Essential matchday information for Betfred Super League semi final
This Friday marks the End Of An Era at Headingley Carnegie Stadium. The Rhinos face Hull FC in the Betfred Semi Finals, for the final game in front of the North Stand before re-development commences, and a farewell home game for Rhinos legends Danny McGuire and Rob Burrow.
The match kicks off at 7.45pm and turnstiles open at 5pm. Phil Bentham is the referee this Friday, here’s all the information you need including how to secure your place at this huge occasion.
How Much Are Tickets?
Tickets are selling extremely well for Friday night’s huge clash, with standing areas now all sold out. There are now approximately 500 seats still available to buy in both the North Stand and the Carnegie Stand.
Seats are priced £5 for all juniors (16 & under), and seated tickets for adults start from £25 and from £18 for concessions.
Remember that adult and concession season & supporter members save £2 on prices, and the members discount ends at midnight tonight, Thursday 28th September.
Book your seats by calling the Ticket Office on 0371 423 1315, pop into the Club Shop at the stadium (open 9am-5pm), or book online 24 hours a day at tickets.therhinos.co.uk
Beat The Queues & Print At Home
Save the £1.50 booking fee by printing your ticket at home. No need to collect tickets before the match so you can avoid the queues! Season & Supporter Members do not pay the booking fee.
If you do choose to collect your tickets on Friday please head to the official collections point in the Ticket Office on St Michael’s Lane (entrance is street side). Please arrive early to avoid congestion and to save you queuing. The stadium is located in a residential area so please respect our local residents and ensure you do not hinder their access to and from their property.
The fans’ favourite tenor, John Innes – better known as OperaMan, is back on Friday for one final performance in front of the North Stand!
John will be singing live on the Headingley Carnegie pitch before the big game kicks off, and will be returning after the final whistle so please stick around to enjoy the final swansong for the North Stand.
Share Your North Stand Memories
We want to hear your memories from the North Stand. It could be a memorable try, your first game, a player making his debut, or anything else that made a home game at Headingley particularly special to you.
How to share your memories of the Main Stand and Paddock with us:
Facebook – Post on our timeline with #EndOfAnEra www.facebook.com/leedsrhinosofficial
Twitter – Tweet us @leedsrhinos with #EndOfAnEra
Email – send your memory and photo to us at [email protected]
Wakelet – visit https://wakelet.com/@northstand and view the full collection so far.
Stick Around After The Final Whistle
After the final whistle we’ll be joined on the pitch by Danny and Rob for post match interviews, and one final performance from OperaMan.
Please stay in your seats and enjoy the post match entertainment in front of the North Stand.
Gold Members Long Bar
Gold Members can head to the Long Bar before kick off tomorrow to enjoy hot food, priced £6.50, and a private bar. Please show your Gold Members card at the entrance. Josh Jordan-Roberts and Cameron Smith will be in the Long Bar pre match to meet Gold Members for photos and signings.
The Long Bar will be open for all after the final whistle.
Pick Up Your Special Copy Of Blue & Amber
We’ve got a special edition of the match day programme this week, including a special pull out front cover, with the names of North Stand ticket holders on Friday printed on the inside cover!
Get your copy for just £3 from the Club Shop, Ticket Office or from sellers around the ground.
The Big Sale
There are further reductions in the big retail sale at the Club Shop this week! Items are available from as little as £1 so pop into the Club Shop tomorrow night to pick up a bargain. You can also browse the full sale range and buy online at store.leedsrugby.com.
Get Your ‘Naked’ Calendar Launch Ticket
Purchase your ticket for the Leeds Rhinos 2018 ‘Naked’ Calendar Launch night, taking place on Monday 2nd October at 7pm at The Arc in Headingley.
The 2018 calendar has been put together by Stevie Ward and Ryan Hall – with proceeds being shared between Stevie Ward’s campaign Mantality to fund Community Projects and support Men’s Mental Health and Ryan Hall’s Testimonial Fund.
The launch costs just £5 and includes a drink on arrival. Tickets can be purchased from the Club Shop tomorrow or book your place online at tickets.therhinos.co.uk under the Events tab.
The calendar costs £10 and is available to buy at the launch on Monday evening, or online from store.leedsrugby.com from Tuesday 3rd October.
Become Part Of Our Legacy
As we mark the end of an era at Headingley Carnegie, with a farewell to 2 huge players and a massive stadium re-development, why not mark your place in the Rhinos Legacy with a hand-crafted legacy box.
Built in the wall of the Carnegie Terrace and facing the famous Headingley pitch, your legacy box is your personal stamp on the stadium and can be used a capsule to place personal mementos or family history, or even for loved ones ashes as a place of rest.
Find out more at https://www.therhinos.co.uk/legacy/
Visit the Heart Family Zone
The Heart Family Zone is located in the Carnegie Café Bar, and is a public area open to all on match day.
Tomorrow night, fans can meet Ronnie the Rhino and first team players Jordan Lilley and Ash Handley at 6.45pm, and there’s also free face painting, balloon twisting, colouring and activity sheets and a mini disco for kids!
Meal deals are on offer in the Carnegie Café Bar, with food and drinks suitable for all the family.
Where Can I Purchase Food & Drinks?
Food and drinks will be available to buy from all concession vans and bars situated around the stadium and in the Carnegie Café Bar (under the Carnegie Stand), where meal deals are also available. Head to the Sports Bar or Ronnie’s Bar behind the Main Stand.
Can I Pay On The Day At The Turnstiles?
Please note there will be NO cash turnstiles available on any area of the ground on Friday night, and all tickets must be purchased in advance.
Seats are available to purchase now on 0371 423 1315 or online at tickets.therhinos.co.uk.
All tickets will be checked by stewards upon entry to the stands.
Send us your selfies on Friday night! We want to see you getting ready for the game, having a pre match pint, travelling to the stadium, taking your place proudly in the stands – share your photos on Twitter with #RhinosMatchNight and we’ll choose a winning photo to show on the big screen at half time!
Bag Searches & Security Measures
Fans are reminded that bag searches will take place on entry to the ground and, if it is possible, fans are asked not to bring bags to the game to help ease congestion at the turnstile.
Consequently, existing prohibited items will not, under any circumstances, be allowed into the stadium for all future events. You can see a full list of prohibited items on our website at http://www.therhinos.co.uk/tickets/ground-regulations.php
As an international sporting venue, the security staff at Headingley Carnegie Stadium are experienced in handling major events, and look forward to welcoming you on Friday night for a safe and enjoyable evening.
*Concessions = seniors 65 & over, students and under 21s. Juniors = 16 & under.