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Your 2023 Game Plan | ANZAC Day

Join the Sydney Roosters in honouring the generations of servicemen and women who have defended our values and freedoms in wars, conflicts and peace operations at the annual ANZAC Day game to be played on Tuesday April 25 at Allianz Stadium. 

The Sydney Roosters and St George Illawarra Dragons have competed for the ANZAC Day Cup on our most important national day since 2002, with the exception of the 2020 season, where the teams played for the Cup on August 6, to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Lone Pine.

Last year's match for the XXI ANZAC Day Cup went down to the wire, as the Roosters kept the Dragons scoreless in the second half to stage a comeback at the Sydney Cricket Ground and this year's game is set to be another thriller.

The ANZAC Atmosphere | 2022

No matter where you're watching from on Tuesday, here is all you need to know ahead of our ANZAC Day Cup clash. 


Date | Tuesday April 25 at Allianz Stadium  

Plaza opens | 12:30pm 

Gates open | 1:30pm 

Australian Defence Force RL vs Australian Fire Fighters RL kick-off | 1:50pm  

ANZAC Day Commemorative Ceremony | 3:30pm 

Sydney Roosters vs St George-Illawarra Dragons NRL kick-off | 4:05pm 


Members and fans can purchase the limited number of tickets available on Ticketek. The game is close to being sold out, so we encourage you to purchase tickets as soon as possible to avoid missing out.  

Gold and Silver Member cards will scan at the gate. However, full-season Chookpen and Bronze Members must redeem their complimentary ticket through Ticketek as their Member card will not scan.   

Tickets for all Allianz Stadium home games and our Central Coast home game are now on sale. Secure your seat by purchasing tickets through Ticketek.  


Call yourself a Rooster by activating your 2023 Membership! Becoming a Roosters Member is the best way to support the Club.

There are many benefits to being a Roosters member, including ticket discounts, pre-sales and access to exclusive member-only events. Our reserved seat memberships are a great way to catch every home game live from Allianz Stadium. 

There are memberships available for everyone, no matter your circumstance!

You can activate a Membership online here or by calling our friendly Membership team on 1300 327 871 (10am-4pm Monday to Friday). 


An ANZAC Day Commemorative Ceremony will take place before the NRL game, to pay tribute to the generations of Australian and New Zealanders servicemen and women, who have tirelessly defended our values and freedoms in wars, conflicts and peace operations.

Spectators are encouraged to be in their seats to pay their respects at 3:30pm.  


There are plenty of pre-game activities taking place in and around Allianz Stadium ahead of our ANZAC Day clash with the Dragons!

The new plaza that's located between Allianz Stadium and the SCG will be open from 12:30pm to 3pm.

With the fan zone featuring a Two-Up arena, ADF military vehicle displays, as well as Sydney Roosters and Venues NSW partner activation stands. The Noble Bar will also be open, with live music adding to the atmosphere, while Legacy Australia will be handing out sprigs of rosemary. 

Red Rooster, Game Day Squad, Budget and Hyundai will also be operating stands in the fan zone outside of Gate 6, with a trading card photo booth, jersey draw, Car-aoke thanks to Budget and a pass the ball skills test running before the NRL game kick's off at 4:05pm. The Roosters Girls will be handing out Hyundai Roosters Try Cards inside Gates 1, 3 and 5 too. 

From 12:30pm, Roosters Membership and Merchandise stands will be operating outside of Gate 1. Be sure to chat to our friendly membership team about a package that suits you, as we look to hit the 20,000 Member mark by the end of 2023. 


Attendees will be able to enter a 50-50 draw, which will raise funds for the Turkey Earthquake Appeal in partnership with Turkish Rugby League. There will be people selling tickets inside and outside the venue on Tuesday, otherwise you can enter the draw online.  


Australian Defence Force Rugby League will take on Australian Fire Fighters Rugby league, with the match set to kick off at 1:50pm. The game is scheduled to finish around 3pm where the winning team will be awarded the Gallipoli Cup. 


Sydney Roosters Members will have the opportunity to win a complimentary 2024 Roosters Membership on ANZAC Day, thanks to Red Rooster!

Members must enter the draw and be selected at random for an opportunity to kick from a random point on the field, with the successful conversion kickers scoring themselves a membership for 2024. 

Members have until 12pm on Thursday April 20, to enter the draw. 


Leave the car at home or drive to your nearest train station to take advantage of the public transport included with your ticket. For those catching a train to the game, ride until Central Station then walk following the signs to the Light Rail on Chalmers Street. You can catch the L2 or L3 lines as both stop at Moore Park. Moore Park Light Rail Station is just a short walk away from Allianz Stadium. You can plan ahead using Trip Planner.

After having a pre-game lunch or drink at Easts Bondi Junction, you can catch a complimentary bus from the venue to the game.

If you are driving to Allianz Stadium, parking is available at the Entertainment Quarter Wilson Carpark, Southern grass carpark on Driver Avenue (near Lang Road), and Sydney Boys & Girls High School car park off Cleveland Street. A flat rate parking fee of $30 applies. Plan ahead by checking Live Traffic NSW before driving to the game.


Get your hands on the new 2023 merchandise range by visiting the Roosters Shop in Bondi Junction or purchase the latest Red, White and Blue attire online. There will also be multiple merchandise outlets available inside and outside Allianz Stadium on ANZAC Day. 

2023 Roosters Members can show their Member’s card or enter the Member discount code online to receive a 10% discount. 


With Easts offering a complimentary bus service to and from the game, make sure stop in for a delicious lunch or dinner at Easts Bondi Junction – home of the Sydney Roosters.

The pre-game buses will leave from outside the venue, heading straight to Allianz Stadium from 2:00pm. Returning buses will depart from the Moore Park bus terminal.

If you miss out on a ticket to our ANZAC Day match, Easts Bondi Junction will be the next best place to watch the game live and loud at Artie's Bar or in the Bondi Room. There are great lunch and dinner options at the venue, with Artie’s operating an exclusive game day menu, or book a table to enjoy a meal at Olive & Oak


The Club’s website, social media and app are the ultimate place to go for all the latest news and team updates throughout the day. The Club will publish the final team lists, highlights, match reports and post-game reactions across the weekend. 

Members and fans can watch the Round 8 clash live on Channel 9 and Fox League (Foxtel channel 502), while a live stream is also available through Kayo.   

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.