Edinburgh Rugby host Munster on Friday 2 December 2022 at DAM Health Stadium in round 8 of the BKT United Rugby Championship.
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Do it for Doddie!
Edinburgh Rugby fans have been called upon to turn out in tartan this Friday night as the club celebrates the life of Doddie Weir OBE at its BKT URC match against Munster at DAM Health Stadium.
Supporters at Friday night’s match are encouraged to wear tartan garments – particularly those of the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation itself – to bring colour to the match, where a moment’s applause will be held in his memory before kick-off.
Club ‘Blue Crew’ volunteers will be on stand-by at the ‘Oor Doddie’ statue at the south-west corner of BT Murrayfield Stadium, handing out Doddie Weir tartan headbands when evidence (i.e., a screenshot) of a confirmed donation to the foundation is shown. Find out more here.
Unfortunately, due to ongoing events being held on the BT Murrayfield estate that weekend the Supporters Clubhouse located in the Thistle Suite will not be in operation pre or post-match.
With the annual ‘Glitterfest Christmas Party’ using both the Thistle Suite and Up and Under, and a separate event taking place in the Rowan Suite, all spaces are in use on this occasion.
The club apologises to supporters for any inconvenience caused and the Supporters Clubhouse will be back in operation (pre-match only due to Glitterfest) at Castres on Saturday 17 December.
With this in mind, the club is ensuring that the DAM Health Stadium Fan Zone has plenty on the go to keep supporters of all ages entertained ahead of a massive night of rugby in the capital.
Munster | What’s on guide
Live performance from BLEEKER
Edinburgh’s favourite double act return to the DAM Health Stadium Fan Zone for a live pre-match show.
Grab a beer, take a seat and sing along to some classics!
Live player Q&A
Following BLEEKER’s performance, we’ll have a live on-stage Q&A with a non-playing Edinburgh player.
Make sure you stick around and get your questions in!
Signing and selfie session in the Scottish Rugby Store
Drop by the Scottish Rugby Store pre-match for the chance to meet some of your Edinburgh Rugby heroes.
We’ll have a pre-match signing and selfies session, while fans can get their hands on the recently launched 150th anniversary 1872 Cup kit.
Sick Kids Christmas present ‘drop off points’
We’ll have two present ‘drop-off points’ situated at both entrances to the ground meaning supporters can donate gifts for the team’s annual visit to the Edinburgh Sick Kids.
Our friendly ‘blue crew’ will be on hand to take your kind donations on entering the stadium.
Uhuru Rum truck unveiled
The club’s Official Rum Partner – Uhuru Rum – have been working on something special for this match…
Get ready for the Uhuru Rum Truck, your one stop shop for a whole range of delicious rum cocktails!
Flag hand outs
Our non-playing players will be in the DAM Health Stadium Fan Zone to hand our brand new burnt orange club flags.
Say hello, grab a selfie and make sure you pick one up to cheer on the boys!
Scottish Building Society community stand
Our friends at Scottish Building Society will once again be running the community stand located in the DAM Health Stadium Fan Zone.
We’ll have a non-playing player helping out – so drop by and take part in some brilliant rugby activities!
Ticket delivery: All match tickets will be emailed to purchasers no later than 48 hours before the match. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have not received your match ticket(s) or have a ticket enquiry.
Can I buy tickets on the day?
Tickets will be available to purchase online right up until the game – e-tickets will automatically be sent to you at the time of purchase and can be scanned on your phone.
GETTING TO THE STADIUM
Edinburgh Trams runs a fast, frequent service to the entrance of the stadium from locations such as Edinburgh Airport, Ingliston Park and Ride, Edinburgh Gateway and Haymarket. Alight from the Murrayfield Stop.
Tickets must be purchased prior to boarding trams using the ticket vending machines at trams stops or on the Transport for Edinburgh App.
Advice on travelling by Tram can be found at edinburghtrams.com.
The following services pass close to the stadium:
1, 2, 22, 30 at Westfield Road
3, 25, 33, 38 at Gorgie Road
12, 26, 31 at Corstorphine Road
Airlink: 100 at Corstorphine Road
First Bus: 21A, 22, 38, 38A at Corstorphine Road
Scottish Citylink: 900 at Corstorphine Road
Full details of services can be found at lothianbuses.com.
Season Ticket Members: We cannot currently offer parking for Season Ticket Members. This is constantly under review.
Supporters: There is no parking available for general supporters.
BLUE BADGE PARKING
There are a number of Blue Badge parking spaces available for wheelchair and accessible ticket holders. Parking for Blue Badge holders will be in Saughtonhall Car Park on matchday and access is via Saughtonhall Bridge
Blue Badge parking MUST be PRE-BOOKED. To book a space email email@example.com.
Bicycle parking is available at Edinburgh Rugby matches. Supporters arriving at the East/West Link will be advised to park their bikes at the tram stop.
Those arriving via Gate D will be able to park their bikes in Saughton Hall Car Park.
Please note, Edinburgh Rugby takes no responsibility for theft or damage to bikes left at this location.
DAM Health Stadium is approximately a 45-minute walk from Edinburgh city centre. From Princes Street head to Shandwick Place, which leads on to Atholl Place, then onto Haymarket Terrace. Continue and either turn left onto Roseburn Street at the Roseburn Bar (for the south turnstiles) or continue and turn left onto Riversdale Crescent at the Murrayfield Bar (for the north turnstiles).
Arriving at the Stadium
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 – not Saughtonhall Bridge which is for vehicle access only.
Please avoid bringing a bag to the game if possible.
An A5 bag is the maximum size permitted at the DAM Health Stadium and all bags will be searched before entry.
Bags larger than A5 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).
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.
DAM Health Stadium is a cashless stadium – payments can only be made by card.
Scottish Rugby Store
The Scottish Rugby Store is located in the South West corner of BT Murrayfield Stadium. The store is open during Edinburgh Rugby fixtures for supporters.
You can also visit the Scottish Rugby Store online to get your favourite items.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Season Ticket Members and Castle Club Members will all be sent a link to a digital matchday programme ahead of our home fixtures.
The programme will then be made available for all supporters at the game via QR codes located around the stadium.
We will not be producing a physical matchday programmes this season.
Food and Drink Availability - Fanzone
There are plenty of spots around the DAM Health Stadium Fanzone where you can quench your thirst or satisfy your hunger on the match day.
We cater to wide range of dietary requirements including vegetarian and vegan.
Both draught and canned beverages are available from the Container Bar pouring Tennent’s Lager, Caledonia Best & GUINNESS in a recyclable pint cup. We also offer Magners Cider, Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer (Original and Raspberry), Ossian Golder Ale along with Gin & Tonic, White and Red Wine. A selection of soft drinks are also on offer, including, Coca-cola, IRN-BRU, IRN-BRU Xtra and Strathmore Still Water.
– Container Bar
– Wood fired Pizza
– Damo’s Coffee
– Gourmet Burger
– Fish & Chips
– Glen Moray
– Bar pods
– Coffee and Burgers