Saints face Widnes Vikings at the Totally Wicked Stadium on Friday evening with kick off at 8pm in Mark Percival's Testimonial fixture and we have all the information you need right here in our Match Preview story.
Saints take on local rivals Widnes in what will be the Club’s only first team trial game before the squad head off to Australia. It will be a special day for Mark Percival who celebrates 10 years at the Club and although he will not feature on the pitch, his career at Saints will be celebrated by all.
LAST TEN MEETINGS:
Apr 24th 2015: Widnes 16-34 St Helens – 11,271
Jun 28th 2015: Widnes 20 – 36 St Helens – 8,806
Mar 28th 2016: Widnes 12 – 20 St Helens – 9,076
Jul 8th 2016: Widnes 10 – 12 St Helens – 11,566
Sep 18th 2016: Widnes 8 – 21 St Helens – 6,128
Apr 21st 2016: Widnes 16 – 14 St Helens – 6,171
Jun 9th 2016: Widnes 10 – 26 St Helens – 10,474
Apr 2nd 2016: Widnes 6 – 28 St Helens – 6,706
May 19th 2018: Widnes 18 – 38 St Helens – 38,881
Jul 6th 2018: Widnes 6 – 36 St Helens – 9,923
Head over to Saints TV to hear Paul Wellens’ thoughts ahead of the game, whilst the main man Mark Percival says it will be a memorable day and knows the World Club Challenge clash against Penrith Panthers is the ultimate aim. LMS also gives us his thoughts on Percy’s career.
MAN IN THE MIDDLE
Michael Smaill is the referee.
Saints are the home team and so will play in our new 2023 Home red and white kit! The players will also warm up in Mark Percival’s Testimonial shirt.
See more below on how to get yours…
Proud to unveil my Testimonial Shirt which will be worn in the warm up
Thank you to my sponsors United Carpets and Beds, SJJ Contracts, Grundy & Co, Clean Hire LTD, Drac Distribution, Stamford Legal, D Hoult Joinery and Autism Friendly Caravans who have made the shirt possible. pic.twitter.com/KLIRgPqMab
— Mark Percival (@MarkPercival22) January 24, 2023
IMPORTANT TICKET INFORMATION
Tickets are still available online here until 12noon Friday.
Pre-ordered tickets for Friday’s Mark Percival Testimonial match vs Widnes Vikings are ready to be collected from the Ticket Office at the Totally Wicked Stadium.
The Ticket Office is open from 9am-5pm each day this week and will also remain open up to kick-off on matchday.
Any remaining collections will be accessible from Ticket Collection Point open from 6pm onwards on matchday.
This is located next-door to the main Ticket Office.
Fans can also Pay on the Gate on the West Stand, please be aware this is by contactless card payment only, no cash can be taken.
All general ticket info for the fixture can be found here.
WHAT TIME DO THE TURNSTILES OPEN?
Gates open at 6.30pm with kick-off at 8pm. The RedV Cafe Bar at the stadium is open from 5pm, but will close at kick off.
CAN I BUY FOOD AND DRINK?
Food and Drink will be available in our Kiosks open in both stands, with a choice of Madri, Carling, our vey own RedV Smooth, Gin and Wine aswell as range of pies and confectionary including vegan friendly options.
The Saints Superstore at the Totally Wicked Stadium will be open from 9am up to kick-off. Both the 2023 Home and Away shirts are available to order in-store and online now at: saintssuperstore.com
All 2023 Members can get 10% off either or both of our 2023 kits (t&cs apply, subject to availability). This discount is accessible by showing your Temporary 2023 Membership Card in the Saints Superstore.
Click here to read where you can park on matchdays.
I CAN’T ATTEND – WHERE CAN I FOLLOW THE GAME?
The game is NOT televised, but supporters can also follow the game on our official Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts as well as on our Live Match Centre.
Reaction will follow the Full-Time whistle on our website and social media channels whilst the highlights and the full 80 minute replay will be on Saints TV for subscribers later in the week.
MARK PERCIVAL TESTIMONIAL BROCHURE
Mark Percival’s Testimonial Brochure will be on sale around the ground and in the Saints Superstore priced at £8.
📖 Friday night we celebrate @MarkPercival22 and you can pick up his fantastic testimonial brochure at the game for £8 🔴⚪
Not got your ticket for the match yet?
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— St.Helens R.F.C. (@Saints1890) January 25, 2023