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Farewell the Raiders as they head to Sydney for the NRL Grand Final

The Canberra Raiders are in their first Grand Final since 1994 with a groundswell of support erupting from the Nation’s Capital and surrounding regions.

Following on from Tuesday mornings Members Only training session at GIO Stadium, the broader Raiders fanbase is invited to see the team off as they depart for Sydney on Wednesday morning.

Members and fans are invited to cheer the team as they depart Raiders HQ on Wednesday, as they make their way out of town from Battye St, then onto Braybrooke St and Ginninderra Drive.

The Huawei Viking Raiders horn will leave Raiders HQ at 10.30am on Wednesday along with the Raiders team bus and fans are encouraged to come and show their support! Free Parking is available near the AIS Arena in the GIO Stadium precinct.

For members and fans heading to the game early and for those based in Sydney, the team will appear at the NRL Fan Fest on Thursday afternoon from 12.15pm-1.15pm at Martin Place. Fans can come and hear from the team as they prepare for Sunday’s match.

More details on the NRL Fan Fest can be found at

For those people who can’t make it to the game, there are preparations underway for a live viewing site to be established in Canberra with more details to be released in the next 24 hours.

There are also plans for the Raiders to hold a fan welcome home event on Tuesday following the Grand Final. Details for this event will communicated once they have been finalised.

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.