Australia v New Zealand Double-Header

History will be made at ANZ Stadium when the Qantas Wallabies and Buildcorp Wallaroos share the spotlight in a back-to-back double-header against New Zealand.

The new-look Qantas Wallabies will be out to defend home turf against the old enemy as they go on the hunt for Bledisloe glory while the Wallaroos are looking for a win over the Black Ferns.

So don your green & gold and get behind the Qantas Wallabies in this trans-Tasman blockbuster!

 

Event Schedule

Time Activity
4:45PM Gates Open
5:15PM Kick Off: Buildcorp Wallaroos v Black Ferns
7:45PM Kick Off: Qantas Wallabies V All Blacks

for all the latest and most up-to-date information on the sydney trains network check the transport for nsw alerts page here

 

TOP TIPS
  • All tickets to the Australia v New Zealand double header include entry and return travel on Sydney Trains and Olympic Park Major Event Buses. Leave the car at home and take advantage of the additional and direct public transport services on offer.
  • Arrive early and immerse yourself in the Bledisloe atmosphere. The pre-game party starts at 3.30pm on Olympic Boulevard and in Cathy Freeman Park.
  • With a large crowd expected at ANZ Stadium and other events also taking place in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct, all fans should take advantage of the public transport options available to them. If you must drive, it is vital you pre-book parking here.
  • Plan ahead and allow additional time for the security screening process when entering the Stadium.
  • To organise your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page here.
PRE-GAME CELEBRATION

The Sydney Olympic Park will be bathed in gold from 3:30pm on Saturday as celebrations begin for Bledisloe Cup Day.

A special supporter bar in Cathy Freeman Park (opposite from ANZ Stadium) will act as a home for all fans before gates open at 4:45pm. A host of family entertainment and activities will be on offer outside the gates with a "Boulevard of Bites" along Olympic Boulevard providing a range of international food options.

As a special for Bledisloe fans, there will be $2.50 sausage rolls available on Levels 1, 4 and 6 of ANZ Stadium for the first two hours of the night from 4:45pm on Saturday. 

SAFETY AND SECURITY AT ANZ STADIUM 

Public safety is our No.1 priority at ANZ Stadium.

The Stadium works closely with NSW Police and other authorities to identify risks at all events.

A high NSW Police and Security presence will be in place for Australia v New Zealand double header, both inside ANZ Stadium and throughout the Sydney Olympic Park precinct before, during and after the event.

Fans are encouraged to arrive early and leave additional time for the security screening process when entering the Stadium. This process will include mandatory bag searches and personal checks. Please click here to see our conditions of entry. 

See something/Say something: Please report any unusual or suspicious behaviour or unattended items to Customer Service staff, Police or Security. 

Thank you for helping us provide a safe environment for this great event.

 

TRANSPORT INFORMATION

All tickets to the Australia v New Zealand double header include entry and return travel on Sydney Train services, Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses and regular Sydney Buses (STA) services.

With the match coinciding with other events in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct, rugby fans are urged to leave the car at home and take advantage of the additional public transport services put on for the match and included in the event ticket. Fans should also plan their journey and travel early to ensure they are in their seats before the match gets underway.

To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page here or use the Trip Planner below.

TRAINS

Additional services will be running to Olympic Park Station.

  • Express services from Central will run every 20 minutes from 2:00pm until 4:30pm then every seven to eight minutes from 4:30pm until 10:00pm, stopping at Redfern, Strathfield then Olympic Park.
  • Blue Mountains Line services towards Central between 3:00pm and 8:30pm will make an additional stop at Lidcombe.
  • Alternatively, catch a train to Lidcombe Station then head to Platform Zero for a direct service to Olympic Park, running every ten minutes until 1:00am.

The closest station to ANZ Stadium is Olympic Park.

There is some trackwork taking place on parts of the T1, Hunter Line, Central Coast and Newcastle Lines that will impact fans travelling from the North, Hornsby and Newcastle lines. Rail replacement buses will be running to ensure fans get to the game.

  • Buses replacing trains between the following stations:
  • Berowra and Hornsby
  • Hornsby and Strathfield via Eastwood
  • Epping and Macquarie Park (from 9:00pm)
  • Central and Newcastle Interchange
  • Scone, Dungog and Newcastle Interchange

For further information on trackwork, please click here.

BUSES

Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses start running from 3.05pm and will arrive at Sydney Olympic Park from 4.30pm depending on the route. Services continue to arrive until 7:30pm.

Return services start running from approximately 9:45pm with the last bus on each route leaving Sydney Olympic Park at 11:00pm.

Sydney Buses services are running to a regular Saturday timetable.

  • Route 525 runs between Parramatta and Burwood via Sydney Olympic Park.
  • Route 526 runs from the Sydney Olympic Park Ferry Wharf to Olympic Park.

For more information see please click here.

FERRY

Sydney Ferries are a great way to get around the city but services can be popular and may reach capacity. Check travel alerts or use the Trip Planner before your trip.

ANZ Stadium is approximately 40 minutes walk (3.6km) from Sydney Olympic Park Wharf. There is a connecting 526 Bus to the precinct.

Due to low tide some ferry services to and from Parramatta wharf may be replaced by buses. See the low tide replacement bus calendar for affected services.

CAR

Car parks are expected to fill quickly, to guarantee a space it is vital you pre-book parking. Patrons are strongly encouraged to leave the car at home and take advantage of the additional, direct train services and major event buses that are running for this event.

You can pre-book parking via:

  • Sydney Olympic Park Authority: Go here and follow the prompts to secure your spot. The pass must be printed off for it to be used. Pre-booked parking tickets must be booked at least a day in advance.
  • Ticketek: Order your tickets by clicking here or calling 132 849. Please note: These can only be mailed out to customers or collected from Ticketek agencies.

Fans who do plan to drive should allow plenty of time to get to Sydney Olympic Park, find a parking space and get to their seat for the game.

TRAFFIC

If you decide to drive, the below routes are advised and can help minimise traffic issues:

  • From the NORTH: Through Top Ryde, take Victoria Rd and then Silverwater Rd and Holker Street to Sydney Olympic Park;
  • From the SOUTH: Turn onto Parramatta Road then Hill Road to Sydney Olympic Park;
  • From the EAST: Take Parramatta Road then Birnie Avenue or Hill Road. If you are driving along Victoria Road, consider taking Silverwater Road then Holker Street.
  • From the WEST: Turn onto Silverwater Road then Holker Street or turn onto Hill Road, and then to Sydney Olympic Park.

Changed traffic conditions for the WestConnex project may also affect how you travel. For the latest updates visit WestConnex News.

REPORT ANTI SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR

A patron text message service will operate for all events. If you experience any issues during an event, SMS 0419 403 360 with your issue and location.


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