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Game Day Info: Cowboys v Eels, Round Ten

The Parramatta Eels take on the North Queensland Cowboys at 1300SMILES Stadium, Townsville on Saturday 18 May in Round Ten of the NRL Telstra Premiership. 

Saturday 18 May, 1300SMILES Stadium, Townsville, Queensland
Gates Open: 3.00pm
Community Invitational v Indigenous All Stars 3.20pm
Pre-Match Show: 4.30pm
NRL Kick Off: 5.30pm 

Blue & Gold Members and Fans in Townsville

Whilst there is no official function for Blue & Gold Members and fans during the Parramatta Eels trip to Townsville in round ten, the Eels are holding an exclusive informal pre-match Member meet-up in Townsville.

We will be hosting our Member meet-up on Saturday 18 May from 3pm-5pm, just before the Eels kick off against the Cowboys from 1300SMILES Stadium.

Where: Brothers Leagues Club Townsville – 14 Golf Links Drive, Kirwan QLD 4817
When: Saturday 18 May 2019
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

A section of brothers Leagues Club has been reserved for Townsville Members who wish to attend this function.

On the day, complimentary platters will be served and a cash bar will be made available for Members to purchase drinks.

If you have any questions or would like to find out more information, please email

Getting to the Stadium

1300SMILES Stadium, located in Kirwan, is 30km or approx. 30 minutes’ drive from the city centre; however, traffic congestion can be expected with marquee games.

A free shuttle bus operates between Thuringowa Drive (Kirwan Health Campus) and 1300SMILES Stadium. Park your car for free and catch the shuttle bus to and from the stadium –visit for details. Sunbus also operates services to the venue – visit for route and timetable information. 

For full details on public transport and the Park & Ride bus service to 1300SMILES Stadium, visit

Watching the Match
If you can’t make it to 1300SMILES Stadium there are options available to stay up to date with the action.

The NRL match is live on Fox League Channel 502 whilst there is also the NRL Digital Pass & Kayo options 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!

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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