NRL Grand Final 2021 start time: When is kick-off, Penrith Panthers vs South Sydney Rabbitohs
The biggest game of the year is almost upon us as Panthers and Rabbitohs fans anxiously wait to see who will win the NRL Grand Final.
The biggest NRL game of the year is here.
Penrith is hoping to avenge its loss to Melbourne in last year’s decider when it steps out onto Suncorp Stadium for tonight’s Grand Final, while South Sydney has plans to spoil the party.
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Wayne Bennett will be desperate to go out on a high in his last game coaching the Rabbitohs, while it’s also star halfback Adam Reynolds’ final outing in red and green before he heads to Brisbane next season.
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What time does the NRL Grand Final start?
Kick-off at Suncorp Stadium is scheduled for 6.30pm local time tonight, which is 7.30pm AEDT.
However, when the national anthem and Welcome to Country are taken into account, don’t be surprised if kick-off is actually 10 minutes later than that.
Daylight saving commenced last night, so make sure you readjusted your clocks accordingly.
Sydney – 7.30pm
Melbourne – 7.30pm
Brisbane – 6.30pm
Adelaide – 7pm
Perth – 4.30pm
Hobart – 7.30pm
Darwin — 6pm
Match day schedule
1pm – Gates open
1.15pm – Intrust Super Cup preliminary final
3.45pm – Intrust Super Cup preliminary final
5.30pm – Retiring players farewell
6.30pm – Pre-game entertainment
7.30pm – Panthers vs Rabbitohs grand final
* all times AEDT