Match-day info: Make the most of your visit on Friday

Thursday 09 January 2020 Written by: Adam

The Greene King IPA Championship clash is an 8pm kick-off on Friday January 10, 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.

Newcastle Falcons are offering discounted tickets to past and present members of the armed forces, emergency services and NHS. These tickets start from only £8 (usual RRP £12) and can be purchased from the Kingston Park ticket office upon production of the relevant staff ID. Online ticket sales links have also been made available to representatives from each service and distributed internally.

Services included in the offer are: Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, NHS, Northumbria Police, Durham Constabulary, Cleveland Police, Durham Fire and Rescue, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue, North East Ambulance Service, HM Coastguard, Royal National Lifeboat Institution and anyone with a Blue Light card.


0900: Ticket office and club shop opens.

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

1700: Hospitality open for guests’ arrival.

1830: Turnstiles, concourse bars and food kiosks open.

1830-1930: Happy hour bar prices.

1900-2000: Meet the players in Wooden Spoon Corner (West Stand concourse).

1915: Player Q&A (1877 Bar, East Stand).

2000: Match kicks off.

2045 (approx): Half-time. Display games and Foundation Flutter lottery draw.

2145 (approx): Full-time.

2145: DJ playing in West Stand first floor bar.

2215: Full-time feed (free hot food, 1877 Bar, East Stand).

2230: Man of the match presentation (1877 Bar, East Stand).


Friday’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.


Friday’s 64-page match programme is available for just £2.50 from the club shop or sellers in and around the ground. Friday’s main interview is with Ben Stevenson, while there is also a Q&A with Joel Hodgson, a rugby quiz, club history and all manner of exclusive features.


Following the game there will be a DJ in the West Stand first floor bar, where a limited number of spaces are available for supporters to access this area. Registration is not required, and entry will be granted on a first come, first served basis. In the East Stand’s 1877 Bar, meanwhile, our ‘full-time feed’ free hot meal will be served at 2215, followed by the man of the match presentation at around 2230.


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**][2]. The X47 bus also links Kingston Park with Newcastle city centre. For more information please [**click here**][3].


The Newcastle Rugby Foundation is celebrating its 15th birthday at Friday’s game. As well as hosting a special reception for invited guests there will be announcements over the stadium PA system, big screen and LED advertising and an on-field photo at half-time featuring foundation champions.


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.


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.


Supporters are welcome to go onto the field after the completion of the game, however, entry will be delayed until the pitch is cleared of players and coaches. Please make your way to the West Stand entry points if you wish to go onto the pitch, and follow all instructions from safety stewards.