NRL release 2018 season draw

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The NRL has this morning revealed the full 2018 NRL season draw. Read on for more!

It all kicks off on March 8 when the Dragons host Brisbane at Kogarah's UOW Jubilee Oval, as part of an opening round that features an ANZ Stadium grudge match between the Tigers and Roosters (with James Tedesco having defected from the former to the latter); a massive double header in Perth featuring premiers Melbourne; and a Western Sydney derby on an autumn afternoon in Penrith featuring the Panthers and Eels.

All the traditional clashes are there - the Rabbitohs and Bulldogs face off on Good Friday with the Tigers and Eels on Easter Monday; the Roosters, Dragons, Storm and Warriors feature on ANZAC Day and the Bulldogs v Dragons Queen's Birthday clash keeps its spot as well.

Each team receives only one 'official' bye during the season, condensed into two pre-Origin rounds (13 and 17). With Origin II falling on a Sunday for the first time in over fifteen years, all teams will have the weekend off on June 24 as Sydney hosts the second match of the 2018 series. While details are to be confirmed, there are expected to be more fixtures on that standalone weekend, potentially including Pacific Test matches.

In a welcome change for fans, all 25 rounds (down from 26 in previous seasons) have been scheduled up front, making planning your season easy. With the NRL taking back control of the schedule from previous seasons, there's sure to be plenty of controversy.

Check out the full schedule below:

ROUND 1 MARCH 8, 9, 10, 11
THU 7:50PM Dragons v Broncos @ UOW Jubilee Oval
FRI 6:00PM Knights v Sea Eagles @ McDonald Jones Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Cowboys v Sharks @ 1300SMILES Stadium
SAT 4:30PM Wests Tigers v Roosters @ ANZ Stadium
SAT 7:00PM Rabbitohs v Warriors @ Perth Stadium
SAT 9:00PM Bulldogs v Storm @ Perth Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Panthers v Eels @ Panthers Stadium
SUN 6:30PM Titans v Raiders @ Cbus Super Stadium

ROUND 2 MARCH 15, 16, 17, 18
THU 7:50PM Sharks v Dragons @ Southern Cross Group Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Roosters v Bulldogs @ Allianz Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Broncos v Cowboys @ Suncorp Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Warriors v Titans @ Mt Smart Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Panthers v Rabbitohs @ Panthers Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Storm v Wests Tigers @ AAMI Park
SUN 4:10PM Sea Eagles v Eels @ Lottoland
SUN 6:30PM Raiders v Knights @ GIO Stadium

ROUND 3 MARCH 22, 23, 24, 25
THU 7:50PM Storm v Cowboys @ AAMI Park
FRI 6:00PM Bulldogs v Panthers @ ANZ Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Wests Tigers v Broncos @ Campbelltown Stadium
SAT 3:30PM Raiders v Warriors @ GIO Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Rabbitohs v Sea Eagles @ ANZ Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Eels v Sharks @ ANZ Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Titans v Dragons @ Clive Berghofer Stadium, Toowoomba
SUN 6:30PM Roosters v Knights @ Allianz Stadium

ROUND 4 MARCH 29, 30, 31, APRIL 1, 2 (EASTER)
THU 7:50PM Cowboys v Panthers @ 1300SMILES Stadium
FRI 4:10PM Rabbitohs v Bulldogs @ ANZ Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Sharks v Storm @ Southern Cross Group Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Roosters v Warriors @ Allianz Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Sea Eagles v Raiders @ Lottoland
SUN 4:10PM Dragons v Knights @ WIN Stadium
SUN 6:30PM Broncos v Titans @ Suncorp Stadium
MON 4:00PM Wests Tigers v Eels @ ANZ Stadium

ROUND 5 APRIL 5, 6, 7, 8
THU 7:50PM Raiders v Bulldogs @ GIO Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Sharks v Roosters @ Southern Cross Group Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Dragons v Rabbitohs @ UOW Jubilee Oval
SAT 3:00PM Wests Tigers v Storm @ Mt Smart Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Warriors v Cowboys @ Mt Smart Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Knights v Broncos @ McDonald Jones Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Titans v Sea Eagles @ Marley Brown Oval, Gladsone
SUN 4:10PM Eels v Panthers @ ANZ Stadium

ROUND 6 APRIL 12, 13, 14, 15
THU 7:50PM Roosters v Rabbitohs @ Allianz Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Storm v Knights @ AAMI Park
FRI 7:50PM Dragons v Sharks @ WIN Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Warriors v Broncos @ Mt Smart Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Cowboys v Bulldogs 1300SMILES Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Raiders v Eels @ GIO Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Panthers v Titans @ Panthers Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Sea Eagles v Wests Tigers @ Lottoland

ROUND 7 APRIL 19, 20, 21, 22
THU 7:50PM Bulldogs v Roosters @ ANZ Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Warriors v Dragons @ Mt Smart Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Broncos v Storm @ Suncorp Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Rabbitohs v Raiders @ Central Coast Stadium, Gosford
SAT 5:30PM Wests Tigers v Knights @ Scully Park, Tamworth
SAT 7:30PM Cowboys v Titans @ 1300SMILES Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Eels v Sea Eagles @ ANZ Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Sharks v Panthers @ Southern Cross Group Stadium

ROUND 8 APRIL 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 (ANZAC Round)
WED 4:10PM Dragons v Roosters @ Allianz Stadium
WED 7:00PM Storm v Warriors @ AAMI Park
THU 7:50PM Rabbitohs v Broncos @ ANZ Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Sea Eagles v Knights @ Lottoland
FRI 7:50PM Panthers v Bulldogs @ Panthers Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Titans v Sharks @ Cbus Super Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Cowboys v Raiders @ 1300SMILES Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Eels v Wests Tigers @ ANZ Stadium

ROUND 9 MAY 3, 4, 5, 6
THU 7:50PM Broncos v Bulldogs @ Suncorp Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Knights v Rabbitohs @ McDonald Jones Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Panthers v Cowboys @ Carrington Park, Bathurst
SAT 3:00PM Raiders v Titans @ GIO Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Warriors v Wests Tigers @ Mt Smart Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Sharks v Eels @ Southern Cross Group Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Dragons v Storm @ UOW Jubilee Oval
SUN 4:10PM Roosters v Sea Eagles @ Allianz Stadium

ROUND 10 MAY 10, 11, 12, 13
THU 7:50PM Wests Tigers v Cowboys @ Leichhardt Oval
FRI 6:00PM Knights v Panthers @ McDonald Jones Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Bulldogs v Eels @ ANZ Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Warriors v Roosters @ Mt Smart Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Storm v Titans @ Suncorp Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Sea Eagles v Broncos @ Suncorp Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Rabbitohs v Dragons @ ANZ Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Raiders v Sharks @ GIO Stadium

ROUND 11 MAY 17, 18, 19, 20
THU 7:50PM Panthers v Wests Tigers @ Panthers Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Eels v Warriors @ ANZ Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Broncos v Roosters @ Suncorp Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Titans v Knights @ Cbus Super Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Cowboys v Rabbitohs @ 1300SMILES Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Storm v Sea Eagles @ AAMI Park
SUN 2:00PM Dragons v Raiders @ Glen Willow Regional Stadium, Mudgee
SUN 4:10PM Sharks v Bulldogs @ Southern Cross Group Stadium

ROUND 12 MAY 24, 25, 26, 27
THU 7:50PM Broncos v Eels @ Suncorp Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Raiders v Sea Eagles @ GIO Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Cowboys v Storm @ 1300SMILES Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Roosters v Titans @ Central Coast Stadium, Gosford
SAT 5:30PM Warriors v Rabbitohs @ Mt Smart Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Panthers v Dragons @ Panthers Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Knights v Sharks @ McDonald Jones Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Wests Tigers v Bulldogs @ ANZ Stadium

ROUND 13 JUNE 1, 2, 3
THU 7:50PM Sea Eagles v Cowboys @ Lottoland
FRI 7:50PM Rabbitohs v Sharks @ ANZ Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Eels v Knights @ ANZ Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Roosters v Wests Tigers @ Allianz Stadium
BYES Broncos, Raiders, Bulldogs, Titans, Storm, Panthers, Dragons, Warriors

ORIGIN I JUNE 6
WEDNESDAY, NSW v QLD @ MCG, Melbourne

ROUND 14 JUNE 8, 9, 10, 11 (Queen's Birthday)
FRI 6:00PM Raiders v Panthers @ GIO Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Titans v Rabbitohs @ Cbus Super Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Sea Eagles v Warriors @ AMI Stadium, Christchurch
SAT 5:30PM Knights v Roosters @ McDonald Jones Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Eels v Cowboys @ TIO Stadium, Darwin
SUN 2:00PM Sharks v Wests Tigers @ Southern Cross Group Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Storm v Broncos @ AAMI Park
MON 4:00PM Bulldogs v Dragons @ ANZ Stadium

ROUND 15 JUNE 14, 15, 16, 17
THU 7:50PM Eels v Rabbitohs @ ANZ Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Cowboys v Warriors @ 1300SMILES Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Roosters v Panthers @ Allianz Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Bulldogs v Titans @ Belmore Sports Ground
SAT 5:30PM Dragons v Sea Eagles @ WIN Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Sharks v Broncos @ Southern Cross Group Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Knights v Storm @ McDonald Jones Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Wests Tigers v Raiders @ Campbelltown Stadium

ORIGIN II JUNE 24
SUNDAY, NSW v QLD @ ANZ Stadium
No NRL matches this weekend

ROUND 16 JUNE 28, 29, 30, JULY 1
THU 7:50PM Dragons v Eels @ WIN Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Warriors v Sharks @ Mt Smart Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Roosters v Storm @ Allianz Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Panthers v Sea Eagles @ Panthers Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Knights v Bulldogs @ McDonald Jones Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Broncos v Raiders @ Suncorp Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Wests Tigers v Titans @ Leichhardt Oval
SUN 4:10PM Rabbitohs v Cowboys @ Barlow Park, Cairns

ROUND 17 JULY 5, 6, 7, 8
THU 7:50PM Storm v Dragons @ AAMI Park
FRI 7:50PM Panthers v Warriors @ Panthers Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Bulldogs v Raiders @ Belmore Sports Ground
SUN 4:10PM Titans v Broncos @ Cbus Super Stadium
- BYES Sharks, Sea Eagles, Knights, Cowboys, Eels, Rabbitohs, Roosters, Tigers

ORIGIN III JULY 11
WEDNESDAY, QLD v NSW @ Suncorp Stadium

ROUND 18 JULY 13, 14, 15
FRI 6:00PM Panthers v Sharks @ Panthers Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Knights v Eels @ McDonald Jones Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Bulldogs v Rabbitohs @ ANZ Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Sea Eagles v Storm @ Lottoland
SAT 7:30PM Raiders v Cowboys @ GIO Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Broncos v Warriors @ Suncorp Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Dragons v Wests Tigers @ UOW Jubilee Oval
SUN 6:30PM Titans v Roosters @ Cbus Super Stadium

ROUND 19 JULY 19, 20, 21, 22
THU 7:50PM Eels v Bulldogs @ ANZ Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Sharks v Raiders @ Southern Cross Group Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Broncos v Panthers @ Suncorp Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Knights v Titans @ McDonald Jones Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Wests Tigers v Rabbitohs @ ANZ Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Cowboys v Dragons @ 1300SMILES Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Warriors v Storm @ Mt Smart Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Sea Eagles v Roosters @ Lottoland

ROUND 20 JULY 26, 27, 28, 29
THU 7:50PM Broncos v Sharks @ Suncorp Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Cowboys v Knights @ 1300SMILES Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Bulldogs v Wests Tigers @ ANZ Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Sea Eagles v Panthers @ Lottoland
SAT 5:30PM Rabbitohs v Eels @ ANZ Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Storm v Raiders @ AAMI Park
SUN 2:00PM Titans v Warriors @ Cbus Super Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Roosters v Dragons @ Allianz Stadium

ROUND 21 AUGUST 2, 3, 4, 5
THU 7:50PM Bulldogs v Broncos @ ANZ Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Knights v Wests Tigers @ McDonald Jones Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Rabbitohs v Storm @ ANZ Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Dragons v Warriors WIN Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Eels v Titans @ ANZ Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Roosters v Cowboys @ Allianz Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Sharks v Sea Eagles @ Southern Cross Group Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Panthers v Raiders @ Panthers Stadium

ROUND 22 AUGUST 9, 10, 11, 12
THU 7:50PM Cowboys v Broncos @ 1300SMILES Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Warriors v Knights @ Mt Smart Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Rabbitohs v Roosters @ ANZ Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Titans v Panthers @ Cbus Super Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Sea Eagles v Bulldogs @ Lottoland
SAT 7:30PM Eels v Dragons @ ANZ Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Raiders v Wests Tigers @ GIO Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Storm v Sharks @ AAMI Park

ROUND 23 AUGUST 16, 17, 18, 19
THU 7:50PM Broncos v Rabbitohs @ Suncorp Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Sea Eagles v Titans @ Lottoland
FRI 7:50PM Storm v Eels @ AAMI Park
SAT 3:00PM Panthers v Knights @ Panthers Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Wests Tigers v Dragons @ Leichhardt Oval
SAT 7:30PM Sharks v Cowboys @ Southern Cross Group Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Bulldogs v Warriors @ ANZ Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Raiders v Roosters @ GIO Stadium

ROUND 24 AUGUST 23, 24, 25, 26
THU 7:50PM Wests Tigers v Sea Eagles @ Campbelltown Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Warriors v Panthers @ Mt Smart Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Cowboys v Eels @ 1300SMILES Stadium
SAT 3:00PM Raiders v Rabbitohs @ GIO Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Titans v Storm @ Cbus Super Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Roosters v Broncos @ Allianz Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Sharks v Knights @ Southern Cross Group Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Dragons v Bulldogs @ UOW Jubilee Oval

ROUND 25 AUGUST 30, 31, SEPTEMBER 1, 2
THU 7:50PM Rabbitohs v Wests Tigers @ ANZ Stadium
FRI 6:00PM Warriors v Raiders @ Mt Smart Stadium
FRI 7:50PM Storm v Panthers @ AAMI Park
SAT 3:00PM Knights v Dragons @ McDonald Jones Stadium
SAT 5:30PM Titans v Cowboys @ Cbus Super Stadium
SAT 7:30PM Eels v Roosters @ ANZ Stadium
SUN 2:00PM Bulldogs v Sharks @ ANZ Stadium
SUN 4:10PM Broncos v Sea Eagles @ Suncorp Stadium

Our draw & results page will be updated throughout the season as matches are played - check it out here.

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