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Game Day Guide: Raiders v Sea Eagles

It's a triple header this weekend at GIO Stadium Canberra with the Raiders Jersey Flegg, NSW Cup and NRL teams all in action.

Check out the Game Day Guide for all the information you need ahead of game day. 


Saturday August 27 2022

Gates Open: 10:45am

NSW Cup - Canberra Raiders v Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles: 11am

Jersey Flegg - Canberra Raiders v Manly Warringah Sea Eagles: 12:50pm 

NRL - Canberra Raiders v Manly Warringah Sea Eagles: 3pm

Game Day Sponsor: McDonald's ACT & Queanbeyan 

McDonald's, I'm Lovin' It. 

Thanks to Macca's ACT & Queanbeyan, a number of lucky fans around the stadium will score themselves free coffee vouchers. 

Game Day Charity: RMHC

Are you heading to the Canberra Raiders game this Saturday 27th August?

Pre -purchase your green supporter wig here. 

You can pick up your wig inside the gates on Saturday from 10.45am.

Wigs will also be available to purchase on the day.

All proceeds from wig sales goes directly to families using the Programs run by Ronald McDonald House (RMHC) ACT & SE NSW.

Our 50-50 Charity Raffle proceeds from Round 24 will be going to our Game Day Charity, Ronald McDonald House Charities ACT & South East NSW.

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.

Donating this round will assist Ronald McDonald House Charities, provide families throughout the ACT and South East NSW region with warm and welcoming places to stay, get support or relax and recharge, while going through the difficult journey of childhood illness.

Raffle tickets can be purchased online via and at the game on Saturday afternoon.

The lucky winner will be drawn in the second half of the NRL Round 24 match, Raiders v Sea Eagles.

Game Day Entertainment 

Around the Grounds

  • RMHC selling green wigs
  • Defence Force Recruiting

There will be Defence Force Recruiting at the western gate with F18 Flight Simulators, Navy Submarine Virtual Reality tours, and a Navy Rib to have your own personal experience with.

The Defence Force Recruiting Team will also be there if you have considered or have questions about serving in the Australian Defence Force. Head over to speak to the team under the Defence Force Recruiting Marquees. If you have ever considered a career in the Navy, Army or the Air force they can answer any questions you may have.

There are a multiple methods of entry into the Defence Force, fulltime, GAP Year & Part Time as a Reservist. There is a career in the Australian Defence force for everyone so head down and have a conversation with them today

  • Band Performance: Primary Concert Band (East Forecourt)
  • Realign Performance Seat Cushions Giveaway
  • Canberra Region Wheelchair Rugby League Interactive Display
  • 50-50 Charity Raffle raising funds for RMHC


  • Macca's Mini Footy: Woden Weston Rams White v Crookwell Green Devils, Gungahlin Bulls Red v Condobolin
  • Macca's Performance Groups: Joy Reiher School of Scottish Dancing and Canberra City Pipes and Drums
  • Ben & Cam Game Preview
  • Viking Clap Ceremony led by Australia's Federation Guard and Viking Ambassador, Glen Turner
  • 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

Half Time

  • Macca's Coffee Giveaway
  • Macca's Dance Performance: Monaro Dance Centre
  • Duxton Cam
  • Guard of Honour (second half run on)


This weekend there will be an opportunity to stick around after the game and be part of some post-match activities.

After full-time the club will be acknowledging the club's departing players, including Josh Hodgson, Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad and Ryan Sutton.

The club will also present the Homes for Homes charity with a cheque as part of the initiative with Denman Prospect, where every point scored by the Raiders at home games this season provides $100 per point towards the final tally.

The Raiders will also conduct a special presentation to 17 lucky members who have been to all 11 matches at GIO Stadium this season. Each of these lucky members will receive one of the players run out tees.

Following the presentation fans will be allowed on the field to kick a footy and say goodbye to GIO Stadium for 2022!

  • Toyota Forklifts Football Giveaway
  • Homes for Homes Cheque Presentation
  • Member Appreciation Presentation
  • Departing Players Farewelled
  • Fans on the Field 

Experience Participants

  • Zango Member Vikings
  • Junior Viking
  • VIP Viking
  • Guard of Honour: Defence Force Recruiting personnel & Australian Defence Force Members, Monaro Dance Centre

Ticketing Information

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 

You can find a list of conditions of entry to GIO Stadium Canberra here. 

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.

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 Lounges 

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 to until 30 minutes after full-time. 

Further Membership information can be found on our website:

Member Discounts

Members 10% Food Discount
Members 10% Merchandise Discount

Merchandise Outlets 

Raiders Shop outlets will be opening on the West Forecourt and South Concourse. These outlets will open at 12:30pm and close at the end of NRL half-time (approx. 3:55pm).

The Raiders are currently running a sale on merchandise (40% off) and these prices will be available at the game on Saturday. 

No opposition merchandise is available at this game. 


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 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 

Find more than you came for and discover something different in Canberra. Start exploring below the surface of the nation’s capital.

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.

Get to know the real Canberra and plan your stay at

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 Canberra there are options available. 

The NRL match is live on Fox League Channel 502 and Kayo. The NSW Cup game is also live on Fox League and Kayo. 

Overseas fans can watch the match 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 and 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 FM

ABC Grandstand - 666 ABC AM


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