Match Day Guide: Raiders v Eels
The Raiders take on the Parramatta Eels this Sunday afternoon at GIO Stadium. Check out the match day guide for all the information before match day.
Doors open: 11:50 a.m.
Jersey Flegg – Raiders v Eels: 12:05 p.m.
NSW Cup – Raiders v Eels: 1.45pm
NRL – Canberra Raiders v Parramatta Eels: 4:05 p.m.
Game Day Sponsor: Toyota Forklifts
Our Round 12 Game Day Sponsor is Toyota Forklifts, who will be
holding a huge quiz competition at halftime. Be sure to visit the
Toyota Forklifts Funzone in the forecourt, where you can try your hand
at the Ball Bullseye, get your face painted, meet players and get a
picture with Victor and Velda. While you’re at it, catch one of the Raiders
“Try the signs” and make noise when the Raiders score. Toyota
Forklifts will choose the loudest and proudest fans in the crowd to
dabble in anecdotes. Toyota Forklifts offer cash – you can’t buy Adult and Junior Raiders VIP Experiences
winners. Toyota forklifts – green is in our blood.
Game Day Theme: Indigenous Round
Together, we go back. Together we move forward.
This aboriginal round, we go all the way back, in an effort
moving forward towards a more inclusive Australia.
Be part of the change in this Indigenous round of the NRL. Pass back. Move
NRL. Forward, together.
Match Day Charity: Raiders Foundation
Proceeds from our Round 12 50-50 Charity Raffle will go to our Game Day charity, The Raiders Foundation. Raffle tickets will be available online and can be purchased in-game, with 50% of the prize pool going to a lucky winner and the remaining amount to charity.
The donation from this round will help the Raiders Foundation, whose goal in 2022 is to raise funds for the inaugural Raiders NRL Women’s (NRLW) team to compete. Money raised will provide financial support for our women’s program, establishing an NRLW academy and scholarship program, purchasing necessary equipment and developing associated mentoring and support staff.
Other initiatives the foundation will invest in are the development of a Raiders Academy system in the ACT/regional NSW and the establishment of an inclusive community-based programme.
Raffle tickets can be purchased online via 5050charityraffle.com.au/raiders and at Sunday’s game.
The lucky winner will be drawn in the second half of the NRL Round 12 game, Raiders v Eels.
Purchase of tickets
Non-member tickets can be purchased via Ticketek:
Tickets will be available at the gate, but we expect a large crowd on Sunday. To avoid missing tickets, please pre-purchase online to facilitate entry and avoid having to wait in lines.
Updates to entry requirements
Many stadium entrance requirements, you can find a complete list of
updates at https://giostadiumcanberra.com.au/covid-19-conditions-of-entry/
Any ticket holder who cannot find the ticket they purchased via
Ticketek can go to the Ticketek Box Office to have their ticket reissued.
Proof of identity will be required to print replacement tickets
for the day.
Game day entertainment
Around the field
- Band Performance: John Agnew Band (Canberra City Band)
- Realign Performance Seat Cushion Contest
- Wheelchair rugby league
- Activation of Toyota forklifts
- NRL DO – inflatable, exercises and gifts
- Curtain up 1: Jersey Flegg – Raiders v Eels
- Curtain Up 2: NSW Cup – Raiders v Eels
- Macca Mini Footy: Moruya Tuross Sharks vs Bungendore Tigers Black, Batemans Bay Tigers vs Valley Dragons White
- Ben & Cam game preview
- Viking Clap Ceremony led by William Tompkins, Australian Federation Guard and Viking Ambassador
- Welcome to Country Live
- Macca’s Power Play
- Denman Prospect’s Homes for Homes Points for Cash
- Fans’ Choice Man of the Match Contest
- Duxton Camera
- Toyota Forklift Quiz
- Honor guard (second half)
Participants in experiments
- Vikings members of Zango
- Honor Guard – Tarsha Gale Players
Points of sale
Raiders Shop outlets will open on the West and South Forecourt
Crowd. These outlets will open at 1:30 p.m. and close at the end of
NRL half time (around 5:00 p.m.). No opposition merchandise is available at this game.
Any current members with questions about the day can visit the
membership kiosk at the East or West counters.
Membership ticket replacement
If a member does not have their physical membership card on them,
we encourage them to use their digital card on their mobile device. Yes
you do not have your mobile device with you, please visit the
the team of members at the counters before kick-off. Tickets will not be
can be printed at member kiosks. Members can print
their tickets at home or access them on their smart devices by logging in to
their member account.
West and East Members Lounge
Members will not have access to what is usually West or East
Member lounges due to capacity and crowd restrictions. these
the lounges will provide additional public bars to serve the grandstand
customers only until the end of the NRL match.
Further membership information can be found on our website:
Discounts for members
• 10% discount on food for members
• 10% off merchandise for members
Paid parking is in place for this game at $10 per vehicle. Up early
parking is applicable at $5 per vehicle up to 45 minutes before the NRL
to start up.
Additional parking is available from 2pm at the University of Canberra accessed via College St and buses will have some pick up capacity on College St, a 20 minute walk from the stadium. Please consider carpooling to reduce traffic congestion as parking will be limited
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To watch the match
If you can’t make it to GIO Stadium, options are available.
The NRL game is live on Channel 9 and Fox League Channel 502.
You can also watch the match live on KAYO.
Overseas fans can watch via Watch NRL.
Game updates will be on the Raiders’ Twitter. Also be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for loads of behind the scenes photos and videos from the game.
Listen to the game
You can connect to one of the following call teams on your match day.
Raiders on Mix – Mix106.3
Radio 2CC – 1206AM
ABC Grandstand – 666 ABC AM
Match day commentary
If anyone has any post game comments on game day,
please contact our staff during working hours on 02 6253 3515 or email