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NRL 2022: Game day guide for Week Three of finals

Your complete game day guide for Week Three of the 2022 NRL Telstra Premiership Finals series, with all the latest game day information, stadium details and fan activations.

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Finals Week Three Schedule

Friday, September 23, 7.50pm at Queensland Country Bank Stadium

Preliminary Final — (3) North Queensland Cowboys v (4) Parramatta Eels

Saturday, September 24, 7.50pm at Accor Stadium

Preliminary Final — (1) Penrith Panthers v (7) South Sydney Rabbitohs

Panthers fans, this one's for you!

Stadium and Travel Information

See the below for up-to-date stadium and travel information for the respective grounds which will host NRL Telstra Premiership finals matches this week.

Cowboy Country: Players, town, ready to rumble on historic night

Game Day Activations

Give us your verdict with the KFC Fry / No Fry Banners that will be handed out to fans at matches in both Townsville and Sydney this week.

Fans from each team selected from the crowd will also have the chance to compete for fried gold, courtesy of the Colonel himself! Both participants will use their KFC buckets and battle it out to catch a ball kicked from Ben Ross — each participant winning $100 in KFC goodness for every footy they catch in their bucket.

Before entering the stadium in either Townsville or Sydney, fans will be able have a go at practicing their skills at the SOLO passing target. 

Fans have their chance to get a photo with the NRL Telstra Premiership Trophy as part of the Telstra trophy zone.

Cowboys v Eels: Finals Week 3

NRL Footy Fest

The NRL Footy Fest brings an unreal line up of Rugby League action to Suncorp Stadium. Experience all the festivities and secure your seat today with two NRLW Semi Finals followed by two international representative matchups!

Game Day Schedule

  • 1.15pm — Box Office opens at Suncorp Stadium
  • 1.30pm — Gates open at Suncorp Stadium
  • 2.05pm — NRLW Semi Final, Knights (2) v Dragons (3)
  • 3.50pm — NRLW Semi Final, Roosters (1) v Eels (4)
  • 5.50pm — Australian PM's XIII Women's v PNG PM's XIII Women's
  • 7.35pm — Australian PM's XIII Men's v PNG PM's XIII Men's

Game Day Activations

Harvey Norman will be pumping up players and fans with their exclusive DJ, powered by JBL. It’s a match day you'll want to be a part of, with the beats playing from JBL ensuring there will be plenty of atmosphere and entertainment. Plus, don't miss your chance to win a JBL Flip 6 Portable Speaker in the Harvey Norman sing-a-long.

Chemist Warehouse will have their wellness van in the precinct handing out mini footballs. Make sure you check them out on your way into the game.

Acknowledgement of Country

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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