2020/21 Grand Final - Important Information

by NT Rugby



11:00am – no entry before this time  


Adults $5; Seniors and Children 17 years and under FREE


Parking within Rugby Park will be limited and monitored across the day. There is nearby parking at TRL Stadium, South Darwin Rugby and Marrara Indoor Sports Centre.

Traffic restrictions will apply to Abala Road with NO PARKING enforced by the Council on the road outside Rugby Park. From 3:00pm, all traffic along Abala Road will be one-way from Rugby park towards TIO Stadium.

When departing, if at Rugby Park, TRL or South Darwin, Dante Road will be opened by the traffic controllers for access to McMillans Road without having to loop around Abala Road.

Things to know before you arrive:

  • Stay home if you are feeling unwell or have been in contact with a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 case in the past 14 days
  • Download and activate the COVIDSafe app on your phone
  • NT Rugby has the right to refuse entry to anyone suspected to be unwell or who fails to comply with any requirements or protocols
  • NT Rugby encourages patrons to bring a fold-out chair for use if required
  • Rugby Park is a licenced facility and no alcohol may be brought into the venue

Things to know at the event

  • We are providing a family friendly event and NO physical or verbal abuse of players, match officials, staff members or spectators will be tolerated. Perpetrators will be removed from the venue immediately.
  • Practice social distancing and follow the directions of the NT Rugby staff and volunteers. This includes entry to the venue, at the bar, canteen and bathrooms High-level hygiene is crucial.
  • Wash or santise your hands regularly, cough and sneeze into your elbow and correctly dispose of tissues and other rubbish Staff and Security will ensure social distancing is in place in the around the venue
  • Sanitiser will be available for use throughout the venue
  • St Johns will be in attendance for any public accidents or injuries
  • Please be patient and understanding as we work with you to provide an amazing event

Match Day Schedule – Field 1

11:00am – Gates Open
12:00pm – Bar and Canteen open
12:25pm – Under 12s Grand Final – Palmerston Crocs vs Darwin Dragons
1:45pm – Under 14s Grand Final – South Darwin Rabbitohs vs University Pirates
3:15pm – Under 16s Grand Final – Palmerston Crocs vs Casuarina Cougars
3:30pm – McMillans Road end bar opens
4:45pm – Women’s Grand Final – University Pirates vs Darwin Dragons
5:30pm – Canteen closes – food van still on-site
5:45pm – Australian Venue Co B Grade Grand Final – University Pirates vs Palmerston Crocs
7:45pm – Hahn Super Dry A Grade Grand Final – South Darwin Rabbitohs vs Casuarina Cougars
8:30pm – McMillans Road end bar closes
9:30pm – Bar closes
11:00pm – venue closes                                          

Match Day Schedule – Field 2

12:40pm – Under 10s – Palmerston Crocs vs University Pirates
1:30pm – Under 10s – Swampdogs vs South Darwin Rabbitohs
2:20pm – Under 10s – Casuarina Cougars vs Darwin Dragons
3:35pm – Under 6s                                
Casuarina Cougars vs University Pirates                               
Palmerston Crocs Blue vs Darwin Dragons                               
Palmerston Crocs Red vs Swampdogs
3:50pm – Under 8s                               
South Darwin Rabbitohs vs Darwin Dragons                               
Palmerston Crocs Blue vs Casuarina Cougars                               
Palmerston Crocs Red vs Swampdogs Red                               
Swampdogs Blue vs University Pirates
5:15pm – Field closed – possible overflow parking use