25 February 2019

London Irish are back at the Madejski Stadium on Saturday 2 March when they play London Scottish in Round 16 of the Greene King IPA Championship.

London Irish will be looking to extend their nine-point lead at the top of the table, while Scottish will be out to make things even after losing 17-54 at the Richmond Athletic Ground back in October. Show your colours in the Battle of the Exiles!

Tickets

Tickets are available from just £22 for adults and £4 for children online at ticketing.londonirish.net or by calling the Ticket Office on 0118 968 1016 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 12pm).

Please note that all ticket prices will increase by £3 on match day, so be sure to book in advance. Click here for full information on tickets and pricing.

Hospitality

London Irish is synonymous with the warm welcomes and genuine openness of Irish culture. Our club is one of inclusion, support and the best craic! Our hospitality packages will ensure you and your guests leave with fond memories that they take with them long after the game ends. Click here to find out more.

Charity

We will be supporting Young Art Reading, a local community fundraising event, which will bring together schools, families and local companies, to showcase the creativity of Reading’s children and young people while raising money for Cancer Research UK.

Club Room

After the game in the Club Room there will be a Q&A with Les Kiss and Dec Danaher, the Paddy Irish Whiskey Man of the Match presentation and live music from Gavin Hayes. The Club Room is for members only, and each member can bring in a guest.

Half-time

Stay in your seats at half-time as we have five supporters taking part in the Cash Converters Conversion Challenge! They will be putting their kicking skills to the test, and we will have London Irish fly-halves Tommy Bell and Theo Brophy Clews offering them some tips!

Megastore

All home and away replica kit is 50% off both in store and on the club shop website - click here to shop online. Training gear is also 25% off as a Megastore exclusive - open until 45 minutes after the final whistle.

Player signing session

There will be a player signing session in the Megastore at 1.45pm.

Big Screen

If you would like a message to be shown on the big screen during half-time, please email your message to [email protected]

Programme

The Official London Irish programme will be on sale for £3 from the programme sellers outside the Megastore and Gates 1 and 4.

Food and drink

There are a number of kiosks in the West Stand concourses selling a range of food and drink options including pies, hot dogs, 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, cider and Guinness and bottles of craft lager and real ale.

Travel

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 ticketing.londonirish.net up to 3pm on Wednesday 27 February.

The Mereoak Park & Ride will also be operating, for more information visit  http://www.reading-buses.co.uk/park-and-ride/

The Mereoak park & ride is situated just south of junction 11 of the M4, take the A33 towards Basingstoke and follow the signs for the park & ride site. The post code is RG7 1PB.

For Sunday games, please note the Park & Ride operates one bus per hour and will stop at the Costco bus stop at the roundabout at the bottom of the entrance to the stadium.

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 rail:

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 until 7.15pm.

Please note that you will need to pay in cash - £3.50 for an adult return and £2 for an under 19 return ticket. Click  here for more information.

Security

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 on Twitter by following @LiRFC .

 

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