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Matchday Information

With plenty to see and do before the rugby gets underway, make sure you've got your day at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens​ planned out! 

MATCHDAY OPENING HOURS

TICKET OFFICE located at the Ticket Office windows (///bronze.guises.exist)
Friday 12pm – kick-off
Saturday 11am – kick-off
Sunday 11am – kick-off

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SAINTS STORE located in the Main Store (///upper.soak.remedy) & Village Store (///cabin.sunk.craft)
Friday 12pm – kick-off
Saturday 11am – kick-off
Sunday 11am – kick-off

Both Stores re-open at half-time and for 30 minutes following the full-time whistle.

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MATCHDAY TICKETING FEES

Please note the following additional fees for matchday ticketing.

Match Day Admin Fee - £3*
Match Ticket Reprint - £2.50 (per ticket)
Season Ticket Reprint - £10 (per ticket)
Season Ticket Seat Location Move - £10 (per move)
Season Ticket Printed To Paper - £5 (per game)
Match Ticket Upgrade - Price Depends On Fixture Category
Adhoc Ticketing Account Update - £2.50
Ticket Booking Fee - £1.50 (per ticket)

*Applies to all tickets purchased on the day of the game


PARKING

cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens has over 1,500 spaces available across six car parks, all within easy walking distance of the stadium.

Matchday Car Parking (in Claret Car Park, NN5 5JT) will be available for £7.50 on the day via contactless payment upon arrival; Blue Badge holders are able to show their badge to park without charge. Car parking tickets are not available to purchase in advance.

Given that cinch Stadium at 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.

DISABLED ACCESS

cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens is a stadium with full disabled access, with provisions in place to ensure disabled supporters and their carers are well catered for.

There is ample seating available both pitchside and at a higher level within the stadium, as well as disabled toilet facilities.

To enquire about booking a wheelchair accessible seat or companion tickets, please email [email protected].

You can download the Club's Disabled Access Policy. And you can find out more information about the disabled facilities at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens.

SMOKING

cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens is now a NO SMOKING stadium. Smoking and the use of e-cigarettes is not permitted anywhere in the stadium or Supporter Village pre, during or post-match. Please note the use of e-cigarettes is also prohibited.

Supporters wishing to smoke on matchdays will be allowed to exit the stadium during half-time to use one of the designated smoking areas outside Gates 1, 2, 3 and 4 – stewards will be on hand to direct you and will manage exit and re-entry into the stadium.

GROUND REGULATIONS

View our full list of our Ground Regulations at Franklin’s Gardens.


EATING AND DRINKING

Northampton Saints boasts six different bars on matchdays and numerous food outlets provided by our caterers Compass Group, to make sure both home and away supporters are neither hungry nor thirsty!

SUPPORTER VILLAGE (///cult.guises.cling)
The Supporter Village at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens is renowned for providing supporters of all teams with the perfect environment to mingle before the rugby gets going.

With the Warner's and Real Ale bars open alongside side the main Container bars, there are a selection of bars open from approximately two hours before kick-off. And with a selection of food outlets also found in the Supporter Village, you can get well fed and watered while staying close to the activities in the Village before the action on the pitch gets underway. 

RODBER BAR (///dozed.ranked.fuels)
The Rodber Bar, named after Saints Hall of Famer Tim Rodber, is the largest of the cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens bars and sits in the middle of the Carlsberg Stand. It boasts a long service area and plenty of televisions to take in the latest sporting action before and after the game. This bar can only be accessed from the pitchside doors after supporters have been through the turnstiles.

To reduce queueing the Rodber Bar has high-speed dispensers and card-only queues to ensure supporters are served as quickly as possible. There is also a pie and pasty stand for hungry supporters!

CAPTAIN’S CLUB (///flute.shins.trader)
Situated next to the Rodber Bar in the Carlsberg Stand, the Captain’s Club is a laid-back, social suite that provides an inviting setting for match-goers who want to mingle with fellow supporters. And with a post-match Q&A with a Saints player from the matchday squad, a matchday programme and team sheet, plus a Captain’s Club pin badge as part of the deal, you can enjoy your exclusive bar in style.

Available as a match ticket upgrade, you can book your spot in the Captain’s Club by emailing [email protected] or ringing 01604 599118.

MEMBERS’ BAR (///racing.edge.chop)
This bar is open to all and can be found in the Barwell Stand. Paid for by the members of the Club when the Barwell Stand was built, this bar features large TV screens, pictures of Saints internationals and the honours board.

Again, high-speed dispensers and card-only queues are in place to ensure supporters are served as quickly as possible.

HEROES RESTAURANT (///sill.paper.union)
Found at the back of the Carlsberg Stand, the Heroes Restaurant boasts a relaxed atmosphere and superb food. With a delicious menu and a superb atmosphere within the relaxed suite, the Heroes Restaurant is a fine choice for any matchday at the Gardens.

A two-course meal, a matchday programme and teamsheet, a dedicated bar, WiFi, and a pre-match Q&A with a Saints player are all included within the upgrade package.

To book your place in the Heroes Restaurant either email [email protected] or ring 01604 599118.


MATCHDAY FESTIVALS

Before most home games there is even more rugby to be enjoyed with Saints hosting regular matchday festivals. 

Festivals are held for young players from the Under-7s age group right up to Under-16s, including the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup for Under-11s and Under-12s. Clubs come to cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens from across the east of England (and beyond!) to compete on the first team's training pitches, with the winners and runners-up receiving their prizes on the pitch at half-time.

These festivals also serve another purpose  the Saints Academy coaches will be watching and players from Under-13s upwards may be invited back to train with one of Saints’ Player Development Groups.

If you are interested in taking part in a matchday festival, email the Community team at [email protected].

MATCHDAY COACHING

If you’re a junior rugby club, school or community group, you can receive coaching from the Saints Community team and players before the big match.

Availability may be limited due to tournament activity, but we will try to accommodate everyone as far as possible. Email the Community team on [email protected] to get involved!

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