

“I really enjoyed the festive derby games between the regions where we saw big crowds and games full of passion and intensity.

“I’ve been told Judgement Day is a truly memorable occasion in the rugby calendar in Wales with a double-header of big games.

“I hope fans from all four regions get right behind it and come to the Millennium Stadium big numbers.”

Head Coach Kingsley Jones commented: “I am sure that playing at the Millennium Stadium is an ambition for many young Welsh players; so Judgement Day is a great opportunity to fulfil that ambition whilst playing for their region.

“These players will play in front of a great crowd in what is, an important fixture which everyone wants to win.

“It really is a great showcase for both the fans and the players and I am sure that everyone involved with the Dragons is looking forward to it.”

 

FULL TICKET INFO:

Tickets for Judgement Day III, costing £10 each, can be purchased from:

WRU Ticket Office: 02920 822432 (www.wru.wales/tickets)

Cardiff Blues Ticket Office : 029 2030 2030 (www.cardiffblues.com/tickets)

Scarlets Ticket Office : 0871 871 8088 (www.scarlets.co.uk)

Newport Gwent Dragons : 01633 674990 (www.newportgwentdragons.com)

Ospreys : 0844 815 6665 (www.ospreysrugby.com)

or by calling ticketmaster on 0844 847 1881