NURSING a hangover from the AFL Grand Final and wondering what the best cure is? Why another meat pie and another footy final of course! At least with the NRL Grand Final, our friends Down Under scheduled it at a more reasonable hour… The pinnacle of the 2012 Aussie rugby league season will kick-off is at 8.20am UK time on Sunday morning with the Melbourne Storm lining up against the mighty Canterbury Bulldogs.
Want to go and get involved with some other passionate Aussie footy supporters? Here’s where to go:
Another day, another finals party at THE LARRIK INN with all your favourite Antipodean beers and a FREE breakfast to line the stomach. Doors open at 8am with free entry.
Voted ‘the number one place to watch live sporting events in London’, THE CLAPHAM GRAND will have all your rugby league grand final action. Tickets are £10 and include entry, a pie and a beer — plus if you stick around after the game, you’ll get FREE entry into south London’s biggest Sunday party — a session at The Church!
Where else to watch Australian sport at its best than at ‘London’s favourite Aussie pub’ – the Walkabout! Doors open at the SHEPHERD’S BUSH WALKABOUT at 7.30am for the 8.20am kick-off. With 28 plasmas and a giant HD screen you’re guaranteed a front row seat. Entry is FREE but you can register at ShebuWalkie.co.uk
Or why not complete the Aussie Finals Marathon Weekender at BELUSHI’S. This Shepherd’s Bush fave is offering FREE entry with doors open from 8.30am. Top it all off with pies, pints and the after party.
Having your own Grand Final party or know of one we have missed out? Tell us all the details.
Where to watch the 2013 NRL Grand Final