GAME DAY INFO | Finals - Week One
The Parramatta Eels take on the Melbourne Storm in the Qualifying Final of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series at AAMI Park on Saturday 9 September.
In what is bound to be a massive clash against the top placed Storm side, we are encouraging all Blue & Gold fans who are in Melbourne, or travelling to the game, to purchase tickets to the clash to show their support for the team!
Qualifying Final: Saturday, September 9, 4.10pm, AAMI Park
NRL: Melbourne Storm (1) v Parramatta Eels (4)
Gates open: 2.30pm; Kick-off: 4:10pm TV: Channel 9 & Fox Sports 1 LIVE from 3.30pm.
Blue & Gold Head Coach Brad Arthur has named just one change to his side that came away with a 22-16 victory over the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the final round of the regular season last week, with Daniel Alvaro named in the starting side in the front row. Click through to see the side named.
The Minor Premiers, the Melbourne Storm, will be near full strength this week with Head Coach Craig Bellamy naming prop duo Tim Glasby and Dale Finucane to return whilst skipper Cameron Smith will play his record-breaking 356th NRL clash.
The Parramatta Eels NYC side will also be in action this weekend, with a Qualifying Final against the Holden Cup Minor Premiers, the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks at Allianz Stadium on Sunday 10 September.
Elimination Final: Sunday, September 10, 4.10pm, Allianz Stadium
NRL: Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks (5) v North Queensland Cowboys (8)
Holden Cup: Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks (1) v Parramatta Eels (4); 1.30pm
Holden Cup: Nth Qld Cowboys (5) V Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles (8); 11.15am
Good luck to both Blue & Gold sides in their Qualifying Final this weekend!