We are back in Premiership Rugby Cup action at the AJ Bell, and we’ve got a title to defend as we head into our third fixture of the campaign against Wasps.
Sale Sharks v Wasps, Saturday 19th March, AJ Bell Stadium, Kick-Off: 1pm
Kids for a fiver!
To celebrate our young Sharks out on the pitch, we’re making sure all the young Sharks in the Sharks Family can fill the stands. All U16s can get tickets to this Saturday’s fixture against Wasps for £5.
Get your tickets HERE.
- Turnstiles open at 11am.
- Players arriving at 11:45am.
- Kick-off at 1pm.
The pre-match atmosphere will be provided by our DJ outside the main West stand before kick-off. The Sharks will be arriving by the main reception from 11:45am so make sure you’re there to give them a Sharks Family welcome as we roll out the blue carpet, and for all the foodies out there we’ve got the perfect pre-match family grub with pie and mash.
World Down Syndrome Day
The boys will be wearing odd socks for this fixture, in support of Down Syndrome Cheshire and to raise awareness for World Down Syndrome Day on Monday 21st March.
Travel & Parking
Make sure you plan your journeys and arrive at the AJ Bell Stadium in plenty of time before kick-off.
All of our fans can make use of the Trafford Centre tram link, which provides great access to the stadium via our matchday ‘Dine & Ride’ shuttle buses which run from the bus stop just around the corner (£1 return). It’s a great way to make the most of your day as you can leave the car at home (or park there for FREE), take advantage of the Trafford Centre’s fantastic food options, and then head over to the AJ Bell! You can pre-book this HERE.
Please note: We advise all supporters to park at the Regent Crescent car park 3 for any matchday parking.
There is parking availability at the Makro car park, which is supported by a ‘park & ride’ shuttle bus to the stadium which is included in your parking costs. This must be pre-booked HERE.
You can also park & ride from the Football 5 car park opposite the Chill Factore. The shuttle bus begins 2 hours 30 minutes before KO, it drops right outside the AJ Bell Stadium and is a fully accessible service. The shuttle service’s final departure is 60 minutes after the final whistle from the AJ Bell Stadium. Supporters need to pre-book parking HERE.
Finally, if you’re travelling from Didsbury, Parrswood or Cheadle you can make use of the Stockport shuttle bus. This will run as follows: Mercian Way – East Didsbury at 11:20am, Parrswood at 11:30am, The Red Lion Cheadle at 11:40am, and all pickups will be from the drop-off point 20 mins after the final whistle. This can be pre-booked HERE.
The Macron club shop will be open pre-match right up until kick-off, as well as post-match. Make sure to grab yourself some Sharks stash. You can also shop online, click HERE.
Our digital matchday programme is completely FREE! You can view & download it HERE.
(Please note: this link will only be live from Friday 11th March)
Bag Drop Point
To ensure that the AJ Bell Stadium is a safe, secure environment, all bags will be subjected to a physical and/or visual search at entrances to the stadium.Backpacks, holdalls, rucksacks, prams, trolleys, or other similar items larger than A4 size will not be allowed into the stadium. Only small handheld bags, no larger than A4 size will be allowed to enter the stadium. Drawstring bags, handbags, rucksacks, plastic bags that are A4 are permitted.
If you must bring bag, pram or other large item to the stadium that exceeds the allowable size, bag drop facilities that you can use to store your items will be in place until the match has finished.
For the full details, please click HERE.