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NRL 2022: Everything you need to know about Fan Fest

Fan Fest is the ultimate football festival and it's back bigger and better than ever in 2022 as Grand Final week returns to Sydney!

Celebrate three days of unreal rugby league entertainment in Sydney's Martin Place with FREE entry for fans of all ages — making it the perfect school holiday activity.

Fan Fest is the only place to see and cheer on the NRL and NRLW Grand Final teams presentations before Sunday's big games, while there's also the chance to meet-and-greet players from a range of NRL and NRLW clubs over the three days.

From rugby league skills tests to over $50,000 in giveaways from a range of valued partners, there's something for everyone at Fan Fest so make sure you join us in Martin Place to celebrate the 2022 NRL Grand Final!

Event Schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 28  
9.00am Site opens - Telstra Tracker race and vertical jump begin
10.00am Player appearances - Roosters
11.00am Player appearances - Wests Tigers 
12.00pm On-stage entertainment and BIG giveaway
1.30pm Player appearances - Titans
2.30pm Player appearances - Knights
3.30pm Player appearances - Broncos
4.30pm Site closes
Thursday, Sept. 29  
9.00am Site opens - Telstra Tracker race and vertical jump begin
11.00am Player appearances - Cowboys
12.00pm Eels and Panthers NRL Grand Final team presentation and BIG giveaway
1.00pm Partner activation on-stage and BIG moment
3.30pm Player appearances - Bulldogs
4.30pm Close
Friday, Sept. 30  
9.00am Site opens - Telstra Tracker race and vertical jump begin
10.00am Player appearances - Sea Eagles
11.00am Player appearances - Dragons
12.00pm Eels and Knights NRLW Grand Final team presentation and BIG giveaway
2.00pm Player appearances - Sharks
4.00pm Close

Please note: All times, events and player appearances are subject to change. We will endeavour to keep the above updated as best we can to reflect any changes.

Can't Miss Activations

NRL Fan Fest Giveaways

Win your share in over $50,000 in prizes! Prizes include a P&O Cruise, double passes to the NRL Grand Final, signed NRL and NRLW Premiership jerseys, Chemist Warehouse vouchers, Harvey Norman vouchers, Ampol fuel cards, KFC vouchers, Therabody massage guns and Bundaberg Rum Steeden footballs.

Hisense TV Giveaway

Get down to NRL Fan Fest dressed in your team gear between 12.00pm to 2.00pm each day for your chance to win a 65” Hisense television. Two lucky fans will be chosen from the crowd to participate in trivia on their team for a chance to win.

Chemist Warehouse Reaction Challenge

Test your reaction skills against the Chemist Warehouse Reaction Challenge for your chance to win a double pass to the NRL Grand Final as well as the chance to compete in the Chemist Warehouse Reaction Race on-field during half-time of the NRL Grand Final. Go up against Josh Addo-Carr who will be on site on Wednesday. The House of Wellness van will also be giving away free gift bags to fans.

DoorDash Lounge

Participate in the DoorDash Lounge Passing Target to win DoorDash vouchers.
DoorDash Lounge AR Photo Moment also gives fans the chance to have their photo taken with this year's Grand Final teams.

Harvey Norman Customise Me

Harvey Norman will be personalising exclusive NRL products for the fans with a special $15 offer for three days only! Order and collect today, made while you wait! Plus, don’t miss out on your chance to win The Ultimate Grand Final Fan Pack, including tickets and more!

Ampol Tommy Trade In

Ampol Mini Petrol Station will be on-site offering a ‘Tommy Trade In’ special, where fans can bring in their old, worn out football, and trade it in for a brand new one! There's 100 to give away each day of Fan Fest. Fans can also take a photo with the Ampol State of Origin Shield with face painters for the kids.

YOUI Virtual Kick

Test your goal kicking accuracy against all weather conditions with the YOUI Virtual Kick Simulator. Hazem El Masri – famously known from his kicking accuracy and record of 35 consecutive goals – will be dropping by the activation on Wednesday to give fans some tips and tricks of the trade!

Telstra Tracker LED Race

Test out your speed and agility against our NRL and NRLW athletes with the Telstra Tracker LED Race. Fans can select from a range of athletes, from Jess Sergis to Alex Johnson... how will you fare?

Vertical Jump

Fans can test how much air they can get with the Vertical Jump. How will you compare against some legends of the game?

Triple M Rock Patrol

Keep an eye out for the Triple M street team bringing festivities and giveaways to Fan Fest.

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Acknowledgement of Country

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 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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