The Trailfinders Sports Ground is a rugby stadium located in West Ealing, London. The stadium is home to Rugby Union Championship side Ealing Trailfinders Rugby Club and has been home to Super League side London Broncos since 2016. Trailfinders was officially opened in 1999.
The stadium has an official capacity of 3,020, with seating for 1,020. The stadium houses an artificial 3G pitch, which has been in place since 2014. Trailfinders is set over 18 acres of ground and also houses two modern pavilions.
The stadium is located approximately 10 miles from Fulham, the place where the Broncos were formed back in 1980.
Around the ground –
There are several pubs and restaurants within close proximity to the stadium. The Duke of Kent, Castle Inn and Drayton Court hotel all within walking distance of the venue, with all options serving a range of hot and cold food.
Aside from food, there are art exhibitions throughout the year at Walpole Park & Pitzhanger Manor House, while Ealing Questors Theatre is considered the largest amateur dramatic playhouse in Europe. If shopping is more your taste, Southall Market is located just over 15 minutes from the stadium.
Getting there –
By car: From the A40, take the B452 turn-off towards Ealing (actually signposted as Perivale) along the Argyle Road. Pass through a set of traffic lights and across a roundabout. At the second roundabout, (about 0.3 miles ahead) turn right onto Vallis Way. Trailfinders Sports Club’s entrance is at the end of the road.
Parking is available in the paddock behind Trailfinders Sports Club, at a cost of £5. However, spaces are extremely limited and are issued on a first-come, first-served basis.
By train/bus: The nearest train station is Castle Bar Park train station, which is within walking distance of the stadium. There is also limited parking available at the train station. Should you wish to arrive by bus, several stop in the vicinity of Trailfinders Sports Ground, including the N7, 297, E1, E2, E7, E9, E10 and E11.
The record attendance at the stadium was set in April 2015, with Ealing Trailfinders’ game against Rosslyn Park attracting 2,278 fans.
For a rugby league game, the record attendance was 1,845 fans. This was set when eight-time Super League champions Leeds Rhinos travelled to the capital on August 20, 2016.
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