The big game in Wexford - what you need to know

TICKETS for the Leinster senior hurling semi-final berween Kilkenny and Wexford in Wexford Park on Saturday (7pm) will be on sale to the general public in Nowlan Park on Thursday (7.30 to 9pm).

TICKETS for the Leinster senior hurling semi-final berween Kilkenny and Wexford in Wexford Park on Saturday (7pm) will be on sale to the general public in Nowlan Park on Thursday (7.30 to 9pm).

They will also be on sales today (Wednesday) and tomorrow (Thursday) from 10am to 1pm as well as in the evening.

The game forms part of a double header with the Leinster football clash between Wexford and Westmeath, which starts at 5pm. Because of this and the fact that seating will be unreserved Kilkenny supporters would be well advised to purchase tickets in advance and travel in good time to the game.

Details of programme are - Leinster SFC, Wexford v Westmeath (5pm); Leinster SHC, Wexford v Kilkenny (7pm).

Tickets - Covered Stand (no concessions) €25; uncovered seated area €20; terrace €15.

Tickets will be sold from the following locations - the participating County Boards; Leinster Council Offices, Portlaoise by either sending a cheque/postal order and a SAE and tickets will be sent out in the post or by Credit Card (057) 8682000 (there is a €4 administration charge on all credit card transactions)

Family tickets - one adult and 2 children etc. Family tickets are available for the uncovered seated area. Uncovered seated area, adults €20, children €3 each.

One adult and two children etc. family tickets are available for the terraces, adults €15, children €3 each.

Students and senior citizens (terrace or uncovered seated area). Purchase full price tickets and on the day of the match they can claim a rebate of €5 on the terrace or €10 on the uncovered seated area when they produce appropriate ID at the designated stile prior to entry into the stadium.

Wheelchair access - the wheelchair ticke is free and the assistant’s ticket is €25.

Club adult group tickets are available at a reduced rate for the uncovered seating area or terrace (minimum 15, maximum 50). The cost is €15 each for uncovered seating area or €10 each on the terrace.

Groups passes are provided for groups of children under-16 (you are permitted to bring one adult free with every 10 children; any additional adults pay full price for their tickets).

Parking

To facilitate those travelling to the game by car, parking arrangements have been put in place. Areas designated as car parks will be signposted.

The main ones are - St Peter’s College (3 minutes walk from ground) €3; North End grounds (3 minutes walk from ground) €5; Department of the Environment, Newtown road (10 minutes walk from ground) free; Wexford Racecourse, Newtown Road (15 minutes walk from ground) €3.