Greene King IPA Big Rugby Weekend
Following the announcement of Greene King IPA as the new title sponsor of the Championship, the 2013-14 season will kick off with a festival of rugby in the professional second tier.
Led by the Championship clubs, the double-header weekend is designed to kick off the new season under Greene King IPA with a festival of Championship rugby, taking place at the three neutral venues of Allianz Park, Castle Park and Sandy Park. The matches will form part of the 23-round league season, with points counting towards the club's final league standing.
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Ticket prices range from £10 to £20, with concessions available at all of the games. A match ticket will grant access to both matches on the day, meaning supporters can watch two Championships games for a maximum cost of £20!
Sky Sports, who will extend their Championship coverage to 18 games across the 2013-14 season, will broadcast both fixtures live from Sandy Park on Sunday 15 September.
Allianz Park, Saturday, September 14
Ealing Trailfinders v London Scottish, KO 1300
London Welsh v Bedford Blues, KO 1515
Castle Park, Saturday, September 14
Moseley v Rotherham Titans, KO 1300
Nottingham Rugby v Leeds Carnegie, KO 1515
Sandy Park, Sunday, September 15
Plymouth Albion v Jersey RFC, KO 1315
Cornish Pirates v Bristol Rugby, KO 1530
To purchase tickets, please contact your club via the details below:
Bedford Blues: www.bedfordrugby.co.uk
Bristol Rugby: www.bristolrugby.co.uk
Cornish Pirates: http://cornish-pirates.com/tickets/double_header_tickets.html
Ealing Trailfinders: www.ealingrugby.co.uk
Leeds Carnegie: www.leedscarnegie.com
London Scottish: www.londonscottish.com
London Welsh: www.london-welsh.co.uk
Nottingham Rugby: www.nottinghamrugby.co.uk
Plymouth Albion: www.plymouthalbion.com
Rotherham Titans: www.rotherhamrugby.co.uk