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Supporter Information - What’s On at the Exeter Chiefs game

Supporter Information - What’s On at the Exeter Chiefs game
Kingsholm will be bouncing on Friday evening, as league leaders Exeter Chiefs visit for a crucial Gallagher Premiership clash, as rugby returns after a month.

This is the fourth meeting between the two sides this season, and the Cherry and Whites will be keen to pick up their first win of the year.

Here is all you need to know if you’re coming to the game!

Tickets are selling well for this fixture, which is part of the 2018-19 Club Membership, limited general sale tickets are available from the Gloucester Rugby Ticket Office which opens at 9:30am on Friday morning.

It’s going to be a busy match so to avoid delays please don’t forget your tickets (as organising re-prints will cause delays).  Please ensure that you arrive at the stadium in good time to pass through the turnstiles and if you are collecting tickets arrive early.

Timings at a Glance:

  • Gates Open earlier at 5.45pm – Happy Hour runs until 6.45pm

  • Andy Wyman Interviews in the Shogun Bar with Jake Polledri and Henry Purdy at 7pm

  • At 7.35pm, supporters in the Stowford Press Stand are invited to keep an eye on the roving camera, and one lucky winner will win a pint of Stowford Press for their whole row!

  • Kick Off at 7.45pm

  • Half-time – Hit The Bar Challenge presented by A-Plan and our Half Time game, Storage King presents Storage Fling! One supporter will have five chances to throw a ball into our new Storage King Unit, successful balls mean points, and points mean prizes! The supporter that finishes at the top of the Storage Fling leader board come the end of the season will win a whopping £1000 cash!

Post-Match Entertainment

The Ripcords– Shogun Bar

The Ripcords are a 5 piece covers band who promise to rock the Shogun Bar after the Exeter game. Bringing amazing tracks from the likes of The Killers, Amy Winehouse and Blondie, the Ripcords really promise to entertain!

Things not to miss:

Kingsholm Stadium gates open at 5.45pm, and don’t forget there will be a Happy Hour in the bars from then until 6.45pm. Still £3-a-pint, and available on Greene King IPA and Stowford Press.

Pick up a copy of the matchday programme which this week will cost £3.50, from around the ground. The programme includes an interview with fly half Danny Cipriani, and lots of news from around the club.

In the Fan zone - Look out for our Mascot – Kingsley around the stadium!

We’re delighted to be launching a trial for SeatServe, simply access “In-Seat Delivery” via the Gloucester Rugby App. 

  • Stay seated & never miss another minute of the action, by ordering your favourite items from the nearest concessions! Available for those in seated areas of the Stadium only.  Food & drink is only delivered in natural breaks in play.  Seat Serve can be accessed via the Gloucester Rugby App (do make sure you have latest App update) – Open the App / Select Rugby / Select Order / then Select In-Seat Delivery.

The only way to get access to the superfast new Wi-Fi at Kingsholm.

  • To get access to our super-fast Wi-Fi, make sure that you download the Gloucester Rugby App from App Store or Google Play!

  • Select "App Download" on your Wi-Fi menu, download the app from the App store or Google Play. Once you have downloaded open the App and click connect you will automatically connect to our Super-Fast Kingsholm Wi-Fi.

  • The App includes - Ref Link, SwipeStation, In Seat Delivery, our Game of Holms Quiz, vote for your Stowford Man of the Match and lots more exciting features.

  • Important - If you have already downloaded do make sure you update the app as new features may have been added.

For more information, visit here https://www.gloucesterrugby.co.uk/2018/09/26/useful-information-on-the-gloucester-rugby-app-and-accessing-the-super-fast-wi-fi-for-fans/

Food & Drink Options at Kingsholm:

Don’t forget happy hour from gates opening for the 1st hour! We are delighted to confirm the introduction of 2-pint reusable cups! Head to the Gloucester Rugby bars to get yourself a 2-pinter and also try some of the new drinks on offer! Please note there is a £2 deposit for these refundable when you hand the cup back.

Beat the queues with SwipeStation - Download the SwipeStation App to make sure you beat the queues! Head to the Shogun Bar or the new unit in the Lion’s Den for the machines to print of your ticket and be back at your seat without missing a beat!

Food and Refreshments wise, there are plenty of options on offer around the stadium from Freeman’s Event Partners.

  • At Gate 1, take advantage of the Gourmet Burger Van, West Cornwall Pasty and Woodfired Pizza and Freshly ground Coffee & Crepes and outside the Lion’s Den, head to the Lavazza Coffee cup

  • At Gate 2, head to the Gourmet Burger Unit, Brackhurst Gourmet Sausage and Lavazza Coffee, and at Gate 3, enjoy some Traditional Hog Roast. In the Shogun Bar, visit West Cornwall Pasty Bar.

  • If the thought of artisan sausages and slow-cooked, tender pulled pork makes your mouth water, look no further than Hog Roast at Gate 3, serving top-quality locally produced pork and sausages from the Gloucester Sausage Company!

Travelling to Kingsholm:

Supporters wishing to attend the game and take advantage of the Park and Ride service can use the EDF Energy Barnwood Service which runs as follows;

Pre-match 5.45pm to 7.40pm, then post-match from approximately 9.45pm until the final bus at 11pm. Please note the drop-off and pick up area will be outside the road closures, so please go to your drop-off point for your return journey.

Important Notice. Please Note that the Tesco’s Park and Ride is no longer available on Gloucester Rugby Matchdays. Apologies for any inconvenience.