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Game Day Info: Eels v Bulldogs, Round 23

The Parramatta Eels return home to Bankwest Stadium this Thursday (22 August) for their Round 23 clash against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at Bankwest Stadium.

Be there as we take on our traditional rivals for a great Thursday night of football, thanks to our Match Day Sponsor ALAND.

Gates will open at 5:30pm with the Eels v Bulldogs Jersey Flegg clash kicking off at 5:40pm before the NRL clash at 7:50pm.

Grab your tickets and be part of the Thursday night blockbuster now! 


Event-goers will be able to catch the train, bus or other public transport services to and from the stadium for free using their event ticket or Club Memberships.

The best way to get to and from Bankwest Stadium is by public transport with only a very limited amount of parking available. 

To view all the Transport options, click through to our Transport Guide:


There will be plenty of pre-game activity and a buzz of excitement around the grounds of Bankwest Stadium in Round Twenty Three! Check out some of the activity below.

Click here to download and view the Round 23 Game Day Map

Precinct (External)

For queries or assistance with tickets, please visit our Ticketing window located at Gate B. The Eels Ticket Box office located at Gate B will be open from 5:15pm and is available for any Eels Ticket Collections or Game Day enquiries.

Parramatta Eels community partners CareFlight will be located near Gate B promoting the great work they do, collecting donations and selling merchandise.

The 50-50 Charity Raffle will also have volunteers roaming Bankwest Stadium raising money for the Nathan Gremmo Community Fund. Be part of the 50-50 Charity Raffle, sponsored by Parramatta Leagues Club. Tickets can be purchased from the volunteers dressed in green 50-50 uniforms. To donate and purchase your ticket online, visit

The Nathan Gremmo Community Fund was established to deal with the increasing number of community projects that the Gremmo Family are involved with, including Jersey Day, a simple concept designed to raise awareness of The Organ and Tissue Authority and the DONATE LIFE network. Jersey Day has been inspired by the story of Nathan Gremmo who was tragically lost in an accident in May 2015. Nathan's family chose to give the gift of life to others to honour the legacy of Nathan's generous personality.

This campaign is all about raising awareness - there is no requirement to raise funds. Jersey Day is merely a fulcrum to begin the conversation with your friends and family about the DonateLife message.

Donate Life will have a presence in the precinct and we are encouraging all Blue & Gold Members and fans to visit their marquee to find out more about Organ Donation and how you can register to be on the Organ Donor Register.

Keep an eye out for our roving performers from 6:30pm with LED Stilt Walkers, LED Pixel Poi Twirling, LED Picture Frame with photo opportunities.

We will also have an acoustic performance along with the Parramatta Eels Cheerleaders and Sparky & Sparkles roaming before gates open.

Western Sydney University will also have a roaming presence in the precinct conducting research on the Game Day Experience and stadium.

Precinct (Internal)

Upon entering Bankwest Stadium, Blue & Gold Members and fans should keep their eyes peeled on some of the activity before the on field action kicks off.

Membership will only be located inside the stadium this week, located near Gate D to assist with any Membership queries.

Merchandise will have outlets located at Gate A & B, with up to 60% off Women's 2018 stock available.

Face painters will be located at Aisle 120.

The Parramatta Eels Cheerleaders, Sparky & Sparkles and the 50-50 Charity Raffle will also be roaming.

On Field

Arrive early to see the young Blue & Gold Jersey Flegg side in action from 5:40pm!

Keep your eyes on the big screen for our player run out pump up package and get involved in our pre-game Flashpoint activation by making sure you have an up to date Eels app ahead of time!

The Parramatta Eels Cheerleaders and Members will form a Guard of Honour as the team run out onto the field before the cheerleaders return at half time for their performance.

Keep your eyes on the big screen for a Sing to Win – Coca Cola competition with a $250 voucher up for grabs.

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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