Knights v Warriors: Close the Gap Round
The Newcastle Knights have embraced the Close the Gap round, celebrated in its sixth year in the NRL, with the team set to wear the special edition Indigenous jerseys as well as activities on game day planned to promote the Close the Gap message.
One of the primary goals of the round is to help tackle the life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
Indigenous Australians can expect to live 10-17 years less than non-Indigenous Australians.
Awabakal is the match day partner for Round 23 at Hunter Stadium and will host a number of activities and programs on game day to raise awareness of Close the Gap.
Look out for the Awabakal Close the Gap marquee on the McDonalds Family Hill with information and activities that aim to spread the close the Gap message to Indigenous and non-Indigenous fans.
Match day entertainment will also feature performances from the Millabah Dance Group and kids can get their faces painted at the Western stadium entrance.
Game Day Information
Sunday, August 17, Round 23
Newcastle Knights v New Zealand Warriors
Gates Open: 11.30am
NYC Kick off: 11.45am
NRL Kick off: 2pm
Buy your ticket to the game HERE.
Membership packs for all Members who renewed or joined before midnight on Sunday July 27, should now have arrived via post, or collected by the Member.
Those who join after Thursday July 27 will need to collect a temporary ticket for access to the game against the New Zealand Warriors on Sunday August 17. Temporary tickets will need to be collected from the Membership Box Office. Member card and packs will then be mailed out and will arrive before the Round 25 home game against the Parramatta Eels.
End of Year Membership Competition
Knights Members, be sure to attend Sunday's game for the chance to win an exclusive game day experience prize as part of the Members End of Season Competition which is a way for the Club to say thank you to every Member who has played their part in 2014.
Kids on the Field
Kids attending the Knights v Warriors match at Hunter Stadium will have the chance to enter the field at the conclusion of the NRL game, weather permitting.
Parking at Hunter Stadium
Members and supporters have the option of unreserved parking at District Park ($7) and The Harness Club ($10).
· No reserved parking
· $10 per vehicle
· Entry via Jackson Street
· No reserved parking
· $7 per vehicle
· Open subject to weather conditions
· Entry is off Lambton Rd, into Bavin St and Perth Rd (near Newcastle Suzuki)