US group OneRepublic have been announced as the headline pre-match entertainment at this year’s NRL grand final.

The NRL has announced the multi award-winning act would perform as part of the pre-game spectacular.

The band will perform ‘Counting Stars’ alongside some of their biggest hits at the decider, at ANZ Stadium on October 6.

OneRepublic joins a long line of acts to play at the grand finale, including Gang of Youths, Macklemore, Keith Urban, The Veronicas and Jessica Mauboy.

The band is best known for their hits ‘Counting Stars’, ‘Something I Need’, ‘If I Lose Myself’ and, their 2006 worldwide smash, ‘Apologize’.


The NRL Grand Final will be held on Sunday, October 6.