Match-day info: Ampthill on Sunday

Sunday 02 February 2020 Written by: Adam

The Greene King IPA Championship clash is a 1pm kick-off on Sunday February 2, 2020.


Match tickets can be bought by [**clicking here**][1] or calling 0871 226 6060. Book in advance to get the best prices. Tickets will also be available from the ground on match-day, carrying a £3 surcharge.


The teams have been named for the game and can be viewed by [**clicking here**][2].


The France v England Six Nations game will be on the TVs in the stadium bars, with a 3pm kick-off. Entry to the bars is free. The exception to this is the West Stand 100 Club where there is a special screening priced at £5 per ticket, including a drink, hot food and analysis from Dean Richards at half-time and full-time. Tickets for this can be booked by [**clicking here**][3] or from the ticket office in person.


0800: Food kiosks and concessions open for U10s festival participants.

0830: Ticket office and club shop opens.

0900: Tap & Tackle bar opens (East Stand).

0915: Under-10s festival starts (53 local teams).

1130: Turnstiles open.

1130-1230: Happy hour in stadium bars.

1130: Hospitality open for guests’ arrival.

1200 Meet the players in Wooden Spoon Corner (West Stand concourse).

1215: Player Q&A (1877 Bar, East Stand)

1345 (approx): Half-time. Foundation Flutter lottery draw. Display games (Percy Park U10s & Gateshead U10s).

1445 (approx): Full-time.

1500: France v England on TVs in stadium bars (ticketed screening in West Stand 100 Club, other stadium bars free to enter).

1515: Full-time feed – free hot food in 1877 Bar (East Stand).

1545: Northumberland U17s v Durham U17s (main pitch).

1545: Man of the match presentation (1877 Bar, East Stand, half-time in England game).


Sunday’s game is not on TV, but there will be live radio commentary from the BBC Newcastle team on 1458mw, DAB, online via the BBC Rugby website and through the BBC Sport app. Supporters inside the stadium can access this commentary via a fan radio, available for £10 from programme sellers and the club shop. Fan radios work for all home games, once you have one.


Sunday’s’s 64-page match programme is available for just £2.50 from the club shop or sellers in and around the ground. The main interview is with Jamie Blamire, while there is also a Q&A with Adam Brocklebank, a rugby quiz, club history and all manner of exclusive features.


The stadium car park is available for £10 on a first come, first served basis. The postcode for Kingston Park stadium is NE13 8AF. 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**][4]. The X47 bus also links Kingston Park with Newcastle city centre. For more information please [**click here**][5].


Over the next three home games our stadium bars are phasing in new lagers, with Becks Vier and Stella Artois replacing Carling and Staropramen. Prices are unaffected, with Sunday’s home game seeing them in the Tap & Tackle, XV restaurant and the north end of the West Concourse. Happy hour on Sunday is from 1130 until 1230.


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.


There will be no pitch access for supporters after Sunday’s game due to the county match between Northumberland U17s and Durham U17s, which is a 3.45pm kick-off. Supporters are welcome to stay on and watch this game.