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Roosters to Officially Open Allianz Stadium

The Sydney Roosters will officially open the brand-new Allianz Stadium in the Round 25 match against the South Sydney Rabbitohs on Friday, September 2 in the final game of the regular season.

The NSW Government has confirmed the opening schedule of events at Allianz Stadium, which will begin with a free community day on August 28, before Rugby League’s oldest and fiercest rivalry adds another chapter on the eve of the NRL’s finals series.

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In the 250th total meeting between the two clubs since Rugby League’s founding season in 1908, Roosters Members and supporters will be able to experience everything that the 42,500-seat stadium has to offer, including:

  • A 360-degree open concourse inside and outside of the venue
  • Steep seating angles providing unrivalled views of the field
  • Merivale's best food and beverage offers
  • Wide community spaces to explore through and world-class player facilities

The honour of hosting the inaugural event to be held at our home, the new Allianz Stadium, is one of which we are most proud. We have a deep connection to the precinct dating back to our foundation in 1908.

Joe Kelly Sydney Roosters CEO

Tickets will be on sale for the General Public from 10:00am on Friday, June 24.

Sydney Roosters Members should keep an eye on their email inbox for important Membership and ticketing information for our Round 25 Allianz Stadium opening event.

Sydney Roosters CEO Joe Kelly was thrilled to see the Red, White and Blue host the first event at the Club’s brand-new home.

“The honour of hosting the inaugural event to be held at our home, the new Allianz Stadium, is one of which we are most proud. We have a deep connection to the precinct dating back to our foundation in 1908,” Mr Kelly said.

“Our Members and fans will have the very first opportunity to experience the new world-class facility and we would like to extend our thanks to the NSW Government for this addition to our Club’s rich history.

“The Roosters hosted the final event at the ground before it was demolished in 2018 and it is quite fitting that our return fixture will be against the same team, the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

The 42,500 spectators there for the game will be able to reflect on being a part of history on what is sure to be an unforgettable event.”

Acknowledgement of Country

Sydney Roosters respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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