Welford Road

  • Tigers Announce Roaring Trade

    Leicester Tigers have sold more than 10,000 tickets in the first 24 hours for next Saturday’s Aviva Premiership semi-final at Welford Road. Tickets went on sale at full-time in Tigers’ 28-3 victory over Bath on Saturday which guaranteed second place in the Aviva Premiership Rugby table and a home semi-final. Tigers face defending champions Saracens at Welford Road next Saturday (5.30pm) with a place in the final at stake. The two sides have met in the last two Premiership Finals at Twickenha...

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  • Welford Road re-development

    ... project which will raise capacity to 30,000. 
The building work includes two new stands and a redeveloped clubhouse. David Robinson, managing partner of FWP, said: "The Tigers have a vision of having the best rugby club stadium in the world and the Welford Road redevelopment will, in my view, achieve that.  AFL (the architects) has designed a truly world class and iconic facility.” 
The site at Leicester is also earmarked to have a 180-bed hotel facility, a 500-space car park and an exte...

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  • Tigers Attendance Tops 350,000 For The Season

    Welford Road attendances passed the 350,000 mark over the course of the final Leicester Tigers home game of the regular campaign last weekend. The Aviva Premiership Round 22 match against Saracens was a 24,000 sell-out, taking total league attendances to 251,000 this season, at an average of 22,850. Six matches at Welford Road have completely sold out and, adding the figures for home games in Europe and the LV= Cup fixtures, total attendances have reach 355,000 for the season. Tigers chief execu...

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  • Face-To-Face With... Chris Rose

    Leicester Tigers' Head of Brand, Chris Rose, talks to Running Rugby about attracting new fans to Welford Road, the development of the new stand and the sponsorship situation at the club.

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  • Leicester's double success

    ... well as reaching the final of the Heineken European Cup for a fourth time in 11 years. "Although the company's turnover increased to a new high of £15.2million, further growth in revenues is limited by the current stadium capacity and facilities at Welford Road. To address this, we have plans in place to increase the capacity from 17,000 to ultimately 30,000. We hope to start the first phase of the redevelopment programme in the spring of 2008 and this will increase capacity at Welford Road to...

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  • Galiford Try for Leicester

    Leicester Tigers have confirmed that Galliford Try have been appointed contractors for the redevelopment of the Welford Road stadium. The club have been working closely with architects AFL and project managers FWP on the schedule to complete phase one - the building of a new Caterpillar Stand on the north side of the stadium. Work on the construction is already under way. Tigers chairman Peter Tom CBE said: “Work has commenced on phase one of our redevelopment programme, which involves buildin...

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  • RWC Organisers “Removed” From Everyday Fans Claims Tigers CEO

    ... spoke to Leicester Tigers CEO Simon Cohen in an in-depth interview, with Cohen expressing his view on the Rugby World Cup. He claimed that the organisers are "a long way removed from what the ordinary fan on the ground wants" after they opted not to use Welford Road as a venue. To see the full article, visit the link below. Rugby World Cup Organisers “removed” from Everyday Fans Claims Tigers CEO...

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  • Leicester Tigers In The Red Last Season Despite Record £19.7m Receipts

    ... 30, 2017, turnover increased to £19.7 million (up from £19.0 million) as the business recorded an operating loss before tax of £686,000 compared with a loss of £424,000 in the previous year. More than 320,000 match tickets were sold for fixtures at Welford Road in the 2016/17 season, producing an average attendance in league and cup of almost 21,500. Season tickets numbered almost 14,500 which accounted for £3.7 million in revenue. Local media report that total ticket revenue was down from...

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  • Tigers Ticket Sales Booming

    Leicester Tigers have announced that more than 5,000 supporters have already bought season tickets for the 2012/13 season. The 5,000-mark was topped within six weeks of the 2012/13 season tickets being made available, which is a record for any season at Welford Road.  Tigers have introduced an interest-free direct debit option on season ticket sales. Tigers executive chairman Peter Tom CBE said: “The club enjoys phenomenal levels of support and the loyalty of our fanbase is a tribute to the p...

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  • Tigers Tie Up Travel And Formal Wear Partnerships

    ... customers in 15 countries and serving more than 20 million customers. After agreeing a three-year partnership with the Tigers, Thomas Cook Sport is working with the club to put together ticket and hotel packages for supporters travelling to home games at Welford Road, supporter travel and accommodation for away games including matches in the European Champions Cup and also all Tigers team travel. Chris Rose, Leicester Tigers head of brand, added: "With 175 years of travel experience, we're sure...

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