Key Matchday Information

We look forward to welcoming you to Hive Stadium.

Below is the key information for planning your visit, including how to get to Hive Stadium and what you can expect on a typical match day.

Please note, specific information about each event can be found here.

MATCH TICKETS

The easiest way to browse and purchase match tickets is via our online ticketing site here. You can check out the ticket prices here.

Your digital match ticket(s) will be delivered to the Scottish Rugby Ticketing App no later than 5 working days prior to the match.

Please download the app HERE to access your match ticket(s). If you have purchased for family or friends, you must transfer these tickets to each person in your group once they have downloaded the app. (You don’t need to do this for U16 tickets). Click here to view further details on the app.

If you have not received your match ticket(s) or have a ticket enquiry please contact the Scottish Rugby Ticket Centre via email ticket.centre@edinburghrugby.org or call 0131 378 1600 between 10am and 4pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.

Subject to availability, tickets will be available to purchase online right up until kick-off – they will automatically be sent to your Scottish Rugby Ticketing App at the time of purchase and can be scanned on your phone.

GETTING TO HIVE STADIUM

There is no public parking available at Hive Stadium on match-day. We recommend using public transport to get to and from the games.

Full details can be found at edinburghrugby.org/directions

ARRIVING AT THE STADIUM

Hospitality turnstiles will open 2 hours before kick-off.

General turnstiles will open 1.5 hours before kick-off.

Access to the stadium is via the East/West Link (near the Murrayfield Tram stop) and through Saughtonhall Car Park – via Riversdale Bridge or Saughtonhall Bridge (unless otherwise stated).

DIGITAL MATCHDAY PROGRAMME

Season Ticket Members and Castle Club Members will all be sent a link to a digital matchday programme ahead of our home fixtures (excluding pre-season)

The programme will then be made available via QR codes located around the stadium.

We will not be producing physical matchday programmes this season.

RETAIL

The Scottish Rugby Store is located in the South West corner of Scottish Gas Murrayfield. The store is open during Edinburgh Rugby fixtures for supporters.

You can also visit the Scottish Rugby Store online to get your favourite items.

ENTERTAINMENT

There are always a variety of activities taking place at Hive Stadium for fans to enjoy each week, from the Scottish Building Society Passing Challenge, to our Unsigned Stage, signing sessions to face painting, there is something for everyone!

Keep an eye out for our team mascot Flinty, who will be out and about the Hive Stadium Fanzone pre-match and around the stadium during the game.

FOOD AND DRINK

There are plenty of spots around the Hive Stadium Fanzone where you can quench your thirst or satisfy your hunger on the match day. We cater to a wide range of dietary requirements including vegetarian and vegan.

Our food offerings include Salt & Chilli, Greek Gyros, Burger & Fries, Coffee & Doughnuts. Please note the food options may vary from match to match.

If you prefer to be indoors, the Clubhouse – located in the Thistle Suite – is open for all supporters both pre and post-match. Check out the menu here. Food is available pre-match only.

POST-MATCH SIGNINGS

The playing squad will meet supporters, sign autographs and pose for photos along the player walkway after full-time.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION & FAQs

  • Bag Policy

    Please avoid bringing a bag to the game if possible.

    An A4 bag is the maximum size permitted at the Hive Stadium and all bags will be searched before entry.

    Bags larger than A4 size will not be permitted. There will be no bag drop facilities.

    The only exceptions are bags required for health reasons (including parents with young children). We assume no responsibility for bags in venue.

    There is a max 500ml limit for liquids being brought in to the ground, and the products must be sealed.

    Unless you have health or childcare requirements plan ahead and leave your bags at home, in your hotel, in your car, on the coach or at one of 13 bag-drop/left luggage facilities across Edinburgh (web links listed below).

    https://www.citystasher.com/left-luggage/edinburgh/edinburgh-castle-left-luggage-the-paper-rack-69

    https://www.left-baggage.co.uk/en

    http://www.edinburghairport.com/prepare/services-and-facilities/left-luggage

    As all bags will be searched (medical and childcare exemptions apply) so allow plenty of time to get to your seats ahead of kick-off.

  • Payments

    Hive Stadium is a cashless stadium – payments can only be made by card.

  • Lost Property

    If you lose any property within the ground, please contact the nearest steward. If you discover the loss after the game, please send a description of the item and your seat details to info@edinburghrugby.org.

  • Prohibited Items

    Please see below for details on what is/isn’t allowed into the stadium:

    Flask of tea or coffee or any other liquids
    Flasks are not permitted. The contents of any flasks will be tipped out and the containers will have to be left outside the stadium.

    Food
    You may bring small amounts of food into the stadium for your own use. Large picnic hampers are not permitted.

    Juice/water
    In line with other major venues, only sealed plastic bottles of water or soft drinks up to 500mls can be brought into the stadium. No cans will be permitted. Bins will be available at turnstiles for disposing of items.

    Air horns
    Only mechanised air horns (blow-through or wind-up) are allowed inside the stadium. Pressurised containers are not permitted.

    Camera
    Small amateur cameras are permitted, but large professional cameras are not. By small, we mean pocket-size digital cameras or SLR cameras with zoom lenses no more powerful than 300mm. Tripods and selfie sticks are not permitted.

    Fireworks, flares, smoke bombs or any other pyrotechnic
    Possession may constitute a criminal offence and customers found to be in possession of such items will be referred to Police.

    Knives, weapons, dangerous or hazardous items
    Possession may constitute a criminal offence and customers found to be in possession of such items will be referred to Police.

    Banners/flags with offensive, abusive or discriminatory slogans
    Banners of this type may constitute a criminal offence and customers in possession of such items may be referred to Police.

Terms & Conditions of Entry

For the full terms of entry, please read our Ticket Terms and Conditions. Please also take the time to read the full list of safety measures and to find out more about what you can expect on matchdays, visit the ASK Scottish Rugby section.

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