Everything you need to know if you’re coming to Judgement Day

Rob LloydNews

Scarlets sign off the 2023-24 season when they take on the Dragons at the Cardiff City Stadium on Judgement Day.

Here’s everything you need to know if you’re coming to the showpiece finale.

What time is kick-off?

Scarlets v Dragons is the first match of the day and kicks off at 3pm. It is followed by Cardiff v Ospreys at 5.30pm..

Can I buy tickets on the day?

Yes you can. Supporters can buy tickets online HERE or from the Cardiff City ticket office which is open from 10am.

Is the club shop open?

Yes, the Scarlets Castore pop-up shop will be located outside the stadium

How do I find the stadium if I’m travelling by car?

Access to Cardiff City Stadium from the M4 is easy. Leave the M4 at junction 33 and take the A4232 towards Cardiff/Barry. Exit the A4232 onto the B4267 turnoff, signposted towards Cardiff City Stadium. You then take the first exit onto Leckwith Road (B4267) before turning right onto Ffordd Fred Keenor at the second set of traffic lights.

Where can I park?

Cardiff City Stadium offers a limited amount of parking space for supporters. Parking inside the stadium is £15 per car (cash only). Car parking is also available in city centre car parks.

There is a free shuttle bus operating between Wood Street (opposite Cardiff Central Station) to Cardiff City Stadium from 12pm until 8pm. You just need to show your matchday ticket.

Please be aware there is a three-hour limit in the neighbouring retail park and residential patrols are patrolled by traffic enforcement officers on match day.

What if I’m travelling by train?

The nearest train stations are Ninian Park and Grangetown which are both serviced by Cardiff Central, provided by National Rail.

Ninian Park (NNP) – Ninian Park station is located off Leckwith Road, approximately 0.2 miles from the stadium. Trains depart half-hourly in both directions. Access to this station is via steep ramps from the pavements.

Grangetown (GTN) – Grangetown station is located off Penarth Road, approximately 0.7 miles from the stadium. Trains depart more frequently than from Ninian Park and services reach Cardiff Central in 5 minutes. The station is only reachable via steps.

Cardiff Central (CDF) – Cardiff Central station is located in the City Centre approximately 1.5 miles from the stadium. 

Is there a Supporters’ Bus from Parc y Scarlets?

Yes and there are limited spaces still available. Phone the ticket office on 01554 292939 to book your seat!

Accessibility for disabled Supporters

Full details can be found HERE

Do you accept cash in the stadium?

Food and drink kiosks inside the Cardiff City Stadium only accept cashless payments.

When do the stadium gates open?

Hospitality can gain entry at 1pm. The turnstyles are open to the public at 1.30pm.

What entertainment is on offer?

Fans at this year’s Judgement Day will not only get to enjoy two fierce local derby matches, but will also be treated to a full day of entertainment and music featuring a host of international stars and emerging Welsh talent.

The concourse areas of the Ninian Stand, Family Stand and Canton Stand will be transformed into an indoor fanzone with bands, food & drink, DJ’s, presenters, and players all present throughout the day. Scarlets’ Wales international full-back Tom Rogers will be in the family stand at 2.20pm

The music acts will move between stages in each stand so fans get to experience as may of the top musical acts as possible. The line up includes former Wales star Josh Navidi who will play an exclusive DJ set, Into The Ark, singer ALIMISH, DJ Stacy Alford GRL TLK and the Samba Galez band.

In addition to the fanzone acts there will be the usual in-bowl entertainment featuring music, big screens, big match build up and performances from local schools and dance groups as part of the Join the Momentum Community Programme.

What’s happening before the match?

There will be a BT mini rugby tag festival taking place across the road from the Cardiff City Stadium at Leckwith Stadium. The festival kicks off at 10am. Llanelli Wanderers, Newcastle Emlyn, Pembroke, Llandeilo, Fishguard & Goodwick, Haverfordwest, Tumble and Bethesda will be flying the flag for the Scarlets.

Who are the match-day mascots?

We have six match-day mascots. Give a big cheer to eight-year-old Noah Harper, nine-year-old Archie Herbert, 11-year-olds Taliesin Jones and Rowan Woodford, 10-year-old Cian Price and seven-year-old Quinton Mahoney.