The Parramatta Eels take on the Newcastle Knights at Newcastle’s McDonald Jones Stadium on Sunday 28 April in Round Seven of the NRL Telstra Premiership.
Blue & Gold Members and fans making the trip to Newcastle should arrive early to make sure they see the Wentworthville Magpies v Newcastle Knights Canterbury Cup clash before the NRL game kicks off.
Sunday, 28 April, McDonald Jones Stadium - 294 Turton Road, Broadmeadow, Newcastle
Gates Open: 1:30pm
Canterbury Cup: Newcastle Knights v Wentworthville Magpies, 1:50pm
NRL: Newcastle Knights v Parramatta Eels, 4:05pm
Getting to McDonald Jones Stadium
The nearest train station to the Stadium is Broadmeadow Station, approximately 1.5km away.
Regular trains are available from Sydney and stop at stations including Central, Strathfield, Hornsby, Gosford, Wyong, Morisset and Cardiff en- route to Broadmeadow. For a full list of stations and timetables visit NSW Transport.
Parking on game days is available only for vehicles with a pre-paid parking ticket. Pre-paid parking tickets cost $10 plus transaction fee from Ticketmaster on 136 100, online or by visiting Ticketmaster box office at McDonald Jones Stadium Stadium.
Disabled parking areas have been designated in close proximity to each of the McDonald Jones Stadium accessible entries. To purchase mobility parking please phone Ticketmaster on 136 100 or visit the Ticketmaster box office at the Stadium.
If you wish to drop off a patron in the stadium's car park, there is a 10-minute loading zone. This can be accessed by entering either driveway off Turton Road.
McDonald Jones Stadium taxi stand is located at Young Road, Broadmeadow. Taxis can be accessed after the event by following the signs to Young Road. For further information please contact Newcastle Taxis on 13 33 00.
Watching the Match
If you can’t make it to McDonald Jones Stadium there are options available to stay up to date with the action.
The NRL match is live on Channel Nine and Fox League Channel 502 whilst there is also the NRL Digital Pass available to watch the match.
Updates from the games will be via the Parramatta Eels on Twitter along with updates on Facebook and Instagram throughout the day! Make sure you are following us on all the channels to see heaps of behind the scenes photos and videos from the match!