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Your 2023 Game Plan | Round 16

Your Sydney Roosters head north this week for a Saturday afternoon clash with the Newcastle Knights at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Roosters supporters will be treated to a double-header on Saturday, with the NSW Cup teams going head-to-head at 12:40pm before the NRL match kicks off at 3:00pm.

The Tricolours hold a 71% win record at the venue and no doubt they'll be aiming for a similar result as their last encounter with the Knights, which resulted in a 30-point victory. 

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Whether you'll be showing your support at McDonald Jones Stadium, watching from Easts Bondi Junction, or cheering for the Roosters at home, here is all you need to know for our Round 16 match!


Date | Saturday June 17 at McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle

Gates open | 12:15pm

Newcastle Knights vs Sydney Roosters NSW Cup kick-off | 12:40pm

Newcastle Knights vs Sydney Roosters NRL kick-off | 3:00pm


Members and fans are encouraged to purchase tickets as soon as possible to secure the best possible seat. Tickets are on sale via Ticketmaster.

Tickets for all Allianz Stadium home games, including the June 25 game against the Raiders, are also on sale through Ticketek.


It's not too late to become a Roosters' Member, with plenty of great options available for the rest of the season! There are many benefits to being a Roosters Member, including ticket discounts, pre-sales and access to early news and exclusive member-only events*.

With our 2023 NRLW Memberships now on sale, show your support for the Club’s women's program. Full season GoldSilverChookpen and Bronze Memberships have been reduced in price, and provide access to all remaining Roosters home games.

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


Catching the train to McDonald Jones Stadium is a great way to get to and from the game. Regular trains are available from Sydney and stop at stations including Central, Strathfield, Hornsby, Gosford, Wyong, Morisset and Cardiff, on route to Broadmeadow. Broadmeadow train station is a 10-minute walking distance to the venue. Roosters Members and fans catching public transport are encouraged to use Trip Planner.

If your plan on driving to the game, be sure to plan your drive with Live Traffic NSW. Parking on game days is only available for vehicles with a pre-paid parking ticket. Pre-paid parking tickets are sold out.


Get your hands on the 2023 merchandise range by visiting the Roosters Shop in Bondi Junction, the Stadium Superstore at Allianz Stadium, or purchase the latest Red, White and Blue attire online.

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


If you are not heading to Newcastle for the game, the best place to watch Saturday’s game is Easts Bondi Junction - home of the Sydney Roosters!

Enjoy lunch or dinner at Easts, with Artie’s operating an exclusive game day menu, or book a table to enjoy a meal at Olive & Oak. After the game, hang around for Happy Hour, which will run for two-hours after full-time.


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 16 clash live on 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.