Posted: Friday 8th September 2017 - 11:05 AM
Find out everything you need to know for tonight's Castleford Tigers v Leeds Rhinos match.
Castleford Tigers will take on Leeds Rhinos here at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle on Friday 8 September 2017.
The game kicks off at 8:00pm and and we are live on Castleford Tigers Radio. You can listen to our online radio commentary here. Please note this game is not on Sky Sports.
We are expecting a crowd over over 10,000. Tickets are available on the turnstiles on each side of the stadium but as always, don't leave it until the last minute to arrive or you will have to queue.
Here’s all the essential information you need to know:
Tickets and Access
*The Tigers Den club shop in Carlton Lanes shopping centre is open from 9:00am till 3:45pm today, selling match tickets and merchandise.
*The Stadium Store at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle will be open from 5:30pm until kick off, selling merchandise,and will open again after the final whistle.
*The Stadium Ticket Office will be open from 5:30pm until kick off for matchday ticket collections only. The Stadium Ticket Office will then re-open after the final whistle selling Wigan Away tickets, Hull home tickets and Semi- Final standing tickets (for priority window two, click here for more details).
*Turnstiles on the training pitch side of the stadium will be open from 6:00pm. Cash and ticket turnstiles will be available here.
*Turnstiles on the Princess Street side and Wheldon Road side of the stadium will be open from 6:30pm. Cash and ticket turnstiles will be available on both of these sides.
*Ticket checks will be taking place so please ensure you have relevant ID for the ticket type you have purchased.
*Season ticket holders are also reminded not to remove their tickets from their booklets prior to arrival. The correct ticket must be removed once in the turnstile in front of the stewards to gain access to the stadium.
Pre Match Entertainment
Match day here at the Jungle just wouldn’t be complete without a pre match performance from the Castleford Tigers Claws cheerleaders. All our age groups will dance starting with our youngest Paws at 7:10pm.
Food and Drink
Three draught bars are now open here at the Jungle. 'Barkers Bar' is situated on the stadium concourse behind the family zone and the 'Jungle Bar' is situated in the Princess Street Stand. Both will be selling draught beers Carlsberg Export, Shed Head Pale Ale and Birra Poretti.
Head to the 'Meating Place' just in front of the Tiger Bar where you can enjoy our pre and post match disco with our resident DJ Scott. Our 'Real Ale Bar' draught bar is open in the 'Meating Place' beer garden, selling a selection of hand pulled ales.
The 'Tiger Bar' indoor bar underneath the seated stand is also open pre and post match,
Various food outlets are available throughout the stadium concourse serving hot food and drinks.
The XBlades trailer will be open selling sweets and soft drinks.
You can now purchase our full retail range from the Stadium Store on Wheldon Road. The XBlades trailer will also be open selling official merchandise, sweets and soft drinks.
Very limited car parking is available on site at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle priced at £5 per car. Please note the stadium car park does fill up very early. Plenty of pay and display car parks can be found in Castleford town centre, which is just a 10 minute walk from the stadium. Follow the link here to view local car parking details.
Match Day Programme
Our match day programme Black and Amber is available to purchase at £3 per copy from the XBlades Trailer, the Stadium Store and from various sellers within the stadium concourse. Each copy is jam packed full of content you won't find anywhere else. This weeks edition includes exclusive columns written by Daryl Powell, Michael Shenton and Steve Gill, along with an exclusive interview with Mike McMeeken and Leeds players Brett Ferres. You'll also find plenty of junior quiz fun and a pull out League Leaders Shield poster.
For just £1 you can enter our draw to win a £200 cash prize. Purchase a ticket from our sellers who you'll find around the stadium concourse. The winner is drawn at random at half time so listen out for the number to see if you are our winner.
Castleford Tigers Supporters Club
Members from the CTSC committee will be available in the Tiger Bar from 6.30pm until kick off if you'd like to find out more about all the fab work they do to support our club. Tonight they'll be selling the last few ticket for the annual CTSC presentation evening which takes place on Monday night at the Roundhill WMC.
Random bag searches will take place at tonight's game, if you can avoid it, please don't bring bags with you tonight.
In recent games across Super League there have been incidents involving smoke bombs. The message on this matter needs to be 100% clear, under no circumstances will we tolerate this kind of activity. If this happens at Castleford Tigers the person responsible will find themselves with a lengthy club ban. Not only is it a stupid act, it's also a very dangerous one that could cause unnecessary panic and alarm to other fans including children and the elderly.
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