ARL College Grand Final 2024

  • The finale of the college rugby league season
  • Teams play at the home of rugby league in New Zealand
  • Tickets available now for just $5

The ARL College Finals takes place at Go Media Stadium, the home of the One NZ Warriors on Wednesday 3 July.

Enjoy an action packed day of College Rugby League with a triple-header of three back-to-back matches. We'll have entertainment on and off the field with a DJ, food trucks, prizes and giveaways. 

If you haven’t seen enough rugby league, head over the street and watch our top club wāhine and men in round 8 of ARL Wednesday Night League.

Key details

Venue: Gate B, Go Media Stadium Mt Smart, Penrose


  • Gate B opens: 1:00pm
  • Senior A Boys Kick Off: 1:30pm
  • Premier Girls Kick Off: 3:00pm
  • Premier Boys Kick Off: 4:30pm
  • Est. finish time: 6:00pm



Know the Venue

This match is being held at Go Media Stadium Mt Smart. Located in Penrose, Auckland. You can find directions to the venue here.

  • Gate B opens: 1:00pm
  • Senior A Boys Kick Off: 1:30pm
  • Premier Girls Kick Off: 3:00pm
  • Premier Boys Kick Off: 4:30pm
  • Est. finish time: 6:00pm

For a full breakdown of items please visit our conditions of entry here.

Please note the below advice for the dress code and for bringing signs and umbrellas into the venue.


  • For safety reasons, footwear is to be worn at all times.
  • We do not permit gang patches or gang paraphernalia to be displayed.
  • No high-visibility vests or clothing may be worn.

It's easy to reach Go Media Stadium on public transport with bus and train services from the City Centre and beyond. Our nearest train station is Penrose, from there it is around a 15 minute walk to the stadium.

Here is Auckland Transport's guidance for reaching Go Media Stadium.

Plan your journey using the Auckland Transport website here.

Tickets can be purchased here.

There is no box office on the day. For ticketing enquiries, please contact Universe here.

Children aged two years old and under don’t require a ticket as long as they sit on an accompanying adult’s lap. If the child is occupying a seat, a ticket needs to be purchased.

All patrons will enter this match via Gate B. You can access Gate B via Maurice Road or O'Rorke Road. Gate B is directly opposite the main car park.

There are two car parks onsite, accessed via O’Rorke Road. These are operated on a first come, first-served basis.

Limited parking is available on the streets surrounding the stadium. Please be vigilant when parking. Illegal or dangerous parking may result in vehicles being towed.

We strongly encourage patrons to utilise public transport. 

There is limited onsite parking available for patrons who hold a valid mobility parking permit. These are located in the main car park and are operated on a first come, first-served basis.

If you are unsure or need to change your ticket please contact

The dedicated mobility entrance gate is Gate B. We can help patrons with reduced mobility access their seats. If you need assistance then please do let the staff know.

Banners, flags (without poles) and posters made from soft materials such as cloth, cardboard or paper are permitted. Signs should not be larger than A1 in size and must not obstruct the view of other patrons.

Larger banners and flags with poles will only be allowed into the venue once they have been reviewed and approved by the stadium security team before arrival to the gate. Please email us at to seek approval before matchday.

Banners that exceed the maximum size or that have not been approved may be denied entry.

Yes, umbrellas are permitted for sporting events. Patrons are not permitted to open umbrellas while in their seats.

There are no pass outs for this match. If you exit the venue, you will not be able to re-enter.

Yes. Unless specifically stated the match will take place rain, hail or shine. Go Media Stadium is predominately an uncovered venue so please be prepared with a poncho or raincoat should wet weather be forecasted.

Please fill in our contact form here and include details about what you have lost, plus where you were seated.