With the adrenaline of the first half put on pause for 20 minutes, half time for a sports fan can seem a little frustrating. Of course, the players do need the rest but we as fans want to keep going! So, what can you do to pass the time?
Grab some food
Most stadiums have a great choice of food and drink for you to make the most of at half time and if you can dodge the queues, this is one way to kill a bit of time. Whether you’re fancying a traditional pie, a burger or just some chips, you’ll find what you’re looking for. A bite to eat will provide you with all the energy you need for a nerve clenching final 40 minutes.
Play a game on your mobile
There are some great games to keep you entertained if you’re fancying sticking to the terraces. There’s a great Typing Game you can play with a sports category that will help to kill the time. You have 60 seconds to type as many words as you can so it will give you a bit of competition between you and your friends. There’s loads of other games that will keep you occupied.
Head to social media
Social media is a hive of activity and conversation and it’s likely other fans will be discussing the game. Join the conversation and see whether fellow fans think Owen Farrell is having the game of his life. You can also catch up on scores from around the country to see how opposition teams are doing in their games.
Chat to the people around you If you’re a traditionalist, you can always have a catch up with the people sat around you. It’s likely, if you’re a season ticket holder, faces will become recognizable and it’s always interesting to listen to the opinion of others on the game and how your team is performing. Maybe you both agree that a player is performing well, or you feel another player should be taken out of the game? There’s only one way to find out!