100,000 additional 2015 Rugby World Cup tickets are due to go on sale on May 28 ©AFP/Getty Images

England 2015 have announced a 100,000 tickets for the 2015 Rugby World Cup will be put on general sale on May 28.

The announcement sees a further 26 matches become available for fans, with tickets available across all 13 venues and for each of the 20 participating teams at the World Cup, including hosts England.

Around 10,000 tickets have been made available for England’s Pool A match against Uruguay, which is due to be held at the City of Manchester Stadium on October 10, while 8,000 tickets are up for grabs across all five matches due to be held at the London 2012 Olympic Stadium, including the bronze medal final on October 30.

Also included in the latest batch of tickets will be the mouth-watering Pool D match between the 2015 Six Nations champions Ireland and France at the Millennium Stadium in Wales on October 11, while further tickets for the two quarter-final matches at the venue are also due to go on sale.  

The 100,000 tickets add to the current 30,000 currently on general sale and are made up of a mixture of handbacks from the Rugby World Cup Limited commercial programme, further seats made available following venue configuration and tickets that have been registered through the Official Rugby World Cup 2015 Resale Programme.

Tickets for the 39 matches currently on sale will be on offer in range in a range of price categories, including a significant quantity at the lower price categories C and D.

England coach Stuart Lancaster named his 50-man training squad on Wednesday and fans will be able to buy tickets for his sides Pool match with Uruguay
England coach Stuart Lancaster named his 50-man training squad on Wednesday and fans will be able to buy tickets for his sides Pool match with Uruguay ©Getty Images

"With less than four months to go the excitement for the tournament is building, and we are pleased to be able to offer fans another chance to purchase tickets," said Stephen Brown, England Rugby 2015 managing director. 

“With many great games available, including England v Uruguay in Manchester, and all ticket categories on offer, this is another opportunity for fans that missed out first time around to watch world class rugby in person."

Fans will be able to buy tickets from tickets.rugbyworldcup.com which is also the official ticket resale service and allows fans to sell purchased tickets at face value through a secure, transparent and authorised system.

Any ticket not sold through resale 24 prior to a match remain the property of the selling fan for them to use to attend the match.

Rugby World Cup 2015 is also urging fans to buy tickets from official sources, with fans able to use an "Official Checker" tool to check whether a company or website is an official channel by clicking here

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