Game Day Info: Round 25

Join the Dyldam Parramatta Eels on Monday, August 29, as the Blue and Gold farewell Pirtek Stadium when we take on the St. George Illawarra Dragons for Round 25 of the NRL Telstra Premiership. 

And to celebrate our final clash before the redevelopment of Pirtek Stadium, we’ll be putting on a great night of Monday night football thanks to our game day sponsor, Arab Bank.

Key Times

Gates open: 4:30pm

Under 20s kick off: 4:45pm

NRL kick off: 7:00pm

The match will be live on FoxSports.

Purchase tickets to Round 25!

Bank Roll-the-Ball thanks to Arab Bank

Keep your eyes peeled during half time for some great entertainment thanks to our game day sponsor, Arab Bank.

Four teams of two will be in the contest to claim their hands on some great prizes!

#Parradise Hashtag Photo Printer

Visit the unique #Parradise Hashtag Printer in the TryLine City precinct ahead of the game to keep a memory of your visit to the final game at Pirtek Stadium. Take a photo, upload it to Instagram and/or Twitter with the hashtag #Parradise and get your picture printed on the spot!

The hashtag printer scans Instagram for any photos using that hashtag in the world, so guests can be anywhere :) Their accounts do need to be switched to public however in order for the software to pick up the hashtag.

We have a photo board we will set up to display photos for guests to collect.

Special Activities and Handouts

Arrive early to get your hands on some Round 25 Game Day handouts including Try Banners thanks to Shine Lawyers, Foutain Thundersticks, Kanebridge flyers, Arab Bank bags, water bottles, hand fans, stress balls, money boses & yoyos plus a unique collectable Commemorative program or one of our pennant flags (limited to 7,500)!

Pre-Game Activity

Plenty of pre-game activity at Pirtek Stadium ahead of kick off. Arrive early to see all the action including Junior League U6s CVD Cobras v Merrylands, U7s Blacktown PCYC v Greystanes Devils in action, a Lap of Honour with past Blue and Gold players, a giant ‘Welcome Home’ flag carried by 50 Blue and Gold Members and fans, selfie frames roaming the stands and precinct, a pre-game show with musician Shannon Noll and a special Moment of Silence for Blue and Gold player Ken Thornett.

Visit our Merchandise tent!

Visit our Merchandise marquee in the TryLine City precinct before the game, or visit the Eels Team Store located at the Parramatta Leagues Club for all the latest Blue and Gold merchandise and apparel.

Our Fan Experience Team is also on hand to help you with any general enquiries.

Get your FREE Blue and Gold Army collectible poster!

The first 2,000 people through the gates on Monday night at Pirtek Stadium will pick up a free Blue and Gold collectible poster!

We will have 11 different posters to distribute throughout the season, with our final poster featuring Club Captain Tim Mannah! Be there to collect our Round Twenty Five player!

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

Getting to the Game:

The Eels encourage all Members and fans to take public transport to the game.

Parramatta train station is the nearest train station to the ground, and is only a short walk or shuttle bus ride away. Parramatta Bus interchange is located on Argyle Street opposite the Parramatta train station.

A free shuttle bus runs from Col Sutton Reserve in Baulkham Hills to Pirtek Stadium both pre & post game. This service will run at 15-20 minute intervals in the lead up to the game & again for 1 hour after the game on NRL Game Day.

The Eels also run a free shuttle bus from Argyle Street, outside Parramatta Westfield, to Pirtek Stadium (Bus 1: 4:45pm; Bus 2: 7:00pm), and returning to the station after the game.

For more information on any of these services, please call the football club office on 8843 0300.

Parking

In 2016, the Dyldam Parramatta Eels have partnered with Parramatta City Council to offer the Blue and Gold Army a special $5 parking rate when the Eels play at Pirtek Stadium.

The Riverbank, Justice Precinct and Eat Street carparks in Parramatta will have a $5 game day rate available to Eels Members and fans from 6pm on nights when the Eels play home matches at Pirtek Stadium, and from 1 hour prior to kick off on the days when the Eels play afternoon games at Pirtek Stadium.

Please remember there is NO public parking at Pirtek Stadium on game day. Click through for more transport details, or consider the Parramatta City Council parking options.

Download the Smart Parking app to find the closest available parking in Parramatta on the day.