Meet NRL players and legends at NRL Nation, Darling Harbour.

NRL Nation - Team times and activities

The 2015 Telstra Premiership Grand Final will be marked by an NRL first – a major supporter engagement centre to be set up at Darling Harbour.

Fans are invited to join players from all 16 clubs, including the Grand Final teams during the "NRL Nation" celebration.

NRL Nation will feature unique interactive experiences including an NRL National Stadium, while there will be meet-and-greet opportunities with NRL stars and legends, skills tests and other free entertainment.

NRL NATION PLAYER SCHEDULE

Thursday 1 October

5:00pm - The two NRL Grand Final teams: Broncos and Cowboys

Friday 2 October

11:00am Panthers

12:00pm Sharks

1:00pm Raiders

2:00pm Sea Eagles 

2:30pm Retiring players - David Stagg (Broncos), Dan Hunt (Dragons), Nigel Plum (Panthers), Bryan Norrie (Storm), Sam Rapira (Warriors), Sika Manu (Panthers), Frank Pritchard (Bulldogs)

3:00pm Knights 

4:00pm NZ Warriors  

5:00pm Cowboys*

Saturday 3 October

10:00am Titans 

11:00am Broncos* 

1:00pm Rabbitohs

2:00pm Storm 

3:00pm Roosters

4:00pm Dragons

5:00pm Bulldogs

• Please note that Grand Final teams (Broncos and Cowboys) may not be in attendance beyond their Thursday 1 October appearance.

• NRL Community Ambassadors will also be involved at NRL Nation. The Ambassadors include: Anthony Minichiello, Ruan Sims, Matt Cooper, Petero Civoniceva, Nathan Merritt, Joe Galuvao and Alan Tongue 

• All NRL Nation player appearances are subject to change.

NRL NATION ACTIVITIES

THURSDAY 1 OCTOBER

4.00PM NRL Nation Precinct opens

5.00PM Grand Final Teams arrival and photograph on the steps of NRL National Stadium

5.30PM – 8.30PM NRL National Stadium opens

8.30PM Opening fireworks display

9.00PM Site close

FRIDAY 2 OCTOBER

7.00AM NRL Fit Session at NRL National Stadium (1 hour)

11.00AM NRL Nation Precinct and NRL National Stadium opens

11.00AM – 6.00PM Face painting, Cheerleading clinics, Roving entertainment, Hip Hop performances, NRL Community presentations, Trivia competitions

11.00AM – 6.00PM Player signings, NRL Ambassador signings

11.00AM Pass the Ball, Goal Kicking, Slide, Selfie Spots, Sea of Players, Rugby League Live 3 Zone, Social Media HQ, Membership Market

12.00PM NRL Fit Session at NRL National Stadium (1 hour)

1.00PM NRL Community's DREAM, BELIEVE, ACHIEVE session hosted by an NRL Community Ambassador

2.00PM Children's entertainer BENNY & THE DRESSUPS performs on the NRL National Stadium Stage (30 minutes)

2.30PM Mascot Parade through the NRL Nation Precinct

3.00PM Meet the 2015 Retiring Players including David Stagg - Broncos, Glenn Hall- Cowboys, Dan Hunt- Dragons, Nigel Plum - Panthers, Bryan Norrie - Storm, Sam Rapira - Warriors, Sika Manu - Panthers

4.00PM Children's entertainer BENNY & THE DRESSUPS performs on the NRL National Stadium Stage (30 minutes) including special appearances by the NRL Mascots

4.00PM Mascot Parade through the NRL Nation Precinct

6.30PM Pop-up MARVEL movie night – THE AVENGERS (2hr 23 mins)

8.30PM Activities cease

9.00PM Site close 

SATURDAY 3 OCTOBER

10.00AM NRL Nation Precinct and NRL National Stadium opens 

10.00AM – 6.00PM Face painting, Cheerleading clinics, Roving entertainment, Hip Hop performances, NRL Community presentations, Trivia competitions

10.00AM – 6.00PM Player signings, NRL Ambassador signings

10.00AM Pass the Ball, Goal Kicking, Slide, Selfie Spots, Sea of Players, Rugby League Live 3 Zone, Social Media HQ, Membership Market

12.00PM Children's entertainer BENNY & THE DRESSUPS performs on the NRL National Stadium Stage (30 minutes)

1.00PM Mascot Parade through the NRL Nation Precinct

3.00PM Mascot Parade through the NRL Nation Precinct

4.00PM Children's entertainer BENNY & THE DRESSUPS performs on the NRL National Stadium Stage (30 minutes)

6.30PM Pop-up MARVEL movie night – THE AVENGERS (2hr 23 mins)

8.30PM Darling Harbour hosted fireworks. Activities cease

9.00PM Site close

Queensland Rugby League Marquee

If you are in Sydney for Sunday's all-Queensland NRL grand final, make sure you stop by Darling Harbour from Thursday and visit the Queensland Rugby League marquee.  

The marquee will feature appearances from former State of Origin stars, so take advantage of this golden opportunity to meet your idols. 

There will also be heaps of giveaways including wigs, wristbands, posters, keyrings and magnets for Queensland Maroons fans.  

You can also cheer on the Kane Toad in the mascot races and take a seat on the Maroons Throne and get your picture taken with former Maroons greats Brent Tate and Petero Civoniceva.  

Player appearances are confirmed for: 

Friday, October 2:
2pm – 3pm:   Petero Civoniceva

Saturday, October 3:
11am – 12noon: Brent Tate

* All times subject to change