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NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series Week One Schedule

The 2022 NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series Week One schedule will feature two traditional Sydney rivalries as well as a return to Melbourne for the first finals game since 2019.

The NRL today confirmed the times and venues for all Week One matches, featuring:

  • Minor Premiers and 2021 Premiers Penrith Panthers (1) taking on Parramatta Eels (4) in a battle of the west at BlueBet Stadium on Friday night;
  • Melbourne Storm (5) in an elimination final against Canberra Raiders (8) on Saturday at AAMI Park;
  • Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks (2) facing North Queensland Cowboys (3) in a Qualifying Final on Saturday night at PointsBet Stadium;
  • Sydney Roosters (6) clashing with traditional rivals South Sydney Rabbitohs (7) on Sunday in an elimination encounter in the first Finals match at the new Allianz Stadium;

 NRL Chief Executive Andrew Abdo said that we are in for another exciting finals series, with every match providing an unpredictable outcome.

“The 2022 season has been entertaining, with the outcome of the final eight positions being decided on the final day of Round 25,” Mr Abdo said.

“Fans have shown their support for the game with great attendance and viewership numbers. We have had over three million fans attend games and our TV audience is up 7% for the regular season compared to last year. 

“It all sets up for an unpredictable and enticing four matches in week 1 of finals. Fans in Sydney will get three massive games, while fans in Melbourne will get to experience their first Finals match since 2019.”

Tickets will be on sale for all matches to the competing clubs’ ticketed members at 10am on Monday (September 5), while tickets for the competing clubs’ non-ticketed members and NRL Account Holders will be on sale at 1pm on Monday.

Finals Series tickets will be on sale to General Public at 10am on Tuesday (September 6) at

All matches in Week One of the NRL Telstra Premiership 2022 Finals Series will be broadcast live on the Nine Network, Fox League, Kayo Sports, 9NOW and Sky NZ.

NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series – Week 1

Qualifying Final: Friday, September 9, 7.50pm (EST), BlueBet Stadium

Penrith Panthers (1) v Parramatta Eels (4)

Elimination Final: Saturday, September 10 5.40pm (EST), AAMI Park

Melbourne Storm (5) v Canberra Raiders (8)

Qualifying Final: Saturday, September 10, 7.50pm (EST), PointsBet Stadium

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks (2) v North Queensland Cowboys (3)

Elimination Final: Sunday, September 11, 4.05pm (EST), Allianz Stadium

Sydney Roosters (6) v South Sydney Rabbitohs (7)


The NRL also confirmed the Round Four fixtures for the NRL Telstra Women’s Premiership, including a historic first ever double header in Melbourne on Saturday (September 10).

Gold Coast Titans will play Parramatta Eels, followed by Brisbane Broncos-St George Illawarra Dragons at Melbourne’s AAMI Park next Saturday.

Sydney Roosters and Newcastle Knights, both unbeaten in the competition, will face off on Sunday (September 11) at the new Allianz Stadium.

“The Telstra Women’s Premiership has once again delivered exceptional football this season.  Round Four has some exciting match-ups and presents us with an opportunity to take a Women’s double header to Melbourne for the first time,” NRL CEO Andrew Abdo said.

2022 NRL Telstra Women’s Premiership – Round 4

Match 1: Saturday 10 September, 1.05pm, AAMI Park

Gold Coast Titans v Parramatta Eels

Match 2: Saturday 10 September, 2.50pm, AAMI Park

Brisbane Broncos v St George Illawarra Dragons

Match 3: Sunday 11 September, 1.10pm, Allianz Stadium

Sydney Roosters v Newcastle Knights

Acknowledgement of Country

Penrith Panthers players and staff respect and honour the traditional custodians of the land and pay our respects to their elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.