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Eels v Knights Pre-season Trial Game Day Info

The Parramatta Eels will clash with the Newcastle Knights in a pre-season trial at Maitland No.1 Sports Ground on Saturday 24 February.

The Eels NRL side will be the sixth game in a huge day of football at the ground with the Eels Jersey Flegg side in action at 3pm whilst the Wentworthville Magpies Intrust Super Premiership NSW side will also be in action from 5pm.

Key Times
10am – Gates Open
10:30am – Tarsha Gale (Newcastle v Canterbury)
12pm – Harold Matthews (Knights v North Sydney)
1:30pm – SG Ball (Knights v North Sydney)
3pm – Jersey Flegg (Knights v Eels)
4:45pm – Intrust Super Premiership NSW (Knights v Wentworthville Magpies)
7pm – NRL Trial (Knights v Eels)

Click here to see the squads named.

The Parramatta Eels Membership team will be on site from 4pm so pop on down and visit the team who can assist with any Membership queries or for any assistance with sign up and registrations on the day.

Plus, Blue & Gold fans at the ground can mingle with some Eels players at the Membership tent with some of the players who are unavailable to play dropping by from 4:30pm - 6pm.

The Knights officially announced that the clash was sold out last week with the venue holding approximately 6,500 at capacity. For Blue & Gold Members and fans who want to watch the NRL game but have missed out on tickets, the trial will be streamed live on

Stay tuned for more details on the live stream coming soon!

The trial game against the Knights will be the last opportunity for Blue & Gold fans to see the side in action just before the 2018 NRL Telstra Premiership gets underway so stay tuned for more details on the live stream closer to the game!

For more information about the day including seating, how to get there, parking, food and beverage options and much more, visit Maitland Events.

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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