Visitor Guide: Hampshire Hawks v Glamorgan, Vitality Blast

All you need to know about Hampshire Hawks' Vitality Blast group stage finale against Glamorgan on Sunday

Vitality Blast At The Ageas Bowl:


Hampshire Hawks v Glamorgan

Gates Open: 1pm

Match Starts: 2:30pm | Estimated Finish: 5:15pm


Match Preview

Matchday App

The free-to-download Hampshire Cricket App is the ultimate matchday tool for Vitality Blast fixtures at The Ageas Bowl, with attendees able to access the ground using just their device courtesy of the App's digital ticketing wallet, forward tickets to those they're attending with, find their seat and in-ground amenities using an interactive wayfinding map, follow live match coverage on their device and even have their say by voting on the player of the match!

The App is free to download on both Apple and Android and you can do so by following the links below. There are also guides outlining how to access and forward tickets on the App available below.

iOS Download
Android Download
Accessing App Tickets
Forwarding App Tickets

Tickets

Tickets Hampshire Hawks' T20s are sold out.

The Ageas Bowl have been working through the detailed implications of the recent government announcement - regarding coronavirus restrictions being lifted on 19th July - to ensure that Hampshire Hawks can safely welcome fans to this summer’s Vitality Blast matches.

Following this work, Hampshire Hawks can confirm that 2021 Hampshire Cricket Members and 2021 Vitality Blast Passport Holders are able to attend all 2021 home Vitality Blast matches at The Ageas Bowl but unfortunately all Hawks fans who purchased tickets for these fixtures will have to have their tickets refunded due to the capacity restrictions.

All Hawks fans with tickets to 2021 home fixtures (including Somerset 9th July, Double-Header 16th July and Glamorgan 18th July) will have their tickets automatically refunded on or before Friday 23rd July.

Vitality Blast Passport holders will have received their e-ticket (granting access to all Vitality Blast matchdays) via email prior to the first match against Middlesex.

 Members' Guest tickets and Passport guest tickets (if applied for by 2021 Hampshire Cricket Members or T20 Passport holders) are sent out as e-tickets to the Hampshire Member's or T20 Passport holder's email address.

Digital tickets can also be accessed on your mobile device via the Hampshire Cricket App, free to download on iOS & Android devices. Follow the links in the section above for more information.


Getting Here & Parking

There is a chance the roads around The Ageas Bowl will be busy for Sunday's fixture.

Please note, M27 between junctions 4-11 will be closed for roadworks from 9pm onwards over the weekend. Diversion routes will be signposted, so please plan your return travel appropriately.

Season-long car parking pass holders, disabled guests and hospitality guests will be parked on site.

There will be on-site parking and Park & Walk slots available to those who wish to pay for parking on the day, subject to availability.

A rail shuttle service will be running from Southampton Airport Parkway Railway Station to The Ageas Bowl.

Full information regarding the rail shuttle and departure times can be found via the link below.

You can purchase return rail shuttle tickets on the day upon boarding the bus.

When on board the rail shuttle, all passengers must wear a face mask.

There will be a taxi pick-up point operating opposite the West Gate, or taxis can still be booked over the phone via 023 8066 6666.

Full Travel & Parking Information

Entry, Opening & Closing Times

The Matchday Ticket Office (located at top of hill), will be open from 12pm until 3:30pm on Sunday.

Gates will open on Sunday at 1pm for Hampshire Hawks' final home group stage fixture against Glamorgan, with the fixture set to commence at 2:30pm and schedule to finish at 5:15pm.

Upon arrival, please ensure you have downloaded the NHS Test & Trace app and scan the QR code on the West Gate turnstiles.

Due to capacity restrictions, only Hampshire Cricket Members, Members' guests, Vitality Blast Passport Holders and hospitality guests will be entitled entry to Hampshire Hawks' Vitality Blast group stage fixtures.

Hampshire Members can scan their Membership cards to gain access to this summer's Vitality Blast fixtures, whilst Members' guests and T20 Passport Holders should scan their e-ticket to gain access.

Members & Passport holders have been allocated a specific block and row to be seated in for these fixtures. Please note, Members' guest tickets and corresponding Memberships will be seated on the same row for these three fixtures, whilst the same applies for T20 Passport holder's guest passes.

Attendees are required to remain socially distanced from others who are not part of their attending group.

The Rod Bransgrove Pavilion is closed to all spectators for this week's fixtures whilst it is kept sterile for players and match officials only, however the Arlott Atrium can be used as a walkway for circulation.

Keep an eye out for Hampshire's brand-new mascot - Hawky - when coming through the West Gate upon arrival! Hawky will be looking to give high-fives/wings and be open to photos with attendees from gates opening to the match start time!


Health & Safety | Prohibited Items & Areas

All attendees must practise social distancing and wear a mask at all times, other than when sat in their allocated seat.

The Rod Bransgrove Pavilion and Arlott Atrium is closed to the public but can be used as a walk through for circulation. 

The venue is entirely cashless, so please ensure that you bring appropriate cards with you if you would like to purchase anything at the venue.

Hand sanitising stations are located around the stadium. The venue encourages all spectators to keep hands sanitised.

Prohibited Items include - Alcohol, Glass, Cans, Musical Instruments, Flares, Laser Devices, Air Horns, Fireworks, Weapons, Whistles

For a full list of prohibited items, please view the ground regulations - available here.


Food & Drink

Food will be available to purchase upon gates opening on Sunday, and the selection available accommodates all dietary requirements.

Food will be served around the venue with a wide choice available, including Sanjha’s famous Punjabi cuisine located under the Colin Ingleby-Mackenzie Stand and Donna Italia Pizzas situated under the Shane Warne Stand as well as burgers, fish and chips, hog roasts, pasties, Chinese, Greek and ice cream to name but a few.

Please note, spectators must consume food or beverages purchased from their allocated seats.

Bars will open and alcohol will be served from gates opening until 30 minutes after the close of play, with an array of bars located around the ground.

Please note, no alcohol can be brought into the ground, only alcohol purchased on-site may be consumed.

The Ageas Bowl operates a strict ‘Challenge 25’ alcohol policy and as such anyone deemed to look Under 25 will be asked to provide photographic proof of their age, prior to being served alcohol.

Spectators can bring in food, a sealed soft drink up to 500ml, or an empty water bottle to fill at the water fountains.

Water fountains will be available to fill water bottles up at the Hotel ends of the CIM and Shane Warne stands.

The on-site BEEFY'S By Sir Ian Botham Restaurant is available for bookings on T20 matchdays.

Check out the menu available on T20 matchdays via the link below. Please note that this menu will only be served two hours prior to the match start time.

View Menu

You can check availability and book a table within the restaurant via the link below.

Book A Table

Domino's Pizza Giveaway

Hampshire Hawks' partnership with Domino's Pizza will see five lucky attendees at each of this summer's Vitality Blast matches win two free large pizzas, with winners to be chosen at random during each match.

Winners will be announced in the free Hampshire Cricket App and identified by their unique Domino's Lucky Number (all those attending will have received details of the Lucky Number via email) - simply download the award-winning App to find out if you're a winner when the time comes.

iOS Download
Android Download

Club Shop

Two retail units - located on both East and West berms - will have stock of Hampshire Hawks' newly-unveiled New Balance Vitality Blast replica shirt as well as training kit and supporter wear.

Check out the brand-new Hawks New Balance range ahead of your visit via the link below.

Online Store

Weather

The weather forecast looks great for this weekend! Click here to view the latest forecast for Southampton.

Umbrellas are permitted within the ground.

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