Match Day Information: Round 16
Round 16 game day
Newcastle Knights v St George Illawarra Dragons
Venue: Hunter Stadium
Date: Saturday June 25
Gates Open: 10.30am
Reserve Grade: 12.40pm
NRL Kick off: 3pm
Round 16 at Hunter Stadium
In Round 16, the Newcastle Knights host the St George Illawarra Dragons at Hunter Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
For just the second time, the clubs will play for the Alex McKinnon Cup. McKinnon made his NRL debut for the Dragons in 2011 before joining the Knights in 2012. Following McKinnon’s career-ending injury, the clubs introduced the Alex McKinnon Cup.
The Knights will hope to claim the Cup for the first time, after the Dragons won it in the inaugural game last year.
As part of partner’s nib match day partnership, in a Hunter Stadium first, an inflatable selfie ball will make its way around the crowd for people to capture their image that displays on the big screen. nib will also launch merchandise into the crowd throughout the day via the t-shirt cannons.
There will be a bucket collection for Damien Jobson, a local rugby league player who recently suffered a spinal injury, arranged by Newcastle and Hunter Rugby League volunteers at Saturday’s match.
WIN thanks to nib
nib continues its proud partnership with the Newcastle Knights when the red and blue turn green against the St George Illawarra Dragons this Saturday at Hunter Stadium.
A great day is planned for Members and supporters this weekend, including the chance to WIN a corporate suite.
Simply use the #nibKnightsFan hashtag when posting your photos on game day for your chance to win one (1) corporate suite for 20 people to one (1) remaining Newcastle Knights home game in the 2016 season at Hunter Stadium.
For full details as well as terms and conditions, CLICK HERE.
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.
Red Energy Cheerleaders
Meet the newly branded Red Energy cheer squad this Saturday at Hunter Stadium, while also taking a look at the Red Energy Tesla car, all in the Fan Zone.
Red Energy - powering the Newcastle Knights! CLICK HERE for more details.
The Countdown is on!
The Totally 80's Concert is a blast from the past for anyone who grew up on Countdown every Sunday night. Totally 80's brings together seven sensational 80's superstars to perform all their biggest hits live in concert at the Civic Theatre on July 28.
Just by being a Member you can win! To secure your tickets, arrive early to our game against the Dragons this weekend and visit the Membership Marquee in the Fan Zone. The first 10 Members to show their Member card will win a double pass to a night they won’t forget.
Membership Service Office
The Membership Service Office will be open from 10.30am to the end of half time if Members need any help with Memberships.
The Membership marquee will also 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.
If you are yet to receive your Member pack, you will be able to collect this from our Membership Service office located on the North East end outside Hunter Stadium.
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.