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Friday night football is back in Canberra! GIO Stadium will be the perfect place to start your weekend as the Canberra Raiders take on the Manly Sea Eagles. The Raiders will be looking to make it three wins on the trot after powerful displays against the Warriors and Bulldogs in recent weeks.

GIO Stadium will be decked out for the occasion, with pyrotechnics and an amazing Raiders themed light display that will transform the outside of the East and West Grandstands. The first 4,000 through the gates will also receive a free Defence Housing Australia (DHA) and Raiders beanie!

The Salvation Army is the official matchday charity for the game.

Key Timings

Friday June 3
Gates Open: 5.20pm
NYC Raiders v Sea Eagles: 5.35pm
NRL Raiders v Sea Eagles: 7.50pm

Match Hashtag: #NRLRaidersManly
Matchday Sponsor: Defence Housing Australia (DHA)


Defence Housing Australia

Members and fans have the chance to WIN one of fifty game day prize packs from DHA by uploading a photo of themselves watching the game in Raiders gear/merchandise at The prize pack includes 2 x GA tickets to any Raiders home game in 2016 and a $50 food & beverage voucher to use at any GIO concession stand. 

Pre-game Entertainment

There will be a special Raiders themed light display on the East and West of the stadium upon arrival. You won’t be able to miss it! If you take any photos/videos of the lighting display for social media tag them with #NRLRaidersManly so we can see them as well.

DJ Rawson will be spinning tunes on arrival in the East Forecourt, with a roving Brazilian band in the West.

Half-time Entertainment

The field at GIO Stadium will be transformed into an obstacle course at half-time for a special challenge, involving three members from the Defence Force Rugby League team. Each participant will be representing a colour, with attendees at the game able to collect a card upon arrival that will match one of the three participants.

If your card matches the colour the participant is wearing who wins the challenge, you win a prize!  Prizes are claimable from 9.15pm on game day only from either the East or West DHA marquees upon presentation of the winning coloured card.

The Coca Cola Zero in to Win and Lighthouse Dance Cam will also be happening at half-time. Keep an eye on the big screen for your chance to win some great prizes.


The members lounge in the West Grandstand will be the perfect spot to hang out when the temperature drops. The lounge is open from 5.20pm, with the first 100 people into the lounge given a free DHA and Raiders beanie. The lounge will also be decked out with heaps of games for the night.

There will be a team announcement and interview at around 6.50pm in the lounge. The lucky door prize will be drawn after the team announcement, with the winning poster from Round 12 signed by Joseph Tapine up for grabs.

Raiders members receive 10% off all food purchases at the stadium. There will also be member rates on drinks from 7.20-7.50pm in the members lounge.

Members at the game receive 20% off full-priced merchandise. Merchandise from Raiders Shop will be set up in the East and West forecourts, and also in the East Concourse. Stocked with all the latest Raiders gear including heaps of options to stay warm in winter, make sure you stop by and check them out.

The Raiders will be stopping membership sales on Friday June 3, due to the need to merge to a new system.

It’s not too late to become a member on game day, with a Raiders membership marquee located out the front of the West gate. Membership is more than just a ticket to the game, with exclusive events, discounts, access to the members lounge and Raiders merchandise.


Raiders merchandise will be on sale in the West and East forecourts, and also on the East concourse. Members receive 20% off all full-priced merchandise (sale items excluded)!

Food and drink at GIO Stadium

Tonguey's Tuck Shop will be up and running at GIO Stadium on Sunday! Located in the West forecourt upon entry, Tonguey's Tuck Shop will be serving a wide variety of delicious street food at cheap prices. Hot noodles and soup will be served for this round only!

Membership Enquires

All individuals who have membership enquires can visit our Membership marquee outside the West Gate off Battye Street.

All members who have misplaced/lost their membership card can visit the Membership/Ticket Collection window located at the West Gate. Proof of identification will be needed to print off replacement tickets for the day.

Should any members have a game day complaint they can visit the Membership/Ticket Collection window at the West Gate.


Acknowledgement of Country

Canberra Raiders respect and honour 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.