Match Day Guide | Ulster v Exeter

Match Day Guide | Ulster v Exeter

26 days ago

Fixture News

Exeter Chiefs travel to Kingspan Stadium for the Bank of Ireland Pre-Season Friendly.

Here is everything you need to know ahead of the game…

Match Details

🤝 Ulster Rugby v Exeter Chiefs
🗓 Friday 2 September, 7pm
🏟 Kingspan Stadium
🏆 Bank of Ireland Pre-Season Friendly
📺 Live on BBC2 NI, BBC iPlayer, Ulster Rugby Recast Channel (More info)


Match tickets are still available via the link below. Note that all tickets must be pre-purchased online as none will be available at the turnstiles.


Referee: Andrew Brace
AR: Oisin Quinn, Keane Davison

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Public Transport

A free Park & Ride bus will operate continually from 5.30pm from Pirrie Park (alight at Onslow Parade) and Montgomery Road (alight at Mount Merrion Avenue). These will return from the same locations after final whistle.

Translink will be operating Rugby Special buses, traveling to and from the Europa Buscentre. For more information, visit

Entering & Exiting the Stadium

Turnstiles will be open from 5.30pm. To ensure the free flow of supporters, please note the following entry and exit points:

• Mount Merrion Ave Turnstiles: Supporters with tickets in Premium, East Terrace, Memorial Stand and Memorial Terrace.

• Onslow Parade Turnstiles: Supporters with tickets in Grandstand, The Promenade (note this Terrace is now split into two sections), AbbeyAutoline Family Stand and Family Terrace.

What's on at Kingspan Stadium

Fan Zone

  • The Kingspan Stadium Fan Zone will be up and running from gates open at 5.30pm.
  • Pick up your match day clapper at the turnstiles and make some noise for the Ulster men!
  • The Cool FM Crew will provide the pre-match soundtrack as supporters warm up for the game.
  • The Kukri Store will be open from gates open until 30 minutes post-match.
  • The Food Village, Kukri Store and public bars only accept contactless payments.

Stadium Bars

  • All public bars will be in operation from gates open.
  • The 1924 Bar in the Grandstand will be open for pass holders only. Light food provided by The Yellow Door will be available. The Spirit of '99 Bar is currently closed for renovations.
  • There will be live entertainment from The Lively Lads in the Clubhouse Bar both pre and post-match.
  • Drinks can be consumed inside the public bars, within the Fan Zone or in your seats / terrace.

Also on the Pitch

  • Around five minutes prior to kick-off, an Ulster player will be doing a live interview on the pitch before helping Sparky and Abbey to throw signed rugby balls into the AbbeyAutoline Family Stand, so get ready to catch and see which player has signed yours!
  • At half-time, two competitors will go head-to-head in Bank of Ireland's exciting new rugby challenge, The Catch!
  • Also at half-time, we will have a mini rugby exhibition game with the young players from County Cavan and Coleraine.

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