Round 3 Match Day Information

Round 3 Match Day Information

The Newcastle Knights return to Hunter Stadium for the first time in 2016 with all three grades set to take the field on Saturday. 


Newcastle Knights v Canberra Raiders
Date: Saturday March 19
Gates open: 12.30pm
NYC: 12.40pm
Reserve Grade: 2.40pm
NRL: 5pm



Phone: 136 100

In Person: Any ticketmaster box office

The Newcastle Knights encourage Members and supporters to pre-purchase their tickets prior to match day to receive our early bird pricing.

Casual tickets purchased on match day, either online or at a Ticketmaster outlet, are 10 per cent higher than the early bird pricing*.

The Club is proud to offer Knights Members a 10 per cent* discount on any casual tickets sales to a home game at Hunter Stadium.

*Transaction fees, processing fees and other charges may apply. Tickets are limited and subject to availability.

Play NRL Round – Kids come for free!

Join the Newcastle Knights for the 2016 Play NRL Round. Children get in free with the purchase of an adult ticket.

The Club will celebrate the round, which focuses on junior participation, with a junior guard of honour and junior league activities at half time. 

Fan Zone:

Visit the Knights’ Fan Zone outside the Western entrance and soak up the atmosphere before the game with a DJ, cheerleaders, photo booth, face painters, jumping castle and Membership marquee. Support the World’s Greatest Shave and spray your head red and blue and be ready for the match. 

Play NRL skill zone

Bring the kids to the new Play NRL Skills Zone with plenty of activities to take part in including the pass the ball accuracy target, speed trap and an agility obstacle course. 

Manshake Challenge

Visit the new Manshake Challenge inside the Western Entrance and test your abilities against the best.

Membership Service Office

The Membership Service Office, located outside the ground to the North end of the Western entrance, will be open from 12pm.

All Members who purchased their Membership before March 1 will be able to use your Member card to gain entrance to the ground. Memberships purchased after this date will require a temporary ticket. This can be printed from your MyKNIGHTS account or forwarded to your mobile device.

There will also be a collection window for all those who have pre-arranged collection pick-up. 

Please note we are expecting the Service Office to be busy for our first home game, so please allow time and patience.

The Membership team will be available on 1300 465 644 until 5pm on Friday the day before. We encourage Members to contact us prior to match day to ensure we can resolve any issues before hand.

It’s not too late to become a Member!

Become a Member for 2016 and show your Stay True to the Red and Blue! Memberships can be purchased anytime including on match day from our Membership marquee in the Fan Zone. View our packages here, or come by the Fan Zone on Saturday.

Stadium conditions of entry:

A reminder, fans and Members may bring in one sealed bottle of water to Hunter Stadium. Empty refillable water bottles are also welcome, along with an empty refillable thermos. Any member or supporter attempting to enter Hunter Stadium with an unsealed water bottle of full thermos or refillable water bottle will be asked by security to empty the container before entering through the gates. 


Parking is available for the full season or on a match-by-match basis through Ticketmaster.

The nearest train station to Hunter Stadium is Broadmeadow Station, approximately 1.5km away. Regular trains are available from Sydney and stop at stations including Central, Strathfield, Hornsby, Gosford, Wyong, Morisset and Cardiff on route to Broadmeadow. For a full list of stations and timetables visit NSW Transport.

The nearest bus stop is at Young and Turton Road, New Lambton. The following buses stop within 1km of the stadium:
– Down Turton Road: 231 and 111
– Down Lambton Road: 363, 230, 222 and 317
– Other buses: 225, 226 and 322

For more information on bus travel and routes, please visit NSW Transport.

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