Essential matchday information for fans attending Leeds Rhinos v North Queensland Cowboys
Your 2015 Super League Champions Leeds Rhinos face NRL Champions North Queensland Cowboys in the culminating game of the 2016 Dacia World Club Series at Headingley Carnegie Stadium this Sunday 21st February, kick off 7pm.
Richard Silverwood has been appointed to take charge of the game on Sunday and both teams will wear their respective home kits. The game is live on Sky Sports 1 from 6.30pm and you can listen to commentary on BBC Five Live, BBC Radio Leeds and new from this week TalkSport.
Less Than 1000 Tickets Available – Members Save £2!
Tickets are selling really well for Sunday’s huge clash, with seating areas all sold out and both South and Carnegie Stands at full capacity. However we do have approximately 1000 tickets available in the West Terrace priced at £25 for adults, from £18 for concessions* and £15 for juniors aged 16 & under, and remember that Rhinos 2016 Season Members and Supporter Members can save £2 on their tickets when purchased before midnight on Saturday.
Please note it’s unlikely you’ll be able to purchase tickets on the turnstiles on Sunday so we so urge you to book ahead of the game to avoid disappointment, as the South Stand and St Michael’s Lane cash turnstiles will not be open on the night.
To book your tickets now, call the Ticket Office on 0371 423 1315, pop down to the Leeds Rugby Store at Headingley Carnegie Stadium – open 9am-5pm Monday-Saturday, or book online 24 hours a day at www.therhinos.co.uk/buytickets. Members must book before midnight on Saturday to take advantage of the £2 discount.
If you buy tickets in advance and need to collect your tickets on Sunday please arrive early and head to the official collections point in the Ticket Office on St Michael’s Lane (entrance is street side). We’re expecting a sell-out crowd on Sunday so please arrive early to avoid congestion and to save you queuing. Ticket Office Collections is open from 2pm on Sunday but you can also collect tickets today or tomorrow from the Club Shop between 9am and 5pm.
Please note that we are conducting bag searches at Headingley Carnegie this season and ask that fans consider not bringing any bags into the stadium with them where possible – particularly large bags and rucksacks, as this will slow down entry.
What’s happening on Sunday?
Turnstiles are open from 4pm on Sunday and we’ve got lots of entertainment planned as we celebrate the Dacia World Club Challenge!
Singer Lizzie Jones will be performing “Jerusalem” live on the Headingley Carnegie pitch just before kick off and “I Vow To Thee My Country” at half time. Lizzie is spearheading a new campaign to raise funds for equipment that could prove the difference between life and death at Rugby League clubs across the UK, following the recent launch of the Danny Jones Defibrillator Fund. Click here to find out how you can donate.
We’ve got flag dancers performing on the Headingley Carnegie pitch pre-match and there will be entertainment around the ground including buskers by the Ticket Office and family entertainment in the Carnegie Café Bar.
There will also be heritage certificate presentations at half time; this week we’ll be presenting certificates to former players Scott Donald and Damian Gibson.
As always, Ronnie the Rhino will be making his famous appearance with his two lucky mascots, and there will be performances on the pitch from the Spencer Properties Dance Team. Children from schools and clubs all across Leeds have been invited to take part in our match day activities including player escorts and half time teams.
Dacia will be launching free t shirts into the crowd at half time and be sure to keep an eye on the big screen as we’ve got a special message from a first team player for one lucky fan, and there will be lots of birthday messages on the big screen too. Plus watch out for the Heart FM kiss cam at half time!
Pick up your match day programme
Make sure you get your hands on your special edition programme available the club shop, Ticket Office or from sellers around the ground on game day for £5.
Where can I purchase food and drinks?
Food and drinks will be available to buy from all concession vans and bars situated around the stadium.
Visit the Heart Family Zone
The Carnegie Café Bar is open to all as a public family area on Sunday. Choose the Champions Choice Kids Menu with a main course, carton of juice or water and a cookie or piece of fruit, priced at just £5! There will be free activities for children on offer in the Heart Family Zone, including free face painting, balloon twisting and a visit from Ronnie the Rhino.
Home Shirts Back In Stock!
Home and away replica shirts are now back in stock in the club shop in adult sizes XS to 6XL and ladies sizes 8-18 priced £46.99, whilst a cotton version in XS to 4XL is £47.99. Junior shirts are available in sizes age 6 to 16 priced £36.99, whilst toddlers shirts aged 0-4 after £29.99. We’ve also launched a brand new off field & training range predominantly featuring green and steel colours from the 2016 away shirt. We’ve got polo shirts for £26.99, training t-shirts from £25.99 and hoodies for £38.99. Pop into the club shop on Sunday to see the full range.
Hey There Gold Members
The Long Bar is open for all Gold Members post-match as normal on Sunday, however please note it is not open for Gold Members pre-match this week, due to hospitality taking place before the game.
Rugby AM will be hosting the Long Bar for Gold Members post-match, and will be entertaining members with quizzes and games with some great prizes to be won.
We’d like to thank all Gold Members for their patience with the Season Review DVD that was issued your membership. Replacement DVDs have now been produced and are being sent next week.
Outstanding Value For Memberships
Season Memberships are still available to purchase and are best value way to support Leeds Rhinos in 2016. Sign up before Sunday’s game and you can save £2 on your match ticket, and you'll get entry to all regular home league games and at least three home Super 8 matches. You'll also get entry to a bonus home Super 8 match if Leeds finish in the top 4. Prices start from £216 for adults, from £144 for concessions* and from £45 for juniors.
Visit www.rhinosmemberships.com for more information and a full list of prices, or sign up on Sunday whilst you’re at Headingley by popping into the Club Shop or Ticket Office.
Thank you for your ongoing support – see you on Sunday!
*Seniors over 65, under 21s and students on production of valid ID