The Sydney Roosters are set to kick off their 2020 NRL Telstra Premiership campaign on Saturday night when they take on the Penrith Panthers on enemy territory.
Roosters fans will also be able to enjoy our Canterbury Cup team, the North Sydney Bears as the curtain raiser to the NRL battle at Panthers Stadium.
For those of you planning to make the trip to the game, here's what you need to know ahead of kick off!
We Demand Success | Brett Morris
Please note that the gate times have been updated now that the Jersey Flegg match (Panthers v Bears) has been rescheduled to a later date.
PANTHERS V ROOSTERS
Saturday, March 13th
Gates open: 5pm
Canterbury Cup kick off: 5:20pm
NRL kick off: 7:35pm
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Fullback for Panthers is number 1 Caleb AekinsFullback for Roosters is number 1 James Tedesco
Winger for Panthers is number 2 Josh MansourWinger for Roosters is number 2 Daniel Tupou
Centre for Panthers is number 3 Dean WhareCentre for Roosters is number 4 Joseph Manu
Centre for Panthers is number 4 Brent NadenCentre for Roosters is number 5 Brett Morris
Winger for Panthers is number 5 Brian To'oWinger for Roosters is number 18 Matt Ikuvalu
Five-Eighth for Panthers is number 6 Jarome LuaiFive-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Luke Keary
Halfback for Panthers is number 7 Nathan ClearyHalfback for Roosters is number 7 Kyle Flanagan
Prop for Panthers is number 8 James TamouProp for Roosters is number 8 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
Hooker for Panthers is number 9 Apisai KoroisauHooker for Roosters is number 9 Jake Friend
Prop for Panthers is number 10 Zane TetevanoProp for Roosters is number 10 Siosiua Taukeiaho
2nd Row for Panthers is number 12 Liam Martin2nd Row for Roosters is number 11 Sitili Tupouniua
2nd Row for Panthers is number 15 James Fisher-Harris2nd Row for Roosters is number 12 Mitchell Aubusson
Lock for Panthers is number 13 Isaah YeoLock for Roosters is number 13 Victor Radley
Interchange for Panthers is number 11 Viliame KikauInterchange for Roosters is number 14 Sam Verrills
Interchange for Panthers is number 14 Stephen CrichtonInterchange for Roosters is number 15 Isaac Liu
Interchange for Panthers is number 16 Moses LeotaInterchange for Roosters is number 16 Nat Butcher
Interchange for Panthers is number 17 Jack HetheringtonInterchange for Roosters is number 17 Lindsay Collins
- Referee: Adam Gee
- Referee: Chris Butler
- Touch Judge: Jeff Younis
- Touch Judge: Nick Beashel
- Video Referee: Ben Lowe
- Senior Review Official: Steve Chiddy
ROUND ONE FOR ALL
Round One for All seeks to recognise and raise funds for all those that have volunteered, sacrificed or lost so much through the recent natural disasters.
The Salvation Army will be at Panthers Stadium on game day to raise funds via much-needed donations.
A pre-game ceremony will honour volunteers of the New South Wales Rural Fire Service.
Show your support at www.salvationarmy.org.au/nrl
MEMBERSHIP AND TICKETING
Sydney Roosters Members will receive a 10% discount on General Admission tickets to our Round 1 match at Panthers Stadium.
Members will receive an email advising them of the code to enter to redeem your discount.
GAME DAY WITH FREDDY FITTLER
Sydney Roosters Club legend Coach Brad Fittler and Billy Smith are heading to Kingswood Sports Club ahead of our Round 1 match against the Penrith Panthers at Panthers Stadium.
Cheer on the Roosters with the club legend on Saturday March 14th heading into an exciting blockbuster battle to kick off the Roosters 2020 campaign.
For more information, CLICK HERE.
TRANSPORT AND PARKING
A bus stop and taxi rank are located at the front of Panthers Penrith Leagues Club, directly opposite Panthers Stadium, on Mulgoa Rd.
The nearest railway station is Penrith, approximately a 10 minute walk from Panthers Stadium.
Free but limited parking is available within the grounds of Panthers Penrith Leagues Club and in the streets surrounding Panthers Stadium.
The small car park located on the western side of Panthers Stadium is reserved for disabled parking. To gain access a valid disabled parking sticker must be displayed.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Food and beverage facilities are available throughout the public areas of Panthers Stadium selling a variety of catered products.
Patrons are allowed to bring pre-packaged food such as sandwiches, fruit, biscuits, cakes, crisps, provided they are for individual consumption and are packaged appropriately.
Unopened non-alcoholic beverages such as milk, juice, water, soft drink and alike at or less than 600ml (not packaged in glass or aluminium cans) for individual consumption are permitted.
Tea, coffee and soups in thermoses are acceptable (though will be checked).
Patrons are not permitted to bring food or beverage products packaged or purchased at commercial outlets outside the stadiums licensed area (ie fast foods such as McDonalds or KFC). This does not apply to patrons with special dietary requirement and is at the discretion of venue staff.
Eskies will be permitted inside the stadium but will be subject to search and must be able to fit under a seat if in a reserved seating area.
Under the liquor license assigned to Panthers Stadium, alcohol consumption is restricted to the boundary fences of the property, within appropriately signed areas.
Alcoholic beverages cannot be taken into or from Panthers Stadium. Alcoholic beverages are not to be consumed within the designated alcohol free zones of east terrace bays 1-5, Kids Corner forecourt or Family (North) Hill.
Anyone found supplying or buying alcohol for a minor or an intoxicated patron will be evicted from the event and may face criminal charges. Any minor found consuming alcohol will face similar action.