The Ospreys welcome Grenoble to the Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon (3pm KO) in the return leg of their Challenge Cup double header, for a fixture that is not on TV.
The Ospreys sit at the top of Pool 2 after three games, having secured a third consecutive bonus point win in the competition at Stade des Alpes last Friday night and, with two of the remaining three games here at the Liberty, are in control of their own fate as they pursue a place in the last eight next spring.
HERE’S YOUR FULL GUIDE TO WHAT’S ON…
All hospitality areas open two hours ahead of kick-off so guests can relax and enjoy their evening in style, in an unrushed, relaxed atmosphere.
Our media partners, Nation Radio, will be on site at the Liberty, broadcasting live for two hours from 1pm with interactive fun and games. Their truck will be loctated outside the ticket office
Also open at 1.00pm is the HoHoHo Zone, the festive themed family friendly entertainment area underneath the South Stand. As well as the regular games and challenges there’s a special Christmas mask competition for the young ones with an Ospreys goodie bag up for grabs, while we are expecting a visit from a very special guest with Father Christmas set to arrive and hand out an Ospreys gift to all children present.
Come and meet non-playing members of the squad!
Keelan Giles, Tom Grabham and Hugh Gustafson will be instore at the Club Shop from 2pm-2.45pm so call in, pick up your Ospreys merchandise and meet the players at the same time! Don’t forget, there’s 10% off all BLK Ospreys 2016/17 replica kit, shirts, shorts and socks, until midnight on Sunday, so why not pick yourself up a jersey while you’re there, Season members, you can claim your discount on top!!
Meanwhile, Dmitri Arhip and Joe Thomas will be joining Santa in the HoHoHo Zone between 2pm and 2.30pm
For the very first time we’ve invited the players to choose their favourite tunes ahead of the game. Our fantastic new in-bowl DJ, DJ Dec, will be mixing up some classic tunes with the warm-up choices of Scott Baldwin, Ben John and Josh Matavesi as the team go through their pre-match drills from 2pm onwards, supported by KK Solutions.
‘The Hatch’, the brand new street food themed area in the Riverside Lounge, is open from 2.00pm until two hours after the match, serving:
- Traditional Home Made Corned Beef Hash, Served with Crusty Bread Roll & Butter
- Smokey Baked Beans
- Grated Cheddar Cheese
- Festive Turkey Pie
- Cranberry & Brie Sausage Rolls
- Selection of Craft Beers & Lagers
Pie of the Month
Available at all food kiosks on Friday is the Pie of the Month for December, the firecracker chicken pie by Piglets Pantry featuring hot and spicy chicken with jalepenos for extra kick!. Give it a try if you’re brave enough
OSPREYS IN THE COMMUNITY
We are delighted to once again be able to welcome young rugby supporters from the following clubs:
3.00PM KO – THE BIG MATCH
The Ospreys Supporters Club will once again welcome supporters of both teams to their Riverside Lounge HQ in the East Stand after the final whistle.
The perfect place to reflect on the match with likeminded supporters, as always there will be player Q&As, with this week’s guests confirmed as man of the moment, Keelan Giles, and recent arrival Kieron Fonotia.
HOW CAN I GET TICKETS?
Tickets are available to purchase at www.ospreysrugby.com/buytickets now, with prices starting at just £20 (adults) and £5 (U16s).
Alternatively, you can call the Ticket Hotline on 0844 815 6665 from 10am on Saturday morning, while the Ticket Office is open from 10am right up until kick-off for supporters to visit in person.
WHERE DO I PARK
There is ample parking available at the council operated Landore car park facility opposite the stadium. Please follow the signs for ‘Park & Ride’.