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Matchday guide | Welford Road this Saturday

Check out our Matchday Guide to help you get the most out of your day as Leicester Tigers host derby rivals Worcester Warriors at Welford Road this Saturday (3.00pm).

MATCH TICKETS

Tickets are available at the Tigers ticket office, which is open 9.00am-5.00pm Monday-Saturday each week. 

You can use the print-at-home option for match tickets purchased online.

Or, if you are picking up pre-purchased tickets, self-service kiosks are available at the collection point on the plaza outside the Holland & Barrett Stand.  You will need your booking number handy to print your ticket at the kiosk.

Team news is announced from both camps at noon on Friday.

GETTING TO WELFORD ROAD

Matchday buses from Market Harborough, Oakham and Market Bosworth, run in conjunction with Orbit Coaches, are all scheduled to arrive at the stadium half an hour ahead of kick-off and depart for the return half an hour after the final whistle. 

For full route details and this week’s timetable, click here.

CELEBRATE INCLUSION DAY

Saturday is the first Celebrate Inclusion Day at Welford Road as the club helps to promote and increase awareness of the matchday experience for supporters with physical and hidden disabilities. We’ll have guests from a number of organisations and events. Click here to find out more.

BEFORE KICK-OFF

The club store is open from 9.00am. and the ticket office is also open all day. 

The Junior Tigers Club Area is open two hours before kick-off at every home game with activities for young fans to take part in activities and games, as well as the chance to meet Tigers players. The JTC is free to join and is located in the Final Whistle. 

This week, as part of Celebrate Inclusion Day, the Junior Tigers Club is opening at noon for an ‘accessible hour’ with quieter activities in less crowded surroundings. See the Inclusion Guide above for full details.

Hear from inside the Tigers camp with a player Q&A in Final Whistle at 1.45pm.

Please note that Welford Road is a CASHLESS STADIUM. Once you have entered the stadium, card and contactless payments is the only method of payment. Please read our advice for fans for more information.

The Matt Hampson Foundation are hosting their Charity Day at Saturday’s match and will be staging a collection in aid of Worcester Warriors player Michael Fatialofa who was seriously injury in a game earlier this year. Players from both teams will be wearing special T-shirts for the warm-up too.

FOOD & DRINK

​Stadium turnstiles, bars and food kiosks open open from 1.30pm with a number of food offers.

From 1.45pm to 2.15pm across the stadium, supporters can purchase:

Four pints for £15.50 (excluding £1 cup deposit)*
Pie ‘n’ Pint for £6.30 (excluding £1 cup deposit)
*draught products only

From 1.45pm to 2.45pm there is a pre-game meal deal offer for just £7.10:

1x hot food (excludes pizza)
1x soft/hot drink
1x confectionery

On the upper concourse of the Holland & Barrett Stand, there is an exclusive pizza offer for supporters available all game. Grab any pizza, wedges and two drinks for £12.50.

Tigers have teamed up with club partner Westons Cider to give supporters the chance to win a bundle of prizes on matchdays in a scratch card promotion. Fans who purchase a Stowford Press cider or Stowford Press Mixed Berries will receive a free scratch card with every pint, with the chance to win thousands of prizes.

Post-match, the Final Whistle Bar in the Holland & Barrett Stand will be running an offer on Tiger cask beers priced at £3.50 while stocks last (excluding £1 cup deposit).

Pint cups can be returned at any time around the stadium at any open service point in the bars, with dedicated kiosks remaining open at all exits after the game. 

​BUILD-UP TO KICK-OFF

Saturday’s match programme includes a focus on the Tigers Academy’s league title hat-trick and all the views from inside Welford Road. The 100-page handy-sized programme is available in and around the stadium, price £3. Stalls outside the stadium take cash payments, with stalls inside cashless only. 

Fan Radios (price £10) are available from programme sellers and at the ticket office so you can listen to the referee or match commentary.

Teams from junior clubs and schools in the region join us on the pitch as Flag Wavers and Guard of Honour in the approach to kick-off.

You can use the ‘Big Screen’ function on the Official Leicester Tigers App to submit photos of your matchday. Don’t forget to take a photo in our Welfie Spot in the Mattioli Woods Stand.

HALF-TIME ENTERTAINMENT

​Look out for the teams facing The Ultimate Big Boot, sponsored by De Montfort University, and our guests for Celebrate Inclusion Day, including two games for mixed ability teams from local schools and one supporter’s dream-come-true lap of the pitch. 

We will also announce this week’s season ticket winner in the Tigers Lotto and welcome this week’s Matchday Coaching Clinic groups on to the pitch for a photo. 

POST-MATCH

Rugby action continues with under-10s teams playing in the Prima Tiger Cup on the Welford Road pitch.

There is live music from resident band Rock Bottom in Final Whistle Bar and bars around the stadium will remain open.

Post-match, the Final Whistle Bar in the Holland & Barrett Stand will be running an offer on Tiger cask beers priced at £3.50 while stocks last (excluding £1 cup deposit).

Fans can redeem their £1 cup return from any till throughout the game. Post-match, fans will find dedicated cup return units positioned towards the main exits as well as at post-match bars that remain open. So pop in to either the Droglites, ABC and Crumbie bars or The Final Whistle Bar for a post-match pint.

The ticket office will remain open for an hour after the game for any ticket queries or match ticket bookings, including the European Challenge Cup quarter-final against Castres Olympique on April 4.

The club store will also remain open for an hour after the game. 

SAFEGUARDING - CORONAVIRUS

Current recommendations from Public Health England:

If you have returned from the listed specific areas since February 19, you should call NHS 111 and self-isolate at home even if you do not have symptoms:

  • Iran
  • Specific lockdown areas in Northern Italy as designated by Italian Government
  • Special care zones in South Korea as designated by the country's Government
  • Hubei province

If you have returned from the below areas since February 19 and developed symptoms, however mild, you should self-isolate at home immediately and call NHS 111. You do not need to self-isolate if you have no symptoms.

  • Northern Italy (defined by a line above, and not including, Pisa, Florence and Rimini),
  • Vietnam
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Myanmar

If you have returned from previously identified geographic areas within the past 14 days and developed symptoms, however mild, you should self-isolate at home immediately and call NHS 111.

If you believe you have been in contact with a positive tested patient for Coronavirus you should remain at home and call NHS 111.