The Parramatta Eels take on the Penrith Panthers at Panthers Stadium this Sunday 17 March in their season opener.
With very limited seats remaining, Blue & Gold Members and fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets now to secure their spot in the heated Battle of the West!
WHEN: Sunday 17 March
WHERE: Panthers Stadium, Penrith
GATES OPEN: 1.35pm
CUP KICK-OFF: 1.50pm
NRL KICK-OFF: 4.05pm
The Wentworthville Magpies will kick things off on Sunday afternoon at 1:50pm before the NRL clash at 4:05pm.
If you are travelling to the game, arrive early to make the most of Sunday afternoon football! The nearest railway station is Penrith, approximately a 10 minute walk from Panthers Stadium, whilst there are also bus stops at the front of the Penrith Panthers Leagues Club.
Free but limited parking is available within the grounds of the Panthers Leagues Club and in the streets surrounding Panthers Stadium. Paid parking options are also available around the grounds at the Penrith Cricket Club and Penrith Paceway.
Keep your eyes peeled on parraeels.com.au for all the latest news including late mail an hour before kick off, post game reports, highlights, see the press conference with Head Coach Brad Arthur and much more!
Fullback for Panthers is number 1 Dylan EdwardsFullback for Eels is number 1 Clinton Gutherson
Winger for Panthers is number 2 Josh MansourWinger for Eels is number 2 Maika Sivo
Centre for Panthers is number 3 Dean WhareCentre for Eels is number 3 Michael Jennings
Centre for Panthers is number 4 Waqa BlakeCentre for Eels is number 4 Brad Takairangi
Winger for Panthers is number 5 Dallin Watene-ZelezniakWinger for Eels is number 5 Blake Ferguson
Five-Eighth for Panthers is number 6 James MaloneyFive-Eighth for Eels is number 6 Dylan Brown
Halfback for Panthers is number 7 Nathan ClearyHalfback for Eels is number 7 Mitchell Moses
Prop for Panthers is number 8 James TamouProp for Eels is number 8 Daniel Alvaro
Hooker for Panthers is number 14 Wayde EganHooker for Eels is number 9 Reed Mahoney
Prop for Panthers is number 16 Moses LeotaProp for Eels is number 10 Tepai Moeroa
2nd Row for Panthers is number 12 Isaah Yeo2nd Row for Eels is number 11 Shaun Lane
2nd Row for Panthers is number 17 Hame Sele2nd Row for Eels is number 12 Marata Niukore
Lock for Panthers is number 13 James Fisher-HarrisLock for Eels is number 13 Nathan Brown
Interchange for Panthers is number 10 Reagan Campbell-GillardInterchange for Eels is number 14 Will Smith
Interchange for Panthers is number 11 Jack HetheringtonInterchange for Eels is number 15 Tim Mannah
Interchange for Panthers is number 15 Tyrell FuimaonoInterchange for Eels is number 16 Kane Evans
Interchange for Panthers is number 18 Jarome LuaiInterchange for Eels is number 17 David Gower
- Referee: Ashley Klein
- Referee: Chris Butler
- Touch Judge: Matt Noyen