Leicester Tigers host Gloucester Rugby in Aviva Premiership action this Saturday. Kick-off is at 3.00pm. Here’s our matchday guide to what’s in store at Welford Road.
Official matchday bus services run by Centrebus are in operation on routes from Market Bosworth, Market Harborough and Oakham. For full details, including timetable, click here.
The Junior Tigers Club, with activities for young supporters and an opportunity to run out in front of a big crowd as a matchday mascot or Tiger Cub, is open from 1.00pm in the Final Whistle area of the Holland & Barrett Stand and there will be a player appearance in the approach to kick-off.
All turnstiles, stadium bars and food kiosks open at 1.30pm.
Please note that bag searches are in place at the turnstiles in accordance with ground regulations. Supporters are encouraged not to bring bags to the stadium but, if you do, please allow extra time to get through your turnstile and into your place.
If you are attending the game, don't forget to click 'Going' on the Tigers Facebook page.
A SwipeStation ‘click and collect’ service is now in operation at Welford Road, for an initial trial period in the Final Whistle bar and concourse only, to reduce waiting times and increase efficiency. Download the SwipeStation App on your phone and collect your drinks from the fast lane at the bar. For full details of how to download the App and use it on matchdays, click here.
Glass return points are now available in the bars as well as in extra points around the stadium.
The Tigers’ new home and away kit for 2017/18 is now in store. The Club Store in the Holland & Barrett Stand is open all day, with the second store in the Robin Hood Stand open and extra units inside the stadium.
The 100-page matchday programme costs just £3 and includes a special feature and photos from Tigers In The Park at the opening game of the season and the start of the Welford Road 125 celebrations as well as news from Welford Road and our pick of social media.
The Official History Book and a new update are on sale on the plaza outside the Holland & Barrett Stand.
Half-time entertainment this week includes The Ultimate Big Boot and there is also the TigersLotto draw where one fan can win the value of their season ticket.
Fan Radio sets – allowing supporters to listen to the referee microphone and BT Sport commentary during home games – are available in the Club Shop, ticket office and around the ground at a cost of £15 for the whole season. These sets now work at all Aviva Premiership grounds. If you have a Fan Radio from last season it will still work throughout 2017/18.
Match tickets remain on general sale at the Tigers ticket office. The ticket office is open 9am-5pm Monday-Saturday every week. Book in person at Welford Road or phone 0116 319 8888 (option 2). Or book online any time. There is a print-at-home option for all tickets bought online.
Tickets for all home games in the first half of the season are on general sale to all supporters now and the ticket office remains open for an hour after every home game.
The Tigers Club Store also remains open for an hour after the game.
For any supporters unable to attend Saturday’s game but who want to forward their season ticket to friends or family for this fixture, The Hub is now active at hub.leicestertigers.com. For further details, click here. https://www.leicestertigers.com/tickets/season-tickets/forward-to-a-friend
Resident band Rock Bottom will perform in Final Whistle after the match.
If you are picking up any pre-paid match tickets on your way to the game, the Collection Point is based on the plaza outside main reception.