JRFC Travel Arrangements for Saturday 3rd
December & going forward.
"Turn up early, or consider leaving the car at home."
That's the advice from Jersey Rugby Club in the face of growing
interest and crowd numbers at St Peter.
With the club playing at the highest level in our history and
enjoying a successful run of results, it's no surprise that more
spectators have been attracted to our home games. This
Saturday we are due to play Coventry starting at 3pm.
Around 1,300 people watched the game against league leaders
Ealing in September, but since then the attendance figure
has risen to 1,500, then 1,800 for the two matches in
October, while in November there were crowds of 1,900+ and more
than 2,100 flocked to St Peter for the games against Barking
In light of this, we remind all members and
supporters about the option of bus travel to St Peter, in
partnership with the Mybus service operated by Connex - this takes
just 17 minutes from St Helier on the number 9 route. Club members
can get free travel on the outward journey on production of their
membership cards, while all spectators can get a free return trip
after the game by producing their match ticket.
Pre-match buses on the number 9 leave Liberation Station at 1150
and 1350, with returns after the match at 1650, 1708 and 1808.
can also use the number 15 airport service and disembark at the
Mermaid stop, although no concessions are available on this
Those who do wish to drive will be able to park on pitch 3,
accessed via the Jersey Bowl entrance off the airport road, and on
pitch 6 which can be accessed from Rue des Sauvalleries, off Rue
des Landes (first turning on the right after the entrance to JRFC
"The club will be working with the Honorary Police in St Peter
to make sure things run smoothly, and members of the JRFC Academy
will also be lending a hand," states Bill Dempsey. "We'll be able
everyone, although we would urge spectators to consider other ways
of getting to the game, particularly by bus.
"Fans can also beat the rush by arriving early, so we hope
they'll do that and that it'll be another good day for the club,
and the island."
Why not get yourself a Hot Pot (Curry or Chilli served with rice) in the supporters marquee £8 per pot.