The JRFC clubhouse, Lord Jersey stand, pavilion and pitches are visible from the road on the opposite side of the Aero Club, a few minutes’ walk from the airport on the main road to St Peter’s village.
Travelling from St Helier, there is a regular bus service to the airport from Liberation station that runs approximately every half hour (bus no. 15) – disembark at the penultimate stop, the Mermaid, and it’s about five minutes’ walk. In addition, bus no. 9 stops directly outside the club carpark (not Sundays) but is less frequent. And there’s also the 22 bus, which stops around 100m past the club on the airport road.
For details of bus services please check the Liberty Bus website.
To help your trip go as smoothly as possible, here is some information to assist you. We hope your visit to Jersey Reds will be part of a really enjoyable weekend.
We have partnered with Seymour Hotels who are offering fantastic rates for visiting supporters for the 2020/21 season.
The Pomme d’Or Hotel (from £89 per room, includes full English Breakfast), a superbly located 4 star hotel within walking distance of all the restaurants, bars and clubs that St Helier has to offer and just a 2 minute walk from Liberation Bus Station with regular services to Jersey’s rugby ground.
The Merton Hotel (from £79 per room, includes full English Breakfast), a lively resort style 3 star hotel boasting a number of restaurants and bars within the hotel, a superb range of leisure facilities and walking distance to St Helier town centre.
Greenhills Hotel (from £109 per room, includes full English breakfast) is a beautifully appointed country house hotel just a few minutes’ drive from the Jersey Rugby Club, located in the west of the island. The hotel has a wonderful AA Rosette restaurant and 33 luxurious bedrooms, each with their own distinctive character.
The Barclays Pavilion Bar at the club will be open between 5.30pm – 7.30pm on selected Friday evenings before a Saturday game.
The Santander International Marquee – offers all supporters the chance to have a two-course sit-dwon meal, comprising a hot main course followed by a cheese platter and coffee at a cost of £10 per person.
The Clubhouse – offers a formal pre-match luncheon on the day for members, sponsors and corporate guests. Visiting officials are invited, however spaces go fast. As a result, the Clubhouse is only available (pre-match) to the 200 lunch guests.
The Barclays Pavilion Bar (adjacent to the Clubhouse) – is open to all supporters from 12 noon, offering full bar, including ‘Jersey Pride’ on handpump, plus food such as ‘special of the day’, ‘posh dogs’, pasties, burgers etc. It gets busy in the hour leading up to kick-off.
Other mobile units around the ground, opening around two hours prior to kick-off, will also be serving food and drink. The Club Shop near the main entrance to the group opens at 1pm on match-days until 5pm.
The Jersey Reds match-day programme is now a free online publication which is made available to all supporters the day before the game. The programme includes team news, match reports, profiles of opposing players/coaches and links to additional video content. The publication contains the team news as per the official announcement and also forms part of Jersey Reds’ commitment to the environment.
The Clubhouse is open to all after the match and we will only restrict admission if we’ve reached capacity. The bars in the marquee and Pavilion will also remain open for at least an hour after the final whistle. After this, spectators can migrate to the Clubhouse.
As the official Travel Partner for the Jersey Reds, Jersey Bus & Boat Tours and Signature Coaches make it easier for locals and visiting supporters to get to the Stade Santander with a direct return shuttle. The Jersey Reds branded coach departs from Stand O, Liberation Station, St Helier before every home match and returns back to Liberation Station after the game.
The ground is less than 10 minutes’ walk from the airport:
Taxi – to/from the ground to town, St Helier will be around £15.00
Bus – There’s the No. 9 bus to/from St Helier at £2.20 which stops outside the ground or the No. 15 bus to the Airport or the No. 22 to L’Etacq. Visit Liberty Bus for all bus times.
Car – There is free parking available close to the ground, but traffic tends to be busy, so please allow lots of time.
The match will be previewed on BBC Radio Jersey on Fridays, and on ITV Channel Television between 6 and 6.30pm. BBC also provide commentary on all league and cup games which is available on the radio and online. A preview will be posted on our website, with team news on Friday at 12 noon and the latest news is on Twitter or Facebook. Match reports of all Championship games are published in The Rugby Paper.
The Island has been a world-class holiday and short-break destination for many years. With its unspoiled landscape and unique blend of British and French influences, Jersey really is a place where you can get away from it all. Relax and enjoy the famed hospitality of the people and lose yourself in the Island’s winding lanes or on our breath-taking coast.
Walkers will be captivated by the Island’s stunning natural beauty, and families can relax without a care on pristine beaches. Jersey is also the ideal place to clear your head, indulge in some exhilarating outdoor sports – rugby’s not the only one – or simply live the life!
Jersey is well-served by a number of leading airlines, as welll as ferries from the UK and France.
Jersey Reds has a 2nd XV and a Veterans side that offer alternative standards of rugby in addition to the RFU Championship level at which the 1st XV competes. Furthermore there is another club on the Island, the Dominion Royals who are keen to host touring sides.
For more details, please contact Kate Innes:
While there are many different activities and attractions in Jersey for visitors, golf has proved enduringly popular with visiting rugby supporters, playing on some of the wide range of courses that Jersey has to offer.
For more information please visit the Visit Jersey website.