2024 NRL Fixture released as 28 stadiums host matches
The fixture has been released for the 2024 NRL season, kicking-off in Las Vegas with matches at 28 stadiums across three countries.
Round one continues the following week with McDonald Jones Stadium hosting the first match in Australia on Thursday night between the Knights and Raiders, before the Storm face the Panthers at AAMI Park in Friday night footy.
The Grand Final rematch between the Panthers and Broncos will open round three on Thursday at BlueBet Stadium, followed by the traditional rivalry between the Roosters and Rabbitohs on Friday at Allianz Stadium.
In all, 28 different stadiums will host matches in 2024, with a number of regional matches including C.ex Coffs International Stadium (Coffs Harbour), Carrington Park (Bathurst), Salter Oval (Bundaberg) and Scully Park (Tamworth).
Matches will also be played at TIO Stadium (Darwin) and HBF Park (Perth), while Industree Stadium (Central Coast) and Belmore Sports Ground will host two matches each. Three matches are currently listed as TBC (2 x Dolphins, 1 x Rabbitohs).
Magic Round will be held in round 11 (May 17-19), with all eight matches to again be played at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. It’ll follow the same format as last year, with a Friday night double-header and two triple-headers across Saturday and Sunday.
Game 2 of the 2024 State of Origin series will be played at the MCG on June 26, with Game 1 on June 5 at Accor Stadium and Game 3 on July 17 at Suncorp. Three Women’s Origin matches will be played for the first time – in Newcastle, Townsville and Brisbane.
Earlier, details were revealed for the 2024 Pre-Season Challenge, with matches in Christchurch, Mackay, Queanbeyan, Mudgee and Sunshine Coast. It’ll also feature three double headers across the 16 matches, while the Storm are looking to take a game to Fiji.