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Fan experience improved at Kingspan Stadium

Rugby fans visiting Kingspan Stadium in Belfast, Northern Ireland, are benefitting from a range of upgrades to the venue.

Improvements to the 18,000-seat stadium include new digital turnstile scanners, LED floodlights and two giant HD screens.

Ulster Rugby chief executive Jonny Petrie said:

We have made a significant investment in improving the matchday experience at Kingspan Stadium because we want to make it the place to be in Belfast on match nights.

Kingspan Stadium is widely regarded as one of the finest rugby stadia in Europe, with our plans for ongoing investment in the months and years ahead demonstrating our commitment to providing a great experience, whether it’s your first time visiting or you’re a seasoned supporter.

Contactless terminals have also been added to many of the on-site bars to shorten queues and enhance the matchday experience for spectators at the 18,000-capacity sports arena.

On arrival, visitors to the stadium will be greeted by new ticket scanners at the turnstiles, which have been installed by Ulster Rugby in partnership with Ticketmaster. The machines will improve ease of use and stadium security.

Musco and Sherry Electrical Ltd have installed four new LED floodlights to improve visibility for spectators and broadcasters.

The installation of two new ScannerVision screens brings further technological upgrades to the stadium with each 8.6m x 5m screen – used to display matchday information, club and partner content, live game footage and score updates.

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