Sep 19

Everything you need to know about NSWRL Grand Final Day at CommBank Stadium

Monday 19 September 2022 4:59pm

By Makayla Muscat

It’s one of the biggest days on the NSW Rugby League calendar… a trifecta of Grand Finals to be played at CommBank Stadium this Sunday 25 September.

It all kicks off with the state’s best amateur clubs battling it out for the President’s Cup.

The unique semi-professional Rugby League competition involves metropolitan and regional teams and is played over nine rounds.

The Clubs represented include North Sydney Bears, Dubbo CYMS, Thirroul Butchers, Wests Illawarra, Western Rams, Hills Bulls, Wentworthville Magpie, Maitland Pickers and Glebe-Burwood Wolves.

In the afternoon, the under 21’s will play their biggest game (Jersey Flegg Cup) ahead of the showpiece event, the Knock on Effect NSW Cup (men’s open age competition).

The NSW Cup champions will take on the winner of the Hostplus Cup in the curtain raiser at Accor Stadium, ahead of the NRL Telstra Premiership on Sunday 2 October.

Grand Final Day Schedule:

10:45 am         Gates Open

11:00 am         Kick Off: President’s Cup Grand Final – Hills Bulls v Maitland Pickers

1:00 pm           Kick Off: Jersey Flegg Cup Grand Final – Newcastle Knights v Penrith Panthers

3:00 pm           Kick Off: Knock on Effect NSW Cup Grand Final – Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Penrith Panthers

Your Game Plan:

Tickets go on sale at 12pm on Tuesday! Lock in your seats early for a massive day of Rugby League.

Arrive in the precinct early! Plan your travel and give yourself additional time for the

Stadium Entry Process.

Public transport is the best way to get to the footy! O’Connell Street is within walking distance of Parramatta Station, so avoid gameday traffic and get to the footy without the stress of parking. Plan your trip to CommBank Stadium here.

If you need to drive, consider your parking options. There will be public parking in the Stadium’s northern and southern carparks. There are also a number of parking stations close to the venue.

Head down to Eat Street! Church Street in Parramatta is one of Sydney’s most exciting dining precincts and it’s full of restaurants, bars, and cafés where you can eat after the game.


Head here for NSWRL Grand Final Day tickets.

The best way to secure your tickets is to pre-purchase them online via Ticketek and avoid queues at the box office.

Food and Beverage:

There are a number of food and beverage retail options available at the stadium. For a full list of menu items, click here.


The forecast for Parramatta on Sunday afternoon is currently fine, with a temperature of around 21C forecast for kick-off, before dropping to 11C. For up to date weather information, please click here.

  • Venues NSW
  • CommBank Stadium
  • McDonald Jones Homes Stadium
  • Newcastle Entertainment Centre
  • Accor Stadium
  • Sydney Cricket Ground
  • Sydney Football Stadium
  • WIN Sports & Entertainment Centre