CAN the North Queensland Cowboys complete the greatest fairy tale in NRL history? The team that needed other results to go their way just to make the Top 8 will play title favourites Melbourne Storm in the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium.

The Cowboys have become one of the great sporting stories by defying the odds to win their way on to the biggest stage in the NRL with three back-to-back elimination final wins.

Who will lift the Provan-Summons Trophy and claim ultimate glory? Be at ANZ Stadium this Sunday to find out!

Event Schedule

Time Activity
1:15PM Gates Open
1:35PM 2017 Holden Cup Grand Final: Parramatta Eels v Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
3:40PM 2017 State Championship
6:30PM Entertainment Commences
7:15PM 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final Sydney: Melbourne Storm v North Queensland Cowboys
Seating Plan

TOP TIPS

Don’t get caught out - to ensure a smooth entry into ANZ Stadium on the day, we have some helpful tips for you below:

  • Tickets to the NRL Grand Final at ANZ Stadium include travel on public transport (i.e. trains, regular and special event bus services, Sydney Ferries, and light rail services).
  • Leave the car at home – with a large crowd expected all fans who have not pre-booked parking should not drive.
  • There will be a number of options for fans to get to the Stadium in time for kick-off and home again afterwards, with extra trains and major event bus services running on the day.
  • Plan your trip in advance by visiting the event page or trip planner on transportnsw.info.
  • Don't forget Daylight saving will begin in NSW this Sunday 1st October 2017 when clocks will go forward one hour at 2:00am.
  • Arrive early to soak up all the atmosphere of the NRL Grand Final Precinct Party outside ANZ Stadium commencing from 11:00am.
  • Allow additional time for the security screening process when entering the Stadium.

SAFTY 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 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final, 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.

Only small bags (no larger than 30cm x 40cm) are permitted into ANZ Stadium for events, and all bags will be checked by security. Fans should arrive without bags if possible.

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.

Enjoy the game!

TRANSPORT INFORMATION

All tickets to the NRL Grand Final at ANZ Stadium include entry and return travel on Sydney Trains services, Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses and regular Sydney Buses (STA) services, Sydney Ferries and Light Rail services.

With a full house expected, fans who have not pre booked parking should leave the car at home and take advantage of the additional and direct public transport services available for the event.

To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page here or use the Transport NSW Trip Planner to help plan your journey. It will give you up-to-date train and bus timetable information. Click here for more information. 

TRAINS

Patrons are strongly advised to take advantage of the additional and direct trains running to and from Olympic Park to avoid expected heavy congestion and traffic on roads in and around the Sydney Olympic Park precinct.

To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page here

TRACKWORK

For the latest and most appropriate information, check trackwork service updates or use the Trip Planner.

BUSES

Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses will start running between 11:50am and 12:30pm until 5:50pm and 6:20pm and depending on the route will start arriving in the precinct from 1:15pm until 7:10pm.

Return services will start running from around 9:30pm and the last bus on each route will leave Sydney Olympic Park at 11:00pm.

Use the Major Event Buses Interactive Map to find your route and stop

CAR

Car parks are expected to fill quickly, so ensure you pre-book your parking. Patrons are strongly encouraged to leave the car at home and take advantage of the additional and direct train services, and major event buses, in operation 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 here or calling 132 849. Please note: These can only be mailed out to customers or collected from Ticketek agencies. 

Patrons who have pre booked their parking must allow plenty of time to get to the Sydney Olympic Park Precinct, park their car and get to their seat for the match. If you haven't pre-booked your parking, patrons are strongly advised to come up with an alternative travel plan.

TRAFFIC

It is strongly advised that you take advantage of return train and bus travel (included in your tickets) to the game, but 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.

Sydney Olympic Park Authority may close some local roads to accommodate increased public transport services and ensure pedestrian safety during events. For specific road closure details, visit Sydney Olympic Park Authority.

For the latest traffic information, visit Live Traffic NSW, download a real-time traffic app from the App Store or Google Play, or call 132 701.

Patron SMS Service

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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