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This week the Dyldam Parramatta Eels take on the Bulldogs in the annual Bandaged Bear Cup, and even though it's an Eels home game, Bulldogs ticketed Members will also be given reciprocal entry rights to the game. 

Don't have your tickets yet? Click through to buy them today! Remember family passes start from just $40 for 2 adults and up to 4 juniors.


Dyldam Parramatta Eels v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

Gates open: 6.00pm

NRL kick off: 7.45pm

Please note that NYC will not be played on Friday night. The Eels NYC side will play the Bulldogs on Sunday, August 17, at 1.15pm at Ringrose Park. 

The Bandaged Bear Cup is our opportunity to celebrate the incredible and hardworking staff and volunteers of the Children's Hospital at Westmead. We welcome Hospital staff and volunteers to enjoy the game and bring their family and friends!

There'll be a mascot race with the Bandaged Bear at halftime, as well as bucket collections around the Stadium and concourse where you can feel free to donate to the Children's Hospital at Westmead.

Round 23 is also Close the Gap round, look out for the Close the Gap marquees at the game, where you can sign the pledge and call on the Australian Government to take action to achieve health equality for Indigenous Australians within 25 years.


Eels Members have this game included in their ticketed Membership - if you have any questions about where to sit, you can contact the Blue and Gold Membership team on or 1300 BLUE GOLD.

You can also find the Membership team at the ticket boxes at Gates A/B and Gate H on game day.

Bulldogs members will sit in the following bays:

Bulldogs Reserved Members will access via Gate C/D with General Admission Seating available between Aisles 401 - 405 on Level 4 East.

Bulldogs General Admission Members will access via Gate B with General Admission Seating available on Level 1 in Aisles 146 and 101.


All ticketed Memberships and tickets to this game include return travel on Sydney Trains. We encourage all fans to take publis transport as parking is limited at Sydney Olympic Park. 

And in a bonus for Parramatta Eels fans, two direct services will operate from Parramatta to Olympic Park, with the timetable as follows: 

Direct service one:

  • Departing Blacktown 6:34pm
  • Seven Hills 6:37pm
  • Westmead 6:43pm
  • Parramatta 6:46pm (Platform 1)
  • Granville 6:48pm
  • Lidcombe 6:55pm
  • Olympic Park 7:00pm

Direct service two: 

  • Departing Blacktown 7:04pm
  • Seven Hills 7:08pm
  • Westmead 7:14pm
  • Parramatta 7:17pm (Platform 1)
  • Granville 7:20pm
  • Lidcombe 7:25pm
  • Olympic Park 7:31pm

Trains to Olympic Park depart Lidcombe every 10 minutes until midnight.

Two direct services will operate from Central to Olympic Park leaving at 6.38pm and 6.50pm stopping at Redfern and Strathfield.

For further timetable information, click here.

Trackwork is taking place during the event and may affect how you travel. For the latest information, click here.

For more information about transport to and from the game, please click through to the ANZ Stadium website.

Acknowledgement of Country

Parramatta Eels respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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