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Everything you need to know: Women’s Weekend of Sport

Bristol Bears welcome Wasps to Ashton Gate in the opening match of the Allianz Premier 15s season on Saturday, November 19th.

Tickets start from just £8 for adults and £4 for under-12s, but fans can also purchase a unique joint ticket to watch both games for a discounted price (£10 for Adults).

All fans that purchase tickets for the Bears match before 5pm on Friday, November 18th will be entered into a draw to win a tour of the Bears High Performance Centre for themselves and three friends. If you have already purchased a ticket for the match you will automatically be entered into the draw.

You can download a free matchday programme by clicking here.

MATCHDAY PROGRAMME 

ASHTON GATE

Turnstiles open at midday with the Sports Bar opening half an hour later. You’ll be able to meet Bristol Bears and Bristol City players in the Lansdown Concourse between 2-2:45pm for a signing session, at which you can get your hands on a special 2022/23 signed squad photocard and be in with a chance to win a signed Bears and City merchandise.

At half-time we have prize giveaways and there’ll be a golden ticket winner. Bristol City players will also be pitchside at half-time to chat about their fixture on Sunday, November 20th as we celebrate a Women’s Weekend of Sport at Ashton Gate.

Stick around post-match to watch England versus New Zealand in the Autumn Nations series which will be shown live in the Sports Bar.

TEAM NEWS

Amber Reed skippers the side, who head into the league season off the back of a successful start to their Allianz Cup campaign, in which they finished top of the table and secured a home semi-final.

Grace White makes her first start of the season in the backs, whilst two fellow Centre of Excellence graduates Reneeqa Bonner and Bo Osborn-Clarke join her in the matchday 23.

Hannah Sims takes over hooker duties, with Claire Molloy starting against her former club. Ellie Mulhearn is named as vice-captain.

GETTING TO THE GATE

RAIL

Ashton Gate is easily accessed by public transport with Parson Street railway station just 15 minutesfrom the stadium and numerous public bus services stopping nearby. Full details of local public bus services can be found here and you can use the TravelWest journey planner to find your best route.

WALKING/CYLING

Fans walking or cycling from the city centre and harbourside are advised that Gaol Ferry Bridge is closed for repairs. Vauxhall Bridge and Bedminster Bridge remain open. Full details can be found here.

PARKING, TAXIS AND DROP-OFF

Parking is available to purchase in the Winterstoke Car Park. Click here to purchase.  

MATCHDAY BUS

No matchday special shuttle bus will operate for this fixture.

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