De’Longhi presents                                                                                                                                Rabbitohs v Bulldogs

Friday 18 April 2014
1:40pm: Gates Open
1:45pm: NYC Kick Off
4:00pm: NRL Kick Off

Kick-start your long weekend with the legendary EASTER SHOWDOWN as the South Sydney Rabbitohs battle it out against the Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium on Friday 18 April at 4:00pm.

GET EGGCITED!!

Rabbitohs Members and supporters are urged to get behind their team this Friday when they line up against Bulldogs.

Early arriving patrons through the gates will receive an Easter Egg as part of this Easter Showdown Eggstravaganza! Also, the first 1000 kids through the gates will receive a free Soft Serve Ice Cream Voucher. This voucher entitles children under 16 to one soft serve ice cream, redeemable at ice cream vans located on the southern concourse**.

TOP TIPS FOR GOOD FRIDAY

·        Leave the car at home – with the Royal Easter Show in full swing next door, all fans who have not pre-booked parking should not drive.

·        Take advantage of the additional and direct train and bus services put on for the Easter Show and included in the event ticket. Additional transport details below.

·        Arrive early to soak in the atmosphere ahead of the Good Friday traditional battle.

How to purchase tickets:

Online: click here 
Phone: 132 849
In Person: click here

Heading to the Easter Show? Present your Easter Show ticket at an ANZ Stadium box office on Friday 18 April for a 30% discount* on General Admission tickets.

PRE-PURCHASE & SAVE TIME AND MONEY!

#CLAIMYOURSTADIUM

Check in to win a Rabbitohs signed Jersey!

Simply register your details for the chance to win a 2014 Rabbitohs signed jersey or one of two De’Longhi runner up prize packs.

Plus, with both teams calling ANZ Stadium home, your entry will also cast a vote for the Rabbitohs to claim ANZ Stadium as our home territory over the Bulldogs. #CLAIMYOURSTADIUM and let’s find out who has the most passionate supporters!

The competition is now open, so click here to enter.

You can also check in at the game to win instant Rabbitohs Bunny Ears to wear or Bulldogs Thundersticks! Visit the back of the merchandise outlet at Aisle 110 to claim your prize.

Four winners will be drawn from the online competition which closes on Friday 18 April at 11:59pm. Winners will be notified via telephone and email the day after the prize is drawn. Other terms & conditions apply. 

Half time De’Longhi dash

To celebrate their match day partnership on Good Friday, De’Longhi is running a half time race which will see one lucky Rabbitohs fan score $5,000 worth of De’Longhi product.

For your chance to take part in the half time race simply click here and fill in your details!

Colgate Kidzone is Super Charged!!

Once again, Colgate Kidzone will be super charged! With additional activities including the Try Scorer Bungee, Airbrush Tattoos and Kids Zoo all part of this Friday’s Kidszone, there’s even more reasons to come and join in the fun!

Bring the kids along to the South West Terrace (accessed via the stairs at Aisle 134) as well as the Southern Concourse (behind GA seating) from Gates Open until NRL kick off to enjoy the following FREE entertainment and activities for kids of all ages!

Kidzone Activities include:

·        Balloon Artists

·        Jumping Castle

·        Try Scorer Bungee

·        Reggie Rabbit Appearance

·        Player Autograph session

·        Colouring-in competition

·        Face painting

·        Airbrush Tattoos

·        Caricature Artist

·        Kids Zoo

IMPORTANT MEMBER INFORMATION

Box Office H

Rabbitohs Ticket Box Office H will be open from 1:30pm. All members who purchased from Monday 14 March with access to this game are required to pick up their membership card from this window.  Please give yourself plenty of time to collect your Membership card.

Reminder on Change of General Admission Area

There have been some changes to the ANZ Stadium seating map in 2014.

Category 1 Reserved seating area at 2014 Rabbitohs games at ANZ Stadium has been extended. Therefore the General Admission areas have now been adjusted to Aisles 113 – 124 at the North end and Aisles 136 – 101 at the South end of ANZ Stadium. This is a slight adjustment to the bays listed for General Admission in 2013.

Burrow

Please be advised that only Members of the Burrow and Burrow ticketholders will be permitted access to sit in the Burrow in Bay 110. The area in the upper tier of The Burrow is limited and subject to availability and capacity. Please note Burrow Members are not permitted access to the Corporate seating in The Zone Boxes.

Burrow Overflow seating in Aisle 111 will be activated once the Burrow has filled and is able to be accessed by those in possession of a Burrow Membership Card or Burrow Overflow ticket.

Anyone who wishes to sit with the Burrow will need to purchase or upgrade to a Burrow Membership, or purchase a Burrow ticket through Ticketek.com.au/Rabbitohs. General Admission Members and General Admission ticketholders do not have access to the Burrow. Please note Burrow Members are not permitted access to the Corporate seating in The Zone Boxes.

Members Post Match Function

Be sure to get along to the Rabbitohs Members Bar on Friday evening following the match with great entertainment for all Members. This will take place in 'The Cauldron' (North West Terrace of ANZ Stadium). Please note the 2014 key ring will not permit Rabbitohs Members to gain entry to the post match function in the Members Bar, a 2014 Rabbitohs Membership card must be presented to gain entry. Strictly for Members only.

Bulldogs Reciprocal Rights

While the Good Friday battle is a Rabbitohs home game, Bulldogs Ticketed Members have not been forgotten and will enjoy reciprocal member rights for this game. 

Bulldogs Reserved Members will access via Gate C/D with General Admission Seating available on Level 4 East.

Bulldogs General Admission Members will access via Gate B with General Admission Seating available on Level 1 in Aisles 146 and 101.

TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Free Rail, Bus and Ferry Transport Included with Tickets or Ticketed Membership this Friday

With the match coinciding with the Royal Easter Show’s busiest day, footy fans are urged to leave the car at home and take advantage of the additional public transport services put on for the Easter Show and included in the event ticket. Fans should also plan their journey and travel early to ensure they are in their seats before the match gets underway.

All tickets to the Good Friday clash between the Rabbitohs and Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium include entry and return travel on CityRail trains, Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Bus Services, regular Sydney Buses (STA), Liverpool to Parramatta T-way buses, Sydney Ferries services and Light Rail services.

Trains

The closest train station to ANZ Stadium is Olympic Park Station.

Additional and direct Sydney Trains will be in operation to coincide with the Royal Easter Show.

DIRECT TRAINS

  • Lidcombe to Olympic Park every ten (10) minutes from 0500 until midnight, extending to Blacktown from 0900 onwards.
  • Central to Olympic Park every fifteen (15) minutes from 0800 - 0900 and then every seven (7) to eight (8) minutes until midnight.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

  • Blue Mountains Line trains will make an extra stop at Lidcombe from 0600 – 0100.

For further timetable information, click here.

For the most up-to-date information on trackwork and replacement services, please click here.

Buses

Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses will be running every twenty (20) to thirty (30) minutes to coincide with the Royal Easter Show.

Major Event Buses start running between 7am and 7:30am depending on the route and arrive from 8:30am until 5:30pm.

The last bus on each route departs Sydney Olympic Park at 11pm.

Sydney Buses will operate to a regular weekday timetable.

Route 525 operates between Parramatta and Burwood via Sydney Olympic Park.

Ferries

Sydney Ferries will operate to a regular Sunday timetable. Should services to Sydney Olympic Park be full, fans can take a train from Circular Quay Station.

ANZ Stadium is approximately a 40 minute walk from Sydney Olympic Park Wharf. There is a connecting 526 bus to the Stadium.

Click here for more information on transport to the Rabbitohs v Bulldogs match at ANZ Stadium.

Parking

Fans who have not pre-booked parking should not drive and are advised to take advantage of the extra direct train and bus services put on for the Easter Show which are also included in the event ticket for the Good Friday NRL clash.

You can pre-book parking via:

For event parking information, please click here.

2014 Rabbitohs Conditions of Entry

For Rabbitohs Conditions of Entry please click here.

*Discount valid at ANZ Stadium Friday 18 April only

**Please note that the voucher must be presented to receive your free icecream.