Fan Info for Tom Briscoe’s testimonial game

Leeds Rhinos will play their fourth pre-season game this Sunday when the team take on Hull FC in Tom Briscoe’s testimonial game at Headngley Stadium, kick off 3pm.

HOW CAN I PURCHASE TICKETS IN ADVANCE? 

Tickets can be purchased online at tickets.therhinos.co.uk up until half an hour before kick off. 

Alternatively, tickets can be purchased by calling Leeds Rhinos Ticket Office on 0371 423 1315. Phone lines are open from 10.30am – 3.30pm (Monday – Friday excluding Bank Holidays). Please note the Ticket Office at Headingley Stadium remains closed. 

CAN I PURCHASE TICKETS ON MATCHDAY? 

On the turnstiles – Fans can purchase tickets which covers entry for the Global East Stand Terrace and Western Terrace via the Kirkstall Lane and St Michaels Lane turnstiles on match day using contactless payment with either a credit or debit card or payment using a smartphone. Cash is no longer accepted as payment on the turnstiles. 

From the Ticket Office – Leeds Rhinos Ticket Office on St Michaels Lane is open from 12noon and fans can purchase tickets for North Stand and South Stand seating and standing in the South Stand Terrace. Card payments are preferred. 

Online – Tickets can be purchased online at tickets.therhinos.co.uk up until 30 minutes before kick off and tickets will be sent to your email address so you can use them on your smartphone at the turnstiles. 

WHICH AREAS OF THE STADIUM ARE OPEN? 

All stands are open apart from Global East Stand Seating. 

LEEDS RHINOS TICKET OFFICE 

Leeds Rhinos Ticket Office will open at 12 noon on matchday for ticket sales and collections.   

Don’t forget we are open during the game too if you need any assistance and will close 20 minutes after the final whistle. 

COVID-19 

From Thursday 27th January all plan B restrictions in England will be lifting meaning that we will not require fans to show proof of COVID vaccination certification or proof of negative lateral flow before entering Headingley Stadium. 

Face masks are also no longer mandatory, but are recommended when brushing past others, or when moving in or around the stadium in close proximity to others such as when entering the ground or in indoor spaces. 

However, the club would like to remind all spectators they are responsible for ensuring them and everyone in their party has read the below information in regards to COVID-19 and match day and if any of their party is experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, then we ask you DO NOT travel to Headingley Stadium on match day. 

CLEANING 

Please ensure you continue to wash your hands regularly, and/or use the hand sanitizer provided. 

Leeds Rhinos will continue to undertake cleaning of all public spaces including bars and toilets throughout match day. 

‘LESS CROWDED’ AREAS 

We have kept aside some ‘less crowded’ areas, so should you wish to move to those areas of the stadium on match day to watch the game, please speak to a supervisor or ask at our Ticket Office and we will organise that for you. 

TRAVELLING TO THE STADIUM 

Please ensure however you choose to travel to the stadium you do it safely and where possible sustainably. Turnstiles will open at 1pm so please allow extra time to arrive early at the stadium and help with the safe entry for all spectators into the ground. 

CAR PARKING

Car parking is available in Car Park F (St Michaels Lane – LS6 3BR) for £5 (cash only). This can only be purchased on the day on arrival at the car park and it is first come, first served. All monies will go to Tom Briscoe’s Testimonial.

COACH PARKING 

All coach parking is available on St Michaels Lane (near the allotments - there is no access via the railway bridge on St. Michaels Lane for coaches). A map showing the best route to the coach parking area can be obtained by contacting the Ticket Office on 0371 423 1315 or via email to [email protected] 

OUR LEAGUE STREAMING 

Leeds Rhinos have teamed up with Our League to offer Rugby League fans around the world the chance to watch Tom Briscoe’s Testimonial match against Hull FC, live from Headingley Stadium, kick off 3pm. 

Fans can book the live stream via the Our League app, priced £4.95 (early bird offer; £10 on the day). All proceeds will go to the Tom Briscoe Testimonial Fund. Briscoe, who scored 90 tries in 147 appearances for the Black and Whites between 2008 and 2013, will come up against his former club for the clash at Headingley. The former England international has scored 91 tries in 191 appearances for the Rhinos since his move to Headingley in 2014. 

For more information https://www.therhinos.co.uk/2022/01/24/our-league-to-stream-tom-briscoe-testimonial-match/  

WHAT TIME DO TURNSTILES OPEN? 

Turnstiles are available on St Michael’s Lane (Gate B), Kirkstall Lane (Gate G) and at South Stand on St Michael’s Lane (Gate E) and will open at 1pm. 

Fans with South Stand tickets can enter the stadium by all turnstiles.  

Fans with tickets for North Stand, Global East Stand and West Terrace can enter via St Michaels Lane (Gate B) or Kirkstall Lane (Gate G) turnstiles only. 

Please ensure you give yourselves plenty of time on match day to enter the stadium and get to your position. 

CAN I MOVE AROUND THE STADIUM? 

Fans with South Stand tickets can enter the stadium by all turnstiles.  

Fans with tickets for North Stand, Global East Stand Terrace and Western Terrace can enter via St Michaels Lane (Gate B) or Kirkstall Lane (Gate G) turnstiles only. 

Fans cannot transfer in either direction across the South West corner (between West Terrace and Tetley’s South Stand). 

Please ensure you give yourselves plenty of time on match day to get to your position. 

DIGITAL TICKETS 

Leeds Rhinos tickets are either to Print @ Home or can be used on smartphones. For more information on Digital Tickets please visit our FAQ / Help pages at tickets.therhinos.co.uk

LEEDS RHINOS CLUB SHOP 

Leeds Rhinos Club Shop will be open to match attendees only from 1pm until 20 minutes after the final whistle selling a range of Leeds Rhinos merchandise.  

Our Club Shop is now ‘cashless’ so please ensure you bring your credit / debit card OR you can pay using your smartphone. 

BARS INFORMATION 

  • All public bars in concourses will open at 1pm. 
  • The Global East Stand Café Bar will be open selling hot drinks from Costa Coffee.  
  • The Long Bar will NOT BE open for this fixture. 
  • All public bars will close 15 mins after half time  

All our bars and food concession units are now ‘cashless’ so please ensure you bring your credit / debit card OR you can pay using your smartphone. 

MATCH DAY ENTERTAINMENT 

Pre-Match –Everyone’s favourite mascot, Ronnie the Rhino, will be up to his usual antics.  

Half Time – At half time, The Biff Bros will be back on the pitch with 3 lucky competition winners. We will also be making the draw for the Golden Gamble, so make sure you get your ticket before kick off from sellers around the ground. 

Post-Match – After the final whistle, Tom Briscoe will be interviewed on the pitch by Leeds Rhinos Commercial Director, Rob Oates. 

CAN I BRING A BAG? 

Small bags (no larger than an A4 piece of paper) will be allowed on match day. These will be subject to searches at the turnstiles. Please do not bring anything larger than this as you will not be allowed to bring it in. If you require a larger bag for medication purposes, please contact [email protected] in advance of match day. 

All details about bag searching can be found via tickets.therhinos.co.uk/GroundRegulations  

SMOKING 

Smoking, vaping and e-cigarettes will be allowed in designated smoking areas which are at Gate B, Gate D and Gate G. 

WI-FI 

Super-fast free Wi-Fi is available for all fans on match day! Just join the ‘Rhinos-FREE’ network to get started.  

TOM BRISCOE TESTIMONIAL MATCH DAY PROGRAMME 

Tom Briscoe’s Testimonial matchday programme will be available from sellers around the ground, please be aware this is cash only. Leeds Rhinos Ticket Office will also have a small number of programmes available should you wish to pay by card. Prices for these will be £2. 

GOLDEN GAMBLE 

Golden Gamble (match day half time draw) is available for this game for only £1 a ticket with the chance to win up to £2000! Don’t forget to pick up your ticket from sellers around the ground when you arrive at the game! Please be aware this is cash only. 

FANS PHONE 

The Fans Phone allows you to report any issues anonymously and to ensure our fans don’t feel in danger by visibly reporting issues to stewards. Should you need to report anything on the day, please use our fans text line number on 07500 312 832 (texts are charged at standard network rate). Please provide as much detail as possible about the problem and your location to allow our stewards to monitor the situation and act where necessary.  

RESPECT OUR STAFF 

We ask that all supporters and visitors treat all staff and club officials with respect and patience. Abuse or threatening behaviour towards staff or club officials will not be tolerated. 

RESPECT OUR NEIGHBOURS 

Please remember, Headingley Stadium is situated in a residential area and we ask that you ensure you respect our neighbours when arriving and departing the stadium for matches. 

Please ensure if you are parking your vehicle in the surrounding streets that you do it sensibly, you dispose of any waste responsibly, and finally, remain on public highways and keep noise levels to a minimum. 

HEADINGLEY STADIUM GROUND REGULATIONS 

All fans must adhere to the Stadium Ground Regulations – a copy can be found via tickets.therhinos.co.uk/GroundRegulations 

NEED FURTHER ASSISTANCE? 

If you require any further information not stated above, then please either visit our website www.therhinos.co.uk , check our social media channels (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) or please ensure you get in touch with us either via phone 0371 423 1315* or by emailing [email protected]

*Open 10:30am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday excluding Bank Holidays.