Game Day Guide: Raiders v Storm
Fresh off six straight wins and a crushing victory over the Cronulla Sharks, the Raiders will be out to continue their scintillating form when they host the ladder-leading Melbourne Storm on Monday night at GIO Stadium. You won’t want to miss this encounter!
The theme for the match is Women in League, with exhibition women’s tackle, tag and touch rugby league games held pre-game and during half-time.
The fabulous Raiders themed light display will again be back to light up the East and West of the Stadium. The Denman Prospect Photo Booth that appeared earlier in the year will also be back. Weather dependent, it will be set-up in the West Forecourt. Make sure you stop by to get your photo taken!
The official matchday charity is Lifeline Canberra.
Monday August 15
Gates Open: 5.30pm
NRL Raiders v Storm: 7.00pm
Match Hashtag: #NRLRaidersStorm
Matchday Sponsor: Denman Prospect
NOTE: The Raiders NYC team play the Storm on Saturday, 5.30pm at Seiffert Oval in Queanbeyan. Raiders members can enter Seiffert Oval for free on the day. The match is being played on Saturday due to the need to accommodate the work and study schedules of the young players.
DJ Rawson will be set-up in the West forecourt keeping the tunes and crowd pumping from 5.30-7pm. The ActewAGL pass the ball and DHA team cut-out photo will be in the East forecourt. Arrive early to see exhibition games of Women's rugby league tackle being played
The semi-finals of the Huawei highball challenge have arrived! Three groups of three Raiders members will be competing on the big stage to win their way through to the grand final held at the last home game.
The Coca Cola Zero in to Win and Lighthouse Dance Cam will be happening at half-time. Keep an eye on the big screen for your chance to win some great prizes. Women’s touch and tag exhibition games will also be held at half-time.
The Denman Prospect photo booth will be back on Monday night! Weather dependent, the photo booth will be located outside in the West Forecourt. Dress up in your best Raiders gear and stop by to get your photo taken.
The members lounge in the west grandstand is the perfect place to relax, have a game of pool or table tennis and watch all the action on the field. The lounge is open from 5.30pm and accessible by all Raiders members and grandstand ticket holders. There will be plenty happening in the lounge throughout the night including:
- FREE Raiders gift to the first 100 members to visit.
- Every member who enters gets a ticket for the lucky door prize. The prize this week is the winning poster from Round 18 signed by Jack Wighton.
- Member rates upon presentation of card for drinks: 6.00pm – 6.30pm. Snack foods available to purchase (10% discount for members)
- FREE Games including pool and table tennis
- Live music from 5.30pm.
Raiders merchandise will be on sale in the West and East forecourts, and also on the East concourse. Check out the wide range of winter items on offer, including beanies and jackets. 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 Monday night! Located in the West forecourt directly upon entry, Tonguey's Tuck Shop will be serving a wide variety of delicious street food at cheap prices.
Memberships are now off sale for 2016. We anticipate 2017 memberships will be on sale in early September.
All individuals who have membership enquires can visit our Membership window on the West and East of the stadium.
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.