Ticket prices slashed for Trophy double-header

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SHEFFIELD will be offering top-class action for just £10 this week as they head in to the final stages of the season.

Tigers bosses have slashed prices for the two Premier Challenge Trophy meetings to take place at Owlerton this month with all adults getting in for £10 while children will be admitted for £5.

First up for the Tigers are Rye House, and club owner Neil Machin is hoping that the price cut will see a healthy turn-out for what could be Sheffield’s penultimate home fixture of 2012.

Machin said: “We’ve had a tough year on the track and we know that we haven’t performed as well as we would have liked, but the PCT competition gives us something to go for and something for us to try and give the fans.

“Times are tough, we know that, and we all have a responsibility in the sport to try and make it as affordable as possible. We want to see as many people on our terraces as we can because it gives the team a real lift, they thrive on having a large home support. We really want to do something in the competition, it may not hold the prestige of the top-end play-off’s but whenever a trophy is on offer you take it very seriously.

“It would be fantastic to end a pretty mediocre season on a high.”

As well as offering special admission prices Machin is also urging existing Tigers fans to try and “create a buzz” about the city side online. He said: “With the way digital media is now word can spread incredibly quickly.

“That’s why we need our fans to spread the word, to tell people online about what a great night it is at Owlerton.

“With Twitter and Facebook now you can get a message across to a lot of people very quickly, that’s what we need our supporters to be doing to attract the next generation of Sheffield fans.”