Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club the Northampton Saints have urged its fans not to take their cars to London at Twickenham Stoop for the Aviva Premiership final against local rivals the Leicester Tigers this Saturday. The officials of the club have advised the fans traveling for the final to use public transport for travels instead. It is expected that almost around 50 coaches will depart for Twickenham Stoop at 10am in the morning on the day of the final from the club’s Franklin’s Gardens stadium.
And thousand more fans are expected to take other means of public transport to make the journey to the home of English rugby for this huge East Midlands derby. Some or also expected to take their private cars for the final. However, the club officials have urged the fans not to undertake the long drive to London unless they have already booked a parking space. A spokesperson for the Northampton Saints has announced that the club has arranged for coaches that will leave the Franklin’s Gardens stadium at regular intervals from 10am with the last coach leaving at 11.30am.
The spokesperson also announced that the club has sold enough tickets to make arrangements for 50 coaches and the supporters have been advised to come to the ground to take the coaches instead of taking their private vehicles. Moreover, the club has mentioned that will extremely limited car parking spaces available at Twickenham for private cars and that too at £ 30 for each space, it is advisable they take the public transport route.
The Northampton Saints have seen huge fanfare after the club reached the final of the Aviva Premiership and with the match pitting them against local rivals Leicester, fans are expected to turn out in numbers to voice their support for the club.