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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 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.

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National Rugby League respects and honours the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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