Tickets now on sale for The Stinger

The Stinger is back and ready to take the Ricoh Arena by storm on Saturday 9 May (KO 3.15pm), as Wasps line up for the end of season battle against rivals Leicester Tigers, with vital spots in the Premiership table resting on the result.

Tickets have gone on sale today for this new Midlands derby and our players are hoping Wasps fans will turn out in force to flood the ground and support the Men in Black and Gold, with thousands of Tigers fans also expected for such an important clash.

Such has been the demand for tickets and hospitality (an 800% increase from the same game last season, with over 2,000 guests already set to enjoying hospitality), the Club may even break the Aviva Premiership home ground attendance record set by Wasps at the Ricoh Arena in December (28, 254).

Once again, The Stinger promises to provide a jam-packed day of fun for all the family to enjoy. There will be live music, a children’s activity area, numerous bars and food outlets in the Jaguar Hall Fan Zone, while on pitch the winner of ‘Wasps Unplugged’ will provide the warm-up to the main event – Wasps v Tigers.

There will also be an added twist this season, or perhaps we should say an extra ‘curl’, as 15,000 Ashley Johnson wigs are being shipped in for the game for fans to masquerade as multiple Ashley Johnsons for the day!

This is part of a charity campaign that Wasps will launch next month. Fans will be able to take a wig and make a donation to support Wasps Academy’s charity partner – the Brain Tumour Charity.

Wasps Academy player Harry Sheppard suffered from a brain tumour at the age of 13, but thankfully has now fully recovered and is back playing. This season he and his academy team mates have been roping in the senior team for all sorts of fundraising events for this important cause. Ashley’s most recent donation is… his barnet!

Join us for some Stinger fun on Saturday May 9, don your Ashley Johnson wig to support our Wasps players and provide the most formidable 16th man in the history of 16th men!

Tickets start at just £15 for adults, £8 for under 21s, while under 10s go FREE with a paying adult. Click here for tickets or call 0844 847 1867

Only a handful of hospitality spaces remain available, so please contact hospitality@wasps.co.uk soon to make sure you don’t miss out.

In addition, until Monday 6 April, we are also offering a 20% discount on the Exeter Chiefs game on Sunday 26th April (2pm K/O) when you purchase a ticket for the Leicester Tigers game.

To whet your appetite ahead of the big occasion, watch the video of The Stinger at Twickenham Stadium last season click here