What's On Walsall

Take a look what's going on around Rodney Parade ahead of Saturday's Match vs Walsall in The Emirates FA Cup.


The Marquee will be open from midday with music, drinks, face-painting and a family zone.  The family zone will be full of games, stickers and design your own County kits.

Don't forget, those attending with younger fans can also find entertainment in the Matchday Programme as we've included a Junior Exiles Pull-Out which is full or games and quizzes.


Newport County AFC Face Painting

Wear your County colours with pride as we offer FREE face painting stencils of the County Badge - look out for Rachel and her team from Cardiff and Newport Face Painting.


5-a-side Football on the Oval (weather permitting 🌧️)

County in the Community will once again be running 5-a-side Football games on the Oval (as long as the weather holds up).  We haven't been very luck in recent


To celebrate The Emirates FA Cup, our Main Club Sponsor Mr Tom is giving all County fans at the match the chance to win a year's supply of delicious Mr Tom bars!  All you need to do is take an amazing photo of yourself with the Mr Tom clappers and tweet it using the #StickPic

You will be handed a pair of clappers as you head into the stadium but there will also be some in the Club Shop and Marquee.  Make as much noise as you can with them throughout the game and don't forget to send in your #StickPic on social media to Mr. Tom to be entered in to the competiton!

Matchday Programme

Catch up with all the goings on around the Club with the latest set of Club News. Spot the ball, guess which players face is obscured by an emoji and test your knowledge of players squad numbers with our player maths all on the Junior Exiles Page. You can also get a poster of Joe Day, read up on previous matches and reminisce about previous matches between Mansfield and Newport.  All for just £3!


Half Time Draw

The new and improved Half Time Draw (formerly the 50/50 draw) is still going strong. Last week’s winner walked away with half the money raised whilst the three runners up took home fantastic prizes such as money off at the Club Shop and two free cinema tickets.
You can find out exactly what prizes are available and how you can be a winner without actually winning by clicking on the link below.

Find out more about the Half Time Draw

Club Shop

The Club shop will be open from 10am until kick off for you to pick up all your merchandise, shirts or programmes! We will also be open for 30 minutes after the full-time whistle.

We have recently had a delivery of Grey Replica First Team Training Kit, Spytty the Dog Soft Toys, special Newport County Christmas jumpers are now also available from the club shop! 


The Programme Shop

Not only is this the best place to purchase your matchday programme, The Programme Shop also boasts matchday programmes dating back over 40 years!

Located between the old Snelling Bar and the Club Shop, the Programme Shop is a little treasure trove of Matchday Programmes and Club badges from over 200 Clubs.  Thet also stock books, magazines and a whole host of interesting football-related items for you to browse and buy.  All this tucked away in a nook of Rodney Parade!

The Programme Shop will open from 3pm and close at kick off but will re-open for an hour after the match.


First Visit to Rodney Parade?

Rodney Parade is located right in the heart of the City meaning there's always plenty to do before and after a game.  We aim to create a fantastic atmosphere throughout the whole ground to allow you to really enjoy your time in Newport.

For more information on what's on around the city, good places to eat, and parking and directions, please check out our First Time Visits and Families page for more information.



Order of Events

10.00am - Ticket Office and Club Shop open
Midday - Marquee opens
2.00pm - Disabled Supporters Association arrive to assist supporters.
3.00pm - Programme Shop Opens
2.45pm - Rodney Parade & Maindee School Car Parks open (Car parks close at 4.15pm & 4.30pm respectively)
3.30pm - Hospitality Collections open in the Ticket Office
3.45pm - Hospitality Opens
3.45pm - Programmes and Half Time Draw Tickets on sale
3.45pm - Turnstiles open
4.15pm - Here to Help Volunteers available to assist supporters.
4.15pm - Teams are announced.
4.30pm - Teams come out to warm up.
5.00pm - 📺S4C begins live coverage of the game📺
5.15pm - Kick Off vs Walsall FC in The Emirates FA Cup.
6.00pm - Half Time*
6.15pm - Second Half begins*
7.00pm - Full Time*
7.30pm - Ticket Office and Club Shop closes*
8.00pm - The Programme Shop closes.*

* Times are not exact as the referee can award a different length of added time at the end of each half.

NEWPORT COUNTY AFC v Walsall Tickets are available HERE! 

Ticket Office Open: 10am-7pm Thursday and Friday and from 10am on Saturday.