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Round 6 Match Day Information

ROUND 6

Newcastle Knights v Wests Tigers 
Venue: Hunter Stadium 
Date: Sunday April 10
Gates Open: 11.15am
Reserve Grade: 11.30am
NYC: 1.45pm
NRL Kick off: 4pm

ROUND 6 TICKETS

- Purchase online
- Phone: 136 100
- In person at any Ticketmaster agency ot at the ticket box at Hunter Stadium prior to the game. 

Round 6 at Hunter Stadium

The Newcastle Knights return home after two away matches to host the Wests Tigers at Hunter Stadium on Sunday April 10.

Joint-captain Tariq Sims is set to kick off his season, returning from suspension to line up against the Tigers.

The Allan McMahon Shield will be up for grabs in the round six encounter. McMahon played 89 games for the Tigers and was the inaugural coach of the Knights. The two sides have played for the shield since 2003.

Voice for Mining Day

The Knights join with NSW Mining to celebrate the mining industry's contribution to the Hunter region, which includes running out in a replica mining jersey and inviting local miners to the match.

This is the fourth Voice for Mining Family Day at Hunter Stadium and fans are once again encouraged to join the team in wearing high-vis.

Charity partner, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter, will land at Hunter Stadium on game day to deliver the match ball as part of celebrations with NSW Mining.

Knights Fan Zone

It’s not just the action on the football field set to entertain at Hunter Stadium on Saturday.

Arrive early to the game to experience the fun and excitement of the Knights Fan Zone outside the western entrance of the Stadium.

Soak up the atmosphere before the game with engaging activities to suit the whole family.

Meet the Knights’ cheerleaders, have your picture taken at the photo booth, get your face painted by the Knights talented face painters. The jumping castle and inflatable obstacle courses are sure to keep the kids busy.

Membership Service Office

The Membership Service Office will be open from 10.45am to the end of half time of the NRL match if Members require help with their Membership.

The Membership marquee will be in the Fan Zone for all fans wanting to discuss or purchase Memberships. It’s not too late to Stay True and save money on match day tickets.

All Members who purchased their Memberships prior to March 22 will receive their Member pack in time for this weekend’s game. For all Memberships purchased after this date, you can print your temporary ticket from your MyKNIGHTS account. A guide to this can be found here.

It’s not too late to become a Member

Become a Member for 2016 and show your Stay True to the Red and Blue! Memberships can be purchased anytime including on match day from our Membership marquee in the Fan Zone. View packages here or come by our Fan Zone on Sunday.

Stadium conditions of entry

A reminder that Fans and Members may bring in only sealed bottles of water to Hunter Stadium. 

Water bottles are also welcome, along with an empty refillable thermos. Any Member or supporter attempting to enter Hunter Stadiym with an unsealed water bottle of full thermos or refillable water bottle will be asked by security to empty the container before entering through the gates. 

Getting to Hunter Stadium

Parking is available for the full season or on a match-by-match basis through Ticketmaster.

Please note: District Park will not be available for parking at this weekend's game due to wet weather damage. 

The nearest train station to Hunter Stadium is Broadmeadow Station, approximately 1.5km away. Regular trains are available from Sydney and stop at stations including Central, Strathfield, Hornsby, Gosford, Wyong, Morisset and Cardiff on route to Broadmeadow. For a full list of stations and timetables visit NSW Transport.

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.