Super 8s Qualifiers action returns to Leigh Sports Village for the final time this season on Saturday 17th September (3pm kick off). Leigh Centurions take on Batley Bulldogs in the Centurions’ penultimate game of the competition.
As has been widely publicised, Leigh Centurions made this game free to all to celebrate their promotion to Super League. All tickets have now been allocated.
There will be a bucket collection on the day to raise money to assist in the upkeep of the new John Woods Statue which will be unveiled at 12.30pm in front of the West Stand, and the Centurions will conclude the day with a lap of honour around the stadium, to thank the fans for their support.
Any supporters who have been advised to collect tickets will be able to do so from any window at the LSV Ticket Office from 9am on the day of the game. Corporate ticket collections will take place from the Media College (situated to the left hand side of Main Reception).
Due to the huge interest in this game, traffic congestion is expected around the stadium and supporters are advised to allow extra time in their journey. Turnstiles will open at 2pm, however, should you miss the kick off then there are ‘late gates’ situated in each stand which will be open until the end of the first half. Please be aware that the increased attendance means LSV will be busy: please arrive as early as possible to avoid missing kick off.
The Kukri trailer will be present at the game from 1pm with an End Of Season Sale. All home and away replicas are now reduced including the elite players fit shirts which are now £45 a saving of £20.00.
There are plenty more amazing offers which include polo shirts reduced to £20, ladies vests reduced to £15, players retro jacket now £34.99 plus many other reduced items.
There is a limited amount of on-site parking available at Leigh Sports Village, all free of charge. Access to these car parks is via Sale Way, situated directly off A579 Atherleigh Way, with stewards on hand to direct cars where necessary.
Free car parking is also available at Leigh RUFC, situated 15-20 minutes’ walk from the stadium. The clubhouse will be open for business, with the facility to pre-book a car parking space at https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/leighrufc.
There are also numerous pay and display car parks situated in Leigh town centre, approximately 10-15 minutes’ walk from the stadium.
All approaches to the stadium and town centre, in particular A579 Atherleigh Way and A580 East Lancashire Road, are expected to be busy and supporters are advised to allow extra time for their journey.
For those travelling by public transport, Leigh bus station is situated in the town centre and is served with regular connections from Manchester, Bolton, Wigan, Warrington and St. Helens. The bus station is a 10 minute walk from the stadium, or alternatively the 597 bus service, operated by South Lancs Travel, runs directly from the bus station to the stadium.
CATERING & LEGENDS BAR
The Legends Bar (situated at the front of the Kingstone Press West Stand) will be open from 12 noon, serving a range of soft drinks and alcoholic beverages and will also be open after the game. From around 1.30pm, supporters will have the opportunity to purchase club merchandise while compere Clive Render will be hosting the regular match day quiz.
There are also catering kiosks available in each stand which will be open from 2.00pm, serving a variety of hot and cold snacks along with hot beverages and both soft drinks and alcoholic beverages. Kiosks close 20 minutes after the start of the second half.
Please note that no food and drink is to be brought into the stadium. If you any specific dietary or medical requirements please speak to a steward prior to entry.
We would like to kindly remind all supporters that in line with government legislation, smoking is not permitted anywhere within Leigh Sports Village Stadium. This also includes the use of e-cigarettes.
We would also like to remind supporters that unfortunately there is no re-admittance to Leigh Sports Village Stadium, should any supporter wish to exit the stadium in order to smoke.
We appreciate the cooperation of all supporters regarding this matter.
After obtaining advice from Greater Manchester Police in light of the terrorist attacks in Paris last year, please be aware that overt searches, such as bags and personal searches will take place to detect any prevent any prohibited articles from entering the stadium and to provide a visual deterrent.
This searching is conducted under the authority of the Leigh Sports Village Ground Regulations and will apply to staff, partners, visitors and spectators. Any refusal will cause the person not to be admitted into the stadium.
The following articles must not be brought within the ground: knives, fireworks, smoke canisters, air-horns, flares, weapons, dangerous or hazardous items, laser devices, bottles, glass vessels, cans, poles and any article that might be used as a weapon and/or compromise public safety. Any person in possession of such items will be refused entry to the ground.