For the first time since 2016, the Canberra Raiders will begin a campaign at home when they host the Gold Coast Titans at GIO Stadium.
It will be the third consecutive season that the Green Machine play the Gold Coast outfit on the opening round with the clash taking place at 6pm, Friday 13 March.
Raiders fans will enjoy plenty of football in the opening rounds, with four games home games in five weeks. Round Three and four will both be shown on shown on Channel Nine as the St George-Illawarra Dragons and Manly Sea Eagles travel to Canberra.
Although Manly played in the nation’s capital last season, Round Three will mark the first time the Dragons have played at GIO Stadium since 2017.
After a resounding success of taking a game to Wagga Wagga last year, the Raiders once again return to McDonald’s Park to host the Newcastle Knights at the family-friendly timeslot of 3pm.
The family-friendly time slots continue with the following three home games kicking-off at 2:05pm on Sunday afternoons.
The Grand Final re-match will take place in Round 15 at GIO Stadium as the Green Machine hope to defeat the Sydney Roosters in a game that will be shown on Channel Nine.
The Brisbane Broncos and Parramatta Eels both travel to Canberra in Round 17 and Round 18 respectively as the final third of the season gets underway.
As the weather starts getting a little warmer, the Raiders host the Wests Tigers for Sunday Afternoon Footy, while the regular season will come to an end with an absolute blockbuster as the Melbourne Storm travel to GIO Stadium.