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Game Day Guide: Raiders v Dolphins

The Toyota Forklift Raiders are in Wagga Wagga this weekend to take on the Dolphins in round nine action. 

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


Saturday April 29, McDonalds Park, Wagga Wagga

Gates Open: 10:45am

Jersey Flegg - Canberra Raiders v South Sydney Rabbitohs: 11:00am

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

NRL - Canberra Raiders v Dolphins: 3:00pm

Game Day Sponsor: Coates

Coates, part of Seven Group Holdings (ASX: SVW), is Australia’s leading equipment hire and solutions provider, operating across a range of markets including engineering, mining and resources, infrastructure, manufacturing, construction, agriculture and major events.

Coates recently celebrated 137 years of commitment to supporting their customers who help build Australia. With a national footprint of over 150 branches, more than one million pieces of equipment and 2,000 highly skilled employees, Coates provides expert equipment solutions for nearly 19,000 customers. This includes end-to-end solutions for temporary works, traffic management, water management, industrial shutdowns, maintenance, training services and events.

Game Day Charity: Group 9 Rugby League Club

Our 50-50 Charity Raffle proceeds from Round 9 will be going to our Game Day Charity, Group 9 Rugby League.

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 minus fees, to the charity. 

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 9 match, Raiders v Dolphins.

Game Day Entertainment

Around the Grounds

  • Raiders Shop (Northern Hill)
  • 50-50 Charity Raffle (Roaming sellers)


  • NRL Game Preview (Ben Pollack & Cam Sullings)
  • Member Birthday Shoutout
  • Live Welcome to Country, Aunty Cheryl Penrith
  • Viking Clap Ceremony led by Victor and Velda and Viking Ambassador Raider #12 Frank Roddy
  • Triple Threat Dance Performance


  • Macca's Powerplay - Please note that the following stores are participating: Wagga Wagga, Wagga Glenfield, Wagga Kooringal, Wagga East, Tumut, Gundagai, Yass 
  • Denman Prospect Points for Cash 


  • Macca's Mini Footy: Wagga Roos v Wagga Magpies, Wagga Brothers v Turvey Park
  • Toyota Forklifts Greatest Fan Cam Giveaway
  • Duxton Cam Giveaway
  • NRLW Q&A


  • Coates Fans on the Field

Toyota Forklifts Football 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, so stick around after full-time and see if you can score one!

Ticketing and Venue Information

To purchase tickets:

For venue conditions of entry please click here.

Experience Opportunities

  • Viking Ambassador - Raider #12 Frank Roddy
  • Member Vikings
  • Coin Toss
  • Toyota Forklifts Autograph Alley

Merchandise Outlets

The Raiders Shop merchandise van will be located at the northern end
of the ground. The shop will be open from gates open at 10:45am.


Paid parking is in place for this game for a gold coin donation to RSF.
Parking is located via Copland St, and Parson St. Please follow
directions of traffic management staff.

Visit Canberra

Canberra has you covered with breathtaking scenery and family fun to world-class art and food second to none.

Scratch below the surface and discover the array of scenic, adventurous, and surprising activities on offer for the whole family. Dig into an arts and culture scene where national attractions and blockbuster exhibitions spark curiosity and local storytellers and community galleries leave you inspired and fulfilled. Take your time to explore Canberra’s eclectic mix of dining styles and cuisines as you indulge in unique foodie experiences that will truly get tastebuds tingling.

Start planning your trip today:

Home Match Accommodation - Book now with the Canberra Rex Hotel

The Canberra Raiders have partnered with the Canberra Rex Hotel for the 2023 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 McDonalds Park, there are options available.

The NSW Cup match and NRL match are 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 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

2CC Radio - 1206 AM 

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 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.