Suncorp Stadium

NRL Grand Final Showdown

This year will create history playing the grand final at the Suncorp Stadium Brisbane for the first time with less spectators and kicks off at 7.30pm.

For the two teams there are so many incentives for either club to win. For the Rabbitohs, it is to send Wayne Bennett and Adam Reynolds out as premiership winners in their final club games as coach and captain, respectively.

While for the Panthers, it is all about redemption after losing to the Melbourne Storm in last year’s decider.

Huge relief for NRL as promising QLD COVID numbers has Suncorp firming for GF

According to a Newscorp report, Sunday’s clash between the Panthers and the Rabbitohs is set to go ahead with a 7.30pm kick-off as planned.

It comes as Perth and Sydney made late bids to host the game a week later as fears of an uncontrolled outbreak of Covid-19 in the sunshine state grew.

Stars headline grand final entertainment while King Wally gets royal treatment

Grand Final Week officially kicked off on Sunday evening with Brisbane City Hall, King George Tower and the Hilton lit up with iconic images from the season, tributes to Penrith and South Sydney, the game’s fans and a thank you to the Queensland community for their hospitality.

King George Square in the Brisbane CBD is being renamed King Wally Square in honour of Queensland Immortal Wally Lewis as part of a two-day NRL Fan Fest on Thursday and Friday, culminating with the appearance of both teams on Friday afternoon.

BREAKING: 114-year first as Brisbane confirmed to host NRL Grand Final

Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium — formally known as Lang Park — is set to be announced as the venue of the NRL grand final within the next 24 hours, News Corp reports. The match will be played on Sunday, October 3, with tickets to set be sold at a similar rate to the State of Origin series.

Marshall to make debut for Redcliffe

Troubled by an achilles tendinitis injury that he picked up at the Downer NRL Auckland Nines, Marshall trained strongly at Brisbane's captain's run on Thursday morning but has not been able to force his way into Brisbane's best 17.

Alex Glenn has one more appointment with the doctor before he is cleared from the concussion he suffered against the Sharks last week but Broncos officials are very confident that he will be passed fit to meet the Cowboys.