Guide to the Red Roses at Sandy Park

England Women line-up following their victory in Wales Pic: Getty Images

England Women will play in front of a record ticketed home crowd for a non-Rugby World Cup game on Saturday when international rugby returns to Sandy Park (KO 12.05pm).

The Red Roses are three bonus-point wins from three so far in the 2019 Women’s Six Nations, as they prepare to face unbeaten Italy at Sandy Park in the fourth round.

Here’s what you need to know about the day:

Opening Times

This Saturday Sandy Park will open to customers at 10:00am. Match-day bars and food outlets will be available from this time and following the game, whilst Trading Post outlets will also be open.

Entry to Sandy Park

As we are expecting a large crowd for this fixture, we advise arriving at Sandy Park with plenty of time to spare to ensure everyone is able to reach their ticketed position in time for kick-off. Please have tickets printed and ready to scan at the turnstiles.

Alcohol is not permitted to be taken into the stadium and all bags will be searched on arrival.

Pitch up and Play

Prior to the game, we will be running 'Pitch up and Play' rugby skills sessions, starting from 10:00am. Please be aware that spaces for these sessions have all now been taken.

Transport and Parking

Train and bus services are in operation, including the Stagecoach C Bus and the Dartline 77 & 78 buses. Match-day parking is available at Grenadier Road at a cost of £7 per vehicle when booked in advance (Click here to book parking) or £10 on match-day itself. There is no parking available at Sandy Park and Sowton Park and Ride is currently closed.

Six Nations

Following the Women’s game, screens around the stadium will be screening Scotland vs Wales (2.15pm) and England vs Italy (4.45pm).

Red Roses Squad

Click here to see the Red Roses squad for the game


Tickets are still available, but only in standing areas where child tickets (Aged 2-10) are not sold. Click here to get yours. 

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