Sydney confirmed to host simply the best NRL Grand Final

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The 2023 NRL and NRLW Grand Finals will be played in Sydney on Sunday, 1 October following an agreement reached between the NSW Government and the Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC).

The Grand Final will be played at Accor Stadium, Olympic Park, with Sydney retaining its traditional role as the home of the competition decider.

Grand Final tickets are expected to be in hot demand, with the 2023 NRL competition one of the closest in history and the NRLW competition going from strength to strength with four new teams added this season. 

Tickets to rugby league’s ‘big dance’ go on sale on Wednesday, August 2.

Accor Stadium in Sydney will host the 2023 NRL and NRLW Telstra Premiership Grand Finals.
Accor Stadium in Sydney will host the 2023 NRL and NRLW Telstra Premiership Grand Finals.

Sydney continues to build its credentials as the major events capital as the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 progresses towards the Final at Accor, the Sydney Marathon’s candidacy to become a World Marathon Major and three UFC mega Pay Per View events.

NSW Minister for Jobs and Tourism John Graham said in a statement: “We all love a Grand Final, but this event has become so much more, making a big social and economic contribution to the state.”

The event will attract thousands of fans from interstate and overseas who also visit Sydney’s many attractions, Mr Graham noted.

Minister for Sport, Steve Kamper, added: “Sydney is the nation’s birthplace of rugby league and the heart of its passionate fans, so it is fantastic the NRL and NRLW Grand Finals are remaining in their homeplace once again.”

ARL Commission Chair Peter V’landys said the ARL and NSW Government have worked closely to reach an agreement for the 2023 Grand Final.

Mr V’landys thanked Premier Chris Minns and Ministers Kamper and Graham who took “a pragmatic approach to reaching an agreement for this year’s Grand Final.”

“We have a great partnership with the NSW Government and we are grateful for their support of rugby league,” Mr V’landys said.

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