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 Qualifying & Elimination Finals Schedule (Week 1)
|Qualifying Final||Fri. 8th September||7.50pm||Brisbane Broncos (2) vs. Melbourne Storm (3)||Suncorp Stadium|
|Elimination Final||Sat. 9th September||7.50pm||Cronulla Sharks (6) vs. Sydney Roosters (7)||BlueBet Stadium|
|Qualifying Final||Sat. 9th September||7.50pm||Cronulla Sharks (6) vs Sydney Roosters (7)||Shark Park|
|Elimination Final||Sun. 10th September||4.00pm||Penrith Panthers (1) vs. New Zealand Warriors (4)||McDonald Jones Stadium|
NRL Semi-finals Schedule (Week 2)
|Fri. 15th September||7.50pm||Melbourne Storm vs Sydney Roosters||AAMI Park|
|Sat. 16th September||4.05pm||New Zealand Warriors vs Newcastle Knights||Go Media Stadium|
NRL Preliminary Finals Schedule (Week 3)
|Fri. 22nd September||7.50pm||Penrith Panthers vs Melbourne Storm||Accor Stadium|
|Sat. 23rd September||7.50pm||Brisbane Broncos vs New Zealand Warriors||Suncorp 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, 2023||Penrith Panthers vs Brisbane Broncos||Sun, 1st October 2023||Accor Stadium, Sydney|
Note: All dates and times are subject to change.
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