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This week's matchday guide

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Kick off your weekend at Welford Road this Friday as Leicester Tigers host the Scarlets in a big evening of European rugby. Kick-off is at 7.45pm and match tickets are available now. Here is our matchday guide:Both Tigers and our visitors from Wales have two wins on the board in Pool 3 of the European Rugby Champions Cup this season and are chasing the points that would keep them in the mix for places in the knockout stages with just two rounds remaining.   Tigers have beaten Toulon and Ulster at Welford Road already this season, but were beaten by the Scarlets on their visit to West Wales back in October.   Final Whistle in the MET-Rx and the Bulls Head bar on the main plaza will be open for early arrivals on Friday, with turnstiles, food kiosks and all bars open from 5.45pm.   The Junior Tigers Club area is also open from 5.45pm with activities and competitions for young supporters, including the opportunity to run out as a Tiger Cub or even matchday mascot. JTC membership is free and you can sign up on matchdays or on the club website by clicking here. One JTC member will also be able to join our Challenge Welford on the pitch at half-time.   If this is your first Tigers matchday – or you are bringing someone new – there is a chance to win a great prize. As part of the ‘My First Matchday’ you can sign up a first-time visitor by clicking here or speak to a Games Keeper at the stadium on matchday and you will go into a prize draw to win a bag of Tigers goodies. First-time visitors can also pick up a My First Matchday certificate signed by club captain Ed Slater from Games Keepers who form part of the customer services team at Welford Road.   The Tigers Club Store is hosting its biggest-ever sale with offers on kit, leisurewear and souvenirs. There is a pop-up shop on the plaza and extra merchandise units inside the MET-Rx Stand after the turnstiles are opened.   The 100-page match programme includes a Tigers chat with Jamie Gibson and Sebastian de Chaves, Matt Hampson’s Heroes & Villains column with club captain Ed Slater, and all the news and views from inside Welford Road. The programme is on sale throughout the stadium, price £3.   Arriva’s special matchday bus services are in operation on five routes, from Market Bosworth, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray, Oakham and Nuneaton, and there is also a minibus service from Coalville. Click here for pick-up points, timetable and fare details.   After the match, you can stay and enjoy resident band Rock Bottom in Final Whistle.   Friday’s match is included in Tigers season tickets.   Supporters can upgrade any junior season tickets to adults for free this Friday – and for the matches in February against Gloucester and Sale Sharks which have also been moved to Fridays. If you hold season tickets for under-10s or juniors, or for children as part of a Tigers family season ticket, the club will exchange these for adult tickets free of charge so you can enjoy the match with family and friends if kick-off is too late for younger members. Please note that all upgrades require the issue of a replacement paper ticket. Contact the Tigers ticket office now to upgrade.   For all other supporters, match tickets are on sale from the Tigers ticket office. Call in at Welford Road or phone 0116 319 8888 (option 2) to book your place. The office is open 8.30am-5pm Thursday and from 8.30am on Friday right up to kick-off. Or click here to book online. A print-at-home function is now available on all online purchases for home games.   All pre-ordered match tickets will be available for pick-up at the Collection Point outside the MET-Rx Stand and not at the ticket office.   We look forward to seeing you!