Italian side Benetton Treviso are the visitors for a vital fixture in Pool 2, while two-time European champions Tigers welcome back the five England players who were involved in the historic win over the All Blacks last weekend and also bringing Martin Castrogiovanni and Vereniki Goneva into the team after their own international duties in recent weeks.
The plaza in front of the Caterpillar Stand will be hosting our Christmas market with stalls and acitivties, food and drink, and a visit from Santa Claus. Browse the gift stalls or enjoy some Christmas entertainment too with carols sung by the Burton Choristers of the Loughborough Endowed Schools.
The Junior Tigers Club VIP Area in Final Whistle is open from midday and members will be able to take part in games and acitivities and make Christmas decorations, plus we'll have a draw for one lucky fan to join the teams as a matchday mascot and for some young supporters to join us for the pre-match Tiger Cub parade.
JTC members with a match ticket can also join the post-match fun in the Underwoods Suite of the Goldsmiths Stand with our Christmas pantomime Puss In Boots. The pantomime begins at 5.30pm and is open to JTC members and their families only. Tickets are limited and priced £5 for adults and children. They are available from the Welford Road ticket office, on 0844 856 1880 or online by clicking here.
The Tigers Club Store at Welford Road is open from 9am with some very special offers to assist with your Christmas shopping, and we'll be joined by some of the players for a signing session 11.30am-12.30pm.
All five matchday bus services run by Arriva will be in operation this week, running from Market Harborough, Oakham, Nuneaton, Market Bosworth and Coalville. For more details and this week’s timetable, click here.
Turnstiles and all bars and food kiosks, including Domino’s Ready 2 Go pizza, Flaming Good Burger, Frank’s New York Street Hot-Dogs and Henry’s Chicken will all be open at 1pm. There is also a hog roast for hot pork rolls in the Final Whistle and in the ABC Bar in the Holland & Barrett Stand.
Match tickets for Sunday are still available. Phone the Tigers ticket office on 0844 856 1880 or call in at Welford Road (open 9am-5pm Saturday and from 9am on Sunday). Or book online any time.
The collection point on matchday for pre-ordered tickets is just outside the ticket office in the Caterpillar Stand plaza.
After the game supporters can enjoy live music from resident band Rock Bottom in Final Whistle.
The ticket office will remain open after the match for home and away ticket sales and also Season Ticket Tasters and 2013/14 season ticket sales.