What’s On: Riders vs Phoenix

Category: News
Author: Joe Pinchin
Date: 28th March, 2019

The 18-6 Leicester Riders take on the Cheshire Phoenix on Friday Evening at the Morningside Arena. The Riders face their third weekend of back to back fixtures in a row as they look to continue to put pressure on the London Lions at the top of the BBL Championship.

The doors open at 6:00pm with the game tipping off at 7:30 as the Riders and the Phoenix do battle for just the second time this season. Be sure to get down to the Morningside Arena nice and early to make the most of what is sure to be a great evening of BBL action.

Food and Drink

Food and Drink will be available from the near side of both the Granby and Victory stands. There will be a large variety of both food and drink options on with burgers, hotdogs and vegetarian options all available as well as alcoholic, hot and soft drinks for sale.

The Leicester Riders Supporters Club will be running their Tuck Shop, this will be located in its usual spot between Castle and Victory Stand.


At half time we be presenting the awards for the Hoops 4 Health competition as well as welcoming the Leicester Riders Cheerleaders to the court for another exciting half time performance.


The Merchandise stand will be located between the Castle and Granby stands and will be on sale throughout the evening selling a wide range of Riders products such as jerseys, T-shirts, caps and scarfs as well as much much more.

Join us upstairs after the game

Join us upstairs after the game in the Kevin Routledge Suite for a change to have a drink and mix with the Riders players and your Riders fellow fans.


Morningside Arena is well served by local transport links and an array of nearby parking options within walking distance. There are in excess of 3000 spaces available all within a 15 minute walk of the Arena. A parking attendant will be on hand on the night to direct you towards the nearest parking space.


The third edition of the Riders season guide will be sale for the second time for £3. If you didn’t purchase the other 2 editions you can purchase all 3 for just £5. Programmes will be sold in the corridor by the doors to enter the arena.

Kids Shootout

A shootout will be located at the far side of Granby Stand by Granby Bar. £1 to shoot for a minute with a prize for the person with the highest score at the end of the 3rdquarter.


Tickets are still available CLICK HEREto purchase your tickets for the night and support the Riders in another exciting game at the Morningside Arena.

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