WHAT'S ON: London Irish v Scarlets

13 January 2020

London Irish are back in action at the Madejski Stadium on Saturday 18 January with a visit from Scarlets in Round 6 of the European Challenge Cup (kick-off 8pm).

Tickets

Tickets are available from just £19 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 £41 for two adults and two concessions - that's only £10.25 each!

Hospitality

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.

Brentford Season Ticket Consultations

London Irish are inviting supporters to book an appointment to speak to staff about the new Brentford Community Stadium before the Scarlets game on Saturday 18 January.

The club understands that supporters may have questions about the new stadium, particularly with regard to Season Tickets, and therefore will be making members of staff available before the game to answer your questions.

If you would like to speak to a member of staff about the new stadium, please complete this form before midday on Wednesday 15 January and let us know the question that you have or the topic you would like to discuss. This will enable us to have the best placed staff member available to speak to you.

Digger’s Dugout

Due to the late kick-off, Digger's Dugout will not be running for this game.

Half-time

We're pumping up the Poo Balls for the first time this season, and bringing back the sumo suits for ultimate silliness!

If you want to get involved at half-time, please email [email protected] before 5pm on Wednesday!

Club Room

Due to the late kick-off, the Club Room won't be open after the game.

Charity

London Irish are proud to be supporting Southampton Veteran's Drop-In Centre at the game, who will be bucket collecting at the ground.

Player Meet & Greet

Players will be in the Windsor Lounge at 6.45pm 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 15 January.

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

Programme

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.

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 15 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.

Please note, there is a full weekend closure between 17 to 20 January 2020 between junctions 6 and 8/9 to demolish the old Huntercombe Spur bridge.

The M4 will be closed from the evening of Friday 17 January to the morning of Monday 20 January 2020.

Traffic will be diverted to the A308M, A308, A332 and A355, with strategic diversions on the wider motorway network to direct traffic away from this part of the M4, using the M25, M3 and M40.

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 will depart from Northern Way until 11pm. 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).

The Mereoak Park & Ride will not be operating for this game.

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 at the MadStad on Twitter (@LiRFC).

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