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Leeds Rhinos

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Information for Fans travelling to the Betfred Super League Grand Final

5th October 2017 | 3:54 pm

By Sian Jones

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Thank you to all our supporter who have purchased tickets for this Saturday’s huge match at Old Trafford where Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers go head to head in the 2017 Betfred Super League Grand Final. We hope you are looking forward to the big day.  Here is all the information you will need as you make your way to Old Trafford, including travel and transport information, accessibility information, ground regulations plus much more.

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Thank you to all our supporter who have purchased tickets for this Saturday’s huge match at Old Trafford where Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers go head to head in the 2017 Betfred Super League Grand Final. We hope you are looking forward to the big day.  Here is all the information you will need as you make your way to Old Trafford, including travel and transport information, accessibility information, ground regulations plus much more.

Rhinos Official Travel departing from Elland Road:

Thank you to all our fans who are travelling with Rhinos Official Travel to Manchester. Please ensure you arrive at Lowfields Road Car Park at Elland Road ahead of the official 1pm departure time on Saturday – it will be extremely busy as we have lots of fans travelling with us!

On foot – Via A62, Gelderd Road on to Lowfields Road East OR onto Lowfields Road off Elland Road.

By Car – There is parking available in Lowfields Road Car Park on a first come, first served basis. Other parking areas immediately surrounding Elland Road Stadium are not available. Please note that cars cannot be left overnight and are left at your own risk. Ensure that you do not leave any personal belongings on show. You can access the Car Park by turning off Elland Road onto Lowfields Road where the Billy Bremner statue is situated and the car park is off this road on the left hand side. You cannot access Lowfields Road Car Park via the Park and Ride route.

Drop Off – Near public footpath under M621 OR on Lowfields Road off Elland Road (this area will be incredibly busy so please drop off on Elland Road to avoid congestion).

Please ensure on arrival at Old Trafford you make note of your coach number (situated on a sign at the front of the bus) and also where the coach is parked in the Coach Park. Please do not bring alcohol for the journey – our coaches are strictly no alcohol on board. Any alcohol will be confiscated prior to boarding the coaches. Bags and belongings can be left on the coaches during the game however this will be at your own risk.

Travel from Elland Road is still available to purchase from only £16 return either by coming down to the Leeds Rugby Store at Headingley Carnegie Stadium, online at tickets.therhinos.co.uk or over the phone on 0371 423 1315.

Rhinos Official Travel departing from Garforth:

Please ensure you arrive at Garforth ahead of the official 1pm departure time on Saturday. Parking is available at this venue on a first come, first served basis or in the surrounding area. The address for Garforth Academy is Lidgett Lane, Garforth, LS25 1LJ.

Please ensure on arrival at Old Trafford you make note of your coach number (situated on a sign at the front of the bus) and also where the coach is parked in the Coach Park. Please do not bring alcohol for the journey – our coaches are strictly no alcohol on board. Bags and belongings can be left on the coaches during the game however this will be at your own risk.

Rhinos Official Travel departing from Morley:

Please ensure you arrive at Morley ahead of the official 1pm departure time on Saturday. Parking is available at this venue on a first come, first served basis or in the surrounding area. The address for Morley Cricket & Sports Club is Scatcherd Lane, Morley, LS27 0JJ

Please ensure on arrival at Old Trafford you make note of your coach number (situated on a sign at the front of the bus) and also where the coach is parked in the Coach Park. Please do not bring alcohol for the journey – our coaches are strictly no alcohol on board. Bags and belongings can be left on the coaches during the game however this will be at your own risk.

Rhinos Official Travel departing from Sovereign Street (City Centre):

Please ensure you arrive at Sovereign Street ahead of the official 1pm departure time on Saturday. Paid parking only available in the surrounding area. The address for this departure point is Hilton Hotel end, Sovereign Street, Leeds, LS1 4BA.

Please ensure on arrival at Old Trafford you make note of your coach number (situated on a sign at the front of the bus) and also where the coach is parked in the Coach Park. Please do not bring alcohol for the journey – our coaches are strictly no alcohol on board. Bags and belongings can be left on the coaches during the game however this will be at your own risk.

Match Day Information

If you need to pick up your last minute Rhinos retail goodies on Saturday 7th October, please note the club shop at Headingley Carnegie Stadium will be open from 9am-1pm.

The Fanzone at Old Trafford opens at 1.30pm which means there is plenty of activity ahead of gates opening if fans arrive early.

The Old Trafford Ticket and Membership Office which is open from 9am until 6.30pm for enquiries and ticket collections and is situated in the North West Corner.

Turnstiles open at 4pm at Old Trafford and we recommend you arrive early into the stadium as there will be increased security checks and searches on every turnstiles. Please note that bags any larger than 20cm x 15cm x 5cm (8” x 6” x 2”) will not be allowed into the stadium.

Please follow the links for information on the following:

For those fans not travelling with official Rhinos coach travel, please note that car parking and coach parking at Old Trafford MUST be booked in advance. This is priced at £10 per car and £25 per coach, you can book your spot on 0161 868 8000 and select option 1.

There is a lot of activity in Manchester on Saturday including a boxing event at Manchester Arena so traffic will be severely increased.

The agreed policy for alcohol consumption at Old Trafford this Saturday is as follows:
1. Alcohol may be served in the concourse areas from entry up to and including 10 minutes after half time.
2. Individuals will be permitted to purchase 2 drinks at a time.
3. All cans will be decanted. Bottles may be served with tops removed.
4. Drinking in the bowl, in view of the game, will not be permitted. Clear signage and stewarding will be used to reinforce this regulation.
5. Alcohol may be served in executive areas throughout the event provided they are not consumed in the view of general spectators (in the bowl).
6. The police have agreed to the sale of bottles and will monitor the situation with a view to imposing the requirement for decanting if necessary.
7. It is accepted by both the Police and Stadium Safety that this is not a designated sporting event and that the imposition of these ground regulations require sensitive application.
8. Drinking in the streets surrounding Old Trafford is strictly prohibited.