Match Day Info – London Skolars 12/3

Newcastle Thunder kick off their Kingstone Press League 1 home fixtures this weekend when London Skolars head to the North East for the first time since 2014.

To allow supporters to make the most of their day, the club would like to share the following important information.

Kick Off – Sunday’s game kicks off at 15:00

Gates Opening – Turnstiles and other entry points will be open from 12:00

Ground entry – Entry to the stadium will be via East Stand turnstiles for match ticket and season ticket holders. Hospitality guests will enter via the main East Stand doors.

Ticket Sales – Advanced ticket sales are available now. Priced at £10 for adult standing and £12 for adult seating, these advanced prices are valid until midnight on Saturday 11th March. Adult tickets are priced at £12 for standing and £15 for seating if purchased on match-day.

To book tickets, click here, call 0871 2266060 or visit the Kingston Park Stadium box office

Parking – The Kingston Park car park will be open for this fixture, with spaces available for over 400 vehicles on a first come first served basis.  On site car parking is priced at £3 per vehicle while Season Ticket holders may park for free.

Public Transport – Supporters are advised services on the Tyne & Wear Metro will be suspended from 6am – 6pm between South Gosforth and the Airport in both directions, with a replacement bus service in operation – Click here for more information

U19s v St Helens U19 – Taking place before the main game, Thunder’s U19 academy side will face their St Helens counterparts in the U19 Super League. Kickoff is at 12:30 with entry included in the price of tickets for the first team fixture

Club Shop – Located in the ground floor of the East Stand, the club shop will be open from 10:00 and is fully stocked with all the must have Thunder merchandise including, beanies and scarves and replica home and away shirts.

Supporter Accommodation – Spectators will watch the match from the East side of the ground. Seating and standing areas are available with specific tickets sold for each. Please follow directions from the Stewarding team when taking your seats.

Bars & Food – The East Stand “Tap & Tackle” will be open from 10:00 serving a wide range of food and drinks.  From 13:30, these facilities will be supplemented by bars and food kiosks in the South Stand concourse.  For further information, please click here

Pitch Access – Aspiring young Thunder players under the age of 16 are welcome to take to the pitch on the completion of Saturday’s fixture and play on the same surface as the professionals.

The club asks all supporters to be mindful of others playing on the pitch, in order that everyone can enjoy access to the field.

Post Match – The Tap & Tackle will be the focus of events after the match, with the venue open until 11pm. Supporters will also be able to hear from the Man of the Match and from head coach Mick Mantelli following the game shortly after 5pm and enjoy happy hour bar prices from 6pm – 7pm.