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Matchday guide | Friday night rugby with Tigers

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Friday Night Lights returns to Mattioli Woods Welford Road this week as Leicester Tigers host London Irish in Round 12 of the Gallagher Premiership season.

Kick-off is at 7.45pm and there is live coverage on BT Sport 1 as games behind closed doors.

Any Tigers season ticket holders without a subscription can apply for a BT Sport Match Pass to follow the action. Full details will be in your email baskets now from the Tigers ticket office.

You can also keep in touch with the club’s 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. 

Supporters can still play their part in the matchday buzz by using your #TigersAtHome snaps in club colours from wherever you are following the action using Tigers Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts.

If you've missed out on a Match Pack, why not order now for a future game and bring match home.

Choose from a £25 Match Pack featuring four bottles of Tiger beer, bottle opener, 'Art of the Scrum' cap and pen, or £50 Match Pack including Everards mini keg of Tiger beer, Tiger print scarf, grey bobble hat and pen. Click here to find out more and arrange your Match Pack for future matchdays.

Team news from both clubs is announced at noon on Thursday this week via the club website and social media pages and the match preview is published on Friday morning.

Look out, too, for this week’s virtual matchday mascot and their pre-match message to the players.

The match programme includes a focus on Calum Green, ‘The Quiet Man’ in the pack, plus all the game’s facts and figures, news, welcomes, Junior Tigers Club page and updates from the Community and Foundation teams.

A link to the online edition of the programme is distributed to season ticket holders on the day before the game, with the issue then loaded on to the website. All of the online editions are available free on the website if you’ve missed any.