Match Day Info: Round 4, 2016

Suttons South Sydney Present
Rabbitohs v Bulldogs
Friday 25 March 2016
1:40pm  - Gates open
1:45pm - NYC Kick Off
4:00pm - NRL Kick Off


It’s the showdown you’ve all been waiting for – Rabbitohs v Bulldogs on Good Friday. One of the most exciting games on the NRL calendar, this game is also packed with game day activities, giveaways and promotions for families, fans and Members alike!

Its’ game day, but not as you know it!

TOP TIPS FOR GOOD FRIDAY

·        All tickets to Rabbitohs v Bulldogs match at ANZ Stadium include entry and return travel on Sydney Trains and Olympic Park Major Event Buses, so leave the car at home and take advantage of the additional and direct public transport services in place.

·        With the Royal Easter Show in full swing next door, all fans who have not pre-booked parking should not drive.

·        To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page here

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

Check out our Activation Map!

Here’s a snap shot of what’s happening this game day.

PRE-PURCHASE & SAVE TIME AND MONEY!

The Easter long-weekend is about getting together with the family. This weekend you can grab a special pre-purchase Family Pass for just $40. That’s right! Two Adults and two Kids for just $40! Offer ends Midnight Wednesday 23 March.

Purchase your tickets now:

Online: click here and enter the password Rabbitohs4
Phone: 132 849
In Person: click here

FREE EASTER HUNT FOR THE KIDS!

Head to the back of Aisle 110 and join in the fun of our FREE Easter Hunt!

Kids aged from 2-12 are invited to share in the fun of hunting for eggs and chocolates courtesy of Hersheys!

EASTER HUNT TIMES

2.00pm – 2.15pm 2-6 year olds

2.30pm – 2.45pm 7-12 year olds

3.00pm-3.15pm 2-6 year olds

3.30-3.45pm 7-12 year olds

Note: Children are required to have adult supervision at all times during Easter Hunt. Children can register for the chosen time slot at the registration desk near Aisle 110 on the concourse.

ROAMING BANDS

Listen out for the roaming Brass and Jamaican Bands. See if you can spot them around the concourse!

COKE ZERO IN TO WIN

Purchase any Coke product on game day at ANZ Stadium and get caught on the big screen at half time to WIN a $250 EFTPOS Card!

DOES THE SHOE FIT?

Want to win a pair of Adidas kicks?

Head to the programs stand at Gate A/B, J/K and E, enter your details for your chance to WIN*.

T&Cs apply. LTPM/16/00241

REESE’S CHOCOLATE WHEEL

Head over to the western concourse of ANZ Stadium and Try your luck at the Reese's Chocolate wheel for your chance to WIN tasty Peanut Butter Cups and other great prizes!

SUTTON’S KICK FOR A CAR

Sutton's KICK FOR A CAR is back in 2016! Five Rabbitohs fans will have the chance to kick to WIN a brand new Holden Barina at half time of the main game!

Visit www.suttonssouthsydney.com.au to enter. T&Cs apply.

SUTTON’S TRY CARD GIVE AWAY

Look out for the Sutton's South Sydney staff around the concourse to get your FREE Try Cards and Clap Banners –there is 10,000 of each to give away. Don't forget to hold them up high and make lots of noise!

HERSHEY’S KISS CAM    

Back in 2016, our good friends at Hershey’s will be giving away a Hershey’s Cgolcoate Prize Pack to anyone who is spotted giving a kiss on the big screen during the Hershey's Kisses Kiss Cam segment!

SUTTONS BEST SEATS IN THE HOUSE

New in 2016 at Rabbitohs home games, the ‘Suttons Best Seats in the House’ will get you closer to the action than ever before!

Two double passes, with catering and seats on the sideline will be given away for Rabbitohs home games at ANZ Stadium.

Rabbitohs supporters and Members only need to get their car serviced at either Suttons South Sydney Rosebery or Arncliffe for a chance to sit in the 'Best Seats in the House'!

T&Cs apply.

MERCHANDISE OUTLETS

For all the latest 2016 Rabbitohs Merchandise, including jerseys, polos, hats and training gear visit one of our outlets located at Ailes 104, 127 and the Merchandise van located opposite the P1 Car Park.

EXCLUSIVE MERCHANDISE OFFER FOR RABBITOHS MEMBERS

This week’s Member exclusive offer is a Rabbitohs Showbag. Showbags are $25. Present your 2016 Member card at one of the Merchandise outlets to purchase yours!

RABBITOHS MEMBERS GET 25% OFF ADDITIONAL TICKETS

Rabbitohs Members have the opportunity purchase additional tickets to Good Friday’s clash with the Bulldogs at a discounted rate of 25%.

Members have received the password to access this offer in their Bunny Bulletin which goes out on Tuesdays. Should you not have received your Bunny Bulletin please contact the Membership Department on 02 8306 9922.

Offer ends midnight Wednesday 23 March and available via all Ticketek channels by quoting the password.

Click here to buy your tickets.

MEMBERSHIP MARQUEE

Interested in becoming a Member or renewing your Membership for the 2016 season and taking advantage of all the great perks?  Why not visit our Rabbitohs Membership Marquee which will be in operation at Gate A/B from 1:15pm. Our friendly staff will be on hand to assist you with all your Membership enquires.

Become a 2016 Rabbitohs Member Click here

Renew your 2016 Membership Click here

CTI RABBITOHS MEMBERS BAR

Make sure you attend the exclusive Rabbitohs Members bar located on level 2 (North-West Terrance of ANZ Stadium) at Aisle 127 from 1:45pm and relax to the sounds of live music all while enjoying the company of your fellow Rabbitohs Members. Simply show your 2016 Membership card to gain access to this exclusive area.

Please note, any child under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult in order to enter the CTI Member’s Bar area.

EXCLUSIVE MEMBERS ONLY POST MATCH FUNCTION

Be sure to come along to the Exclusive Rabbitohs Members Bar on Friday night following the match with great entertainment and giveaways for all 2016 Rabbitohs Members. See the game highlights, hear from current and past Rabbitohs players and take part in our trivia for the chance to win one (1) match ball signed by the two captains of both participating teams.

The function will take place in 'The Cauldron' (North West Terrace of ANZ Stadium).  Please note you will need to show your 2016 membership card to gain entry to this exclusive Members only function.

DON’T FORGET TO CHECK OUT OUR COLGATE KIDZONE

Why not bring the kids along to our Colgate Kidzone for some pre-game fun! Located on the South West Terrace (accessed via the stairs at Aisle 134) the Colgate Kidzone is open from 1.40pm until the NRL kick off.

The following FREE entertainment and activities will be available on Friday afternoon:

-        Rabbitohs Banner Making Station – create your own crafty Rabbitohs banner to cheer on the team! Banner station located at the stairs heading up to Kidzone

-        Reggie’s Pass the Ball inflatable courtesy of our family partner De’Longhi

-        Colgate Brush pack Giveaway

-        Rabbitohs Player Appearance

-        Reggie Rabbit Appearance

-        Rabbitohs Colouring In Activity

-        Face Painting

-        Balloon Artist


^Persons over 18 must be with a child/relative to be allowed entry to the Colgate Kidzone

REGISTER YOUR DETAILS AND YOU COULD WIN 1 OF 3 ULTIMATE PRIZES!

Collect your bunny card at ticket booths, food and beverage outlets and merchandise stands at Rabbitohs ANZ Stadium home games, enter your details to go into the draw to WIN:

1.      A Signed 2016 Jersey

2.      The Ultimate Player/Coach Experience

3.      Four Tickets to the 2016 NRL Grand Final.

Terms and conditions apply. See bunny cards for details.

IMPORTANT MEMBER INFORMATION

Box Office H

Rabbitohs Ticket Box Office H opens from 1.15pm. All Members who have recently purchased Membership 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.

Important Burrow Information

Please be advised that only Members of the Burrow and Burrow ticketholders will be permitted access to sit in the Burrow in Bay 110-1, 111-1.

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.

Regional & 3 Game Member Bays

A reminder to 2016 Regional Members and 3 Game Members that should these areas be at capacity, Members will be directed to sit in GA Areas:

2016 - Regional Members – Aisle 133, Rows 2-10, Seats 32-60 will be directed to sit in the General Admission from Aisles 134 onwards should this area be at capacity

2016 3 Game Members – Aisle 109, Rows 2-10, Seats 1-29 will be directed to sit in the General Admission Area from Aisle 113 onwards should this area be at capacity

GENERAL INFORMATION

For Condition of Entry, click here.                     

For Seating Map, click here.

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 (subject to capacity).

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

TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Sydney Olympic Park is the place to be this Easter Long Weekend!

With the match coinciding with one of 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 v Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium include entry and return travel on Sydney Trains, Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Bus Services, regular Sydney Buses (STA), Sydney Ferries services and Light Rail services.

TRAINS

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

Special supporter trains will also be running direct to Olympic Park:

·        A special supporter train will leave Central at 2:01pm, stopping all stations to Olympic Park via Belmore and Bankstown.

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

·        Trains will run between Central and Olympic Park every seven (7) to eight (8) minutes from 08:30 to midnight, stopping at Redfern and Strathfield.

·        Lidcombe sprint services to Olympic Park will operate every 10 (ten) minutes from 05:30am until 09:00am.

·        Sprint services will then be extended to run between Olympic Park and Blacktown every ten (10) minutes and between Olympic Park and Penrith / Schofields every thirty (30) minutes from 09:00 to midnight.

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 frequently during the Royal Easter Show.

·        Major Event Buses start running between 07:00am and 08:00am depending on the route and arrive from 08:30am until 5:30pm.

·        The last bus on each route departs Sydney Olympic Park at 11:00pm.

Sydney Buses will operate to a regular Sunday timetable.

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

·        Route 526 runs from the Sydney Olympic Park Ferry Wharf to Olympic Park.

·        Please check timetable for last trips departing Sydney Olympic Park.

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:

·        Ticketek, click here or call 132 849.

·        Sydney Olympic Park Authority, click here.

Those driving should allow plenty of time to get to Sydney Olympic Park, find a parking space and get to their seat for the game.

TRAFFIC

If you decide to drive, the below routes are advised and can help minimise traffic issues:

  • From the NORTH: Through Top Ryde, take Victoria Rd and then Silverwater Rd and Holker Street to Sydney Olympic Park;
  • From the SOUTH: Turn onto Parramatta Road then Hill Road to Sydney Olympic Park;
  • From the EAST: Take Parramatta Road then Birnie Avenue or Hill Road. If you are driving along Victoria Road, consider taking Silverwater Road then Holker Street.
  • From the WEST: Turn onto Silverwater Road then Holker Street or turn onto Hill Road, and then to Sydney Olympic Park.

REPORT ANTI SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR

A patron text service will operate for all Rabbitohs events. If you experience any issues during an event, SMS 0419 403 360 with your issue and location.