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Match Day Guide vs Emirates Lions

21/05/2022

Dragons finish the United Rugby Championship season on home soil today (Saturday) with a clash against South African giants Emirates Lions - and we have all the match day information you need to enjoy your day out at Rodney Parade...

Lions Supporter Information:

Travelling to Rodney Parade

Travelling by Car: 

From the West - Please take Junction 26 from the M4 before taking the 3rd exit off the roundabout onto Malpas Road (A4041). Then proceed through the next 2 sets of traffic lights, keeping to the left-hand lane at the roundabout before taking the second exit off the roundabout. At the next roundabout, take the first exit (across the River Usk) before bearing right onto Chepstow Road. Once on Chepstow Road, take the first right onto Cedar Road followed by the next right onto Corporation Road and the first left onto Grafton Road. Rodney Parade is then situated on the left hand side.

From the East - Please take Junction 26 from the M4 before taking the 3rd exit off the roundabout onto Malpas Road (A4041). Then proceed through the next 2 sets of traffic lights, keeping to the left-hand lane at the roundabout before taking the second exit off the roundabout. At the next roundabout, take the first exit (across the River Usk) before bearing right onto Chepstow Road. Once on Chepstow Road, take the first right onto Cedar Road followed by the next right onto Corporation Road and the first left onto Grafton Road. Rodney Parade is then situated on the left hand side.

Car Parking: Please note that unfortunately there is no Car Parking availability at Rodney Parade. For Car Parking please follow directions for the City Centre once you have departed the Motorway. Car parks at both Friars Walk and Kingsway are a short walk across the Millennium River Bridge.

Travelling by Train: 

Newport Train Station is an approximate 10–15-minute walk to Rodney Parade. For Train timetables or any details regarding Transport for Wales please visit the Homepage | TfW. In addition, Transport for Wales have recently launched a new facility to monitor train capacities. This function can be found on the TFW Capacity Checker | TfW.

Travelling by Supporter Coach:

Newport Transport facilitate a Coach and Minibus Parking facility, at £35.00 and £15.00 respectively. They are situated on 160 Corporation Road, Newport, NP19 0WF; adject to Rodney Parade and therefore an ideal location for visiting supporters.

Newport Transport can be contact at sales@newporttransport.co.uk or 01633670563. Please note, that all bookings are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Order of Events

  • 10am - Ticket Office Opens
  • 10am - Stadium Store Opens
  • 10am - Under-7 Festival on Pitch
  • 12noon - Marquee Bar Opens
  • 12noon - Compeed Fan Zone Opens
  • 12.15pm - Under-7 Festival Concludes
  • 12.30pm - Family Fun Day
  • 1pm - Hospitality Opens
  • 1.30pm - Turnstiles Opens
  • 2pm - Player Q&A in Marquee
  • 3pm - Kick Off
  • 3.40pm - Half Time*
  • 3.45pm - Community Lap of Honour
  • 3.50pm - Community Rugby at Half Time
  • 4.40pm - Full Time*
  • 4.45pm - Shirt Presentation*
  • 5.10pm - Stadium Store & Ticket Office Closes*
  • 5.10pm - Scarlets versus Stormers broadcast in the Compeed Fan Zone with 20% off at the Bar.

*Subject to Fixture Timings.

Ticketing Information:

Tickets for the fixture against Emirates Lions can be purchased by clicking HERE or call the Ticket Office for more information on 01633 670690 during office hours.

Compeed Fan Zone

Rodney Parade will be hosting the Compeed Fan Zone from 12noon. The Fan Zone will host a Big Screen showing the Sport throughout the evening with the Scarlets versus Stormers fixture broadcast from 5:10pm. In addition to a variety of Catering and Beverage outlets with various promotions running throughout the day.

Players Presentation

Following the conclusion of the fixture, supporters are invited to stay behind and join in the Players presentations as we say goodbye to members of our Senior squad. Those supporters wishing to join will be invited pitch side under the instruction of Stadium Stewards.

Bar Promotion

Stay with us after the game and presentations to enjoy the Scarlets v Stormers fixture within the Compeed Fan Zone. Throughout this live broadcasted game, the Fan Zone will have 20% off at the Fan Zone Bars.

Cashless Stadium

Please note, that all Bars inside Rodney Parade are completely Cashless. However, the Stadium Bars will accept all major Debit and Credit Cards. Stadium

Smoking Policy

Rodney Parade is a smoke-free stadium and smoking, or the use of electronic cigarettes is not permitted within the stands. Supporters may smoke and use electronic cigarettes within the designated smoking area – your nearest steward will be able to point you to the nearest smoking area. Supporters are not able to exit and re-enter the stadium for any reasons.

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