In a coup for the city of Maitland, NRL returns to the region with a trial match confirmed at Maitland No. 1 Sportsground on Saturday 2 March 2019.
The Newcastle Knights and Cronulla Sharks will battle it out in front of local footy fans ahead of the commencement of the 2019 NRL season.
Newcastle Knights v Cronulla Sharks
Maitland No.1 Sportsground
Date: Saturday 2 March 2019
Gates Open: 8.45am
NRL Kick Off: 5.30pm