May 11, 2017
What's On: Champions Cup Final
Rugby supporters will descend on Edinburgh this weekend for the European finals weekend. Here’s everything you need to know if you’re heading up to support Sarries in the Champions Cup Final on Saturday.
Saturday’s game kicks off at 17H00 with gates opening at 15H00.
Welcome your Sarries to the stadium and wish them luck ahead of kick off at the Saracens Gathering. We’re encouraging fans to gather at the West Reception from 15H00 to welcome the Saracens coach to the ground. The players are expected around 15H20 so bring your flags, your Fez and your voice ready to make some noise for your Saracens! The gathering will take place past the turnstiles of the stadium so please bear this in mind and leave plenty of time to get into position!
SSA meet up
Meet up with fellow fans and join the Saracens Supporters Association at The Three Sisters pub, Cowgate, for a pre-match drink. The Three Sisters is a well know rugby pub and comes highly recommended by our new friends from Glasgow Warriors. The SSA will convene at the pub from 11H00.
What’s on at the Stadium
Full timings of what’s going on at BT Murrayfield on Saturday are as follows:
10H00 – 18H00 - Scottish Rugby Ticket Centre at BT Murrayfield open
11H30 – Late - West Fan Village at BT Murrayfield open
21H00 – 22H00 - “Try Rugby” Fan Village on George/Castle Street open
12H00 - European Continental Shield (back pitches at BT Murrayfield): Enis ei-STM v Krasny Yar
15H00 - Turnstiles open at BT Murrayfield
17H00 - Champions Cup Final: ASM Clermont Auvergne v Saracens
Sarries fans who haven’t already got themselves kitted out for the final will be able to buy Saracens official merchandise both at Murrayfield and in the centre of Edinburgh. Units will be stocked with Champions Cup final tshirts, replica jerseys, scarves and of course the all important Fez so fans can show their support for your Sarries!
You can find Saracens merchandise at:
Try Experience on Saint-George Street, a rugby village in central Edinburgh
At Murrayfield on the North and East sides of the stadium
Getting to Murrayfield
The best way to travel to Murrayfield is by tram. There is a fast, frequent service which stops at the entrance of the stadium. Tickets must be purchased in advance at tram stops or on the Transport for Edinburgh app.
Full details on tram services can be found at www.edinburghtrams.com
If you are traveling to BT Murrayfield by train Haymarket station is a 20 minute walk from the stadium.
If you're heading to Glasgow from Edinburgh there are four routes linking the two cities.
via Falkirk High (this route will be particularly busy in the run-up to the game on Friday 12 May)
Please visit www.scotrail.co.uk for further information.
Details on bus travel to BT Murrayfield can be found at www.lothianbuses.com.
For other frequently asked questions please visit the Scottish Rugby website.