Jul 3

Round 16: Knights v Cowboys

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Event Date
  • Saturday 3 July 2021 at 7:35pm

NRL Round 16
Newcastle Knights v North Queensland Cowboys

Saturday 3rd July 2021
Gates Open: 
NRL Kick Off: 7.35pm


COVID-19 Information

Things to know before you arrive:

  • Stay home if you have been feeling unwell
  • Practice good hygiene
  • There will be no cash facilities at the Stadium. All transactions will be by contactless card.
  • Entry will be strictly via the gate printed on your ticket
  • Standard public transport services are continuing to operate. Please allow plenty of travel time to avoid disappointment
  • The McDonald Jones Stadium shuttle bus services will not be in operation for this event due to the decrease in demand
  • Parking and Public Transport Options information is found here
  • Download the COVIDSafe App.

Things to know at the event:

  • Maintain social distancing of 1.5 metres with people outside of your immediate group.
  • You will be allocated seating to a particular row, not a seat. Stay within the row allocated on your ticket and maintain 2 seats gap between your immediate friend/family group and the next group in your row.
  • Cooperate with all McDonald Jones Stadium Staff and follow their directives.
  • Practice good hand hygiene. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout McDonald Jones Stadium for your use.
  • Remain patient and practice physical distance while our dedicated staff work to get you home safely.



Parking including general and mobility is sold out. Parking on game days is available only for vehicles with a pre-paid parking ticket only. Disabled parking areas have been designated in close proximity to each of McDonald Jones Stadium's accessible entries.


Dedicated Bus Service

Rugby League fans will have an easy time getting to Newcastle Knights home games thanks to free, dedicated bus services that will run to McDonald Jones Stadium during the 2021 season. You can find all the information that you need here.

Stadium shuttle 1 - Newcastle CBD with stops at Queens Wharf, King Street at Bolton Street, Civic Park, NEX, Marketown and Donald Street at Beaumont Street.
Stadium shuttle 2 - Charlestown/Belmont  with stops at Charlestown Square and Westfield Kotara. Two services will start from Belmont on the Pacific Highway at Macquarie Street, also stopping on Pacific Highway at Groves Road.
Stadium shuttle 3 - Glendale with stops at Stockland Glendale, Cardiff Station and Lookout Road at McCaffrey Drive.
Stadium shuttle 4 - Wallsend with stops at Wallsend Village, Newcastle Road at Blue Gum Road and Newcastle Road at Dent Street.
Stadium shuttle 5
- Mayfield with stops at Wests Mayfield, Mayfield shops, Waratah Station and Waratah Village.


Food and Beverage

McDonald Jones Stadium has a variety of food and beverage outlets available throughout the Stadium to keep you satisfied during the match. McDonald Jones Stadium is a cashless venue.

You are welcome to bring your own packed food in small quantities. Any plastic bottles must be sealed. Please note that all liquor, glass bottles, breakable containers and unsealed beverages are not permitted into McDonald Jones Stadium.


Getting to the Stadium

McDonald Jones Stadium Conditions of Entry

McDonald Jones Stadium COVID-19 Conditions of Entry 

  • McDonald Jones Homes
  • Ticketmaster
  • Newcastle Knights
  • Newcastle Jets
  • VenuesLive
  • Venues NSW
  • Bankwest
  • McDonald Jones Homes Stadium
  • Newcastle Entertainment Centre
  • Stadium Australia
  • Sydney Cricket Ground
  • Sydney Football Stadium
  • WIN Sports & Entertainment Centre