LIVE: The 2018 NRL grand final is scheduled for Sunday, April 7, 2019.
It will be the first time the NRL has hosted the finals since 1999.
The NRL will also host an All-Star game for the first-time in 20 years, in Sydney.
The game will be broadcast live from the MCG on Fox Sports.
The final will be held in Sydney and is the first of two finals to be played in the Sydney Cricket Ground.NRL boss Todd Greenberg will deliver the grand final address on Sunday.
“This is a unique opportunity for the game of football to be held at a venue that’s known as the epicentre of Australian rugby union, where it has a special place in the hearts of our players and supporters,” Greenberg said.
“It is an opportunity to see a grand final that will be celebrated in front of more than 300,000 people and will also bring to the table a historic event for the NRL.”
We are also looking forward to working with our broadcasters and fans to create a unique event that will bring people together to support our clubs and the game.
“The NRL has been an inspiration to millions of people across Australia and is an enduring fixture in the community.”
The game’s host venue is the MCI Cricket Ground, which is located at the intersection of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Princes Highway.
The MCG has hosted an NRL grand finals in the past and the grand finals of the World Cup, Rugby League World Cup and the World Series of Rugby.
The grand final will also be played at ANZ Stadium, a state-of-the-art venue for Australian football and the largest venue in Australia for AFL matches.
“There are a lot of different options available in this year’s event, and we look forward to welcoming our fans to the MCGs famous venue and setting up a spectacular event that the fans and players will be proud to watch,” Greenberg added.