The 2014 NRL Grand Final will be held at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Sunday, October 5. In this match, the NRL’s top two teams will do battle to claim ownership of the Provan-Summons Trophy.
In 2008 the NRL bowed to fan demands to play the Grand Final in the afternoon until 2012. The new NRL TV Rights deal means the game is pushed back towards the night.
The Roar will have live blogs, expert columns in the lead-up and plenty of banter.
Recent Grand Final History:
The 2013 NRL Grand Final was a hard fought battle between the Sydney Roosters and Manly Sea Eagles on Sunday, October 6 at ANZ Stadium in Sydney. Manly took the lead early, but the Roosters proved to be too strong, winning 26-18.
Recap all the action at our live blog of the NRL Grand Final
After their 30-20 win over South Sydney Rabbitohs in the first Preliminary Final, Manly Sea Eagles were the first team into the NRL Grand Final. They were joined by the Sydney Roosters, who defeated the Newcastle Knights 40-14 in the second Preliminary Final at Allianz Stadium.
The NRL Grand Final 2012 was played between the Canterbury Bulldogs and Melbourne Storm, with the Storm running out 14-4 winners after a highly physical 80-minute contest.
The match was watched by over 80,000 spectators at ANZ Stadium and more than 2 million on television on the broadcaster of the NRL Grand Final, Channel Nine.
Catch The Roar’s live blog of the 2012 NRL Grand Final here.
2012 NRL Grand Final Result: Melbourne Storm 14-4 Canterbury Bulldogs