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Guide to the Gardens: Saints v Gloucester Rugby

  • Stadium opens 12pm, kick-off 2pm
  • Take your seats early – we’ve got a full house on Saturday!
  • 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 the Northampton Male Voice Choir in the Village pre-match
  • Arrive early to enjoy special drinks offers in the container bars

Northampton Saints are back at Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday afternoon for a sold-out festive clash against Gloucester Rugby in round seven of the Gallagher Premiership (kick-off 2pm).

SAINTS v GLOUCESTER SOLD OUT
Please note: every seat in the stadium will be in use on Saturday as tickets are completely sold out! 

Take your seats early to avoid queuing – if you are trying to enter the stadium after kick-off you may well be held by a steward for a break in play before being allowed to take your seat.

Re-sell or purchase tickets through StubHub's Ticket Resale site, CLICK HERE to see what's available.

REPRINTING TICKETS
Season Ticket Holders, please remember your Season Cards this Saturday – 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.

NEW BEERJET BAR OPEN
Head to the bar under the canopy in the Village to test out our brand-new BeerJet system – where six pints can be poured in just ten seconds!

NEW RECYCLING BINS AROUND THE GROUND
As part of the Club’s new green initiative, Franklin’s Gardens has now been installed with a brand-new recycling system – so dry recycling, food waste and general waste bins are now available. Saints strongly urge all supporters to use the new bins this weekend, please do speak to your nearest steward if you're unsure about which one to use.

SAINTS STORE SALE NOW ON
Be sure to head down to the Saints Store to see all the great offers in our End of Year 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 Saturday to make the most of special drinks offers in the Village before the game – until 1pm you can enjoy pints of Carlsberg, Tetley’s, and Somersby for just £3.00, both Guinness and Carlsberg Export for £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, Ampthill 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.

Northampton-based guitarist Scott Walters will take to the Village stage before the action gets underway, and Franklin’s Gardens will also welcome back the Northampton Male Voice Choir into the Village pre-match.

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!

HALF-TIME 
During the interval, Northampton Male Voice Choir will take to the pitch to sing some tunes before the action gets back underway.

POST-MATCH
Scott Walters 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 11.30am, 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 8pm on Saturday 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 GLOUCESTER RUGBY TIMINGS

Guide to the Gardens