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Cardiff v Ospreys match day guide.

Tickets & Travel | 22nd April 2022

Cardiff host the Ospreys on Saturday in a crucial United Rugby Championship derby, which kicks-off at 5.15pm and there is plenty going on at the Arms Park. 

First of all, here's a reminder of the teams:







There are now limited tickets available for the hotly-anticipated clash and the first time we've hosted the Ospreys for a first team encounter at the Arms Park since 2013.

Fewer than 200 seated tickets remain across the ground, with good availability also in the North Terrace.

You can also purchase tickets by calling 029 20 302030 or by visiting the club ticket office . 


Our gates typically open 1.5 hours before kick-off with the first hour ‘Happy Hour’ across all of our public bars BUT tomorrow due to the BT Cymru Community Rugby Festival and our own Street Food Festival, we are opening our gates at 1pm with kick-off at 5.15pm.


As the iconic Cardiff Arms Park is in the heart of the Welsh capital, and right next to the Principality Stadium, there is no public parking available on site during match-days but we are well served by public transport.

We are located just a 10 minute walk from Cardiff Central train station and are on numerous major bus routes. The easiest way to find us is to spot the Principality Stadium and head towards it, from there, you can't miss us!

Arms Park aerial

If driving, there are countless public car parks within walking distance including Sophia Gardens, where we have preferential rates, an NPC directly opposite the ground and at the St David’s 2 shopping centre. 

We also have safe storage facilities available for bicycles on both sides of the ground. 


There is always plenty going on around Cardiff Arms Park and entertainment for all the family.

On Saturday we have the BT Cymru Community Rugby Festival taking place all morning with 300 children from clubs across the Cardiff and Ospreys regional pathways participating.

Our gates open at 1pm so join us early and enjoy the Street Food Festival with Fizz n Flour, the Meating Point, Lekker Food Co, Get Caked and Bro Coffee all attending.

We will be screening Dragons v Scarlets from 3pm and both Cor y Gleision and Cardiff University Brass Society will be performing.

Typically players arrive an hour and half before kick-off, you can see them arrive behind the South Stand, and you can meet some of your heroes at our player signing from 4.15pm.This takes place in the South Stand tunnel and opposite the Cardiff Rugby Community Foundation, which is located at the back of the clubhouse. 

One of the benefits of having an artificial surface is the ability to welcome all supporters onto the pitch at full-time and this is BACK on Saturday. So forget the "Stay off the grass" signs and get involved!


 We've already covered food but with regards to bars, the North side of the ground is predominately served by the Black Bar and a Gin Bar. Those in the North can also enjoy the Clubhouse, if members of the Cardiff Athletic Club, the Guinness Bar and the Pack Bar, which is directly opposite.

Attendees in the South can also access these, however they also benefit from four further bars - the Fanzone, Jack Matthews Bar and Taff End Bar, which are all behind the South Terrace and a further unit in the South Stand Concourse


While our main retail operation is now housed within the WRU Retail Store on Westgate Street, on match-days you can also attend a further club shop behind the Family Stand and a mobile unit behind the North Stand. There is currently a 40% off sale so make sure you do not miss out!

Here you will find our full range of available merchandise, which can also be bought online by clicking here. 

For more information on the history of the ground, car parking in the week or disabled visitor information please click here.