Twickenham to host Bath v Leicester in 'The Clash'

  • 'The Clash' set for Twickenham in April 2017
  • Bath Rugby take over the home of English rugby

Twickenham Stadium will host Bath Rugby and Leicester Tigers for Premiership match - labelled as ‘The Clash’ - on 8 April 2017.

Bath will host the Tigers at the home of English rugby in the Aviva Premiership and adjoining the stadium will be a venue known as ‘The Forum’ highlighting the 'Best of Bath'.

Twickenham will host a feast of food and drink, stage acts, the opportunity to meet Bath Rugby players past and present and the ‘Tunnel of Noise’ for a whole host of family entertainment.

Within the stadium itself, a pre-match show featuring music and pyrotechnics will build as the players enter the arena for the onset of what promises to be one of the biggest rugby clashes of the season.

“Everyone at the club is incredibly excited about The Clash,” said Bath managing director Tarquin McDonald. “We decided to take one of our games and put it on a bigger stage so that the wider supporter base we have can enjoy a fantastic day at a Bath Rugby game they may not get to see ordinarily.

“From a rugby point of view, it will also provide the players with the opportunity to play in an international stadium and will be a fantastic experience for them.

“This isn’t just a day for Bath supporters: we’re putting on a superb, affordable family day out that will have lots of fun and entertainment for all ages, with the added bonus of a fantastic game of rugby at the centrepiece."

Ticket prices start at just £5 for juniors and £15 for adults. For more information please visit: BathRugby.com/TheClash

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