Game Day Guide: Raiders vs. Sea Eagles


It’s a triple header this weekend at GIO Stadium Canberra with Raiders Jersey Flegg, NSW Cup and NRL teams all in action.

Check out the Game Day guide for all the information you need before game day.


Saturday, August 27, 2022

Doors open: 10:45 a.m.

NSW Cup – Canberra Raiders v Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles: 11am

Jersey Flegg – Canberra Raiders vs. Manly Warringah Sea Eagles: 12:50 p.m.

NRL – Canberra Raiders vs. Manly Warringah Sea Eagles: 3 p.m.

Game Day Sponsor: McDonald’s ACT and Queanbeyan

McDonald’s, I love it.

Thanks to Macca’s ACT & Queanbeyan, a number of lucky fans around the stadium will earn free coffee vouchers.

Match Day Charity: RMHC

Are you going to the Canberra Raiders game this Saturday, August 27?

Pre-purchase your green supporter wig here.

You can pick up your wig inside the portal on Saturdays from 10:45 a.m.

Wigs will also be available for purchase on the day.

All proceeds from wig sales go directly to families using programs run by Ronald McDonald House (RMHC) ACT & SE NSW.

Proceeds from our 50-50 Round 24 charity raffle will go to our Game Day charity, Ronald McDonald House Charities ACT and South East NSW.

Raffle tickets will be available online and for purchase in-game, with 50% of the prize pool going to one lucky winner and the remaining amount to charity.

Making this donation will help the Ronald McDonald House Charities, provide families in the ACT and the South East New South Wales region with warm and welcoming places to stay, get help or relax and unwind. rejuvenate, while going through the difficult journey of childhood illness.

Raffle tickets can be purchased online via and the game on Saturday afternoon.

The lucky winner will be drawn in the second half of the NRL Round 24 game, Raiders v Sea Eagles.

Game day entertainment

Around the field

  • OMRM sells green wigs
  • Defense Force Recruitment
  • Orchestra performance: main orchestra (east forecourt)
  • Realign Performance Seat Cushion Contest
  • Canberra Area Wheelchair Rugby League Interactive Display
  • 50-50 Charity Raffle raises funds for OMRM


  • Macca Mini Footy: Woden Weston Rams White vs. Crookwell Green Devils, Gungahlin Bulls Red vs. Condobolin
  • Macca Performance Groups: Joy Reiher School of Scottish Dancing and Canberra City Pipes and Drums
  • Ben & Cam game preview
  • Viking Clap Ceremony led by the Australian Federation Guard and Viking Ambassador, Glen Turner
  • Honor guard (first half)


  • Macca’s Power Play
  • Denman Prospect’s Homes for Homes Points for Cash
  • Fans’ Choice Man of the Match Contest

half time

  • macca coffee gift
  • Macca Dance Show: Monaro Dance Center
  • Duxton Camera
  • Honor guard (second half)

after game

This weekend you will have the opportunity to stay after the game and participate in some post-game activities.

After full time, the club will recognize the club’s departing players including Josh Hodgson, Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad and Ryan Sutton.

The club will also donate a check to the Homes for Homes charity as part of the initiative with Denman Prospect, where every point the Raiders score in home games this season provides $100 per point towards the final tally.

The Raiders will also make a special presentation to 17 lucky members who attended all 11 games at GIO Stadium this season. Each of these lucky members will receive one of the players’ spent tees.

After the presentation, fans will be allowed on the field to play football and say goodbye to the GIO stadium for 2022!

  • Toyota Forklift Football Contest
  • Homes for Homes Check Overview
  • Member Appreciation Presentation
  • Departure of the players goodbye
  • The fans on the field

Participants in the experiment

  • Vikings members of Zango
  • junior viking
  • Viking VIP
  • Honor Guard: Defense Force Recruiting Staff and Members of the Australian Defense Force, Monaro Dance Center

Ticketing information

Purchase of tickets

Non-member tickets can be purchased via Ticketek:

Tickets will be available at the door, but to avoid missing tickets, please pre-purchase online to facilitate entry and avoid having to wait in lines.

Updates to entry requirements

You can find a list of GIO Stadium Canberra entry requirements here.

Patrons who throw items or trespass on the playground will be expelled and may be subject to prosecution. Fines of up to $8,000 apply.

Collecting tickets

Any ticket holder who cannot find their ticket purchased via Ticketek can go to the Ticketek ticket office to have their ticket reissued. Proof of ID will be required to print replacement tickets for the day.

Membership Information

Membership applications

Any current members with questions about the day can visit the members kiosk at the East or West ticket boxes.

Membership ticket replacement

If a member does not have their physical membership card with them, we encourage them to use their digital card on their mobile device. If you don’t have your mobile device with you, please visit the Membership Team at the box office before kick-off. Tickets cannot be printed at member counters. Members can print their tickets at home or access them on their smart devices by logging into their member account.

West and East Member Lounges

Great news for Raiders members with the West and East member lounges up and running again.

2022 Members can present their membership card (physical or digital) to access the open house up to 30 minutes after full time.

Further membership information can be found on our website:

Discounts for members

Members 10% off food
Members 10% off merchandise

Points of sale

Raiders Shop outlets will open on the West Forecourt and South Concourse. These outlets will open at 12:30 p.m. and close at the end of the NRL half-time (approximately 3:55 p.m.).

No opposition merchandise is available at this game.

Car park

Paid parking is in place for this game at $10 per vehicle. Early bird parking is applicable at $5 per vehicle up to 45 minutes before NRL kick off.

Additional parking is available at the University of Canberra accessed via College St and buses will have some capacity to pick up on College St which is a 20 minute walk from the stadium. Please consider carpooling to reduce traffic congestion as parking will be limited.


Buses will run to and from GIO Stadium. For bus timetables and more information, Click here.

Visit Canberra

Find more than you came for and discover something different in Canberra. Start exploring beneath the surface of the nation’s capital.

Go for the iconic museums and galleries, and stay for the hidden gems and unexpected moments. The perfect place for a short break, Canberra will delight you with a variety of activities, all within easy reach. Delight in whiskey bars hidden behind unmarked doors, dawn hot air balloon rides, world-class art collections and mountain biking trails.

Get to know the real Canberra and plan your stay at

Home Match Accommodation – Book now with Canberra Rex Hotel

The Canberra Raiders have partnered with the Canberra Rex Hotel for the 2022 season.

A convenient central location, with easy access to national attractions, shopping, dining and business districts makes Hotel Rex the obvious choice.

Book now to take advantage of all the Rex has to offer, as part of your game day experience.

Location: 150 Northbourne Avenue Canberra City, ACT 2612

Telephone: 02 6248 5311


Email: [email protected]


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To watch the match

If you cannot make it to GIO Stadium Canberra, options are available.

The NRL game is live on Fox League Channel 502 and Kayo. The NSW Cup match is also live on Fox League and Kayo.

Overseas fans can watch the game via Watch NRL.

Match updates will be on the Raiders’ Twitter page. Also be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for loads of behind the scenes photos and videos from the game.

Listen to the game

You can connect to one of the following call teams on your match day:

Raiders on Mix – Mix 106.3 FM

ABC Grandstand – 666 ABC AM


If anyone has any comments after the match day game please contact our staff during office hours on 02 6253 3515 or email [email protected]


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