THE South Sydney Rabbitohs are celebrating John Sutton's 300 NRL games this Saturday at ANZ Stadium against the Parramatta Eels.
Sutto will be honoured with his own grandstand at ANZ Stadium, with the eastern stand being renamed The John Sutton Grandstand for one night only.
7,500 John Sutton facemasks will be handed out to Members and supporters as they come through the gates and 20 giant Sutto faces will be spread throughout the crowd.
The Club will also be celebrating Dane Gagai’s 150th NRL match which was played against the Tigers last Saturday, as well as local junior's Adam Reynolds' (150) and Alex Johnston's (100) NRL milestones.
Don't miss this momentous day in Rabbitohs history, make sure you are at ANZ Stadium to get your team across the line!
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Don’t get caught out - to ensure a smooth entry in to ANZ Stadium on the day, we have some important information below for you regarding transport and other helpful tips.
- All Tickets to the Rabbitohs v Eels match at ANZ Stadium include entry and return travel on Sydney Trains services.
- With a number of events on in Sydney Olympic Park, all fans who have not pre-booked parking should not drive and take advantage of the additional and direct public transport services in place for this event.
- All Supporters are encouraged to arrive early to soak in the atmosphere ahead of the matches.
- To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page.
EELS RECIPROCAL RIGHTS
While this is a Rabbitohs home game, Eels Members have not been forgotten and will enjoy reciprocal member rights for this game.
Eels Reserved Members will access via Gate C/D with General Admission Seating available on Level 4 East (subject to capacity).
Eels General Admission Members will access via Gate B with General Admission Seating available on Level 1 in Aisles 101 – 103.
All tickets for the Rabbitohs v Eels match include entry and return travel on Sydney Trains services only. For the right to travel, show your ticket or proof of purchase to Sydney Trains employee at the train station.
Take advantage of the additional and direct trains running to and from Sydney Olympic Park.
With a number of events happening in Sydney Olympic Park, catching public transport is strongly recommended to avoid expected heavy congestion and traffic on roads in and around the Sydney Olympic Park precinct. Take advantage of the additional public transport services running to and from Sydney Olympic Park. Fans should also plan their journey and travel early to ensure they are in their seats before the match gets underway.
The closest station to ANZ Stadium is Olympic Park.
Additional direct services will run into Olympic Park from:
- Central at 4:00pm stopping at Redfern and Strathfield,
- Schofields at 3:50pm stopping at all stations to Olympic Park.
Take advantage of the additional and direct trains running to and from Olympic Park to avoid expected congestion and traffic on roads in and around the Sydney Olympic Park precinct.
Alternatively, catch a train to Lidcombe Station then head to Platform Zero for a direct service to Olympic Park, running every 10 minutes until midnight.
For further timetable information, click here.
For the most up-to-date information on trackwork and replacement services, please click here.
Car parks are expected to fill quickly, so ensure you pre-book your parking. Leave the car at home and take advantage of the additional and direct public transport services which are included in your event ticket.
For those who plan to drive, pre-booking your parking space is recommended. You can pre-book parking via:
If you’re planning on driving to the event, allow plenty of extra travel time as heavy traffic is expected on roads approaching Sydney Olympic Park.
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.
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, please click here.
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.