The NRL has over 1.4 million participants playing a form of touch, tag or tackle nationally and Play NRL Round is all about encouraging people of all ages – from six to 60 and beyond, to sign up to enjoy their local footy – whether it be playing, coaching, volunteering, or refereeing.
Whether it is touch, tag or tackle, our code is all about inclusiveness and teamwork – getting out and about to enjoy some exercise and experiencing the joys of playing sport.
With junior seasons almost upon us, there has never been a better time to sign up and start playing!
Registering and finding your local team – male, female or mixed – across touch, tag or tackle – is easy. Just head to playnrl.com and click on the 'register now' tab.
On the Play NRL website, you will also find a range of useful information, including:
- School programs, with education resources for teachers and students
- How you can become a member of your favourite NRL Club
- A range of courses available for coaches, sports trainers, referees and others – all aimed at improving levels within the game
What's on in Round 3?
Cowboys vs. Roosters - 1300 Smiles Stadium, 7.05pm, Thursday March 17
-15 x Under six teams participating in an on field relay race
-Mini mods guard of honour and half-time games
Bulldogs vs. Eels - ANZ Stadium, 8.05pm, Friday March 18
-Card flip with 7,000 Bulldogs posters and 3,000 Eels posters for fans on the Eastern side of the stadium
-Food and Beverage offer - Purchase a Coca Cola or Mt Franklin 600ml product and Hot Chips and receive a FREE Vili’s Sausage Roll for just $11.00. Limited to first 1,000 fans.
-Integrated transport to and from the game with members and match tickets.
-Giveaways of the Canterbury Breed characters
Knights vs. Raiders - Hunter Stadium, 5.00pm, Saturday March 19
-Mullo’s 200th: Limited edition #Mullo200 t shirts giveaways shot into crowd via a canno
-Try banners giveaway
-Special junior club seating area
Panthers vs. Broncos - Pepper Stadium, 7.30pm, Saturday March19
-Kid’s corner – jumping castles, face painters, photo booth
Titans vs. Wests Tigers - Cbus Super Stadium, 8.30pm, Saturday March 19
-Players to wear junior club socks
-13 Gold Coast Club players to run team out at beginning of match
-Activity Zone, Inflatables, Face Painting, Roaming Giveaways
Warriors vs. Storm - Mt Smart Stadium, 2.00pm, Sunday March 20
-Fans onto field post game
-New pre-game ritual - juniors forming guard of honour
-Half-Time Vodafone Activation Relay Race with free phone giveaway
Dragons vs. Rabbitohs - SCG, 4.00pm, Sunday March 20
-11 Straight Premierships Celebration - visit the History Walk
-$50 Family Pass - Pre-purchase and SAVE time and money
-Sunday Family Fun Activities + 20% off food and beverage until 3.30pm
-Fans on the Field - Post Match - Weather Permitting
Sea Eagles vs. Sharks - Brookvale Oval, 7.00pm, Monday March 21
-Representative from each 13 Junior Clubs taking part in a Guard of Honour holding up their Clubs flag
-Two Mini League games at half-time
Further details for all game day activation can be sourced via individual home teams for Play NRL Round.