Match Day Guide
Posted: Friday 23rd March 2018 - 8:57 AM
All the essential information for tonight's clash with Leeds Rhinos at Elland Road.
Our massive clash with Leeds Rhinos takes place at Elland Road tonight, kick off 7.45pm, with the aim of bringing back the Super League attendance record back to West Yorkshire. Thank you to everyone who has purchased a ticket for this huge local derby, but if you’ve not got yours yet there’s still time to enjoy all the action tonight.
Here’s everything you need to know about match day at Elland Road.
Tickets are selling extremely well for the big match and we are expecting a bumper crowd! at 9am today we had less then 50 tickets remaining for the South Stand away end, with a further 180 tickets that have just been delivered for the South/East stand (cheese wedge). Please note the cheese wedge area is a mixed fan zone. These remaining tickets will go on sale in the Tigers Den club shop in Carlton Lanes at 9am today, and subject to availability they will also be available in the Castleford Tigers Sports Superstore in Xscape from 10am today. Tickets will then go off sale at 12 noon.
Pre Purchase Ticket Prices
Adult - £20
Concession - £13 (Age 65 and over, Under 21s)
Junior - £10 (Age 16 and under)
Junior Season Ticket holders - Free junior swap
Under 5s - Free but do need a ticket
Junior season ticket holders are reminded to call in to the Tigers Den or Castleford Tigers Sports Superstore prior to game day with their Season Ticket to collect a ticket. Junior Swap tickets must be exchanged before gameday either at the Tigers Den or Castleford Tigers Sports Superstore.
Matchday Ticket Prices
Adult - £22
Concession - £15 (Age 65 and over, Under 21s)
Junior - £12 (Age 16 and under)
Under 5s - Free but do need a ticket
Due to high demand South Stand (away end) tickets will not be available to purchase on the night. Tickets will be available to purchase on match day from the West Stand Ticket Office which is open from 9am on match day. Proof of concession may be requested.
Wheelchair tickets will be available to purchase from the West Stand Ticket Office on match night. Tickets will be charged at concession rate upon proof of disability and a free carer ticket will be provided upon proof of carer allowance.
Match Night Ticket Collections
If you have ordered your tickets online for ticket office collection you'll be able to collect them from the West Stand ticket office at Elland Road which is open for collections from 3:00pm on match day.
All turnstiles wil be open from 6pm. Kick off is at 7.45pm.
Please note that all bags will be searched prior to entry through the turnstiles so please ensure you arrive with plenty of time to gain access to the stadium so you don’t miss kick off!
Match Day Programmes
Programmes are priced at £3.00. Programme sellers will be located around the ground.
Match Day Parking
There will be pay car parking available in the following car parks on match night: -
• Car Park A, Hoxton Mount
• Car Park B, Wesley Street
• Park and Ride Area
• Lowfields Road
Car parking is priced at £6 per car and free for disabled blue badge holders on presentation of your blue badge.
Coach / Mini Bus Parking
Away coaches and mini buses will be advised to park in the Fullerton Car Park. Mini buses will be charged at £12 and coaches at £20. Access via Lowfields Car Park onto Fullerton Car Park
Food and Drink at the Stadium
External Bars will be open from 5pm on match night:
*Billy’s Bar – All supporters
*Howard’s Bar – Castleford Tigers Supporters
*The Centenary Pavilion will have food and drink available to purchase and is situated on the outside of the stadium behind the East Stand and will be split between the following:
- Leeds Rhinos Gold Members upon production of their Leeds Rhinos 2018 Gold Season Membership card
- ‘Heart Yorkshire Family Zone’ with kid’s entertainment, free face painting, balloon modellers and more! This area is open to all supporters.
Concourse bars within the stadium will be open from 6pm when the turnstiles open. These bars will close just before the end of the second half. Drinking is permitted in the stadium bowl.
The LUDO Lounge (located in the North West Tunnel) is an accessible bar available for disabled supporters with food and drink to purchase.
Bars outside the stadium will close approximately one hour after the final whistle.
There will be food concession vans situated around the outside of the stadium and once inside the stadium, food can be purchased from the concourse concessions.
Smoking including e-cigarettes is not permitted at Elland Road in the stadium bowl. There are designated smoking areas which are open at half time which fans can use.
Pre-match and half time activity
Fans can enjoy the Heart Family Zone within an area of the Centenary Pavilion with kid’s entertainment, free face painting, balloon modellers and more!
Look our for the Heart FM Fan Cam with Rugby AM and at half time give a big cheer for the Rhinos Community Clubs Pitch Parade.
Highways England has said that the eastbound carriageway of the M62 from junction 30 for Wakefield/Rothwell to junction 31 for Castleford/Normanton will be fully closed overnight for four nights (8pm till 6am) from Wednesday March 21. The westbound M62 carriageway will be fully closed overnight from junction 31 to junction 30 every night this week up to and including Friday (8pm till 6am).
Official Coach Travel
Castleford Tigers official coach travel is fully booked for this match. Coaches will depart from Knottingley at 5:45pm and from the Mend-A-Hose Jungle at 6:00pm.