Transport plans for Saturday's semi final
NRL fans attending Saturday's semi final between the Sea Eagles and Bulldogs will be able to use their tickets to travel on Sydney trains to Allianz Stadium on Saturday night.
The service will extend as far as Bomaderry, Goulburn, Bathurst and Dungog stations.
And, to make it even easier to attend the match, both clubs have announced special transport arrangements for fans.
Manly fans with pre-purchased tickets will be able to catch a dedicated bus from Manly Leagues Club straight to the ground on Saturday evening. Return services will commence straight after the match.
The Bulldogs are putting on a dedicated train service for their supporters. Ticket-holders can jump on the train departing Belmore at 5:08pm stopping at Campsie, Canterbury, Sydenham and Central. A paid shuttle service will run from Central Station to Moore Park.
Tickets to both Semi Finals clashes this weekend are now on sale starting at $25 for adults and $50 a family. You can purchase tickets by contacting Ticketek at www.ticketek.com.au/nrlfinals or by calling 132 849 or visit a Ticketek outlet.
Hot Seats will return for Week 2 of the NRL Finals Series giving fans the ultimate interactive experience. An extension of the supporter bays, 'Hot seats' will provide more colour and noise for each team with tickets coming complete with a team coloured wig and clapper sticks. Team flags and banners will also be flying around the area so fans can engage and become part of the action like never before. Hot Seats start at just $35 and are limited so get in quick and log onto nrl.com/finals to get yours today.
The thrill and excitement of finals footy won't be limited to the field of play with Sydney Live Plaza, located in the Allianz Stadium precinct, opening at 5pm to provide entertainment for all ages, including a roving band, DJ, neon stilt walkers and club precinct activations.
Don't miss on field performances by Australian hip hop artist Illy on Friday night and Sydney DJ Steven Ferris on Saturday night before kick-off.
The new SCG Food Court will also be open with bars and delicious gourmet food outlets on offer. Have a bite to eat at Doyle's Seafood, the Groundsmen Grill and the Pie Emporium. Entry is free via SCG Gate A on Driver Avenue.
For more NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series information visit www.nrl.com/finals
NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series – Week 2
1st Semi Final: Friday, September 19, 7.55pm, Allianz Stadium
NRL: Sydney Roosters v North Queensland Cowboys
Holden Cup: Brisbane Broncos v Wests Tigers - 5.15pm
2nd Semi Final: Saturday, September 20, 7.45pm, Allianz Stadium
NRL: Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Holden Cup: Newcastle Knights v New Zealand Warriors – 5:15pm