NRL in Las Vegas LIVE: Updates and scores as Souths, Manly, the Roosters and Broncos make footy history

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By Shayne Bugden For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 20:02 EST, 2 March 2024 | Updated: 20:29 EST, 2 March 2024

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Follow Daily Mail Australia's unrecorded blog for each nan updates and scores from nan NRL double header successful Las Vegas.

Latrell Mitchell gets 'goosebumps' from stepping onto nan Allegiant section - and predicts really nan smaller playing aboveground will effect nan games

'For me, this is everything,' Mitchell told Fox Sports arsenic he took successful nan section a spot complete an hr earlier kickoff successful Souths' conflict pinch Manly, saying he still can't judge nan NRL has pulled this disconnected and he's sewage 'goosebumps' conscionable looking astatine nan field.

Much has been made of nan dimensions of nan playing aboveground astatine Allegiant, which has shaved a spot of abstraction disconnected nan modular NRL section - and Trell reckons that will lead to a much protect game, pinch nan Bunnies trying to play done nan Sea Eagles much alternatively of moving nan flanks.

Allegiant's section is 94.5 metres from goalposts to goalposts alternatively of nan accustomed 100 metres, and 64 metres wide alternatively of 68.

 Latrell Mitchell of nan South Sydney Rabbitohs answers questions connected nan shape during Fox League's NRL Las Vegas Launch astatine Resorts World Las Vegas, connected February 28, 2024, successful Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Double-header loses prima powerfulness arsenic Hugh Jackman pulls retired astatine nan past minute

The astir celebrated Manly instrumentality connected nan satellite has been forced to driblet his scheme to beryllium nan biggest VIP astatine nan double-header owed to 'unforeseen' circumstances, according to nan Sydney Morning Herald.

Jackman had been successful Vegas connected Friday but had to alert backmost to New York, it has been reported.

Souths co-owner Russell Crowe is besides incapable to be owed to filming commitments but provided nan voiceover for an advertisement that explained rugby convention to Americans.

FILE - Actor Hugh Jackman speaks during a sheet chat astatine nan Global Citizen NOW Summit, Thursday, April 27, 2023, successful New York. Global Citizen announced Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, that it would clasp its first world version of its Global Citizen NOW convention successful Melbourne, Australia, starting March 4, bringing together much than 300 young leaders pinch world leaders, including Jackman on pinch World Bank President Ajay Banga and erstwhile United Nations Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon. Celebrities, including Global Citizen ambassadors and Charlie Puth, arsenic good arsenic stone set Crowded House, will besides beryllium connected hand. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Crowds stitchery extracurricular Allegiant Stadium - but really galore tickets person been sold?

The queues to get into nan crushed are forming and 1 of nan biggest questions surrounding nan NRL's foray into nan States is, will they pull capable fans to debar having rows of quiet seats appearing connected nan TV coverage?

So acold nan reply appears to beryllium yes, pinch estimates putting nan number of tickets sold astatine 40,000 - and footy bosses will beryllium hoping that number swells acknowledgment to walk-up fans snapping up much seats connected lucifer day.

Allegiant Stadium - which has been nicknamed nan 'Death Star' - holds 65,000 group successful nan set-up that's being utilized for nan NRL matches.

 A wide position is seen of Allegiant Stadium arsenic supporters get for nan lucifer earlier nan information 1 NRL lucifer betwixt Manly Sea Eagles and South Sydney Rabbitohs astatine Allegiant Stadium, connected March 02, 2024, successful Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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G'day and acknowledgment for joining Daily Mail Australia for our unrecorded sum of footy's history-making Vegas double header. Stick pinch america for each nan latest updates, scores, photos and eye-catching video from Sin City's Allegiant Stadium arsenic Souths return connected Manly, followed by nan Roosters' conflict pinch nan Broncos successful what will beryllium a play opener for illustration nary other.

 A wide position is seen of nan stadium earlier nan information 1 NRL lucifer betwixt Manly Sea Eagles and South Sydney Rabbitohs astatine Allegiant Stadium, connected March 02, 2024, successful Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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