12 Apr 2023

GAMEDAY GUIDE | DOUBLE HEADER

As we prepare to host our first Double Header of 2023 at the John Smith's Stadium, have a read of all the key information you need to know ahead of Friday.

Pre-buy & SAVE on Matchday Prices. (Prices rise at 12 noon on Gameday)

Adults £15 (Core Stand Lower North) - Matchday £25

Senior Citizens (65 & Over) £16 - Matchday £20

Under 17s £6 - Matchday £10

Under 5s - Free of Charge (Please be aware under 5’s tickets must be obtained from the ticket office in all home areas which we advise is done in advance to avoid queues on the day)

Ambulant Disabled/Carer £21/Free - Matchday £25/Free

Disabled Wheelchair/Carer £16/Free - Matchday £20/Free

Please note, that this season there will be no Cash turnstiles for home and away supporters, however the Ticket Office will accept card and cash, but large queues are expected on match day with the Giants recommending you book online through our ticketing site.

The Giants ticket office will open at 9am on Friday, for you to get your tickets before prices rise at 12pm.

Get your tickets online here!

We are advising that supporters, where possible, use Mobile and Print at Home tickets to minimise disruption to the Club's Ticket Office that we expect will have large queues on Gameday.

*Supporters who have bought tickets at the £15 special price in the Core Stand Lower can remain in their seats for the Catalans Dragons game, but Season Card Holders who enter the stadium early for the Women's game will have to vacate and re-scan in after the conclusion of the Giants Women's vs Leeds Rhinos Women's match, if your Season Card is not located in the Core Stand Lower North.

This measure has been taken to ensure that supporters can still watch the Women's game from the Core Stand Lower North, and then return to their Season Card seats, in the Chadwick Lawrence or the Core Stand Lower South.

If your Season Card is located in the Core Stand Lower North, there is no need to scan back out and in.*

Nothing Beats Being There – Game Day Guide

After back-to-back away games, we finally return to the John Smith's Stadium on Friday for double the action, as we play host to the Huddersfield Giants Women's team as they take on Leeds Rhinos Women in their opening Betfred Super League game, with the Huddersfield Giants Men's team up after in our Round 9 clash vs Catalans Dragons.

Come down, enjoy what we have on offer at the stadium and enjoy two games for the price of one, and support our Huddersfield Giants Women's team in their opening game of the 2023 season, vs our close rivals Leeds Rhinos Women.

What's on at the game and when? 

The FanZone returns this week, at the front of the stadium for ease of access, with a brand new menu that changes for every home game, so get yourself down and see what food surprises we have in store.

Pre match activity will include music to set the scene from DJ’s from the Hart, resuming his residency to create the atmosphere with all your favourite tracks. The best cheerleaders in Super League, the Huddersfield Giants Pro-Squad, won’t be far from the DJ tent providing the best dance performances Rugby League has to offer. Refreshments will be available from the bar and food outlets with alcoholic and soft drinks and confectionery on the menu!

The inflatable goal posts will be available, brought to you by the Huddersfield Giants Community Trust, for the younger audience to hone their skills for the future providing a competitive edge to get them in the mood for the game. Big G will also be around the perimeter of the Stadium to provide the kids and the adult kids with an opportunity to get photos with our famous mascot. 

Oxen, our official kit suppliers will once again be present with their merchandise retail units selling replica shirts, training wear, leisure wear and a whole host of accessories. (Accepts Card & Cash)

The Legends Bar (Located by the Swimming Pool entrance) will be open for HGSA Members only providing a fun and lively environment for like-minded supporters to meet, with membership costing only £5 a year and 50% off selected drinks until 6:45pm, you can make yourself a member on the evening. Anyone wishing to join the HGSA can do so HERE, with the Bar opening at 5:45pm.

The Brian Blacker Roadshow featured Fijian Centre Kevin Naiqama, Josh Jones and Matty English so far, who will it be this week? 

Sign up to the HGSA and find out in the Legends Bar pre-match.

The flame cannons will also be pitchside as last season and given the time of kick off a light show from the state of art stadium floodlighting will greet our team, please be aware there will be flashing lights.

Please note, The John Smith's Stadium is a cashless stadium, with Contactless and Chip & Pin accepted within the stadium.

New for 2023 - The Family Lounge

Newly introduced for 2023, Huddersfield Giants are allowing families into the Big Red Suite to watch the game with their children in the colder months, open from 6:45pm.

This Suite is capped at 100 people, and the full guide on the Family Lounge can be read HERE, we would advise you to read before deciding on whether the Family Lounge is for you.

We've had great feedback from supporters who enjoyed the Family Lounge, so if this is for you, get yourself down and enjoy the game from the Warmth of the Family Lounge.

Running Order

4:45pm Core Stand Lower North Turnstile opens for the first of the action, as we play host to the Giants Women's vs Leeds Rhinos Women.

5:15pm Betfred Women's Super League Action gets underway at the John Smith's Stadium.

5:45pm FanZone gets underway, with the Pre-Match DJ, Food Outlets including a new menu each home game and child friendly activities with the Huddersfield Giants Community Trust. The Legends Bar will also open to HGSA Members only.

6:45pm Turnstiles for the Chadwick Lawrence Stand open and the rest of the Core Stand Turnstiles will open.

7:45pm Huddersfield Giants vs Catalans Dragons kicks-off

Will the Players Bar be open?

The Player's Bar is open for Bar Pass holders only. 

Will Block 7 be in operation again?

Block 7 will once again be situated to the back of the Chadwick Lawrence Stand, in Block 7 where our most vocal fans will congregate to create a raucous Gameday atmosphere to support the Giants, an initiative headed by the Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association to improve the atmosphere at the John Smiths Stadium.

If you would like to relocate your Season Ticket to Block 7 in the Chadwick Lawrence Stand, then please get in contact with the ticket office.

Block 7 created a hive of noise when relocated into the Core Stand on Friday, let's replicate this on Friday in the Chadwick Lawrence.

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