Match-day info: All you need to know for Saturday

Wednesday 30 October 2019 Written by: Adam

Saturday’s Greene King IPA Championship game against Jersey Reds is a 13:00 kick-off at Kingston Park Stadium, and is followed at 16:30pm when a Falcons XV plays against Scottish Super6 side Stirling County in a friendly game on the main field.

Match tickets are available by [**clicking here**][1], calling 0871 226 6060 or from the stadium box office in person.

Car parking is available at £10 per car by [**clicking here**][2] or calling 0871 226 6060, with the car park opening at 07:00.

Prior to both Newcastle Falcons games we have two live TV screenings of the Rugby World Cup final between England and South Africa, which kicks off at 09:00.

One is in the marquee behind the West Stand and is a ticketed event in aid of Alex Tait’s testimonial season. This event is now completely sold out. Supporters with tickets for this screening are advised that the marquee opens from 07:00 ahead of the 09:00 kick-off.

The other screening is in the West Stand concourse bar and is free to enter for all supporters in possession of a valid Falcons v Jersey match ticket. The concourse bar will be open from 08:00, with entry via the turnstiles and a full bar service in operation.


07:00 – Marquee opens for Alex Tait Rugby World Cup final breakfast (entry with event ticket only, event now sold out).

07:30 – Ticket office and club shop opens.

08:00 – West Stand concourse opens (entry with match ticket).

08:30-12:30 – Concourse bar happy hours.

09:00 – Rugby World Cup final kicks off.

10:00 – Tap & Tackle bar (East Stand) opens.

10:00 – Hospitality suites open.

11:00 – Wooden Spoon Corner opens (West Concourse).

11:30 – Turnstiles and concourse bars open.

12:15 – Pre-match player Q&A in 1877 Bar (East Stand).

13:00 – Newcastle Falcons v Jersey kicks off.

14:45 – Full time (approx).

14:50 – Gates open for Newcastle Falcons XV v Stirling County (free entry).

15.15 – ‘Full-time Feed’ begins, 1877 Bar (East Stand).

15:30 – Man of the match presentation, 1877 Bar (East Stand).

16:30 – Falcons XV v Stirling County kicks off.

18:15 – Full time (approx).


Supporters are urged to buy their tickets in advance of match-day to enjoy the best prices. Book by [**clicking here**][3], calling 0871 226 6060 or visiting the ticket office in person. Tickets are still available on match-day from the East Stand ticket office.


The postcode for Kingston Park stadium is NE13 8AF. Stadium parking is priced at £10 per vehicle on a first come, first served basis, and is available by [**clicking here**][4] or calling 0871 226 6060. Any remaining spaces will be available for cash sales on the day, although supporters are advised to book ahead to avoid missing out. To improve access to the stadium on match-days there is now a two-lane entry system as cars enter via the West Stand gate, with the left-hand lane to be used for seasonal car park pass holders and the right-hand lane to be used by holders of match-by-match passes. A residents’ parking permit scheme is in operation in the nearby streets. Please consider our neighbours and do not park without a permit.


Kingston Park Stadium is served by the Tyne and Wear Metro, with Kingston Park station and Bank Foot Station both a five-minute walk away. For details of Metro services please [**click here**][5]. The X47 bus also links Kingston Park with Newcastle city centre. For more information please [**click here**][6].


Supporters must enter the stadium via the stand which they hold a ticket for. Bag searches will be in operation, so please allow extra time.


Supporters can enjoy a wide range of food and drink options with stadium bars, kiosks and Angel Street Food outlets all open. Approximately 30 minutes after the final whistle all supporters are welcome to enjoy a free hot meal in the 1877 Bar, which is situated in the East Stand. Concourse happy hour pricing is in place from 08:30 until 12:30, with the East Stand Tap & Tackle bar open from 10:00.


Saturday’s 64-page match programme is available from sellers in and around the ground for just £2.50. Sinoti Sinoti gives a rare interview as the main exclusive feature in an edition which also includes a double-page poster of the Samoan international.


Drawn at half-time, you can win the man of the match’s playing shirt or corporate hospitality at a future Falcons game. Tickets are priced £1 and are available from sellers in and around the ground. Proceeds go to the Newcastle Rugby Foundation, with the winning numbers posted on the club’s facebook and twitter after the match as well as being announced over the PA system at half-time. On Saturday, additional Foundation Flutter tickets will also be on sale for the Falcons XV v Stirling County game, and will be drawn at half-time in the next home match against Coventry on November 17.


Due to the Falcons XV game against Stirling County at 16:30 there will be no pitch access for supporters after the Falcons v Jersey match.


Resplendent in their bright blue uniforms, our friendly volunteers are on hand to answer your questions, point you in the right direction and make sure you get the most from your match-day.