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Matchday guide: Tigers versus Bath

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Leicester Tigers host old rivals Bath Rugby when Aviva Premiership Rugby returns to Welford Road this Sunday. Kick-off is at 3.00pm and tickets are available now.Bath were last season’s beaten finalists in the Aviva Premiership and go into Sunday’s meeting on the back of an impressive European victory over former champions Leinster last weekend.   Team news from both camps is announced at noon on Friday.   Turnstiles, bars and food kiosks at Welford Road open at 1.00pm on Sunday.   The Tigers roadshow vehicle, known as The Maul, will be on the plaza for supporters to take on the Speed Pass Challenge and create a souvenir of the day in the photo booth.   The Junior Tigers Club is open for two hours ahead of kick-off with activities for young supporters, including a pre-match visit from a Tigers player and the chance to become a Tigers matchday mascot or Tiger Cub and join Welford on the pitch in the build-up to kick-off. You can sign up any supporter under the age of 16 at the game or online now. Click here for more details.   The Club Store is open throughout the day from 9am, stocking a wide range of Tigers replica kit, leisurewear, souvenirs and Tigers Christmas gifts, and there are special sale outlets available on the plaza and in the MET-Rx concourse.   If this is your first visit to the stadium this season, please note that all bars now use returnable glasses. More information is available at bars around the stadium.   Arriva matchday bus services on all five routes are in operation for every home matchday. Click here for more details, routes, fares and timetable.   For any supporters travelling by train, please be aware there are timetable changes on East Midlands Trains due to engineering work between Luton and St Pancras. Click here for details.   The 100-page matchday programme this week includes a chat with Tigers scrum-halves including Ben Youngs, Sam Harrison and history-making teenager Ben White, plus Matt Hampson’s Heroes & Villains column with Brett Deacon, a postcard from Treviso, updates from the Aviva Premiership and European Champions Cup and the Tigers Teaser. Pick up your copy around the stadium, price £3.   We’ve got half-time entertainment with three teams in The Ultimate Big Boot on the pitch and the DMU Saints cheerleaders from neighbours de Montfort University, as well as presentations to our Season Ticket Holder of the Match and First Time Visitor winner.   After the game, there is live music with resident band Rock Bottom in Final Whistle.   All home games in the Aviva Premiership and pool stages of the European Rugby Champions Cup are included in Tigers season tickets.   For all other supporters, match tickets are available in all areas, including the new Caterpillar Stand at the Aylestone Road end of the stadium.   Purchase in person at the Tigers Club Store at Welford Road (open 9.00am-5.00pm weekdays and from 9.00am on matchday) or phone 0116 319 8888 option 2 (open 8.30am-5.00pm Friday and from 8.30am matchday).   The Ticket office on matchdays is based on the plaza outside the MET-Rx Stand.   Or book online at the Tigers ticket office by clicking here.   A print-at-home function is available on all home match tickets or there is a Collection Point outside the MET-Rx Stand.   We hope to see you on Sunday!