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Matchday guide: Tigers versus Bath Rugby

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Leicester Tigers and Bath Rugby meet at Welford Road on Sunday (3pm) in Round 4 of the Aviva Premiership season. Here is our guide to getting the most out of your day.

Team news from both camps was announced at noon on Friday, with Bath fly-half in line to face his former club and Dan Bowden returning to Welford Road for the first time since leaving Tigers. Marcos Ayerza and Lachlan McCaffrey return to the Tigers line-up after missing the Round 3 victory at Newcastle. Click here for all the team news from both camps.
Match tickets are still available. Book at the Tigers ticket office at Welford Road or phone 0116 319 8888 (option 2). The office is open 9am-5pm Monday-Saturday and from 9am on matchday. Or click here to book online any time. There is a print-at-home option for all tickets bought online.
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.
Like every home game in the regular league season and pool stages of the Anglo-Welsh and European Cups, this match is included in Tigers season tickets. Season tickets are still available to purchase, with a number of benefits and the knowledge that your place is booked for every week of the campaign.
The Tigers Club Store will be open from 9am, and the ticket office is open all day for match ticket sales.
Tickets for the home game against Saracens on New Year’s Day also go on sale on Sunday to season ticket holders requiring extra tickets for friends and family and to members.
Turnstiles at Welford Road open 90 minutes before kick-off. Food kiosks and bars around the stadium are also open from 1.30pm.
The ABC Bar in the south stand now includes a bar serving Everards Tiger Cask Ale.
Land Rover, the official vehicle of Premiership Rugby, is offering all Land Rover owners attending the match the chance to enjoy complimentary hospitality ahead of kick-off in their hospitality area outside the stadium from 1pm. Click here for details.
The Junior Tigers Club, with activities for young supporters, is open from 1pm with an opportunity to meet a Tigers player and for a young fan each week to run out with the team as matchday mascot in our special pre-match draw.
Tigers have introduced new matchday wristbands for junior supporters on which parents can complete contact details in the case of getting separated in the stadium. These wristbands are available at the Junior Tigers Club and at a number of turnstiles.
This week’s 100-page match programme includes a special feature on Marcos Ayerza in the words of those who have lined up alongside him in his 200 starts for the club, plus a Tigers In The Park picture special. We’ve also got all the news from around the Aviva Premiership, the Junior Tigers Club pages and Tigers Family Fanzone. Pick up your copy around the stadium, price £3.
Supporters can get right to the heart of the action with a new Fan Radio service available at Welford Road. The service features referee microphone and television match official on one channel and commentary on the other. Units cost £15 for the whole season. Pick up your set in the Club Store and shop kiosks around the stadium at Welford Road. Fan Radio sets also act as an FM radio.
New matchday travel services run by Centrebus and Roberts Coaches are in operation on five routes. Please note that the Roberts service must be booked in advance via the Tigers ticket office. For more information on Tigers matchday services and this week’s timetable, click here.
At half-time we’ll reveal the name of the latest season ticket winner in the TigersLotto and there’s a chance to cheer the teams taking part in The Ultimate Big Boot.
Resident band Rock Bottom provide the live music in Final Whistle after the game on Saturday, and the ticket office and club store will be open for an hour after the game.