FAQs | NSWRL Grand Final Day
Eight teams and four big games will be on show at the 2017 NSWRL Grand Final Day on Sunday, 24 September, with Leichhardt Oval to play host to the historic event. The day will be one for the whole family to enjoy - and you can find out all you need to know in the FAQs below:
What teams are playing - and what times?
Kicking off at 12pm, the schedule of play is as follows:
12pm - Sydney Shield: Mounties v St Marys Saints
2:10pm - Ron Massey Cup: Wentworthville Magpies v Auburn Warriors
4:20pm - Harvey Norman NSW Women's Premiership: Redfern All Blacks v North Newcastle
6:45pm - Intrust Super Premiership NSW: Wyong Roos v Penrith Panthers
Gates will open at 11:45am, with fans encouraged to get there as early as possible for the earlier games and to experience the various activities around the precinct.
How much are tickets?
Tickets are just $10 for adults and kids under 12 get in free!
Where can I purchase tickets?
Tickets are available at the gate only; they are not available for pre-purchase.
I'm a Panthers fan - how can I get to the game?
The Penrith Panthers have organised a supporters' bus to take fans to the game in time for the side's Intrust Super Premiership NSW clash with the Wyong Roos. It is scheduled to leave the Panthers Leagues Club at 4:45pm and depart Leichhardt for the return trip at 9pm - find out more information here.
What activities will there be throughout the precinct?
The Leichhardt Oval concourse will be jam-packed with off-field activities for fans of all ages to enjoy, including a jumping castle, face painting and petting zoo. Full Leichhardt Oval food and beverage options will also be available throughout the day.
What's the weather forecast?
According to the Bureau of Meteorology, Sydney is forecast for a maximum of 29 degrees celcius and is unlikely (20% chance) to experience rain - that's perfect weather for Rugby League! This forecast is correct as at 19 September.
Is the event pet-friendly?
Council restrictions prohibit the entry of pets into Leichhardt Oval, other than assistance dogs.
I can't make it to Leichhardt Oval - where can I watch the games?
Good news - all four matches will be broadcast live! You can watch a live stream of the Sydney Shield, Ron Massey Cup and Harvey Norman NSW Women's Premiership Grand Finals on NSWRL.com.au and the NSWRL Facebook Page, while the Intrust Super Premiership NSW decider will be broadcast live on Fox League (Australia) and SKY Sport NZ (from 8:30pm NZST).
Is there a way to keep up with scorers throughout the day?
As usual, the NSWRL Match Centre will have all scoring and interchange details, updated live throughout all four games.