The NRL Grand Final is the decisive match in the National Rugby League club competition, holding significant sporting importance in Australia. Starting from 1999, this event has been held at Stadium Australia in Sydney, marking a notable shift in attendance figures during its inaugural year at the stadium, drawing a crowd of 107,999 attendees.
When is the 2023 NRL Grand Final?
The 2023 NRL Grand Final will take place on Oct. 1 at Accor Stadium. Sunday, October 1 at Accor Stadium, 7:30pm AEDT kick-off.
NRL GRAND FINAL DAY SCHEDULE 2023
1:00pm — Gates open at Accor Stadium
1:20pm — State Championship Grand Final: South Sydney Rabbitohs (NSW) vs. Brisbane Tigers (QLD)
3:55pm — NRL Telstra Women’s Premiership Grand Final: Newcastle Knights v Gold Coast Titans
6:30pm — NRL pre-game entertainment begins: King Stingray, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical
7:30pm — NRL Grand Final: Penrith Panthers v Brisbane Broncos
How to watch 2023 NRL Grand Final for free in Australia
Looking to catch the 2023 NRL Grand Final without spending a dime in Australia? Well, it’s all about tuning in to the Nine Network. To enjoy the Grand Final for free, simply visit the 9Now platform. If you’re within Australia, this is a straightforward process. However, if you find yourself outside the country, a few extra steps will be necessary to access 9Now.
How to watch NRL Grand Final live-streaming from New Zealand?
The NRL grand final will also be broadcast on Nine, 9Now, Kayo and Sky NZ, after the women’s game has finished. The coverage on 9Now will include dedicated player cameras following the Broncos’ Reece Walsh and Panthers’ Jerome Luai throughout the game. The Guardian will cover the build-up and minute-by-minute action from the match in Sydney with a live blog.
How to watch 2023 NRL Grand Final from anywhere in the world by following these simple steps:
- Sign up for a streaming-friendly VPN (like ExpressVPN)
- Download the app to your device of choice (the best VPNs have apps for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Linux, and more)
- Open up the app and connect to a server in Australia
- Sign up for 9Now — you just need to add a few details and an Australian post code (just Google an example)
- Watch the 2023 NRL Grand Final from anywhere in the world
NRL 2023 International Coverage:
– Digicel PNG
– Digicel Tonga
– Fiji Broadcast
– Sky UK
– Fox US
– Premier Sports Asia
– beINSport France
– Fox Netherlands
– ESPN Africa
– Rogers Canada
– Sport1 – Germany
– Sport24 – Inflight and Cruise ships
NRL TEAMS (teams will be finalised at 6.30pm AEDT)
Panthers team: 1. Dylan Edwards 2. Sunia Turuva 3. Izack Tago 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Brian To’o 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. Moses Leota 9. Mitch Kenny 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Scott Sorensen 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Jack Cogger 15. Lindsay Smith 16. Spencer Leniu 17. Luke Garner 18. Tyrone Peachey 19. Matt Eisenhuth 20. Zac Hosking 21. Luke Sommerton 22. Thomas Jenkins
Coach: Ivan Cleary
Broncos team: 1. Reece Walsh 2. Jesse Arthars 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Herbie Farnworth 5. Selwyn Cobbo 6. Ezra Mam 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Thomas Flegler 9. Billy Walters 10. Payne Haas 11. Kurt Capewell 12. Jordan Riki 13. Patrick Carrigan 14. Tyson Smoothy 15. Brendan Piakura 16. Kobe Hetherington 17. Keenan Palasia 18. Corey Oates 19. Martin Taupau 20. Corey Jensen 21. Jock Madden 22. Tristan Sailor
Coach: Kevin Walters
Referee: Adam Gee; Sideline Officials: Chris Sutton and David Munro; Video Referee: Ashley Klein; Standby Referee: Grant Atkins; Standby Touch Judge: Drew Oultram