QANTAS Wallabies vs New Zealand

THE ultimate trans-Tasman rivalry is back at ANZ Stadium in 2017 when the Qantas Wallabies face the All Blacks in the opening game of the Bledisloe Cup.

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.

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

Event Schedule

Time Activity
6:00PM Gates Open
8:00PM Kick-off: Qantas Wallabies v New Zealand
Seating Plan

TRANSPORT INFORMATION

TOP TIPS

  • All tickets to the Qantas Wallabies v All Blacks match at ANZ Stadium include entry and return travel on Sydney Trains and Olympic Park Major Event Buses so leave the car at home and take advantage of the additional and direct public transport services in place.
  • 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. However, if you must drive to the event, you must pre-book your parking.
  • To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page here.
  • Arrive early to soak in the atmosphere and enjoy the pre-game party starting from 4pm in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct.

TRANSPORT INFORMATION

All tickets to Bledisloe Cup at ANZ Stadium 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.

PRECINCT PARTY

Fans travelling to Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday 19 August will be able enjoy the traditional massive pre-game party in the precinct, kicking off at 4pm.

With live entertainment, pop-up cafes and the entire precinct bathed in gold there’ll be no better way to start the sporting feast than the party rockin’ and rollin’ outside ANZ Stadium.

Cathy Freeman Park will be turned into a hive of activity with a giant inflatable Rugby field playing host to kids clinics and visits from Wallabies players.

There will also be theming inside the Stadium and the Wallabies’ vocal supporters’ group The Gold Brigade will take up residence in the northern stands.

TRAINS

TRAIN

The closest station to ANZ Stadium is Olympic Park.

Getting here:

  • Additional services will run to Olympic Park leaving from:
  • Express services from Central every 6 minutes between 16:30 and 22:00, stopping at Redfern and Strathfield then Olympic Park.
  • Blue Mountains Line services to Central between 17:00 and 20:30 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 10 minutes until 01:00.

Getting home:

  • Additional return services will run after the match to help you get home:
  • Express to Central services will leave Olympic Park every 4 minutes from 22:00 until 00:30, stopping at Strathfield, Redfern then Central.
  • Blacktown an additional two services will leave at 23:05 and 23:56 and extend all stations to Richmond.
  • Inner West Line: two additional services will leave Strathfield at 22:34, 23:04 stopping all stations to Redfern.
  • To Kiama: an additional service will leave Central at 22:59, stopping Redfern, Sutherland then all stations to Kiama..
  • Central Coast & Newcastle Line: an additional service will leave Central at 23:16, stopping Strathfield (23:28), Eastwood, Epping, Hornsby and then all stations (except Wondabyne) to Hamilton.

For further timetable information, please click here

Trackwork:

There is some trackwork is taking place on parts of the T2, T3 and Southern Highlands Line and will impact fans travelling from the South, Bankstown and Southern Highlands lines. Rail replacement buses will be running to ensure fans get to the game.

Buses replacing trains between the following stations:

  • Granville to Leppington
  • Cabramatta to Lidcombe and Bankstown
  • East Hills to Macarthur (East Hills)
  • Campbelltown to Moss Vale.

For further information on trackwork, please click here

BUSES

Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses start running from 3:30pm and will arrive at Sydney Olympic Park from 5.25pm depending on the route. Services continue to arrive until 7:50pm.

Return services start running from approximately 10:00pm with the last bus on each route leaving Sydney Olympic Park at 10:45pm.

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.

CAR

PARKING

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 pubic transport options available to them. However, if you must drive to the event, you must pre-book your parking.

Those who plan to drive, should pre-book their parking space to guarantee their spot for the event.  You can pre-book parking via:

  • Sydney Olympic Park Authority: Print your ticket at home by clicking here. Please note: pre-booked parking tickets cannot be booked on the day of the event.
  • Ticketek: Order your tickets by clicking hereor 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.

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