Round 6 Match Day Information

One of the NRL’s fiercest rivalries returns to ANZ Stadium in a Friday afternoon blockbuster.

The annual Good Friday clash between arch-rivals the Bulldogs and Rabbitohs invariably draws the biggest Sydney crowd of the season.

Reciprocal entry rights are in play, so head out to ANZ Stadium this Good Friday to be a part of all the Easter action.

This year’s match will be the eighth meeting between the two teams on the public holiday.

With the Royal Easter Show in full swing next door, members and fans are encouraged to arrive early to take part in all the family fun of this Good Friday afternoon match and support the Bulldogs in their Jersey Flegg fixture prior to the NRL game.

Families can purchase tickets for as little as $40 for four people and there will be a range of entertainment lined up for the kids, before, during and after the game at ANZ Stadium.

ACTIVATIONS, GIVEAWAYS and WHAT’S ON

- Family Fun Zone outside gates J and K with jumping castles, obstacle course, fairy floss, face painting, easter eggs and much more.

- Junior League matches at half-time

- Match ball delivery (rookie member)

- Giant jersey reveal (pre-game)

- Sapphires performance

- KIA Half time “Beat the Sting” activation

- KIA sideline experience

- T Shirt gun at half time

- Kindi Farm (Petting Zoo)

- Roaming balloonist

- Junior league players run out with NRL team

- Pup Walk: Each week, one lucky family will be selected randomly to experience what game day is like for a Bulldogs player as they line the players entrance at ANZ Stadium to welcome the team on to the ground. The lucky family has the unique opportunity to grab photos and signatures that will last a lifetime, whilst prepping the team for the game ahead.

HALF-TIME ACTIVATION

Race the Sting – Kia’s resident sprint star – in a 200m dash around ANZ Stadium for your chance to win a Kia Stinger, worth over $57,000*!

So to even things up, we’ll spot you a 25-metre head start plus the roar of the crowd to help get you home. (And if you’re a Bulldogs Member, you’ll get an extra 10-metre head start on top!)

If you beat the Sting, you’ll be the proud new owner of a Kia Stinger.  If he beats you, Kia will donate $500 to Bulldogs in the Community.

To enter, visit the Kia Dome in the family fun zone outside gates J/K of ANZ Stadium before kick-off at selected home games this season with the race to be held at half-time during the NRL fixture.

KEY TIMES

1.30pm: Family Fun Zone

1.45pm: Gates Open

2pm: Jersey Flegg Match - Bulldogs v Rabbitohs

3.35pm: Pre-game entertainment starts

4.05pm: NRL kick-off v Rabbitohs

POST MATCH MEMBERS EVENT:

* Members make sure to stay around after the match to meet the players at Club 18 for our members exclusive post-match event kicking off at 7pm.

MEMBERSHIP and MERCHANDISE

The Bulldogs membership and merchandise teams will be located at aisles 104 and 127.

Match: Bulldogs v Rabbitohs

Round 6 -

Full Time
Bulldogs

Home Team

Bulldogs

Scored 6 points
Rabbitohs

Away Team

Rabbitohs

Scored 14 points

Venue: ANZ Stadium, Sydney

Match broadcasters:

  • Nine Network
  • Foxtel
  • LIVE PASS

SUPPORTER BUS

Ride in with fellow fans on our Supporters Bus – a reliable, prompt and hassle-free way to get to and from ANZ Stadium.

Buses will leave outside Canterbury Leagues Club and then onto The Lakemba Club en-route to ANZ Stadium.

The first bus will depart at 1.30pm and the last bus at 3.05pm sharp (other buses will periodically between these times at the direction of Club Security).

There are two games being played on Friday at ANZ Stadium with the Jersey Flegg kicking off at 2pm and 4.05pm for the NRL game.

Buses will return to The Lakemba Club and make a trip to Canterbury after the game.

Cost:

• Adults: $10 return

• Concession/Child: $5 return

FREE TRAVEL FOR BULLDOGS MEMBERS ONLY WHO HAVE A BUS PASS. 

TOP TIPS:

All tickets to the Bulldogs v Rabbitohs match at ANZ Stadium include entry and return travel on train services.

With the Royal Easter Show in full swing next door allow additional time to get to the venue and take advantage of the additional and direct public transport services in place for this event.

Leave the car at home – Car parks are expected to fill quickly, so ensure you pre-book your parking. If you have not pre-booked your parking before the day, don’t drive.

Arrive early to take part in all the family fun of this Good Friday afternoon football match and support the Bulldogs in their Jersey Flegg preliminary match!

To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page here.

TRANSPORT INFORMATION:

Sydney Olympic Park is the place to be this Easter Long Weekend!

All tickets to the Bulldogs v Rabbitohs match include return travel on Sydney Trains services. For the right to travel, show your ticket or proof of purchase to Sydney Trains employee at the train station.

With the match coinciding with one of the Royal Easter Show’s busiest days, catching public transport is strongly recommended. Take advantage of the additional public transport services running to and from Sydney Olympic Park. Fans should also plan their journey and travel early to ensure they are in their seats before the match gets underway.

GETTING TO THE GAME

TRAINS:

The closest station to ANZ Stadium is Olympic Park.

Patrons are strongly advised to take advantage of the additional and direct public transport services running to and from Olympic Park to avoid expected heavy congestion and traffic on roads in and around the Sydney Olympic Park precinct.

Getting there

Express trains from will run to Olympic Park:

Central to Olympic Park – every 10 minutes from 8:30am until 2:30pm, then every 8 minutes until 9:00pm, stopping at Redfern, Strathfield and Olympic Park.

Schofields to Olympic Park – every 30 minutes from 7:30am until midnight, stopping at Quakers Hill, Marayong, Blacktown, Seven Hills, Toongabbie, Pendle Hill, Wentworthville, Westmead, Parramatta, Granville, Auburn, Lidcombe then Olympic Park. From 9:30pm services will also stop at Harris Park.

Blue Mountains Line – services to and from Central between 8am and 10:30pm will make an additional stop at Lidcombe.

Central Coast and Newcastle Line – an additional service will leave Newcastle Interchange at 7:02am, stopping at Broadmeadow, Cardiff, Fassifern, Morisset, Wyong, Tuggerah, Gosford, Woy Woy, Hornsby then Olympic Park. An additional service will leave Wyong at 09:01, stopping all stations to Berowra, Hornsby and Olympic Park.

You can catch a train to Lidcombe Station then head to Platform Zero for a direct service to Olympic Park.

Getting home

Additional late night services will run from Olympic Park, Lidcombe and Central to help you get home.

Olympic Park to Central – services will leave Olympic Park every 10 minutes from 9:00am until midnight, stopping at Strathfield, Redfern then Central.

Olympic Park to Schofields – services will leave Olympic Park every 30 minutes from 8:45am until 12:20am stopping at Lidcombe, Auburn, Granville, Parramatta, Westmead, Wentworthville, Pendle Hill, Toongabbie, Seven Hills, Blacktown, Marayong, Quakers Hill then Schofields.

Blue Mountains Line – services to and from Central between 8am and 10:30pm will make an additional stop at Lidcombe.

Central Coast and Newcastle Line – services to Gosford leaving Central at 18:46 and 19:46 (leaving Strathfield at 7:00pm and 8:00pm) will extend to Morisset.

The Lidcombe shuttle services to and from Olympic Park will run every 10 minutes from 5:30am until 2:00pm. Shuttle services will then be extended to run between Blacktown and Olympic Park every 10 minutes between 2:00pm and midnight and between Penrith and Olympic Park every 30 minutes between 2:00pm and midnight.

To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page here or use the Transport NSW Trip Planner to help plan your journey. It will give you up-to-date train and bus timetable information. Click here for more information.

For the most up-to-date information on trackwork and replacement services, please click here.

BUSES:

The following Sydney Buses services run to Sydney Olympic Park:

* Route 525 runs between Parramatta and Burwood via Sydney Olympic Park.

* Route 526 runs from the Sydney Olympic Park Ferry Wharf to Olympic Park.

Use the Transport NSW Trip Planner to help plan your journey. It will give you up-to-date train and bus timetable information.

CAR:

Car parks are expected to fill quickly, so ensure you pre-book your parking. Leave the car at home and take advantage of the additional and direct public transport services which are included in your event ticket.

For those planning to drive, pre-booking your parking is highly recommended. You can pre-book parking via:

* Sydney Olympic Park Authority: Print your ticket at home by clicking here. Please note: pre-booked parking tickets cannot be booked on the day of the event.

* Ticketek: Order your tickets by clicking here or calling 132 849. Please note: These can only be collected from Ticketek agencies. 

Fans who do plan to drive should allow plenty of time to get to Sydney Olympic Park, find a parking space and get to their seat for the game.

TRAFFIC:

If you decide to drive, the below routes are advised and can help minimise traffic issues:

From the NORTH: Through Top Ryde, take Victoria Rd and then Silverwater Rd and Holker Street to Sydney Olympic Park.

From the SOUTH: Turn onto Parramatta Road then Hill Road to Sydney Olympic Park.

From the EAST: Take Parramatta Road then Bernie Avenue or Hill Road. If you are driving along Victoria Road, consider taking Silverwater Road then Holker Street.

From the WEST: Turn onto Silverwater Road then Holker Street or turn onto Hill Road, and then to Sydney Olympic Park.

Changed traffic conditions for the WestConnex project may also affect how you travel. For the latest updates visit WestConnex News.

Sydney Olympic Park Authority may close some local roads to accommodate increased public transport services and ensure pedestrian safety during events. For specific road closure details, please click here.