Match Day Information – Sale tonight
Aviva Premiership Rugby’s northern derby is the star attraction at Kingston Park Stadium this Friday night as the high-flying pair clash in a key contest, with both teams still harbouring realistic aspirations of securing a top-four finish and a place in this season’s play-offs.
Make the most of the final home Friday night fixture of the regular season with all of the important information you need for your match-day experience.
**Kick Off Time** – Tonight’s game against Sale Sharks will kick off at 7:45 pm.
**Match Tickets** – Tickets for the game are still available to book by [**clicking here**], calling 0871 2266060 or visiting the Kingston Park Stadium box office.
Supporters are encouraged to book in advance via our e-ticket portal and take advantage of the TicketFast print at home option to avoid match-day purchasing and collection queues.
**Opening Times** – Stadium bars and turnstiles will open at 6:15 pm with the East Stand Tap & Tackle open to all guests from 10 am.
Doors for guests attending as part of Kingston Park Stadium’s award-winning match-day hospitality packages will be open from 5:00 pm with food served two hours prior to kick off.
**Curry Corner** – Back in place in the 1877 Bar 30 minutes after full-time. Serving delicious, free helpings of curry and rice prepared by the award-winning Kingston Park Stadium chefs, Curry Corner is part of the club’s ongoing efforts to enhance the match day experience and reward the loyal Falcons Family.
Tonight’s offering will be the ever popular Chicken Korma, with a vegetarian alternative also available.
**Pre-Match Player Talk-in**: Starting at 7:15 pm, and again in the 1877 Bar, announcer Justin Lockwood will be joined by Zach Kibirige and Sean Robinson for an exclusive pre-match Q&A. Make sure you’re there early to claim your spot to get the inside track on the game in prospect.
**Stadium Access** – Supporters must enter the stand for which they hold tickets to gain entry into the ground. Kingston Park Stadium’s ticket scanners will have restrictions in place which will only allow tickets for that stand to be scanned.
Entry to the ground will be by way of turnstiles, allowing the club to effectively manage entry into the stadium and ensure match-days at Kingston Park remain a fun and safe day out.
**Security** – Kingston Park Stadium will be operating enhanced security procedures around Friday’s game, including bag searches. If you would usually bring a bag to the game please consider whether this is something you really need.
If you do need to bring a bag please be aware that it will be subject to search from security staff and be sure to allow extra time for getting into the ground.
**Bars** – Supporters bar facilities are available in the South, East and West stand. All bars within the stadium will be running a reduced price happy hour drinks promotion from 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm.
**Food & Drink** – For those needing refreshments before or during the game, a range of food options will be served from the South and West stand kiosks and from units outside in the stadium bowl.
With a revamped menu at the inside outlets, the outdoor vans have also been enhanced, with Angel Street Food now delivering these catering options. For full details on what’s on offer, [click here].
**Programmes** – On sale in the East Stand club shop and from mobile selling points around the ground, the 72-page publication is available at £3 per copy
**Foundation Flutter** – Offering supporters the chance to win the Falcons Man of the Match shirt or corporate hospitality at the next home fixture, tickets are available from sellers around the ground priced at £1 per ticket.
Lottery Sellers will be able to accept the old £1 coin, so why not clear out the piggy bank for a chance to win these special prizes.
**Parking** – Stadium car parking for Friday’s match is sold out, with any fans not already in possession of a parking permit encouraged to travel via public transport to get to the game.
For full travel details, [click here]
**Club Shop** – The Falcons club shop and ticket office will be open until halftime and then for 45 minutes after the full-time whistle.
With our “Sale at Sale”, team and envy polo shirts, wet-weather jackets, work-out hoodies, match-day T-shirts and our padded vests have all been reduced. Stop by before heading into the ground.
Supporters in the South and West stands will also be able to purchase items from the retail stations located within these stands, while the corporate hospitality suites will also have merchandise vendors present.
**Pitch Access** – Supporters will be welcome to take to the field after the completion of the game against Sale, however, entry will be delayed until players have completed a lap of the stadium. 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.
**Post-Match** – The evening continues long after the full-time whistle sounds, with music across the stadium post-match.
With BT Sport broadcasting tonight’s game live, fans in the 1877 will also be able to listen to all the post match analysis from their expert panel, while the man of the match presentation will also take place in this space..