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The Dyldam Parramatta Eels take on our traditional rivals in Round 9 in a blockbuster Friday night game at ANZ Stadium!

Dyldam Parramatta Eels v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs - Friday, April 29, 2016

Key times:

Gates open: 5.30pm

Under 20s kick off: 5.35pm

NRL kick off: 7.50pm

Broadcast: Live on Channel 9 and FoxSports 1

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In Round 9, we mark Blue and Gold Heart Round, recognizing all our gold charity partners – Careflight, Ronald McDonald House Westmead, and the Children’s Hospital at Westmead – with the support of our game day partner, Infinity.

Arrive early on Friday evening to enjoy carnival games and face painting in the concourse, meet the Parramatta Eels Cheerleaders and Sparky and Sparkles, or visit the Eels Membership or merchandise marquees.

The Eels merchandise van will be open from 5pm at Gates A/B, with merchandise outlets inside the Stadium at Aisles 104 and 127.

Pick up your exclusive game day poster on the way in, limited to the first 2000 Members through the gates!

Eels Members only: Discover the Cross Bar

Eels Members have the opportunity to access the Crossbar Lounge at ANZ Stadium this Friday night! Located on the Eastern side of the Stadium, the Lounge features a new stylish bar and lounge.

Access to the space is via the glass doors on Level 1 concourse at A107. Take the lifts or escalators to Level 2 where the entry to the Lounge is located.

Remember, this is only available to 2016 Eels Members as a Member benefit. 

The Eels Member Bar:

All 2016 Eels Members are invited to attend the exclusive Eels Members bar located on level 2 (North-West Terrace of ANZ Stadium) at Aisle 127, open from 5.30pm until 1 hour after full-time.

Simply show your 2016 Membership card to gain access to this exclusive Members area, including musical performances and the post-match press conference.

Need help on Game Day?

Our Membership Team have a number of locations at ANZ Stadium to help you on game day, including our Member Service windows at Gates A/B and Gate H.

For new membership sales and group experience enquiries, please visit our Membership Marquee located outside Gates A/B.

Our Fan Experience Team is also on hand to help you with any general enquiries, so feel free to chat with them!

$11 Meal Deal

Purchase any Coca-Cola or Mount Franklin 600mL Product, hot chips and a Vili’s Sausage Roll for just $11!

The $11 meal deal is available at all ANZ Stadium retail food outlets on Level 1, and retail food outlets on Level 4 East on game day on Friday, April 29. Offer is limited to the first 1,000 purchasers.

Are you a Member with a question? Check out our Member Ticketing Guide!

Reciprocal Member entry:

While this match is an Eels home game, Bulldogs Ticketed Members have not been forgotten and will enjoy reciprocal member rights for this game.

Bulldogs Reserved Members will access via Gate C/D with General Admission Seating available on Level 4 East (subject to capacity). 

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

Getting to the game:

Top tips:

•      To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page.

•      Arrive early to soak in the atmosphere ahead of the match.


The closest station to ANZ Stadium is Olympic Park Station.

Three special supporter trains will run to Olympic Park from:

  • Campbelltown at 6.07pm, stopping all stations via Granville
  • Penrith at 6.23, stopping at all stations
  • Sydenham at 6.25pm, stopping all stations via Bankstown

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

To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page here or use the Trip planner.

Trackwork will take place on the Hunter line. Buses replace trains between Scone and Maitland. Each night, buses also replace trains between Telarah and Hamilton then continue to Newcastle.

For the latest information, check Trackwork Service Updates.


Sydney Buses will operate to a normal weekday timetable.

  • Route 525 operates between Parramatta and Burwood via Sydney Olympic Park. 
  • Route 526 runs from the Sydney Olympic Park Ferry Wharf to Olympic Park.
  • Route X25 runs regularly to Sydney Olympic Park from Strathfield Station during the afternoon peak period on weekdays.

Use the Transport NSW Trip Planner to help plan your journey. It will give you up-to-date train and bus timetable information. Click here for more information.


For those who plan to drive, pre-booking your parking space is recommended. You can pre-book parking via:

Sydney Olympic Park Authority: Print your ticket at home by clicking here. Please note: pre-booked parking tickets cannot be booked on the day of the event.

Ticketek: Order your tickets by clicking here or calling 132 849. Please note: These can only be collected from Ticketek agencies. 


If you decide to drive, the below routes are advised and can help minimise traffic issues:

  • From the NORTH: Through Top Ryde, take Victoria Rd and then Silverwater Rd and Holker Street to Sydney Olympic Park.
  • From the SOUTH: Turn onto Parramatta Road then Hill Road to Sydney Olympic Park.
  • From the EAST: Take Parramatta Road then Bernie Avenue or Hill Road. If you are driving along Victoria Road, consider taking Silverwater Road then Holker Street.
  • From the WEST: Turn onto Silverwater Road then Holker Street or turn onto Hill Road, and then to Sydney Olympic Park.

Please Note: When leaving the precinct, patrons are advised that changed traffic conditions are in place for the M4 westbound on-ramp at Hill Road. Patrons will be diverted to the Silverwater Road on-ramp via Parramatta Road.

Report anti-social behaviour:

A patron text service will operate for all Eels events. If you experience any issues during an event, SMS 0419 403 360 with your issue and location.

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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