SIXWAYS is to become a "cashless stadium" as Worcester Warriors continue to work on the match-day experience for supporters and visitors.

From the European Challenge Cup match against Dragons on Saturday, December 7, all bars, food and drink outlets, programme sellers and hospitality areas will only accept credit or debit cards or payments by mobile phone.

“We live in a society that is becoming increasingly cashless in which customers are used to purchasing goods using a card or their mobile phone,” said Warriors managing director Peter Kelly.

“We hope that there will be significant benefits for supporters and visitors to Sixways when the stadium becomes cashless.

“It will reduce queuing at bars and food outlets so that supporters do not miss any of the action on the pitch or entertainment in the new EBC Fanzone.

“It will also speed up service and improve the match-day experience for supporters.

“We have already installed a new high speed wi-fi system which will allow every spectator to go online and which will support the cashless system.

“We hope that the transition to a cashless stadium will be seamless and that supporters and visitors to Sixways will appreciate a simplified payment system.”