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Game Day Guide: Raiders v Warriors

All the information you need for the Raiders v Warriors at GIO Stadium this Saturday thanks to Match Day Sponsor Austbrokers Canberra.



Saturday, March 24, GIO Stadium Canberra
Gates Open: 10.45am
Jersey Flegg Mounties v Bulldogs: 11.00am
Intrust Super Premiership Mounties v Bulldogs 12.45pm
NRL Raiders v Warriors: 3.00pm



Tickets to the match are available from Ticketek 

Membership Available at


Match Day Sponsor

Austbrokers Canberra is our match day sponsor this weekend. Visit their website


Match Day Charity

Our Match Day Charity this week is the CanTeen. Please visit their stalls in both forecourts. They will have balloons, tattoos and Giant Connect Four and Jenga! Volunteers will be collecting for this very worthwhile cause.


Viking Clap

The Viking Clap is back in 2018! Make sure you are in your seats as the team gets ready to run on and be part of the Viking Clap. Our second Viking Ambassador of the season is a very special guest. They have travelled far across the oceans to join us Saturday, so please make sure you’re in your seat and ready!

Viking Ambassadors so far in 2018
Round Two: Grant Wilson
Round Three: TBA



Every week at GIO Stadium Raiders members are at the forefront of gameday activations, competitions and giveaways.

This week’s main Member Lounge interviews will be located on the Western side of GIO Stadium.

Members can enter their details in the Lounge until kick-off for a chance to be upgraded with 3 mates at the next Raiders home game against the Bulldogs thanks to Huawei.


Austbrokers Canberra West Members Lounge

Members can gain access to the West lounge by showing membership card, accreditation or ticket.

- Accessible from Gates Open (10.45am)

- Members Austbrokers Canberra Spin & Win at 2.00pm – Chance to win $50,000 Emily Rush is this weeks lucky member!  

- Live Team Announcement and Interview with Charlie Gubb from 2.00pm

- Snack foods available to purchase (10% discount for members)

- Member happy hour rates upon presentation of card for drinks: 2.00pm-2.30pm

- FREE pool table and Foosball

- Live music until kick off by artist, Harry Cleverdon


Austbrokers Canberra East Members Lounge

Members can gain access to the East lounge by showing membership card, accreditation or ticket.

- Accessible from Gates Open (10.45am)

- Snack foods available to purchase (10% discount for members)

- Member happy hour rates upon presentation of card for drinks: 2.00pm-2.30pm

- FREE pool table and Foosball


Austbrokers Spin and Win

During the first 10 home games of the season, Austbrokers Canberra will be giving members the chance to win $50,000! Each week a member will be selected to spin the wheel and win. In 2018 there has been changes to the wheel, with every spinner taking home cash each week!

CLICK HERE for full details on the Austbrokers Canberra Members Cash Jackpot. In total $500,000 is up for grabs.

This week’s Spinner is member Emily Rush. Last weeks winner was Amanda Borg who won $1500


Austbrokers Canberra Half-Time Cash Competition

30 minutes out from kick-off at the first 10 home games, 100 green Austbrokers Canberra/ Raiders T-Shirts will be distributed at random around the grounds. At the pre-game show 20 minutes before kick-off, 6 lucky attendees wearing their Austbrokers Canberra/ Raiders green shirt will be picked from the crowd.

The 6 chosen participants will take place in a non-physical half-time challenge on-field until one person remains. The remaining participant will then select 1 football out of a total of 30 numbered balls on field. This number is then cross-referenced with the winning cash amount card to determine how much the participant wins. 

CLICK HERE for full details on the Austbrokers Canberra Match Day Cash Giveaways


Pre/Half-Time Entertainment

Gates open at 10.45am this week with three live matches.

Mini Footy is back in 2018 thanks to Huawei. Cam and Ben will take you through all of the game day news and updates thanks to Channel Nine Canberra before kick-off.


In 2018 we have a brand-new competition in the Coca-Cola Sing to Win, where all you have to do is hold a Coca-Cola product like a microphone and sing along to the song booming around the Stadium. Each winner receives a $250 Raiders Shop voucher.


Our Local Dance School this week is GDance Academy. You can see them perform pre-game this week.


PLAY The Dance Company at the Round 1 match
PLAY The Dance Company at the Round 1 match


We will have the Viking Horn Ceremony pre-game with our member Viking Ambassador before we roll into the Viking Clap. Get your voices warmed up and help belt out “The Mighty Green Machine” as the boys run out onto GIO Stadium.


At halftime this week we’ll have the Austbrokers Canberra Match Day Cash Giveaway as well as The Duxton Dance Cam, where you could win $100 voucher for the Duxton in O’Connor.


During the match we have the hugely popular McDonalds Powerplay and the Denman Prospect – Homes for Homes Points for cash!


Man of the Match

This season fans at GIO Stadium will have the opportunity to vote on the man of the match each week.

Keep an eye out on the big screen on match day for vote details. Your chance to win a $300 voucher from Goodyear Autocare Phillip!


Post-Match Canberra Milk Footy’s

Each home game in 2018 local players from the Canberra Region Rugby League will meet Raiders NRL players post-match on the field of play.

They will present each player with two Canberra Milk mini-footys which the player will sign. One footy goes to the junior player and one will be thrown into the crowd by the Raiders player to thank members and fans for their attendance.


Post-Match Signing session

This week members of the Raiders NRL squad will be heading to Raiders Belconnen (Hardwick Crescent Holt) for a post-match signing session. The Session will commence at approximately 6.30pm. Members and fans are invited to attend the session to meet the players.



Food and Beverage

Food and beverage outlets will be open around the ground from gates open.

Don't forget, Raiders members receive 10% off food at GIO Stadium thanks to GEMA Catering.



There will be three merchandise outlets at GIO Stadium on Sunday, full of the latest Raiders merchandise to show your support for the team! The outlets are located in the East and West forecourts, and also in the Southern Inner Bowl. 

The West Forecourt Merchandise outlet will be operate from Gates open, with the East and South outlets opening at 12.00pm.

Raiders members receive 20% off merchandise (Excluding promo and sale items) at GIO Stadium!


Getting to GIO Stadium

Public transport will be the best and easiest option to travel to and from GIO Stadium on Game day.

CLICK HERE for the latest Public Transport Information


The Duxton at O'Connor has a meal and ticket deal available, with a bus to and from the stadium also available for $5. CLICK HERE to take advantage of this offer. 



There are 2 main entry points for the Stadium.  Public car parking is available at a number of locations around GIO Stadium Canberra’s precinct.  Car parking is available at a cost of $10.00 (GST incl) per car however fans can take advantage of the new ‘Early Bird Parking Offer’.  Fans who get in early and arrive within 45 minutes after the gates open on match days will pay a reduced parking fee of $7.

CLICK HERE for full parking information including maps


Watching the Match

If you can’t make it to GIO Stadium there are options available.

The NRL match is live on Fox League Channel 502.

There is also the NRL Digital Pass available to watch the match.

Download the NRL App via Google Play or iTunes to subscribe

Updates from the matches will be on the Raiders Twitter. Make sure you are also following us on FacebookInstagram and Snapchat for heaps of behind the scenes photos and videos from the match. 


Listening to the Match

In 2018 there are more ways to listen. You can tune into any of the following call teams on your game day.

Raiders on Mix – Mix106.3 FM

Raiders Call Team 1206 2CC AM

ABC Grandstand – 666 ABC AM


Membership Information


Membership Enquiries:

Please visit the membership marquees at the Western Entry to GIO Stadium to purchase your 2018 memberships on game day. Memberships are also available from the East Box Office.

All membership enquiries can be made at either the East and West ticket boxes or the West membership marquee.

Membership Ticketing Replacement:

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.

Membership Complaints:

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

Any post-match complaints contact our Membership and Ticketing Manager, Angela Denton, on 6253 3515 during business hours or email

Further Membership information can be found on our website:

Raiders Membership Team – Contact us on 02 6253 3515 or


Ticketing Information

Ticket Collection: All ticket collections guaranteed for corporate/members from the Membership/Ticket Collection booth at both the East and West Gate. Ticket collections close at half-time of the NRL game.


Non-Member ticketing via Ticketek: 


Game Day: Ticket booths at West/East Gates. 


Visit Canberra

Photo: Matt Evans
Photo: Matt Evans


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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.