NRL Finals 2023 Fixtures: Dates, Times, Venues & TV Channel

The 2023 NRL Finals Series is set to begin with the Qualifying and Elimination Finals on September 8 and will conclude with the NRL Grand Final on Sunday, October 1 at Accor Stadium, Sydney.

When does the NRL Finals Series start?

Qualifying and Elimination Finals: September 8-10
Semi-Finals: September 15-16
Preliminary Finals: September 22-23
Grand Final: Sunday, October 1, 2023

What channel are the NRL Finals on?

Every match in the NRL Finals Series, including the Grand Final, has exclusive broadcast rights on Channel 9. Fans in New Zealand can watch the series on Sky Sport. Outside of Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands, every NRL game is available on Watch NRL.

How do the NRL Finals work in 2023?

The NRL Finals feature an eight-team format spread over four weeks. In Week 1, teams ranked 1-4 compete in Qualifying Finals, with the winners progressing to Week 3. Teams ranked 5-8 participate in Elimination Finals, with the victors advancing to Week 2.

During Week 2, the losers of the Qualifying Finals face the winners of the Elimination Finals. The winners then move on to challenge the teams resting in Week 3. Week 4 hosts the Grand Final between the two remaining teams.

NRL Finals 2023 Fixtures

NRL Qualifying & Elimination Finals Schedule (Week 1)

Qualifying FinalFri. 8th September7.50pmBrisbane Broncos (2) vs. Melbourne Storm (3)Suncorp Stadium
Elimination FinalSat. 9th September7.50pmCronulla Sharks (6) vs. Sydney Roosters (7)BlueBet Stadium
Qualifying FinalSat. 9th September7.50pmCronulla Sharks (6) vs Sydney Roosters (7)Shark Park
Elimination FinalSun. 10th September4.00pmPenrith Panthers (1) vs. New Zealand Warriors (4)McDonald Jones Stadium

NRL Semi-finals Schedule (Week 2)

Fri. 15th September7.50pmMelbourne Storm vs Sydney RoostersAAMI Park
Sat. 16th September4.05pmNew Zealand Warriors vs Newcastle KnightsGo Media Stadium

NRL Preliminary Finals Schedule (Week 3)

Fri. 22nd September7.50pmPenrith Panthers vs Melbourne StormAccor Stadium
Sat. 23rd September7.50pmBrisbane Broncos vs New Zealand WarriorsSuncorp Stadium

NRL Grand Final Schedule (Week 4)

The NRL Grand Final, a significant sporting event in Australia, is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. AEDT on Sunday, October 1, 2023.

Sun, 1st October, 2023Penrith Panthers vs Brisbane BroncosSun, 1st October 2023Accor Stadium, Sydney

Note: All dates and times are subject to change.

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