This Sunday the 8th May North Sydney Oval will host two big games of footy as our women’s team goes up against the Wests Tigers and our NSW Cup boys challenge the Bluebags, Newtown Jets, in the annual clash of the Frank Hyde Shield. This game is always a great battle and draws a good crowd, but let’s go one step further and fill the hill in Red & Black. We are putting the call out to all Members, Fans and mates of mates to get along and cheer on the Bears.

Let us entertain you, mum and the kids on Sunday 8th – Mother’s Day. In respect of all of our mum’s and the annual tradition of breakfast in bed or brunch out, we have pushed kick off back to 1pm and 3pm. This means there is plenty of time to spoil mum in the morning or catch up for dinner in the evening, and still get out and support the Bears. Or go one better bring mum along and let us do all the work, put out a picnic rug on the hill, serve up delicious food by The Greens North Sydney, sample craft beers by local boutique brewer Six String Brewing Co and keep the kids entertained for hours with our family friendly free activities included. Plus we have a special addition with an expert caricaturist David Green who will be on hand for on the spot cartoons of mum (and everyone!) or send through a mother’s day message for us to paly on the big screen at the ground. Happy mum!

  • Miller St Gates open 12.30pm, Ridge St Gates will open at 2pm (and upon request for accessible access).
  • HNWP Bears v Wests Tigers 1pm
  • NSW Cup Bears v Jets 3pm
  • Six String Brewing will be offering craft beer tastings on the Hill
  • The Greens North Sydney BBQ will be serving up delicious food
  • David Green will be doing on the spot caricatures of mum (and all!)
  • NRL Skills Clinic on the oval – free for all kids to attend
  • Mother’s Day video messages on the big screen
  • Face painters, Colouring Station, Bears tattoos and of course Barney the Bear

And all this just for $10 per adult entry – Kids under 16 are FREE!
Come on out and support your mighty Bears!


First clash of the annual Frank Hyde Shield this Sunday at Bear Park when the Red & Black take on the Bluebags – also a big game of 2nd vs 3rd on the ladder. Come on you Bears!
🐻 Bears v Jets 3pm | North Sydney Oval


Our mates at Six String Brewing will be offering tastings of their locally brewed craft beers at the Hill Bar this Sunday. Come along and say hi, try out some of their new variations and of course grab a Bear Park Brew that is now on tap at the oval. We will have three bars open this Sunday including Molly Dive, The Hill Bar and the Mcartney Stand Bar


Treat mum (or yourself!) to a complimentary cartoon drawing done on the spot by expert caricaturist David Green. he will be set up near the merchandise stand, simply pop by and say hi for a drawing and take home an A3 copy of your cartoon. A great way to mark Mother’s Day and remember a day out at Bear Park.


Show mum the love with a video message on the big screen at North Sydney Oval on game day! Create a video in landscape, no longer than 30 seconds long and send through to us by Friday 6pm to be featured. You can email video to or DM us on our social channels of Facebook or Instagram.


Get the kids active and join in the free NRL Skills & Fun Games sessions on the field this Sunday. learn some great skills, have a heap of footy fun and win some great prizes. These sessions are free and open to all kids at our home game to attend.


Plus our gorgeous face painters will be back to entertain the kids with some great designs. They will be set up next to the merchandise tent and would love to see all the smiling faces of our Junior Bears. And of course, our lovable Barney the Bear will be roaming the ground ready for a hi-five, hug or a selfie. Come up and say hi!

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