RLWC2013 Hosts & Nations

Salford, England

Salford City Stadium, 1 Stadium Way, Eccles, M30 7LJ

Salford City Stadium

Matches at Salford City Stadium - Group C/D

Thu Nov 07 KO: 8:00pm

Welcome to Salford


Salford is proud and excited to be a host city for 2013’s biggest international sporting event: RLWC2013. The impressive Salford City Stadium will be the perfect backdrop to what promises to be a thrilling battle between tough stalwarts Scotland and feisty newcomers USA. Come for the rugby and stay for the city – there’s so much to see and do you won’t want to leave. 


Make the most of RLWC2013

Rugby League World Cup 2013 is the biggest international sporting event of the year. With Scotland v USA being played at Salford City Stadium, the Tongan team based in Worsley and our neighbours in Manchester hosting Australia, there will be an in flux of players and fans from around the globe arriving in the region in the autumn. If you are a local business looking to make the most of the opportunities the Rugby World Cup 2013 has to offer, get in touch! Contact emma.foster@salford.gov.uk if you'd like to discuss any offers, promotions or accommodation deals.

Locate in Salford is the place to go for all local business information and advice.  www.locateinsalford.info



For more info on the Scotland and the Rugby League Team click here to view the team page



For more info on the USA and the Rugby League Team click here to view the team page

AreaAdults (Early)Concessions
Cat 1 20.00 10.00
Cat 2 15.00 7.50
Cat 3 10.00 5.00

To buy tickets online click here

For help or group bookings call: 0844 847 2013 option 3

  • Car
  • Bus
  • Train

By Car

The stadium is located at Barton close to Junction 11 of the M60 on the A57 Liverpool Road.

Click here for a map.


There will be NO parking available onsite at the stadium for the world cup match.

Park and ride schemes will be in place for the match and are the easiest and quickest way to get to the stadium. There’s no need to pre-book, just turn up and pay the driver direct.

From West One and Eccles Interchange – buses will leave West One approximately every 20 minutes (traffic dependant), stopping at Eccles Interchange 5 minutes later.

From Irlam train station – buses will leave Irlam train station approximately every 20 minutes (traffic dependant)

Price for both services: £3.00 return, £2.00 single, under 16s free

Limited first come first served parking is available at

  • City Airport, Liverpool Road, Eccles,M30 7SA for £5 per vehicle (10 mins walk to stadium)
  • Eccles Rugby Union Club, Gorton Street, Eccles, M30 7LZ for £2.50 per vehicle (25 mins walk to stadium) 
  • Eccles Rugby League Club, Moat Hall, Hallsworth Road, Eccles, Manchester M30 7LS for £2.50 per vehicle (25 mins walk to stadium)
  • By Bus

    Buses from Manchester city centre and Eccles

    Number 67 to Liverpool Road, Irlam (runs every 12 mins peak and between every 15-30 mins off peak). The stadium is a five minute walk to the stadium from this stop.

    Buses from the Trafford Centre (many services connect here from across the region)

    Number 100 to Liverpool Road, Irlam. (runs every 12 mins peak and between every 15-30 mins off peak). The stadium is a five minute walk to the stadium from this stop.

    Information on all public transport can be found at www.tfgm.com or by calling Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.


    By tram and train

    Take a train to Irlam or Patricroft stations, or alternatively, a Metrolink tram to Eccles. Then connect with bus 67 or 100 which run directly to AJ Bell Stadium. These buses also run from Manchester city centre.

    Transport for Greater Manchester can help you find out more about the best services to use and help you plan your journey to each match.

    Visit www.tfgm.com/rlwc for a journey planner, view maps and timetables and to find out more about special shuttle services which may also run to some of the venues on match days.

    Alternatively, phone Traveline 0871 200 22 33 7am - 8pm Mon to Fri, 8am - 8pm Sat, Sun and public holidays. Calls cost 10p a minute plus network extras or visit a Travelshop at main bus stations in Greater Manchester.

    Also contact tourist information on Salford Tourist Information Centre
    0161 848 8601

    Holiday Inn Manchester West are offering 15% off all bookings for RLWC2013 fans. Simply quote 'Rugby World Cup' when booking to claim your discount. Book online or call 0800 990 3997.


    For more accomodation in Salford visit Salford's dedicated site by clicking here