It's a sell-out: ANZ Stadium packed for grand final showdown

ANZ Stadium will be a sea of green mixed with red, white and blue after NRL CEO Todd Greenberg announced on Sunday morning the match had officially sold out.

"This is a wonderful result for the game and highlights how much this contest has captivated the public," NRL CEO Todd Greenberg said.

"Ever since this match-up was confirmed, the interest in the grand final has been extremely high.

"Both sets of supporters have gotten behind their teams which will create a fantastic atmosphere inside ANZ Stadium.

"The Raiders have captivated their own community along with many other fans as they look for their first Premiership since 1994 while the Roosters are attempting something historic – the first back-to-back Premiers since 1992-93.

"As a result there is incredible interest in the contest. There will be extraordinary colour and passion on the day and with our entertainment we will keep people of all ages entertained throughout the afternoon and evening."

Match: Roosters v Raiders

Grand Final -

Full Time
Roosters

Home Team

Roosters

Scored 14 points
Raiders

Away Team

Raiders

Scored 8 points

Venue: ANZ Stadium, Sydney

Match broadcasters:

  • Nine Network

Fans are reminded that all tickets to the NRL Telstra Premiership grand final include return travel on Sydney Trains and Major Event Buses, with fans encouraged to take advantage of public transport, arrive early and enjoy the pre-game festivities.

ANZ Stadium CEO Daryl Kerry said the Sydney Olympic Park precinct would be alive with NRL fan activities and pre-game entertainment and urged fans to head out early and enjoy the day.

Pre-game celebrations will kick off outside ANZ Stadium from noon with gates opening at 1.15pm.

"Sunday promises to be one of the great NRL grand final days with a large number of regional visitors coming in to Sydney and the Bureau forecasting a warm spring day," Kerry said.

"We are encouraging fans to use public transport and to arrive early in the precinct so that they can relax with family and friends and make the most of a special day."

Direct train services from Central to Olympic Park will run every 10 minutes from 1pm, stopping at Redfern, Strathfield then Olympic Park. For fans coming from the west, trains will run from Penrith every 30 minutes from 1pm.

Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses start running every 5 to 10 minutes between midday and 12.50pm depending on the route.

Fans are reminded to keep their tickets for the return journey, as customers must have a valid ticket when travelling on public transport. 

Fans are also reminded that Daylight Saving started in NSW on Sunday when clocks went forward one hour at 2am.

NRL grand final celebrations will begin in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct with an NRL Fan Zone offering merchandise, family-friendly activities and live entertainment. Restaurants, cafes and bars will open for extended hours pre- and post-game.

At 6.30pm the pre-game entertainment begins, headlined by world-renowned OneRepublic.

The schedule

12pm Precinct celebrations begin in Sydney Olympic Park.

1:15pm Gates open

1:35pm State Championship Grand Final

4:05pm NRL Holden Women’s Premiership Grand Final

6:30pm Retiring and departing players class of 2019 tributed on field, followed by a pre-match show featuring an exclusive performance from world-renowned OneRepublic.

7:30pm NRL Telstra Premiership 2019 Grand Final Sydney