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Matchday guide | Friday night lights

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Rugby returns to Mattioli Woods Welford Road for the first time since the start of January as Leicester Tigers host Sale Sharks this Friday (7.45pm kick-off).

The fixture has been brought forward from its original Saturday afternoon slot and, while the stadium remains closed to supporters, there is live coverage scheduled on BT Sport Extra 1. Any Tigers season ticket holders without a subscription can apply for a BT Sport Match Pass to follow the action. Check your email now for full instructions from the club.

You can also keep in touch with the Matchday Live Service and vote for your Fans’ Favourite using the Tigers App. Make sure you’ve downloaded the most recent update (Apple 2.11.0 or Android 36) to receive all of the latest news and info ahead of every matchday. 

Even with games played behind closed doors as part of the Covid regulations, we want create the matchday buzz with supporters using your #TigersAtHome snaps. 

Wherever you are following the action, fans can share their matchday snaps in Tigers kit with the club’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts. Everyone who shares their #TigersAtHome photos or videos will be entered into our prize draw ahead of each home fixture to win a Matchday Pack worth £100.

Follow Tigers on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and if you haven't got a Tigers home or change shirt, check out The Club Shop online to order yours today. The online shop remains open all day every day.

Look out too for the virtual matchday mascot’s message to the team on Tigers social media and a reply from Nemani Nadolo.

The Tigers match programme is available online for every home game so you can keep in touch wherever you are. This week’s edition features a chat with Harry Simmons on his move to the wing, news updates and match previews, Tigers facts and stats, Community and Foundation news, spotlight on visitors Sale Sharks and the Junior Tigers Club page. A link to the online edition is distributed to season ticket holders on the day before the game, with all pages then made available on the website.

If you’ve missed any programme issues from previous weekends, they are all available for free on the website.