Ballymore Stadium is back in 2023 and is set to host the Queensland Premier Rugby Grand Finals for the first time in three years this weekend, August 27 and 28.
Across both days, nine games featuring eight of the QPR clubs will play at Ballymore in a showcase of the best of club rugby in the state.
If you plan on heading to Ballymore this weekend, keep up with the key information ahead of the event.
Tickets for the Grand Finals are only required for Sunday, August 27.
Saturday, August 26 is a free admission event
Purchase your tickets for Sunday here, which includes the QPR Premier Women, Colts One, 2nd Grade and StoreLocal Hospital Cup Grand Finals.
Tickets to the StoreLocal Hospital Cup Grand Final function in the Murrayfield Lounge are also available. The function includes a five-hour food and beverage package in the Murrayfield Lounge for $225 per person.
Purchase your tickets early to save money as box office prices on the day will increase on the day and before the event sells out.
GETTING TO BALLYMORE
There will be no onsite parking on either Saturday and Sunday meaning match goers must plan their trip accordingly ahead of time.
Our partners at the Queensland University of Technology have offered $5.00 all-day parking at the Sports Lane Car Park at QUT Kelvin Grove. From there, a dedicated event loop bus will be operating on the Sunday. Otherwise, Ballymore is just a short walk away.
QUT Kelvin Grove bus stations (0.9km), Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital (1.4km) and Wilston Train Station (1.5km) all service public transport and are a short distance away.
For event goers travelling by Taxi or rideshare, a drop-off and pick-up zone will be located on Butterfield St.
Onsite disabled parking will be available for patrons who are displaying their disability parking permit.
Ballymore Stadium seating is strictly general admission. Patrons may wish to sit on the iconic XXXX Hill, the new McLean stand, lower terrace seating in the eastern stand or on the new northern plaza.
Please note the upper tier of the Eastern Stand is off limits.
Section 6 of the McLean stand is also reserved for corporate functions.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Ballymore Stadium will be well serviced by a number food and beverage options throughout Grand Final weekend at several locations around the precinct. All food and beverage options are operated and serviced by the Queensland Cricketers Club staff and are reasonably priced.
QPR Clubs are only permitted a strict number of media personnel to have access to the playing field. To enquire about access, please contact Anthony.email@example.com
Print media wishing to cover the Grand Finals are also welcome but must register with Anthony.firstname.lastname@example.org