Leigh Sports Village is proud to host Rugby League World Cup action this evening (Wednesday 19th October 2022) as Wales take on Cook Islands in a 7.30pm kick off.

We look forward to welcoming you to the game, with all your match day information as below.


Category A Category B Category C
Adult £40.00 £25.00 £15.00
Student N/A £15.00 £5.00
Under 16 years N/A £15.00 £5.00


Online – tickets.rlwc2021.com; 24 hours a day with the facility to have your ticket e-mailed to you to be printed at home or scanned at the turnstiles on a compatible mobile device. This facility will be available right up until kick off and is the quickest and easiest way to purchase your ticket!

In person – Leigh Sports Village Ticket Office; open from 9am until 30 minutes after kick off on match day. Please note that the ticket office is operating on a cashless basis for Rugby League World Cup fixtures.

In order to secure the ticket area of your choice and to avoid congestion at the Ticket Office on match day, supporters are strongly advised to purchase their tickets in advance of travelling to the stadium.

Please note that there are no telephone sales for this fixture.


As always, traffic congestion is expected around the stadium and supporters are advised to allow extra time in their journey. 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. These turnstiles are turnstile 20 (westerly end of the North Stand), turnstile 2 (West Stand South) and 24 (West Stand North), turnstile 6 (South Stand) and turnstiles 10 and 14 (East Stand).


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. Please note that Morrison’s supermarket car park is not a stadium car park and may operate car parking charges of their own.

Please take time to look at our detailed ‘Plan Your Visit’ page with car parking maps and travel information

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. Leigh bus station is a 10 minute walk from the stadium.

The nearest train stations are Atherton (4.2miles), Newton-le-Willows (5.3miles) and Wigan North Western on the West Coast mainline (7.9miles).


The Legends Bar (situated at the front of the Kingstone Press West Stand) will be open from 2 hours before kick and also immediately after the full-time hooter, serving a range of soft drinks, alcoholic beverages and hot food.

A variety of pies, including chicken & mushroom, steak and meat & potato varieties, sausage rolls and cheese & onion pasties, are available to purchase as supplied by our new partners Peter’s, while Mom’s hot dogs are also available. Gluten free hot dogs, vegan hot dogs and vegan pies also available.

Hot drinks, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages will all be available to purchase., along with an increased selection of chocolate and sweets.

Following an investment by Leigh Sports Village in new cashless till systems, please note that all kiosks are now CARD PAYMENT ONLY which will reduce queuing times, elevate queues, safer cleanliness environment and provides all customers with a speedier and more efficient service, throughout the whole Stadium.

Please note that no outside food or drink is allowed to be brought in to the stadium.

If you have any specific dietary or medical requirements please contact the LSV safety team in advance by emailing enquiries@leighsportsvillage.co.uk.


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.


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: golfing umbrellas, 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.


If you wish to raise any concerns about abusive language or poor behaviour in the stadium please speak to a steward or use our confidential textline on 07776 567642