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The Rally departs Newcastle's McDonald Jones Stadium and stops in the beautiful country towns of Mudgee, Bathurst, Parkes and Temora before finishing in Wagga Wagga for the Newcastle Knights v Canberra Raiders NRL game.  Bring you family wagon, company car, antique or luxury car or your people mover for this unqiue adventure and get behind two of Newcastle's iconic community organisations the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service and the Newcastle Knights.  Canberra Raiders fan are welcome of course just get ready for some great banter! 


Ever done a lap of Mt Panorama, dressed up as Elvis, been to historic Sofala or West Wyalong or visited the Dish?  Well this is the trip for you.  

The adventure culminates in Wagga Wagga for the NRL clash between our mighty Newcastle Knights and the Canberra Raiders. 

We will enjoy a pre-match day dinner with Danny Buderus, Kurt Gidley and Matt Gidley and watch the game with some special country hospitality. 

Only $500 per person which includes all your meals and fantastic catered tickets into the game.  Teams are encouraged to fundraise and get sponsors for their cars.

2021 Knights Rescue Rally  Itinerary

Image courtesy of Mudgee Region Tourism,

5th May, Wednesday
Newcastle – Mudgee

6th May, Thursday
Mudgee – Parkes

7th May, Friday
Parkes - Junee

8th May, Saturday

Game Day in Wagga Wagga

9th May, Sunday
Wagga Wagga – Newcastle

For more details, see the Itinerary page 

Image courtesy of Parkes Visitors Centre, 

Four nights enjoying the best of Country NSW and great people, the Knights Rescue Rally will draw to a close and we will have raised money for the

Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service allowing us to continue to save lives responding 24-7 when needed.

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors and Partners

Major Sponsor 


Event Partners


Every dollar you raise through the Knights Rescue Rally contributes to keeping the Rescue Helicopter Service available 24/7, 365 days a year.

Find out how your fundraising makes a difference here