7 Sep 2023

WHAT’S ON: Newcastle Thunder v Featherstone Rovers

Newcastle Thunder host Featherstone Rovers as the Betfred Championship returns to Kingston Park.

Kicking off at 8pm on Friday, September 8 here is everything you need to know ahead of the fixture.


Newcastle Thunder will return to running its match-day operations from the East Stand for this fixture.

You can purchase tickets from £15 for adults and £5 for under-16s. Concessionary/Young Adult & Student pricing is also available for £13.  

Be sure to avoid the queues and secure your seat today by clicking HERE

Our East Stand club shop and ticket office will be open from 12pm.


Turnstiles will open for supporters at 6:30pm. Entry to the stadium bowl can be made through the South East turnstiles.

Stadium parking for this fixture is FREE for all supporters. It will be available on a first come-first served basis.

Stadium parking is FREE for the entire 2023 season.

Stagecoach will be running their usual X47 bus service, which picks up and drops off directly outside Kingston Park Stadium. Single tickets are available from £2 for adults and 60p for under-16s. Day passes are available at £4.50 for adults and £1.10 for under-16s. Click HERE for more information or head to the Stagecoach website.

The stadium is also served by Kingston Park and Bank Foot Metro stations, both of which are a five-minute walk away. Both stations are on the Airport branch of the Tyne and Wear Metro with trains running every 15 minutes. Find out more HERE.


Our East Stand club shop and ticket office is open from 12pm until kick-off.

Get yourself kitted out with all the latest Thunder merchandise – you can check out all our ranges HERE.

We have special match-day discounts available, head to the shop and see what bargain you can grab.


There is no match-day hospitality for our Betfred Championship fixture against Featherstone Rovers.


The Tap & Tackle will be your port of call for food and drink for this fixture.

Serving an array of alcoholic, soft and hot drinks alongside pies and hot dogs, be sure to pay the club house a visit ahead of kick-off.


Ahead of the fixture and kick-starting your Thunder match day, Kingston Park will play host to our U18s fixture against Huddersfield Giants in a 5:45pm kick-off.

Entry is included match ticket and can be accessed through the Tap & Tackle. Be sure to get yourself down and support the lads in their final home game of the 2023 season.

Although the at a conflicting time to our fixture against Featherstone Rovers, the Tap & Tackle will also be screening the opening game of the Rugby World Cup between France and New Zealand, which kicks off at 8:15pm.

New to this season, the Stakeford Tyre Challenge will also return pre-match and will take place on the main pitch.

If you fancy the chance to win some great prizes, make sure you put yourself forward when called upon.


The club’s new mascot Thunderbolt will take to the field to introduce your Newcastle Thunder side back to Kingston Park moments before kick-off.

Newcastle Thunder take on Featherstone Rovers in the Betfred Championship with kick-off set for 8pm.\


The Thunderbolt challenge will be taking place at half-time. A lucky individual picked from the crowd will have go head-to-head with a Thunder player in a virtual race across the pitch.


Our East Stand Tap & Tackle bar will remain open to the public following the final whistle, with supporters invited to enjoy a post-match drink with the players.