Saints return to Franklin’s Gardens for the first time in three weeks tomorrow to host Worcester Warriors in round 16 of this season’s Aviva Premeirship.
Here’s everything you need to know if you’re headed to the Gardens tomorrow afternoon…
Kick off time Saints v Worcester kicks off at 3pm. The game is not on TV so the only place to catch all the action first hand is at the Gardens.
Saints Shop The Shop will be open from 9am, with the Trinity Shop open in the Village from 12noon and all the way through until after the final whistle.
Ticket Office In-person sales will be available from 9am from within the Saints Shop with the Ticket Office open from 12noon. The Ticket Office will then remain open until 30 minutes after the final whistle.
In the bars All bars will be open from 12noon with the stadium opening from 1pm. Post-match drinks will be available in the Rodber Suite and Members bar, with live music from The Two Tones in the Rodber after the final whistle.
Six Nations The Scotland v Wales game, featuring Saints’ own George North, will be shown on the big screens in the bars around the stadium from 2.25pm, with the Ireland v France game, featuring Louis Picamoles, being shown after Saints’ game too from 4:50pm.
Pre-Match Please be in your seats well before kick off for a minute’s silence in memory of former Saint Dan Vickerman.
U7s Tournament Taking place from 9.30am on the back pitches, a number of teams from around Saints’ region will compete in an Under 7s tournament, so why not pop down a bit early to cheer the next generation of rugby players on and be sure to give them a big hand as they form the half-time parade!
Food The Match Day Village will be open from 12noon, with hot snacks also available in the stadium bars.
In the Village Supporters can have their faces painted, practice their passing skills with the Crabbie’s Cage and win prizes in the Village with Kubota by simply tagging @KubotaUK in a selfie using one of their frames from 12noon
Saints Selfies For you chance to get on the big screen make sure you send us your Saints Selfies in to @SaintsRugby on Twitter!
Bucket Shake Tomorrow’s bucket shake is in aid of the Wooden Spoon Charity, which is a worthy cause that is trying to positively transform the lives of children and young people with disabilities through the power of rugby. Please give generously!
Match Programme Don’t forget to pick up your matchday programme from one of the sellers around the ground for exclusive interviews, features and all the stats you’ll need to know before watching the game.
The Saints DNA Project The club is wanting to find out from you, the supporters, about your first ever game watching the Saints. So the Halos will be in the Village and bars asking about your experiences! Whether you’re are six or 60, we want to hear from you!
Car parking The club’s car parks on Edgar Mobbs Way open from 11.30am for the general public, with post-match traffic management to help your journey home. Supporters who choose not to use the club’s car parks are asked to park with due care and respect for the needs of local businesses in the area surrounding Franklin’s Gardens
Supporter Charter Northampton Saints is committed to upholding the values of the game, on and off the pitch. Please familiarise yourself with our Supporter Charter at www.northamptonsaints.co.uk/supportercharter
Want to know more? Head to www.northamptonsaints.co.uk/matchday for more game day information!