The Gallagher Premiership returns to the Madejski Stadium on Sunday 5 January for the Round 8 clash between London Irish and Exeter Chiefs (kick-off 2.30pm).


Tickets are available from just £25 for adults and £4 for kids if you book in advance by calling the Ticket Office on 0118 968 1016 or online by clicking here.

  • There is a 25% discount for 10 or more adults.
  • All ticket prices increase by £3 on the day.
  • For full information on ticket pricing, including match day prices, please click here.
  • Family tickets are just £44 for two adults and two concessions - that's only £11 each!


Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, entertaining clients or simply looking for an enhanced match day experience, we have a hospitality offering perfect for you.

Why not try our new 1898 Club? The recently refurbished lounge offers a contemporary and stylish environment to enjoy a delicious lunch, pre-match player Q&A and panoramic views of the pitch.

With packages from just £49 + VAT per person we have something to suit every budget. Click here to find out more about the hospitality packages we have available, and email [email protected] to book.

Kids Day

The fixture is designated as London Irish’s Kids Day, with the opportunity for young Exiles supporters to get involved in the running of a London Irish match day.

Four roles will be up for grabs for kids aged between 6 and 12-years-old to give them an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes at the Madejski, including being the team announcer, mascot, media manager and match reporter. Click here to find out more.

Digger’s Dugout

There'll be plenty of fun activities for youngsters including face painting, games and giveaways in Digger’s Dugout, as well as inflatables including pole joust and bouncy castle.

Also in Digger's Dugout before the game, there will be a balloon modelling masterclass with the brilliant Tricky the Twister. Check out some of his awesome models here.

London Irish first team players will also be in Digger’s Dugout for autographs and photos.


London Irish AASE won their first league title in December, beating Beechen Cliff 31-23 at Allianz Park. The winning squad will be at the game for a trophy parade at half-time, be sure to give them a well deserved round of applause!

Club Room

After the match the Club Room will be open with live music from Ronan MacManus as well as Q&A's with players and coaches including 100+ cap Wallaby Sekope Kepu - the latest of the summer signings to link up with the London Irish squad at Hazelwood.


London Irish are proud to be supporting Samara's Aid Appeal at the game. The charity offers medical aid and humanitarian aid for displaced people, refugees and victims of war in Syria and the Middle East. If you see bucket collectors at the groud, please donate if you can.

Player Signing Session

Players will be at the gazebo outside hospitality reception at 1.45pm for autographs and selfies!

Big Screen

If you would like a message, whether it be birthday or celebration, to be shown on the big screen during half-time, please email your message to [email protected] by midnight on Wednesday 1 January.

Community Festival

The London Irish Community Team are running an U11/U12 Match Day Experience before the game, with all participants heading to the Madejski afterwards to watch the game!

Merchandise Store

Be sure to visit our London Irish Merchandise Store selling BLK replica, leisurewear and gifts. You can find it in the VIP car park outside the ticket office.

If you can't make it to the game, our Online Merchandise store is available to view here


The Official London Irish programme will be on sale for £3.50 from the programme sellers outside each set of turnstiles (Gates 1, 3, 7 & 8).

If you can’t make it to the game, you can download the programme from MatchDayInfo, click here for more information.

Food & drink

There are a number of kiosks in the East Stand, Lower West Stand and Upper West Stand concourses selling a range of food and drink options including pies, hot dogs, wraps, gourmet burgers, pizza and soup, as well as crisps, chocolate bars and sweets.

A selection of hot drinks, soft drinks and alcoholic drinks are also available from the concourse kiosks including draught bitter, lager and cider.

All of the concourse bars now accept contactless payment. Most kiosks will have one till that will still be accepting cash payment. Please refer to the signage surrounding the kiosks.

Please note, the early bird meal offer will not be running in the Windsor Lounge this season.


By car:

Parking is £10 at the stadium subject to availability. You can pre-book car parking through the ticket office by calling 0118 968 1016 or online at up to 3pm on Wednesday 1 January.

The Madejski Stadium can be approached from the A33 Reading Relief Road which links to the M4 Motorway. Exit the M4 at Junction 11 heading for Reading on the A33. At the first roundabout, take the 2nd left onto the Reading Relief Road, passing the Stadium on your left. At the next roundabout (past McDonalds) take the first left onto Northern Way and follow signs to car parks. Click here for a map.

By bus:

Reading Buses operate a frequent R1 service between the Southwest Interchange bus station by Reading Station and the Madejski Stadium on match days.

Buses depart from the Southwest Interchange up to 3 hours before kick-off and work as a frequent service until roughly 20 minutes before kick-off. 

Returning from the Madejski, services depart from Northern Way after full-time and operate for around two and a half hours. For more information on the additional bus services provided for London Irish match days, click here.

The buses will accept cash or contactless payment. It is £4.50 for an adult return, £2.50 for a boost return (18 & under) and £5 for a group return (four passengers travelling together).


Please be aware that stewards will be carrying out bag checks on entry to the stadium. We encourage you to only bring a bag if necessary and to leave extra time to enter the stadium. Please note that alcohol is not permitted to be brought into the stadium.

If you aren't able to make it to the game, you can follow the action at the MadStad on Twitter (@LiRFC).

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