NRL Grand Final 2024: Everything You Need To Know About The Season

Australia’s biggest top-level domestic rugby league NRL Grand Final 2024 is taking place on 25th October 2024 at ANZ Stadium in Sydney. The final of the 113th season of NRL will take place between Melbourne Storm and Penrith Panthers.

But do you know at what time will the NRL grand final start? Who will light up the pre-tournament ceremony? What is the head to head record of the two finalists? are crowd allowed to enter the stadium? this article will lead you to the 2024 AFL Grand Final date, time, venue, how to watch the game and everything you need to know about the grand final.

NRL Grand Final 2024 Date, Time & Venue

NRL Grand Final 2024Details
FinalistMelbourne Storm VS Penrith Panthers.
Date25th October
Time7:30 AEST
VenueANZ Stadium, Sydney
BroadcastersNine Network, SKY NZ, and WatchNRL.

Teams And Journey To Grand Finals

There are 16 teams participating in the NRL, what many might know is that teams from both Australia and New Zealand participate in the league. Wjile the standings in the point table for this season is as follows.

1Penrith Panthers37
2Melbourne Storm32
3Parramatta Eels30
4Sydney Roosters28
5Canberra Raiders28
6South Sydney Rabbitohs24
7Newcastle Knights23
8Cronulla – Sutherland Sharks20
9Gold Coast Titans18
10New Zealand Warriors16
11West Tigers14
12St. George Illawarra Dragons14
13Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles14
14North Queensland Cowboys10
15Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs6
16Brisbane Broncos6

Penrith Sydney, a team from western Sydney topped the table this year with 37 points and defeated Sydney and South Sydney to make their way in to the finals for 4th time, winnig 3 and losing one.

Penrith Sydney Journey Grand Final

Opponent Score Match
Sydney29-28Qualifying Finals
South SydneyPreliminary finals
1990Runners-upCanberra Raiders 
1991WinnersCanberra Raiders 
2003WinnersSydney Roosters
2020TBDMelbourne Storm

Melbourne Storm a team from Victoria finished 2nd on the table but became the first team to earn the final’s spot in this year’s NRL. They made their way to the Grand Final by defeating Parramatta Eels and Canberra Raiders. The Storm’s have clinched the trophy 3 times but lost the finals 4 times.

Crowd Gathering

The NRL Grand Final is to be played at ANZ Stadium in Sydney which has a capacity of 83,500 but due to Covid-19, only 40,000 crowds will be entertained as per the NSW Government annoucemnt.

How to watch the NRL Grand Final 2024?

The fans can watch the 2024 NRL Grand Final in Australia on Channel 9 as they have exclusive rights to brodacst the game in the country. You can catch live action on 9 and 9HD.

If you want to stream NRL live online then subscribe to 9Now which is part of the streaming service owned by the nine network. This year Kayo Sports won’t be able to provide the NRL Grand Final 2024 streaming for the fans.