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Everything you need to know for the Downer Rugby League World Cup 9s at Bankwest Stadium

The stars of international rugby league will descend on Bankwest Stadium this weekend for two days of excitement with the Downer Rugby League World Cup 9s on Friday and Saturday.

Some of the best male and female players will be lighting up the Stadium in 28 games across two days of competition in a can’t-miss rugby league showcase.

To help get you ready for all the excitement of the tournament we’ve put together all the handy info you need to have the best time possible.

Key Timings


  • 5:15pm – Gates Open
  • 6:00pm – Opening Ceremony
  • 6:20pm – Games Commence


  • 10:30am – Gates Open
  • 11:30am – Games Commence 

Tournament Draw

You can see both the Men’s and Women’s Draw for the Downer Rugby League World Cup 9s here.

Tournament Format

Showcasing rugby league in it’s most action-packed format, the 9s is fast-paced and allows the stars of the game to show off their skills.

Teams will compete in Pools of four across both days, culminating in Semi Finals and the Final for both Men’s and Women’s on Saturday night.

Games are 9-a-side with 9 minute halves and unlimited interchange, adding to the fast-paced action of 9s footy.


Single Day tickets start from just $30 for an Adult. You can secure yours here.

Who’s Playing?

Stars from around the world will feature in the Downer Rugby League World Cup 9s. You can see the most up-to-date squads here.

Getting to the Stadium

All tickets to the World 9s include travel t0 and from Parramatta on all forms of public transport. Parramatta Transport Interchange is a short walk from Bankwest Stadium.

For more the most up-to-date information and to plan your trip visit the Transport info website here.

Parking is available around Parramatta City. Click here for parking station info and map. Please note: there is no public parking available at Bankwest Stadium.


A number of entertainment acts will play throughout both days.

The Stadium

For more information on the Stadium, including Conditions of Entry, transport, FAQs, maps and more head to the event page here.

Bankwest Stadium App

Download the Bankwest Stadium App and join SCORE to get access to exclusive food and beverage discounts, promotions, prizes and ticket offers while you’re at the Stadium.

Join SCORE before December 8, 2019 and you also go into the draw to win a Mitsubishi Triton valued at $47,880*

Head here for more info on the App and SCORE.

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