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All tickets for the 2005 engage Super League Grand Final have sold out.
A capacity attendance of 65,537 supporters will be at Old Trafford for this Saturday?s championship deciding game between Leeds Rhinos and Bradford Bulls.
The capacity at the world famous stadium is set at this figure for the engage Super League Grand Final because of the use of the video screen which requires a number of seats to be taken out of use.
The event has sold out for the third consecutive season.
Commenting on the capacity crowd, the RFL Executive Chairman Richard Lewis commented: ?The fact that the engage Super League Grand Final is a sell out for the third consecutive year demonstrates the huge popularity of the competition and the event itself.
?We are now at the stage where we believe the increase in capacity at Old Trafford is required for this match and we look forward to offering more supporters the opportunity to sample the atmosphere at the Theatre of Dreams on Grand Final night in future years when the stadium is going to be even bigger."
Lewis added: ?Saturday?s Grand Final is set to be a tremendous contest between two great clubs and the match will be preceded by performances by legendary pop band Madness and leading opera star Lesley Garrett so we feel certain that all those who are present at the stadium will be able to savour a memorable sporting entertainment experience.?
The 2005 engage Super League Grand Final kicks off at 6pm on Saturday October 15 at Old Trafford, Manchester.
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Thanks to www.superleague.co.uk for this news.