“We are aware of an issue with some mobile tickets and are working hard to resolve this now,” it claimed on social media. Angry fans and NRL commentators were fuming at being trapped in a congested crowd of thousands. “Hundreds of people have been affected by Ticketek tonight,” Cornes told SEN Radio. Zero social distancing, zero direction from staff. Grab your finals pass now! Trying to get into Suncorp.
After employees allowed fans to enter unchecked, social media users uploaded pictures of people squashed together. A serious COVID-19 protocol breach has plunged the NRL into scandal after thousands of fans were caught in a major security matter.
Gates thrown open at kickoff and sit where you like.
Missed two tries and a wine, but I’m here. Ticketek fail at tonight’s Preliminary final between Melbourne Storm and the Canberra Raiders at Suncorp Stadium with fans having to wait Picture SuppliedSource:Supplied. Everton beat Liverpool a decade ago – where did the players end up? Disaster,” Price posted just before 8pm, with a picture showing how many people remained outside the stadium. #NRLStormRaiders pic.twitter.com/gxgrN7MO2i, Update: they let everyone in without scanning tickets and barely a bag check. Same thing happened at the AFL. Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. “Ticketek apologises to Storm and Raiders fans that were delayed getting into Suncorp Stadium tonight due to a technical issue,” it said.
Fox League commentator Andrew Voss reported Raiders-Storm match had been delayed slightly in order to get as many fans through the door before kick-off. Suncorp Stadium officials have released an apology to NRL fans who were delayed in getting inside the ground for the preliminary final between the … “There’s some kind of ticketing crash, thousands of people are still outside,” Fox League commentator Andrew Voss said.
Frustrated fans took to social media to criticise the failure, which left thousands locked out of venues as Ticketek tried to fix the problem.
Melbourne sealed the match when comeback king Dale Finucane - in his first game since August after battling a calf complaint - scored to blow the scoreline out to 30-6 in the 63rd minute. The Raiders cut the halftime deficit to 24-6 but their dream of booking back to back grand finals ultimately came unstuck at their bogey venue Suncorp Stadium where they have not won since 2010. “Ticketek has crashed and there’s 20,000 people stuck outside,” he said. Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2020. “There’s some kind of ticketing crash, thousands of people are still outside,” he said. Watch the brand new comedy series Code 404 now on Stan. The scenes prompted outrage from fans both at each venue and elsewhere, with many questioning how important practices to prevent the spread of the coronavirus had been thrown out the window so quickly thanks to a glitch with ticket scanning.
Disgrace #NRL @qldhealthnews @NRL, Dramas with ticketek thousands stuck outside Suncorp pic.twitter.com/3CKhOardAR, When ticketek crashes but then is fixed, social distancing doesn’t matter ♂️ pic.twitter.com/sCrNLHz6dd, Complete shambles at Suncorp, @nrl has shat the bed 5 minutes before kick off.
EXCLUSIVE: Brad Fittler, Andrew Johns warn Panthers of Wayne Bennett mind games, Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart storms out of press conference after one question. 'When Ticketek crashed but then is fixed, social distancing doesn't matter,' one man wrote after posting a picture of the crowds. Missed two tries and a wine, but I’m here,” she wrote. “There’s some kind of ticketing crash, thousands of people are still outside,” Fox League commentator Andrew Voss said. MATCH CENTRE: Storm vs Raiders teams, videos, SuperCoach scores. Angry fans and NRL commentators were fuming at being locked out in a congested crowd of thousands.
Zero social distancing, zero direction from staff.
But what came next was even more concerning, with fans claiming they were then allowed into the stadium with all social distancing measures abandoned. “Please download and use these email EzyTickets on entry.”. Game starts in 4 minutes and we’re hardly moving. Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group. Some fans inside the venue were shocked at the sight of supporters charging into the venue after kick-off clearly violating the social distancing rules that saw the Queensland Government boost capacity for NRL finals held at the venue to 39,000.