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All the information you need for Saturday's match against the Cowboys at GIO Stadium.


Saturday, July 14, GIO Stadium Canberra.
Gates Open: 6.15pm
NRL: Raiders v Cowboys: 7.30pm

Match Day Sponsor

ITP is the match day sponsor for Saturday's match.

As part of the Income Tax Professionals Match Day, ITP try banners and drink bottles will be handed out around the grounds pre-game.

At half-time those with an ITP banner will be prompted to hold the banner in the air. The person who the camera zooms in on will win a signed Raiders jersey and cap.

You can also enter the ITP win $100K competition by registering your Tax appointment at a local ITP outlet. Register now at

Match Day Charity

Match day charity Camp Quality will have themed cars positioned on the forecourts as part of their esCarpade activation. All display cars are superhero themed with volunteers dressed up in superhero costumes collecting donations for this worthwhile cause.

Camp Quality will have a marquee positioned on both the East and West forecourts and will have their mascot 'Giggle' roaming the forecourts. 30 people from the camp quality community will come together pre-game to create a guard of honour for the first half run on.

For more information on Camp Quality Visit

Viking Clap

Our Viking Ambassador this week is Raider #248 Marshall Chalk. The popular Raider was part of the squad from 2004-2008 and played 71 matches scoring 23 tries for the Green Machine.

Viking Ambassadors so far in 2018.

Round Two: Grant Wilson (Raiders Member)
Round Three: Velda the Valkyrie and Victor the Viking (Raiders Mascots)
Round Five: Les Gock (Songwriter)
Round Six: Bradley Clyde (Raider #97)
Round Nine: Ruben Wiki (Raider #153)
Round Ten: Mark Bell (Raider #100)
Round Twelve: Clinton Schifcofske (Raider #219)
Round Fourteen: Ashley Gilbert (Raider #32)
Round Eighteen: Marshall Chalk (Raider #248)


This week's main Member Lounge interviews will be located on the Eastern Side of GIO Stadium.
Members are encouraged to visit the East Members Lounge pre-game, where the pre-match activities will occur this week.

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

Austbrokers Canberra East Members Lounge

Members, NRL or Raiders Accreditation, Yellow Passes & Grandstand Ticket Holders can gain access to the East Lounge by showing membership card, accreditation or ticket.

- Accessible from Gates Open (6.15pm) - Snack foods available to purchase (10% discount for members)
- Member discount rates upon presentation of card for drinks: 6.35pm-7.05pm
- FREE pool table & table tennis
- Clapper gloves being handed out
- 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 thanks to Huawei.
- Live music until kick off by local artist Ryan Treddinick
- Members Austbrokers Canberra Spin & Win at 6.35pm – Chance to win $50,000
- Interview with Viking Ambassador Marshall Chalk #248 at 6.35pm
- Live team announcements at 6.35pm (approx)

Austbrokers Canberra 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 have 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 Brendan Prater

Austbrokers Canberra West Members Lounge

Austbrokers Canberra West Members Lounge Members, NRL or Raiders Accreditation, Yellow Passes & Grandstand Ticket Holders can gain access to the East Lounge by showing membership card, accreditation or ticket.

Please note the Northern end of the West Lounge will be closed from Gates Open until the conclusion of halftime of the NRL match, as it is a new corporate facility for the 2018 season. 

- Accessible from Gates Open (6.15pm)
- Snack foods available to purchase (10% discount for members)
- Member discount rates upon presentation of card for drinks: 6.35pm-7.05pm
- FREE pool table & table tennis

Austbrokers Canberra Half-Time Cash Competition

Each week for the first 10 home games, 100 green Austbrokers Canberra/ Raiders T-Shirts will be distributed at random around the ground. 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 the 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 6.15pm this week with a 7.30pm NRL Kick-Off

Check out the Canberra City Band performing in the West Forecourt

There will be mini-footy pre-game this week thanks to Huawei!

Cam and Ben will be on-field pre-game with an interview with Viking Ambassador Marshall Chalk #248 and will bring you all the latest team news ahead of the NRL match thanks to Channel Nine Canberra.

Coca-Cola 'Sing to Win' is also back for another week. Be in your seat pre-game to enter the Coca-Cola Sing to Win promotion, 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. The winner receives a $250 Raiders Shop voucher.

Ryan Treddinick will be performing in the East Members Lounge.

We will have the Viking Horn Ceremony pre-game with our Viking Ambassador Marshall Chalk before we roll into the Viking Clap.

There will also be the Austbrokers Canberra Match Day Cash Giveaway and The Duxton Dance Cam, where you could win a $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!

At Halftime we have the ITP Fan Banner competition so make sure you grab your banner!

Man of the Match

This season fans at GIO Stadium will have the opportunity to vote for the man of the match each week.
Keep an eye out on the big screen on match day and you can vote and possibly win a $300 voucher from Goodyear Autocare Phillip!

Post-Match Canberra Milk Footys

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.

Food and Beverage

Food and beverage outlets will be open around the ground at varying times 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 Saturday, 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.

All merchandise outlets will be opening at gates open.

Raiders members receive 20% off  Raiders 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 Gameday.

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 the first 45 minutes after the gates have opened 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 Facebook, Instagram, 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:

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

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.

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.