The Sunday Telegraph Qantas Wallabies family fan day

by staff

Don’t miss your chance to meet the Qantas Wallabies this Sunday as they launch their campaign to be the No.1 team in World Rugby.

On Sunday, 17 July, the Qantas Wallabies take on Samoa from 2pm at ANZ Stadium in the season opening Castrol Edge Rugby Test.

But the excitement starts even earlier, with a chance for fans to rub shoulders with their Qantas Wallabies heroes.

It’s all part of the fun at The Sunday Telegraph Family Fan Day.

Starting at 11.30am at Cathy Freeman Park, right outside the stadium, the Fan Day will run for two hours.

You can grab your favourite players’ autographs, take part in skills sessions, hear on stage interviews, listen to a band and get your face painted in preparation for the Test.

There will also be special guest appearances by the legends of the 1991 World Cup winning Wallabies team.

Fan Day – it’s free entry – before the Test against Samoa. So make sure you don’t miss this great opportunity to meet the Qantas Wallabies.

Don’t forget the easiest way to get to the Sunday Telegraph’s Family Fan is by public transport.

All tickets to the Castrol Edge Test between the Qantas Wallabies v Samoa include entry and travel on public transport - to and from the game - on CityRail, Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses, regular Sydney Buses, Liverpool to Parramatta T-way Buses and Sydney Ferries.

Remember to keep your ticket safe for your return journey home, as you must have a valid ticket when travelling on public transport.

Getting to the game is easy, with direct services between Central and Olympic Park Station operating every 8 - 15 minutes from 12pm. For all other lines, fans should travel to Lidcombe Station and change for Olympic Park Station.

The final return train service departs Olympic Park Station at 11.30pm.

Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Bus services are operating on all 12 major event bus routes across Sydney, commencing between 11am and midday, depending on the route.

Last bus services will depart Sydney Olympic Park after the game at 4.45pm.

For further timetable information, please click here

For rail trackwork information, please click here

If you are thinking about driving please be aware that traffic congestion is expected on Homebush Bay Drive. If you intend on driving to the game from the north via Lane Cove Road or from the east via Victoria Road, the alternative route of Victoria Road, Silverwater Road, Holker Street and Hill Road into the Sydney Olympic Park precinct is recommended.

Casual parking will be available at Sydney Olympic Park, however spaces are limited so if you haven’t pre-booked a parking space, be sure to allow plenty of time to secure a park and get to the Sunday Telegraph Fan Day to enjoy all of the fun.

To pre-book your parking spot visit or call 132 849. For more parking information, please click here.