Friday, October 3rd, 2014

With a historic NRL Grand Final on offer, ABC Radio brings the colour and excitement of the South Sydney and Canterbury Bankstown match up to ABC Local Radio with Grandstand’s David, Mat and Craig and ABC NewsRadio with Roy & HG – you choose the final you want!

With two complete calls of the NRL Grand Final plus an array of dedicated programming across ABC Local Radio, ABC Grandstand digital and mobile and ABC NewsRadio, ABC Radio has the biggest day of the NRL’s calendar covered.

  • NRL Grand Final: South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canterbury Bulldogs, 7.15pm AEDT
    Grandstand’s esteemed rugby league team of David Morrow, Mat Head and Craig Hamilton will bring audiences the only live and commercial free commentary of the 2014 NRL Grand Final.

Nationally on ABC Local Radio and ABC Grandstand digital, online and mobile.

  • Festival of the Boot Pt2: South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canterbury Bulldogs, from 6.30pm AEDT
    Roy Slaven & HG Nelson return for another tilt at a football final this weekend. Will the hutch or kennel survive the fracases?

ABC NewsRadio on radio, online and mobile nationally. Find your ABC NewsRadio frequency here and enjoy the mayhem.

NRL programs on ABC Local Radio NSW, ACT, QLD & ABC Grandstand – digital radio in Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane plus online and mobile

  • The Hit Up, midday-1.50pm AEDT
    Regular hosts Debbie Spillane and Bill Woods will broadcast live from the precinct in front of Stadium Australia. They’ll be joined by ABC Grandstand Breakfast host Francis Leach and a host of league luminaries to provide audiences with a sense of Grand Final atmosphere as the crowds grow throughout the day.
  • Under 20s Grand Final: Brisbane Broncos v New Zealand Warriors, 1.50pm AEDT
    Join Grandstand commentators Craig Hamilton, Matthew Rodwell (former NRL half-back) and Shannon Byrne for coverage of NRL stars of the future with the Under 20’s Grand Final.
  • NSW/QLD Cup Final: Penrith Panthers v Northern Pride, 3.55pm AEDT
    In a Grand Final day first, the winners of the NSW Cup and QLD Cup will play each other ahead of the main game. Grandstand commentator Richard Svenson will be joined by Luke Williamson – Manly Warringah’s NSW Cup coach and Brad Tallon – QLD Rugby League Southeast Division Chairman.

For further information

Monica Reed – Marketing Manager, Radio News & Sport
T. 0477 319 390
E. [email protected]


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