The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs are just days away from arriving in Bundaberg for the region’s second NRL Premiership game, to be played at Salter Oval on Sunday 30 July.
With the Bulldogs bringing their home game to Bundaberg for the second time in as many years thanks to Tourism and Events QLD (TEQ), excitement is building for locals and traveling fans alike.
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs will line up to play the Dolphins, marking the first meeting between the two teams in NRL history and, as the Club prepares to bring this encounter to life, they have announced the final release of tickets.
With more seating (less standing) and improved vantage points, this historic moment will be one not to be missed.
“We really want to return to the area in just over a week,” he said. Bulldogs General Manager Aaron Warburton.
“We’ve been working towards this regional game all year, and last year’s spectacular sellout against the North Queensland Cowboys has certainly left an impression on all of our staff and players. We are overwhelmed by the warm welcome and support we receive from the Bundaberg community, and this year’s reunion with the Dolphins promises to provide an even bigger event with better views, more family activities and another great rugby league game for the locals. enjoy.”
The 2022 match played at Salter Oval on 5 August 2022 marked the first NRL match to be played on points at Bundaberg and a match in which the Bulldogs announced $1 from every ticket sold would be donated to the local helicopter service. RACQ LifeFlight rescue aircraft.
Earlier this year (January), the Club made good on that promise and donated over $8,500 worth of training and medical equipment.
In 2023, the Club once again pledged to donate $1 from every ticket sold for next weekend’s game to the crucial life-saving service.
RACQ LifeFlight Rescue has long been a trusted provider of emergency aeromedical care, providing critical care to critically ill and injured patients throughout the Bundaberg region. Each year, the Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter performs hundreds of life-saving missions, impacting the lives of many.
“The Bulldogs are a community club,” Warburton said.
“It’s the community that came together last year to allow us to make such a significant contribution to LifeFlight. They are the ones who put their hands in their pockets and opted to come watch the big Rugby League game at the Salter Oval. They supported the Bulldogs and in turn allowed us to support RACQ LifeFlight.
We are excited to once again give our full support to LifeFlight as a charity partner for the upcoming match and as we approach another packed Bundaberg we know we can provide even more funding for this essential service.
The Bulldogs are nearing a long-awaited complete sale, making the final ticket release Available to buy this week.
“All remaining tickets are now available to purchase. We urge our members and fans to get in quickly to secure your seats and not miss out on this special event.”
Tickets are available to purchase through the Club’s official ticket provider, ticketek and users are advised not to purchase tickets through any other outlets after reports of a fake ticketing website provider surfaced.
LifeFlight will have volunteers in the game collecting donations. To learn more about RACQ LifeFlight or to get involved, visit: http://www.lifeflight.org.au/community/