The BT Cup Finals Day returns to BT Murrayfield on Saturday 22nd April as Scotland’s clubs take centre stage at the home of Scottish Rugby. This exciting day out provides fun for all and showcases Scotland’s best talent in the men’s and women’s game.
BT Cup Finals Day is the pinnacle of the club rugby season as BT Murrayfield puts 12 finalist clubs in the spotlight, battling for end of season glory across 6 matches. It is a celebration for everyone involved in club rugby and has served up some classic encounters over the years.
It’s set to be an action-packed event with top-class rugby and plenty of entertainment off the pitch too with Tartan Touch on our back pitches. Why not come along for a memorable day out and potentially get the chance to watch international stars of the future!
Tickets cost £10 for adults and £5 for U18, student and senior citizens. In the first instance, please contact your finalist club to purchase tickets as all money is retained by the club for any tickets they sell. For everyone else, you can buy tickets in advance or on the day.
The schedule for 2017 finals day will be in the following order on the international pitch:
11am BT Men’s Bowl Final: Blairgowrie v Portobello
1.15pm Sarah Beaney Cup: Murrayfield Wanderers v Hillhead/Jordanhill
3.30pm BT Men’s Cup Final: Melrose v Ayr
5.45pm BT Men’s Shield Final: Murrayfield Wanderers v Carrick
On the back pitches, kick-off at 11am:
BT Women’s Plate Final: Stirling County v Stewartry
BT Women’s Bowl Final: Kirkcaldy v Garioch
This section answers the common questions on where you can get tickets from, collecting your tickets and assistance on match day.
Where can I buy match tickets?
You can buy tickets for BT Cup Finals from the Scottish Rugby Online Ticket Centre, or by calling 0131 346 5160 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm).
Where do I collect my tickets/passes?
Tickets order in advance of Wednesday 20th April should be delivered by post in advance of event day. If you are collecting on match day, the ticket centre will be open from 10am until 6.30pm
All tickets must be collected by the card holder with the card used to make the booking.
I’ve lost my tickets/my tickets haven’t arrived, can you reprint them?
If you have lost your tickets, or if you have not received your tickets by 2 working days before the match, please contact us by email on [email protected] or by replying to your confirmation email.
Please note you may be charged for reprinting your tickets.
I don’t have a ticket; can I get one outside the stadium on the day?
The Ticket Office will be open from 10am on Saturday 22nd April for any match day sales. Please note there are no cash sales at the turnstiles. All ticket purchases should be made from the Ticket Office which can be accessed from Roseburn Street via Gate A.
Can I bring my young child?
Children under two are admitted free of charge provided they sit on the parent or guardian’s knee. Matches are very busy events with large crowds and loud music so may not be suitable for very young children.
Baby changing units are available in the disabled toilets in the lower west stand (south corner) area and in the lower west stand (north corner) area. The doors are marked with baby changing signs.
There is also a parenting room, located in the MacPherson Room of the 1925s Suites, accessible from the North-West corner of the stadium. There is a dedicated buggy drop off point at the Main Gatehouse entrance, please email [email protected] in advance to let us know you want to use this facility.
I have problems with my mobility; can I get assistance to my seat?
To make your match day experience as relaxing as possible, our match day stadium support team are able to meet you and assist you to your ticket location.
To request stadium support please e-mail [email protected] as early as possible and let us know what assistance is required or call the Ticket Centre on 0131 346 5160 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm).
A limited number of wheelchairs are available to assist you on the day, please enquire for more information.
My mobility has been affected since I bought my ticket. What if I’m physically unable to get to my seat?
If there is any change in your circumstances, please contact the Ticket Centre ([email protected]) in advance of the match.
If this is not possible, we have a dedicated team inside the stadium that look after spectators with such difficulties and you should contact the nearest steward on the day.
Where can I sit/stand on matchday?
All tickets are for unreserved seating within the lower west tier, and/or pitch side standing along the west touchline. Spectators can access at any lower west section, and free-flow between the seating sections and pitchside.
Designated disabled seating points are located along the pitchside standing perimeter. Seating is also available at the upper tier disabled seating deck at West 12A. Spectators can access via the lift at Main Reception to Level 2
Whether you plan to travel to BT Murrayfield by bus, train, tram, car or park and ride – we’ve got some useful links and information including the nearest stops to get off the bus and common answers about car parking.
Where are the turnstiles?
Turnstiles open 10.00am and are situated at each side of the ground so no matter which direction you’re coming from, you’ll easily be able to get into the stadium.
North: accessible off Corstorphine Road and along Riversdale Crescent, the turnstiles are beside Murrayfield Ice Rink.
North East: access from Roseburn Crescent, which runs along the south edge of Roseburn Park.
South and East: the main bank of turnstiles off Roseburn Street.
West: turnstile lanes are located behind the west stand and can be accessed from Saughtonhall Car Park (supporters coaches)
Due to limited parking availability, Scottish Rugby strongly encourages the use of public transport options for travelling to BT Murrayfield. Please see details below for all options
Please note for BT Cup Finals Day - all car parking access is reserved with pre-issued passes required for access. Supporter coaches parking is unreserved within Saughtonhall Car Park.
Where can club supporter coaches park?
Coaches travelling with club supporters should be directed to park within Saughtonhall car park (EH12 5XN) Access is via Riversdale Bridge (Murrayfield Ice Rink) Please note the roadwork closures and diversion at the A8 Corstorphine Road / Riversdale Crescent Junction.
Designated disabled parking is available at the Murrayfield Ice Rink car park, also accessed via Riversdale Crescent. Stewards will direct you to the appropriate reserved area, and users can access the stadium by the nearby North turnstiles and gates. No pass is required from Scottish Rugby for use of this parking area.
Where can I park?
Only car park pass holders can access Saughtonhall car park. A small number of passes will be issued to rugby clubs playing in the finals. Please contact you club reps for further information. Scottish Rugby strongly encourages the use of public transport and park and ride options.
When does it open and close?
This car park is open at 10.00am – 9.00pm
Can I park overnight?
Vehicles cannot be left overnight,
Will I get back into the stadium if I have to return to the car park?
Please speak to the nearest steward at Gate D access to Saughtonhall car park if you need to pass in and out between the stadium and car park.
Travelling by bus
Plan your journey by bus and visit www.lothianbuses.com. The following services pass close to BT Murrayfield Stadium:
1, 2, 22, 30 at Westerfield Road
3, 25, 33, 38 at Gorgie Road
12, 26, 31 at Corstorphine Road
AIRLINK 100 at Corstorphine Road
20, 21, 22, X38 at Corstorphine Road
900 at Corstorphine Road
Corstorphine Road from Murrayfield Road, West Coates, Haymarket Station, West Maitland Street and Shandwick Place: Lothian Buses services 12 26 31, AIRLINK 100, First Bus services and Citylink services will be unable serve these stops in either direction, alternative stops are available at Corstorphine Road (west of Murrayfield Road) and at Queensferry Street. Stevenson Road: Services 1 2 22 and 30 will be unable to stop on Stevenson Road between 1515 hrs and 1645 hrs, alternative stops are available on Balgreen Road (services 1 2 22) or Gorgie Road (service 30).
Full details of the service can be found at www.lothianbuses.comTravelling by train
Visit www.scotrail.co.uk to plan your journey by train.
Travelling by tram
Edinburgh Trams runs a fast, frequent service to the entrance of BT Murrayfield stadium from locations such as Edinburgh Airport, Ingliston Park & Ride, Edinburgh Gateway and Haymarket.
Tickets must be purchased prior to boarding trams using the ticket vending machines at tram stops or on the Transport for Edinburgh App. Edinburgh Trams recommends purchasing return tickets to make your journey simpler. Return tickets are available from tram stop ticket vending machines with options available for both the city fair zone and the airport fair zone. Customers are requested to have their tickets ready for inspection at the gateline, which will be in place at the Murrayfield Stadium tram stop.
Full details on tram services can be found at www.edinburghtrams.com
Park and Ride
If you plan to use the Edinburgh Park and Ride, the following Park & Ride stops have links to BT Murrayfield or into the city centre.
This section includes the items are allowed and not allowed to bring with you to the stadium, including the restrictions on the size of bag that is permitted.
Bags, rucksacks or suitcases
We advise spectators to not bring bags to matches unless absolutely necessary. Bags should be small (maximum 30cm x 30cm x 15cm) and should be capable of being placed easily under your seat in the stadium. Large bags or suitcases will not be permitted. Please note that we cannot take responsibility for bags that have been rejected prior to entry to the stadium.
Important Note - All bags will be subject to a search prior to accessing turnstiles as a condition of entry to BT Murrayfield
Flasks, hip flasks and other liquid containers
Flasks and other liquid containers are not permitted. Containers and contents will require to be left outside the stadium (as with bags Scottish Rugby will not take responsibility for safe storage of items left outside). Alcohol cannot be brought into the stadium.
Only sealed plastic bottles of water or soft drinks up to 500mls can be brought into the stadium. No cans will be permitted.
We allow small quantities of food for personal use. Large picnic hampers are not permitted.
Air horns and other pressurised containers
Only mechanised air horns (blow-through or wind-up) are allowed inside the stadium. Pressurised containers such as perfume and deodorant cannisters are not permitted.
Small amateur cameras are permitted. By small we mean pocket-size digital cameras or SLR cameras with zoom lenses no more powerful than 300mm. Tripods and selfie sticks are not permitted.
Spectators are permitted to bring flags into the stadium –sticks should be no more that 1m tall and there should not have pointed/sharp edges. Items of this nature brought to the stadium will be subject to the discretion of stewards.
Flags bearing slogans or images that are offensive, abusive, racist, homophobic or discriminatory will not be permitted.
Pyrotechnics and other hazardous items
Fireworks, flares, knives, weapons, metal sgian-dubhs and other dangerous items are strictly forbidden. (NOTE - plastic sgian-dubhs worn as part of highland dress, umbrellas and bagpipes will be permitted subject to the discretion of stewards).
Guide and assistance dogs are welcome however please do not bring animals that are not required for support and assistance.
Buggies brought to the stadium will be permitted however before taking your seat please leave the buggy either at the gatehouse (on Roseburn Street) or in the parenting room (MacPherson Suite).
There are plenty of activities to enjoy at BT Murrayfield on BT Cup Finals Day, with lots of food and drink options available. Read about what’s available to you on the day.
We have a wide range of food available at outlets located behind the lower West Stand entrances, including vegetarian options, as well as hot and cold drinks.
We offer a mix of draught bars and quick serve bottle bars located behind the lower West Stand entrances. Spectators are permitted to carry drinks to the seating area and pitchside standing area.
The Crabbies bus located in the North West corner is serving a full selection of Crabbies drinks as well as all other drink options.
Make sure you visit The Caledonia Best Up & Under on the first floor, in the south west of the stadium, serving a full draught range of Tennent’s Lager, Caledonia Best and Magners Cider as well as a range of non-alcoholic drinks. This indoor bar space is the perfect location to toast your team’s success after the final whistle.
We will consider all requests for PA announcements and ‘shout-outs’ which can be sent to [email protected] However it is at the discretion of Scottish Rugby whether we are in a position, time permitting, to read them all out.
Baby changing facilities
There are changing units in the disabled toilets in the lower west (south) stand area and in the lower west (north) stand area. The doors have the appropriate baby changing signs on them. There is also a parenting room located in the MacPherson Room at the 1925s Suites
We now have a Changing Places Toilet available located in vomitory 7 next to the Macron shop in the South West corner of the stadium.
There is no cash machine facility available at the stadium on BT Cup Final day.
We have a full medical team on duty for your safety and wellbeing, including First Aid, paramedics and doctors. If you feel unwell, please contact your nearest steward, who will direct you to further help. The First Aid room is located at ground level in the south west corner of the stadium (near the Scottish Rugby store).
If you mislay property in the stadium please contact your nearest steward. If you discover the loss after the event, contact our Facilities staff at [email protected].
The Scottish Rugby Store, situated in the west stand (south corner), will be open from 10.00am – 5.00pm
Scottish Rugby wants everyone who comes to BT Murrayfield to have a great match day experience. Supporters are encouraged to be mindful of others while enjoying all that is on offer. Scottish Rugby does not encourage nor tolerate ‘booing’ of the opposition at any point during the game and asks all fans to refrain from engaging in this activity.
The stadium is situated in a residential area and Scottish Rugby asks you to please be mindful and respectful of local residents and their property when entering and leaving the ground. Please do not take any drinks with you when you leave, and please dispose of your rubbish in the bins provided.