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Guide to the Gardens: Saints v Benetton Rugby

  • Stadium opens 11am, kick-off 1pm
  • Get up to 50% off in the Saints Store sale
  • Deposit your EcoCups in the bins around the ground to donate to the Saints Foundation
  • Enjoy music from guitarist Steven Heath in the Village pre and post-match
  • Arrive early to enjoy special drinks offers in the container bars

Northampton Saints are back at Franklin’s Gardens on Sunday afternoon for the Heineken Champions Cup clash with Benetton Rugby (kick-off 1pm).

EARLY KICK-OFF
Please note the early kick-off time of 1pm – make sure you're at the Gardens with plenty of time to spare to catch all the action!

REPRINTING TICKETS
Season Ticket Holders, please remember your Season Cards this Sunday – there will be a £10 administration charge to reprint your card, or alternatively a £2.50 charge applies for a single match ticket reprint should you forget to bring your card to the game.

Any reprinting of other tickets on a matchday will be charged at £2.50 per ticket – this includes physical and Print @ Home tickets.

For instructions on how to print your tickets at home, please CLICK HERE.

SAINTS STORE SALE NOW ON
Be sure to head down to the Saints Store to see all the great offers in our January Sale – with up to 50% off some items, you don't want to miss out!

DONATE YOUR ECOCUP TO SAINTS FOUNDATION
Don’t forget you can deposit your EcoCup in one of the Northampton Saints Foundation’s branded bins around the ground – the Foundation will receive £1 for every cup donated, with funds raised supporting life-changing programmes for children across the county. Please donate generously! To see where you can donate your cups CLICK HERE.

PRE-MATCH
Make sure you’re at the Gardens early on Sunday to make the most of special drinks offers in the Village before the game – until 12pm you can enjoy pints of Heineken for just £3.50, with 20% off all other drinks from the container bars in the Village.
Please note: this offer is not available at the Real Ale or Brooklyn bars.  

Club of the Match, Olney RFC, will be with Pete Nuttall for an interview in the Supporter Village pre-match before forming the Guard of Honour as the team run out. To find out more about being Club of the Match at a future game, please CLICK HERE.

If you have enjoyed the Village music in recent weeks, you’re in for a treat this Sunday as we're joined by award-winning singer and guitarist Steven Heath, who’ll be treating us to some tunes on stage before the game. 

The Saints Family Zone will be open again at the back of the Village – don’t forget to see if you can make it onto the Toolstation Challenge leaderboard!

And keep an eye out for the Northampton Saints Foundation in the Village, who have a range of merchandise available to purchase.

POST-MATCH
Steven Heath will be back on the Village stage after the final whistle blows to round off a superb afternoon of entertainment.

CAR PARKING
Car Parks A, B, C and D will all be open as usual to season pass holders. Day passes for Claret Car Park will be available on the gate for £5 (cash only). Car Parks open at 10.30am, please use NN5 5JT in satellite navigation devices for Car Park D.

Please also be aware that there will be no movement in VIP Car Park from ten minutes before the full-time whistle for 25 minutes. As usual, traffic management will be in place in Car Park D, Claret Car Park and on Edgar Mobbs Way. 

After the Car Parks close at 7pm on Sunday night, there will be no access to any vehicle left in the Car Parks until Monday morning.

Given that Franklin’s Gardens sits in a residential area of the town, Saints strongly urge all supporters to use the Club’s car parks. Should they choose not to do so, supporters must park with due care and respect for the needs of local residents and businesses.

SAINTS v BENETTON RUGBY TIMINGS

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