Parramatta Eels in action against the Penrith Panthers. Photo by Grant Trouville @ NRL Photos.

Eels to play Panthers in pre-season trial

The Parramatta Eels will play a pre-season trial game against the Penrith Panthers at Pepper Stadium in the first ‘Battle of the West’ in 2017 ahead of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership.

The Eels will clash against the Panthers on Saturday February 18, 2017 with at least three grades in action on the day! Kick off times TBC.

The trial game against the Panthers will be a great opportunity for Blue and Gold fans to see the side in action before the NRL Telstra Premiership gets underway.

With at least three grades in action on the day at Pepper Stadium, there is plenty of football for all fans!

Tickets can be purchased to the clash closer to the date (Adults $10, Children $5, Family of Four $25).

The ‘Battle of the West’ trial against the Panthers will follow the Eels 2017 Downer Auckland Nines campaign (4-5 February, 2017), before the Eels host their annual 2017 Blue and Gold Army Festival.

Members and fans will be given access to mingle with the 2017 Eels squad, autograph marquees, rides, food and drink, rugby league skills and drills and more in a big day of activity!

More details on the 2017 Blue and Gold Army Festival to come in the near future!

Eels confirm first home game of 2017

Eels Pre-Season Fixtures and Events

Monday 19 December, 2016 @ Old Saleyards Reserve

Members Open Training Session

Saturday 18 February, 2017 @ Pepper Stadium

- Eels v Penrith Panthers trial (Details TBC)

Date and Location TBC

- Blue and Gold Army Festival