STATE OF ORIGIN III

Bring on Wednesday 10 July! The NSW Blues will have the opportunity to lift the Holden State of Origin Shield in front of their passionate home fans at ANZ Stadium after securing a famous win to square the series in Perth.

The Blues put on an Origin masterclass over arch-rivals Queensland 38 - 6 to set up a series decider in Sydney – meaning it will be the hottest ticket in town when sport’s greatest rivalry is decided in front of 80,000 fans on 10 July.

Brad Fittler has called on NSW fans to turn Sydney Olympic Park and ANZ Stadium into a sea of blue as his brave Blues shoot for a second successive State of Origin title.

Make sure you're a part of State of Origin history at ANZ Stadium!

Event Schedule

Time Activity
4:00PM Precinct Opens
5:00PM Gates Open
5:15PM Kick Off: NSW Under 20s v QLD Under 20s
7:30PM Entertainment Commences
8:10PM Kick-Off: Brydens Lawyers NSW Blues v Queensland Maroons
Seating Plan

 

TOP TIPS

  • 110,000 people are expected in the precinct, so allow plenty of travel time as heavy traffic is expected approaching Sydney Olympic Park.
  • Arrive early for the big game atmosphere at Sydney Olympic Park with the pre-game party outside ANZ Stadium from 4:00pm. Allow additional time for the security screening process when entering the Stadium. Only small bags (no larger than 30cm x 40cm) are permitted and all bags will be checked by security. Fans should arrive without bags if possible.
  • Public transport is included in all game-day tickets, fans are encouraged to take advantage of the many additional and direct train and Major Event bus services in place for the event.
  • Leave the car at home – with a large crowd expected, all fans who have not pre-booked parking should not drive.

SAFETY AND SECURITY

Public safety is our No.1 priority. 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 both inside ANZ Stadium and throughout the Sydney Olympic Park precinct before, during and after the event.

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

 

TRANSPORT INFORMATION

  • With frequent express trains and Major Event buses running, the best way to get to the game is by public transport – travel is covered by your ticket to the game.
  • Pre-booked parking is almost completely sold out as another event is being held at Qudos Bank Arena prior to the game. If you haven’t booked ahead of time there will be no parks available in the precinct and you will need to park outside the area and continue your trip into Olympic Park by public transport.
  • Up to 20,000 people will be leaving Sydney Olympic Park at the same time Origin fans are arriving. Anyone driving is urged to allow plenty of additional travel time as traffic will already be heavy during the evening peak, and aim to arrive by 7pm to avoid larger crowds.

 

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.

Getting there

  • Central to Sydney Olympic Park – every 10 minutes between from 17:00 until 21:30, stopping at Redfern and Strathfield then Olympic Park.
  • Rhodes to Sydney Olympic Park – leaving at 16:33, 17:17 and 18:02stopping at Olympic Park.
  • Epping to Sydney Olympic Park – limited stop services will run at 18:13, 18:44 and 18:57 stopping all Concord West then Olympic Park.
  • Schofields to Sydney Olympic Park – limited stop services will run at 18:02 stopping all stations to Granville, Lidcombe then Olympic Park and at 18:28 stopping all stations to Seven Hills, Westmead, Parramatta, Granville, Lidcombe then Olympic Park.
  • Blacktown to Sydney Olympic Park – a limited stop service will leave at 17:48, stopping all stations to Seven Hills, Westmead, Parramatta, Granville, Lidcombe and Olympic Park.
  • St Marys to Sydney Olympic Park – a limited stop service will run at 18:26, stopping all stations to Seven Hills, Parramatta, Lidcombe and Olympic Park.
  • Penrith to Sydney Olympic Park – a limited stop service will run at 18:44, stopping all stations to Seven Hills, Westmead, Parramatta, Granville, Lidcombe and Olympic Park.
  • Liverpool to Sydney Olympic Park – limited stop services will run at 18:09 and 18:35, stopping all stations to Granville, Lidcombe and Olympic Park.
  • Campbelltown to Sydney Olympic Park – a limited stop service will run at 18:43, stopping all stations to Granville, Lidcombe and Olympic Park.
  • Blue Mountains Lineservices to Central – between 17:00 and 20:00 services will make an additional stop at Lidcombe.
  • Central Coast and Newcastle Lineservices to Central – an additional service will leave from Gosford at 18:25 stopping at Woy Woy, Berowra, Hornsby, Epping and Olympic Park.
  • You can 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:

  • Olympic Park to Central – will leave every 5 minutes from 21:30 to 00:30 stopping at Strathfield, Redfern then Central.
  • Olympic Park to Blacktown– will leave every 7-8 minutes from 21:30 until 00:30 stopping at Lidcombe, Granville, Parramatta, Westmead, Seven Hills and Blacktown. Services will extend to Schofields and Penrith every 30 minutes.
  • Lidcombe to Leppington via Granville – limited-stop services will leave Lidcombe at 22:53 and 23:21 stopping all stations to Leppington via Granville.
  • T2 Inner West Line:additional all stops services to the City Circle will leave from Lidcombe at 22:42, 23:15 and 23:45.
  • Lidcombe to Sydenham: an additional all stops service will leave at 23:03. 
  • Blue Mountains Line: all trains leaving Central between 22:00 until 01:00 will make an additional stop at Lidcombe.
  • Central Coast & Newcastle Line: an additional service will leave Central at 23:14, stopping Strathfield, Epping, Hornsby, Berowra and then all stations to Newcastle Interchange.
  • South Coast Line:an additional service will leave Central at 23:54, stopping at Redfern, Sutherland then all stations to Kiama.

TRACKWORK

  • T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line – Buses replace trains between Cronulla and Sutherland.
  • T6 Carlingford Line – Buses replace trains between Carlingford and Clyde from 21:10 until 01:30.

For the latest trackwork information, check Trackwork Service Updates.

BUSES

Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses start running between 15:00 and 16:00, approximately every 5 to 15 minutes depending on the route, and begin arriving into the precinct from 17:00 until 20:00

Return services will start running after the game at 22:00 with the last bus on each route leaving Sydney Olympic Park at 23:15.

Visit routes and timetables and search your bus route number for full timetable details. You can also use the Trip Planner for up-to-date information on the major event buses and all the available transport options to get you to and from Olympic Park. 

CAR

Car parks are expected to sell out so ensure you pre-book your parking to secure a spot in the precinct. 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 have to drive aim to arrive before 7pm and carpool where possible. If you haven't pre-booked your parking, patrons are strongly advised to come up with an alternative travel plan.

TRAFFIC

If you’re planning on driving to the match allow plenty of extra travel time as heavy traffic is expected on roads approaching Sydney Olympic Park.

 The best way to beat the queues is to leave the car at home and take public transport instead.

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.



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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