Support the Matildas' World Cup campaign at these venues
World Cup fever is in the air! Australia's very own Matildas made it to the FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time in this year's cup, but were denied a spot in the grand final by England. But, on Saturday August 19 at 6pm, they take on Sweden in a battle for third place.
Can’t get to the 2023 World Cup games in person? Check out these venues across Newcastle showing the Matildas’ FIFA Women’s World Cup matches live.
Adamstown Bowling Club
Get amongst the Matildas action at Adamstown Bowling Club. For the third place match, the club is giving away the chance to win best table in the house plus two pizzas and a cocktail jug for one winner and three friends! Head over to their Instagram to enter.
Where: 540 Glebe Rd, Adamstown
Alder Park Sports Club
Head to your New Lambton local to see the Matildas in action this World Cup. Showing all the Matildas matches, Alder Park Sports Club is a relaxed spot to meet your friends and cheer on Australia together.
Where: 132 Bridges Rd, New Lambton
Bar Beach Bowlo
Watch the World Cup excitement at Bar Beach Bowlo, with the team showing the Matildas' matches live and loud on all their screens.
Where: 29 Kilgour Avenue, Merewether
For plenty of space, heaps of beers on tap, and a great beer garden, head to Beerhaus Kotara to watch the Matildas in the World Cup third place match.
Where: The Rooftop, Westfield Kotara
Get down to The Boat Shed Bar at Belmont 16s to watch the Matildas on the big screen. With the biggest screen in Lake Macquarie, you won't miss any of the action! While you're watching, devour a burger and craft beer.
Where: The Parade, Belmont
Local LGBTQ+ bar Bernie's Bar is going big for the Matildas. The team are showing the third place match on a projector in their laneway – we reckon the vibes will be high! BYO camp chair so you don't miss out on a spot.
Where: 410 King St, Newcastle
Head to the Blackbutt Hotel to cheer on the Matildas. You won't miss any of the action on the pub's three metre big screen!
Where: 80 Orchardtown Rd, New Lambton
Carrington Bowling Club
Carrington favourite, Carrington Bowling Club, is getting amongst the Matildas fever for the Women's World Cup.
Where: 1C Cowper St N, Carrington
Catch the Matildas in their World Cup matches at the Commonwealth Hotel, live and loud on the big screens. With screens in the sports bar and the main bar, there's plenty of vantage points for you catch the game.
Where: Cnr Union & Bull St, Cooks Hill
Duke of Wellington Hotel
Make your way to the Duke of Wellington Hotel to catch the Matildas in the World Cup. The games will be shown on the huge video wall. Make sure you check out the food special that falls on game night.
Where: 69 Regent St, New Lambton
Join the team at FogHorn Brewery to cheer on the Matildas. All of the brewery's screens will be playing the games live and loud.
Where: 218 King St, Newcastle
Head to the Grain Store in Newcastle's East End for independently owned Australian craft beer and an American pub menu. The team are showing all the Matildas' games throughout the World Cup.
Where: 64-66 Scott St, Newcastle
In the city centre? Watch the Matildas' matches at the Great Northern Hotel on its projectors, in the main bar, and in the sports bar with a $15 burger and $20 jug of Tooheys New, SuperDry, or XXXX Gold.
Where: 83-89 Scott St, Newcastle
Head to the Great Northern Hotel in Teralba to help cheer the Matildas to victory in the World Cup.
Where: 2 Anzac Pde, Teralba
Come and watch the Matildas in the brewhouse at Good Folk Brewing. Enjoy a pizza and trivia before the game.
Where: 80 Beaumont St, Hamilton
Hamilton Station Hotel
Islington favourite the Hamilton Station Hotel is putting on the Matildas’ games live and loud on their screens – make sure you get a feed at the Hamo Food Truck while you're there.
Where: 2/6 Beaumont St, Islington
Hotel Jesmond is showing the Matildas' matches, live and loud in the sports bar. Order a feed right to your table so you don't miss a second of the action!
Where: 182 Newcastle Rd, Jesmond
Lowlands Bowling Club
Lowlands Bowling Club is getting around the World Cup action, showing every Matildas match, plus all semi final and grand final games!
Where: 98A Dawson St, Cooks Hill
Maitland Regional Sportsground Live Site
Watch the Matildas as they advance in the World Cup at the open air live broadcast happening at Maitland Regional Sportsground. Bring a rug or fold out chair, grab a sausage sandwich and a coffee, and soak up all the football action!
Where: High St, Maitland
Modus Brewing are pulling out all the stops for the World Cup, partnering with Northern NSW Football and Newcastle Jets to show all Matildas matches. The team have put on specials for all the games for far, so keep an eye out for what special is running for the semi final this Wednesday.
Where: 20 Merewether St, Merewether
Multi Arts Pavilion, mima, Speers Point Park
Cheer on the Matildas at this free, family-friendly live stream watch party as they take on Sweden in the third place playoff. Bring your own picnic rug and chairs to soak up the atmosphere while watching all the action on the outdoor big screen. Food trucks will also be onsite to enjoy some tasty treats, or bring your own picnic.
Where: Mutli Arts Pavilion, mima, Speers Point Park
Nags Head Hotel
Listen up Adamstown locals – Nags Head Hotel is showing all Matildas' games on their screens, so you can get down and back the girls in green and gold.
Where: 272 Brunker Rd, Adamstown
Newcastle Live Site | Wheeler Place
The Civic Precinct is turning green and gold for the FIFA Women’s World Cup! Catch all of the Matildas' games live on the big screen at Wheeler Place.
Where: Wheeler Place, Newcastle
Royal Crown Hotel
Are you a Dudley local? Head over to the Royal Crown Hotel to catch the Matildas in the World Cup – expect an enthusiastic crowd and a great atmosphere!
Where: 94 Ocean St, Dudley
Head down to The Shorty to watch the Matildas battle it out in the World Cup. The pub is showing all the round of 16 matches, the quarters, semis, and grand final.
Where: 269 Sandgate Rd, Shortland
Catch the Matildas live on the big screen at the Stag and Hunter Hotel. Keep an eye out for what food specials are on when you head down for a game.
Where: 187 Maitland Rd, Mayfield
The Beauford Hotel
Head over to Mayfield local The Beauford Hotel to watch the Matildas battle it out in the World Cup.
Where: 39 Maitland Rd, Mayfield
Get down to Hamilton favourite The Bennett Hotel to get amongst the World Cup action.
Where: 146 Denison St, Hamilton
The Cricketers Arms Hotel
Enjoy $6 Tiger schooners and $7 pints of Tiger as you watch the Matildas in the World Cup at The Cricketers Arms Hotel. There's plenty of room in the main bar and the beer garden, but make sure you book ahead.
Where: 61 Bruce St, Cooks Hill
The Crown and Anchor Hotel
Enjoy all the World Cup happenings at The Crown and Anchor Hotel, right in the heart of Newcastle.
Where: 189 Hunter St, Newcastle
Support the girls in green and gold at The Grand Hotel in the heart of Newcastle.
Where: 32 Church St, Newcastle
Catch the Matildas in the third place match at The Greenroof Hotel, taking on football heavyweights Sweden. The game will be played live and loud from 6pm, accompanied by $6 Perky seltzer schooners and $10 frozen margaritas.
Where: 71 Tudor St, Hamilton
Make your way to Newcastle West favourite The Happy Wombat to see the Matildas play in the World Cup.
Where: 575 Hunter St, Newcastle West
The Kent Hotel
Enjoy $10 Tillies Tequila when you cheer on the Matildas at The Kent. Better yet, all games will be shown on projectors upstairs, so you won't miss any of the action.
Where: 59 Beaumont St, Hamilton
Support the Matildas at The Lucky Hotel this July and August, with the pub showing all group stage games, plus the finals.
Where: 237 Hunter St, Newcastle
Cheer on the Matildas at The Maryville Tavern, with the pub playing the games throughout the whole venue live and loud.
Where: 71 Lewis St, Maryville
The Prince of Merewether is turning its Balcony Bar into a Watch Zone for all the Matildas games during the World Cup. Don't miss the $10 cocktail specials during the matches.
Where: 1 Morgan St, Merewether
Take in all the football action at The Ship Inn this World Cup. Book in quick to be a part of the action!
Where: 102 Hunter St, Newcastle
Catch the Matildas against Sweden on the big screen in the Toronto Hotel's beer garden. Get to the pub early, grab some dinner and watch the game live and loud.
Where: 74 Victory Pde, Toronto
Warners at the Bay
Head to Warners Bay favourite Warners at the Bay to watch the Matildas. There's live music on Saturdays too, so hang around after the game for tunes and a feed.
Where: 320 Hillsborough Rd, Warners Bay
Warners Bay Hotel
The recently refurbished Warners Bay Hotel is showing the Matildas' World Cup campaign live and loud. Head to the Lake St Terrace on the mezzanine for a post-game feed.
Where: 5 John St, Warners Bay
Young St Hotel is showing all Matildas' games live and loud on the big screens this World Cup.
Where: 132 Young St, Carrington
Note: The information in this article is correct at the time of publishing. We’ll continue to update this article throughout the World Cup.
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