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Match Day Information: Round 26

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Newcastle Knights v Cronulla Sharks

Date

Sunday September 3

Times

Gates open: 11.30am
NYC kick-off: 11.45am
NRL kick-off: 2.00pm

Venue

McDonald Jones Stadium

Tickets

Pre-purchase tickets and you will only skip the lines on match day, but you will also save! Purchase online HERE.

You can also purchase by phone on 136 100 or in person at the Ticketmaster box office at McDonald Jones Stadium (open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm).

Knights Members receive 30 per cent of tickets to this match. Simply enter your Membership number when purchasing tickets online, or to show your Membership card at the box office on match day.

nib Members, don’t forget to enter your customer number when purchasing tickets online, or to show your nib Membership card at the box office to receive a 30 per cent discount on tickets in the nib Fan Zone. Read more here.

 

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Old Boys Day

For the final home game of the season, it is Old Boys day with a special focus on the 20-year anniversary of the 1997 Grand Final win. Past players Paul ‘The Chief’ Harragon, Matthew Johns, Mark Hughes, Billy Peden, Robbie O’Davis and Adam MacDougall will be at McDonald Jones Stadium for two grades of footy action.

The 1997 team will be introduced to the crowd and complete a lap around the field before the entire Old Boys will form a guard of honour for the current team to run through.

Group experience packages

The footy is always more fun when you bring friends and family along. Bring a group to a Knights game and share in the excitement with our Group Experience Packages. Book as a group of 10 or more people and save 20 per cent on tickets.

Father’s Day and Farewells

Sunday will also celebrate all the dads for Father’s Day and thank them for all the hard work they do in and out of rugby league.

And make sure you stay around after the match, because there will be a presentation to farewell the Club’s departing or retiring players, including Dane Gagai and Rory Kostjasyn.

Men of League

For Old Boys Day, there will be a celebration of Men of League. The Knights are helping the Men of League Foundation showcase how great the game is, on and off the field.

For over 15 years, the Foundation has provided assistance to the men, women and children of the rugby league community through physical, financial and emotional support.

Membership Service Office

The Membership Service Office (located outside of the Stadium, on the Western side and to the left of the main entry doors) will be open from 11.15am to half time of the NRL match if Members require assistance on the day.

Club Shop

The Knights Club Shop will be open from 9am until NRL kick off. Remember to purchase all of your favourite Knights merchandise direct from the official Club Shop, where 100 per cent of profits stay with the Club. Members receive a 10 per cent off your purchase simply by showing your 2017 Members card.

nib Fortress

In a unique initiative, the Club's principal sponsor nib has thanked ten lucky Knights Members for their loyalty and support in 2017, hosting them and a guest in the exclusive nib Fortress.

For the first time ever, McDonald Jones Stadium will welcome nib’s unique castle facility built on the southern hill. Guests fortunate to win tickets into this exclusive facility will enjoy all the sideline action against the 2016 premiers, be treated to food and beverages whilst getting to rub shoulders with Knights past players pre-match.

Member benefits

2017 Knights Members receive a 10 per cent discount off food and beverages at McDonald Jones Stadium, simply by showing their Member card at the time of purchase.

Members are invited to visit the Member Bar in the eastern grandstand and enter via the Member Entrance at the western gates.

Stadium conditions of entry

A reminder that Fans and Members may bring in only sealed bottles of water to McDonald Jones Stadium. Empty, refillable water bottles are also welcome. Any Member or supporter attempting to enter McDonald Jones Stadium with an unsealed water bottle will be asked by security to empty the container before entering through the gates. For the stadium conditions of entry, please view here.

Parking

Please note that parking has sold out through Ticketmaster for this match, however parking will be available at the Harness Racing Club for $10 on the day.

Getting to McDonald Jones Stadium

The nearest train station to McDonald Jones Stadium is Broadmeadow Station, approximately 1.5km away. For a full list of stations and timetables visit Transport NSW.  

The nearest bus stop is at Young and Turton Road, New Lambton. The following buses stop within 1km of the stadium:
- Down Turton Road: 231 and 111
- Down Lambton Road: 363, 230, 222 and 317
- Other buses: 225, 226 and 322

For more information on bus travel and routes, please visit NSW Transport

 

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