15 December 2021

Following the bonus point win against Pau in Round 1 of the European Challenge Cup last weekend, London Irish will be looking to keep their spot at the top of Pool C when they welcome Brive to the Brentford Community Stadium this Sunday. Here’s all you need to know ahead of the day:

TICKETS:

  • Tickets are on sale from £15 for adults and £5 for kids - book online here.
  • Group discounts are available for 10 or more adults, email [email protected]
  • All ticket prices increase by £3 on match day
  • Match tickets can either be sent via email as PDF’s that can be printed or displayed on your phone, or accessed through the London Irish App. Instructions for how to use the app can be found here.

TRAVELLING TO THE GAME:

  • For those travelling by train, please note there is planned engineering works on South Western Railway routes in the Hounslow area on Sunday.
    - London Waterloo to Woking via Hounslow and Staines services will be diverted between Barnes and Feltham calling additionally at Richmond and Twickenham.
    - Buses will run between Barnes and Feltham via Hounslow.
    - The afternoon and evening London Waterloo to Kingston via Hounslow services will not run.
    - Buses will run between Barnes and Twickenham via Hounslow in the afternoon and evening.
  • For those travelling by car, there will be an overnight M4 closure between Junctions 5 (Langley) and 5 (Slough-Windsor). The closure will start at 8pm.
  • Parking is available to book through the Club’s parking partner, EST, at Chiswick Business Park (£15) or the Citroen site on Capital Interchange Way (£20). Parking must be booked in advance by clicking here.
  • A Park & Ride service is operating from Mereoak, Reading Station and Hazelwood for £10.50 per person. Book here.
  • If you require a taxi to get you to the ground from somewhere in West London, London Irish supporters can get a 5% discount through our taxi partner Skyex by quoting London Irish when calling to book on 020 8578 1111.

BEFORE THE GAME:

  • Be sure to visit our retail unit on Lionel Road which will be stocked with the newly launched 2021/22 ‘Made of the Many’ European jersey, which will be worn by the squad for the first time at this fixture. This is the only guaranteed way to get your hands on the shirt before Christmas! The retail unit will be open from 12.30pm until 45 minutes following the final whistle.
  • The Family Area inside the North West concourse will have face painters for kids. The Family Area is accessible for those with tickets in the North and West concourses.
  • Please remember that it is now a legal requirement to wear a face covering when moving around indoors areas of the stadium. Face coverings will be on sale at the retail unit.
  • A reduced match day programme will be on sale from the sellers around the stadium in the North West corner, South East corner and near the Ticket Office.
  • Unfortunately, Topsy and Connor will not be brining their 301 bar to the game, but you can grab a drink or bite to eat from one of the concourse kiosks. All four stands contain both Fitzy’s Kitchen and Four Province’s Bars, which contain the following items:

Fitzy’s Kitchen:

  • Hot Drinks (Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate)
  • Soft Drinks (Still Water, Coke Zero, Sprite Zero, Oasis Zero)
  • Carlsberg (can)
  • London Pride (bottle)
  • Cornish Orchards Cider (bottle)
  • Hot Pies (Chicken Balti, Moroccan Tomato & Chickpea) & Sausage Rolls
  • Lamb Shawarma                           
  • Texan BBQ Chicken Burger       
  • Grilled Falafel Flatbread             
  • Hot dogs                                           
  • Pizza Margherita                           
  • Pizza Pepperoni                                            
  • Confectionary

Certain food items are not available in every kitchen but can be accessed throughout the East, North and West stands.

Four Provinces Bar:

  • Grolsch Pilsner (draught)
  • Guinness (draught)
  • London Pride (bottle)
  • Cornish Orchards Cider (bottle)
  • Viper Hard Seltzer Lime (can) 330ml                               
  • Hedgerow Merlot 187ml                            
  • Hedgerow Sauvignon bl. 187ml               
  • Peroni 0% (bottle)
  • Soft Drinks (Still Water, Coke Zero, Sprite Zero, Oasis Zero)
  • Hot Pies & Sausage Rolls
  • Confectionary

Please note the Brentford Community Stadium is a cashless stadium and only contactless payments will be accepted.

HALF-TIME

  • If you want a message showing on the big screen at half-time, please email [email protected] by midday on Thursday 16 December

AFTER THE GAME

  • Under current PGB guidelines, players are unfortunately not allowed to interact with supporters within close range. This includes signing autographs, taking people’s phones for selfies and getting within two metres distance.
  • The Dugout bar in the South Stand will be open after the game, with live music from Paul Bowen and friends until 7pm
  • To access the Dugout bar, supporters will need to leave the stadium via their closest exit and make their way to Gate B. Access to the Dugout bar is subject to capacity and on a first come first served basis. Supporters in the Platinum areas have direct access to the Dugout bar from their seats.
  • After the Dugout closes, why not visit one of our Pub Partners in the local area? Head to our dedicated Pub Partner page to find out which pubs we recommend and any special offers for London Irish supporters!
  • For something a bit more special, our Official Restaurant Partner, Gaucho, has a restaurant just down the road in Richmond. Situated on the bank of the River Thames, the Argentinian steakhouse serves some of the finest beef in the world as part of a broader menu, with an impressive wine selection to match. London Irish Members are eligible for a 25% discount off their food bill by quoting ‘London Irish’ when booking by emailing [email protected] or calling 020 3281 6682.
  • If you plan to stay overnight near the stadium, London Irish’s Official Hotel Partner Clayton Hotel Chiswick is a ten minute walk from the stadium and offers ious rooms with free Wi-Fi, fitness suite and an onsite bar and restaurant. London Irish Members are eligible for a 15% discount on accommodation – book by calling 020 8996 5200.
  • Don’t forget, if you want a taxi to get you anywhere after the game, London Irish supporters can get a 5% discount through our taxi partner Skyex by quoting London Irish when calling to book on 020 8578 1111.

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