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Eels v Panthers Pre-season Trial details

The Parramatta Eels will clash with the Penrith Panthers in the first Battle of the West on Saturday 2 March in the Blue & Gold’s final pre-season trial ahead of the 2019 NRL Telstra Premiership.

In a huge day of football, three grades will be in action at Penrith Stadium with the Eels Jersey Flegg side kicking off at 3:30pm, the Wentworthville Magpies kicking off at 5pm before the NRL kick off at 7pm.

We are encouraging all Blue & Gold Members and fans to attend the day to see the Eels go through their final preparations ahead of the season.

What: Eels v Panthers pre-season trial
Where: Panthers Stadium, Penirth – Mulgoa Road, cnr Ransley Street, NSW 2750
When: Saturday 2 March, 2019
Times: West Gate Opens: 3.15pm
Jersey Flagg Kick-Off: 3.30pm
North & South Gates Open: 5pm
Intrust Super Premiership Kick-Off: 5pm
NRL Kick-Off: 7pm

Eels Members and fans will need to purchase tickets to the trial either online or at the gate.

Adult tickets are available for $12.50, concession $10, juniors $7.50 or a family of four $30.

Paid parking is available at the Penrith Paceway Function Centre which is across the road from Panthers Stadium, otherwise parking options may be available at the Penrith Panthers Rugby Leagues Club.

This trial will be live streamed on and

The two sides will meet just a fortnight later in round one of the NRL Telstra Premiership on Sunday 17 March for the official start of both sides 2019 campaigns.

Following the trial, the Eels will be hosting their annual Blue & Gold Army festival on Sunday 3 March at Prince Alfred Square Parramatta. Get all the details on the event here.



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