The Dyldam Parramatta Eels 2016 pre-season schedule will kick off at the 2016 NRL Dick Smith Auckland Nines, and wrap up with the 2016 Blue and Gold Army Festival.
The Eels will also play a pre-season trial game against the Panthers, with all three grades in action in the week following the Eels pre-season trial match against the Gold Coast Titans at ANZAC Oval in Alice Springs on Saturday, February 13.
Ticket pricing for the upcoming trials will be confirmed in later months, with the pre-season trial tickets against the Titans available on January 11, 2016.
The Eels host their annual 2016 Blue and Gold Army Festival on Sunday, February 21, giving Members and fans access to mingle with the 2016 Eels squad (with Eels Members gaining priority access) plus autograph marquees, rides, food and drink, rugby league skills and drills and more.
More details on the 2016 Blue and Gold Army Festival to come closer to the date!
Eels Pre-Season Fixtures and Events:
Saturday February 6-7 @ Eden Park, Auckland
- 2016 Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines
Saturday February 13 @ No.2 Sportsground, Corner Parry and Smith Streets, Newcastle West
- 5.00pm: Dyldam Parramatta Eels NYC v Newcastle Knights NYC
- 7.00pm: Wentworthville Magpies NSW Cup squad v Newcastle Knights NRL/NSW Cup squad
Saturday February 13 @ ANZAC Oval, Alice Springs
- 7.40pm: Dyldam Parramatta Eels v Gold Coast Titans (local time)
Saturday February 20 @ Pepper Stadium
- Kick off TBC: Dyldam Parramatta Eels NYC v Penrith Panthers
- Kick off TBC: Wentworthvile Magpies NSW Cup v Penrith Panthers
- Kick off TBC: Dyldam Parramatta Eels v Penrith Panthers
Sunday February 21 @ Pirtek Stadium Top Field
- Blue and Gold Army Festival