Paradykes Primary Welcomes Kids Go 4 Free

ImageEdinburgh players Ben Cairns and Simon Webster went to Paradykes Primary School in Loanhead on Wednesday to promote the club's "Kids Go 4 Free" initiative.

The innovative scheme allows up to_FOUR children (under-18) to gain free admission to Edinburgh's home matches in the Heineken Cup when accompanied by an Adult who pre-purchases a ticket (priced at _20, call 0131 346 5180).

Scotland internationalists Cairns and Webster both scored tries in the Heineken Cup against Leinster last season and Cairns says they are looking forward to playing the Irish Province at Murrayfield again on Saturday, October 11, kick off 1.35pm.

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ImageCairns said: "It should be a really memorable spectacle for rugby fans; matches against Leinster usually are.

'the "Kids go 4 Free" idea is a really good move by the club and it should make the atmosphere even more special. The children at Paradykes Primary School seemed to be interested in rugby and our team."

Please note the 'Kids Go 4 Free' scheme only applies to pre-sale ticket purchases only so call 0131 346 5180 now to take advantage of a great value offer.

Edinburgh chief executive Nic Cartwright, said: 'the Heineken Cup is the world's best known club rugby competition, and we are using this scheme to open up our club to a whole new audience.
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"We see this as a great opportunity to encourage children who have never experienced rugby before to come down and experience top-class rugby first hand and be inspired to take up the sport.
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"Edinburgh Rugby Club are a team representing a great city in a great tournament._ We have seen signs that show our team are becoming a recognised force in European rugby and they deserve to have a large support cheering them on.
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"We are working with a wide range of partners across the city " including Scottish Rugby development staff, Active Schools and City of Edinburgh Council, to promote the sport of rugby and Edinburgh Rugby Club.
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"I am sure that many rugby lovers will take this opportunity to ring along their own children to show them how great rugby can be._ We have a huge geographical reach and I would hope that rugby lovers from across the country will take up this chance to watch Heineken Cup action."
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Edinburgh will also be working with schools across the city and region to invite them to a game of their choice en masse._
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Greg Cann, Scottish Rugby's City of Edinburgh Development Manager said: "We undertake a huge amount of work in the community working to build participation in the sport we all love."
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"Working with Edinburgh on this promotion means that we can now offer a tangible benefit at the end of our work " and show the children the sport live._
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"We will be putting on a wide range of activities on match day and inviting our schools down to take part._ If any schools want to find out more about getting involved then I suggest they get in touch."
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The promotion is open to any adult who pays for a full price ticket._ Each full price adult ticket purchased will allow the purchaser the opportunity to take four children's tickets free of charge.

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