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Game Day Guide: Raiders v Panthers

The Canberra Raiders take on the Penrith Panthers this Saturday at GIO Stadium Canberra in a crucial clash. Check out the Game Day Guide for all the information ahead of match day. 


*Please note that the first game of the day is the NSW Cup game, followed by Jersey Flegg*

Gates Open: 12:30pm 

NSW Cup - Canberra Raiders v South Sydney Rabbitohs: 12:40pm

Jersey Flegg - Canberra Raiders v South Sydney Rabbitohs: 3pm 

NRL - Canberra Raiders v Penrith Panthers: 5:30pm 

Game Day Sponsor: ITP

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Game Day Charity: Menslink 

Our 50-50 Charity Raffle proceeds from Round 21 will be going to our Game Day Charity, Menslink. Raffle tickets will be available online and to purchase at the game, with 50% of the prize pool going to one lucky winner and the remaining amount to the charity.

Menslink - Silence is Deadly Program

Donating this round will assist Menslink, who provide support to young men in the Canberra region for over twenty years through free counselling, volunteer mentoring, and education program.

Raffle tickets can be purchased online via and at the Game on Saturday evening.

The lucky winner will be drawn in the second half of the NRL Round 21 match, Raiders v Panthers.

West & East Members Lounge

Great news for Raiders members with both the West and East members lounges operational again. 

2022 Members can show their membership card (physical or digital) to gain access from gates open through until 30 minutes after fulltime.

Raiders supporting the Menslink Silence is Deadly program

Ticketing Information

We are expecting a big crowd at the Raiders v Panthers match on Saturday. We would like to remind patrons that Ticketek is the only licensed agent for casual Game Day ticketing for Raiders Matches at GIO Stadium Canberra.

Do not get caught out purchasing tickets from unauthorised sites such as Viagogo and The Ticket Merchant as you may be denied entry.

Purchasing Tickets 

Non-Member ticketing can be purchased via Ticketek:

Tickets will be available at the gate, however to avoid missing out on tickets please pre-purchase online for ease of entry and to avoid having to wait in queues. 

Conditions of Entry Updates 

Many of the stadium Conditions of Entry have been updated, you can find a full list of the updates at

Patrons who throw articles or gain unauthorised entry onto the field of play will be evicted and may be liable for prosecution. Fines of up to $8,000 apply. 

Ticket Collection

Any ticket holder that cannot find their ticket that they purchased via Ticketek can visit the Ticketek Box Office to have their ticket re-issued. Proof of Identification will be needed to print off replacement tickets for the day.

Game Day Entertainment

Around the Grounds 

  • Band Performance: Telopea Park School
  • Realign Performance Seat Cushions Giveaway (Bay 56)
  • 50-50 Charity Raffle 


  • Macca's Mini Footy: Hay Magpies v Belconnen Sharks White, Leeton Raiders v Woden Weston Rams Blue 
  • Macca's Performance Groups: Eden Dance Academy, and Action Calisthenics 
  • Ben & Cam Game Preview 
  • Viking Clap Ceremony led by Australia's Federation Guard and Viking Ambassador, Paul Beath (Raider #107)
  • Guard of Honour (first half run on)


  • Macca's Powerplay 
  • Denman Prospect's Homes for Homes Points for Cash
  • Fans Choice Man of the Match Competition


  • CRRL Relay Race
  • Duxton Cam


Toyota Forklifts Signed Footy Giveaway

Following the match on Saturday, the Raiders NRL team will be handing out some Toyota Forklifts Raiders footballs to the crowd. There are 17 available following each home game for the remainder of 2022, so stick around after full-time and see if you can score one! 

Experience Participants

  • Zango Member Vikings
  • VIP Viking
  • Junior Viking
  • Guard of Honour

Merchandise Outlets 

Raiders Shop outlets will be opening on the West Forecourt and South Concourse. These outlets will open at 2:45pm and close at the end of NRL half-time (approx. 6:25pm).

No opposition merchandise is available at this game.

Membership Information

Membership Enquiries 

Any current members with enquiries on the day can visit the membership booth at either the East or West ticket boxes.

Membership Ticketing Replacement

If a member does not have their physical membership card with them, we encourage them to use their digital card on their mobile device. If you do not have your mobile device with you, please visit the membership team at the box offices prior to kick off. Tickets will not be able to be printed off at the Membership booths. Members can print their tickets at home or access on their smart devices by logging into their membership account.

West & East Members Lounge

Great news for Raiders members with both the West and East members lounges operational again. 

2022 Members can show their membership card (physical or digital) to gain access from gates open through until 30 minutes after fulltime.

Further Membership information can be found on our website:

Member Discounts

  • Members 10% Food Discount
  • Members 10% Merchandise Discount


Paid parking is in place for this match at $10 per vehicle. Early-bird parking is applicable at $5 per vehicle until 45 minutes prior to NRL kick-off.

Overflow parking is available from 2pm at the University of Canberra accessed via College St and buses will have some capacity to pick up on College St which is a 20 minute walk to/from the stadium. Please consider car-pooling to alleviate traffic congestion as parking will be limited. 


Buses will be running to and from GIO Stadium. For bus timetables and more info, click here

Visit Canberra 

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Go for the iconic museums and galleries, and stay for the hidden gems and unexpected moments. The perfect place for a short break, Canberra will delight you with diverse activities, all within easy reach. Delight in whisky bars hidden behind unmarked doors, balloon rides at dawn, and world-class art collections and mountain bike tracks.

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Home Match Accommodation - Book now with the Canberra Rex Hotel

The Canberra Raiders have partnered with the Canberra Rex Hotel for the 2022 season.

A convenient central location, with easy access to national attractions, shopping, restaurants and business precincts make the Rex Hotel the obvious choice.

 Book now to enjoy everything the Rex has to offer, as part of your match day experience.

Location: 150 Northbourne Avenue Canberra City, ACT 2612

Phone: 02 6248 5311




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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 and on KAYO. 

Overseas fans can watch via Watch NRL.

Updates from the matches will be on the Raiders' Twitter page. Make sure you are also following us on Facebook and Instagram for heaps of behind the scenes photos an videos from the match. 

Listening to the Match

You can tune into any of the following call teams on your game day: 

Raiders on Mix - Mix 106.3

2CC Radio - 1206 AM 

ABC Grandstand - 666 ABC AM 

Game Day Feedback 

Should anyone have any post-match feedback from the game day, please contact our staff during business hours on 02 6253 3515 or email

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.