French giants, Stade Francais, will provide the opposition when the Ospreys host their first ever European rugby quarter-final at Principality Stadium on Sunday (5.45pm KO).
HERE’S YOUR FULL GUIDE TO THE DAY
Where can I get tickets?
Liberty Stadium – Personal callers to the Liberty Stadium can purchase tickets from the Ticket Office, priced at £10/£5, between 10am and 6pm on Saturday after which they will no longer be available to buy at the Liberty.
Online – Buy from www.ospreysrugby.com/buytickets and select the print at home option.
WRU Ticket Office on Westgate Street – Open for personal callers from 9.30am-5.30pm on Saturday, and from 9.30am until kick-off on Sunday. We are anticipating a large walk-up on Sunday so supporters are advised, wherever possible, to purchase their tickets as early as possible to avoid the inevitable match day queues.
Any pre-ordered tickets awaiting collection can be picked up from the WRU Ticket Office from 11am on Sunday.
The roof may be closed but it’s going to be fantastic weather for a day out with all the family.
Supporters enjoying a day out in Cardiff can avail themselves of the following discounts upon production of their match tickets to make it an even more affordable day:
Brewhouse, Cardiff – 25% off food and 241 happy hour from 5pm pre-match until 9pm post-match
Frankie & Bennies, St David’s 2 – Kids eat free with an adult. T&Cs are 1 child to eat free with every adult meal purchased. Available on Sunday 2nd April.
Walkabout Cardiff – 20% off all food and drink. Available Sunday 2nd April.
Kaspas, Cardiff – 10% off all desserts. Available Sunday 2nd April.
Peppermint, Cardiff – 10% off drinks and free entry. Available Sunday 2nd April.
BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park throws open its doors to welcome the Ospreys, with the Ospreys Supporters Club making the historic city centre ground their home for the day.
EuroFest, a tag festival organised by Ospreys in the Community for clubs at U7,U8,U9 and U10 kicks off at 2.00pm, with the club house opening at 2.30pm with food and drink available.
Between 3.00pm and 4.00pm there’ll be non playing squad members on site to meet supporters, while Joe Bearman and Gareth Thomas will talk part in a pre-match Q&A with the OSC from 4pm in the club house.
5.45 PM KO – THE BIG MATCH
Travel/Getting to the Principality Stadium
By Train –
Cardiff Central is the nearest station to the Stadium and operates mainline services from West Wales, the Midlands, the South Coast and London.
The are no scheduled works this Sunday which means trains should run uninterrupted from west Wales to Cardiff throughout the day, returns costing £11.20 from Swansea, £11 from Neath, £10.70 from Port Talbot and £6 from Bridgend. The last train leaves Cardiff heading west at five past midnight.
A queuing system is generally in operation at Cardiff Central Station after each event so please check the Arriva Trains website before travelling for further information. When arriving from Cardiff Central station passengers should bear left along Wood Street for Gates 5, 6 and 7 or bear right along Wood Street to Westgate Street for Gates 4, 3, 2 continuing around to Gate 1 on Castle Street.
By Coach –
You can travel to Cardiff by coach from most UK cities including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Edinburgh. There are also with regular buses services between most town/cities in Wales if you staying outside of Cardiff.
Cardiff Central Bus Station is a five minute walk from the stadium, passengers exit the bus station and bear left along Wood Street for Gates 5, 6 and 7 or bear right along Wood Street to Westgate Street for Gates 4, 3, 2 continuing around to Gate 1 on Castle Street. Coach parking on event days is usually located at Sophia Gardens which is just a five minute walk away, following the river.
By Car –
Cardiff's location on the M4 corridor makes it easily accessible by car and is within two hours drive of London and the East Midlands. There is no dedicated spectator car parking at, or near, the stadium or matches days but there is plenty of parking available in the City Centre itself.
Road Closures –
There will be road closures in place in and around Principality Stadium on Sunday, from 3.45pm pre-match and then for approximately 30 minutes after the final whistle