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Game Day Guide: Eels v Cowboys, Round Eight

The Parramatta Eels face the North Queensland Cowboys at Bankwest Stadium on Friday 3 July in Round Eight of the NRL Telstra Premiership.

The Eels head into the clash against the Cowboys with a 6-1 record to start the season, after a victory over the Raiders last week. The Cowboys enter this clash with a 3-4 record to start the season, with a 32-20 victory over the Knights last week.

Limited fans will be allowed to return to each NRL game from this month in NSW, with Bankwest Stadium having a capacity of approximately 7,500 fans allowed into the venue.

Eels fullback Clint Gutherson will play his 100th NRL game whilst Jai Field will make his Club debut.

Tickets will be not be able to be purchased at the gate.

Here is what you need to know ahead of kick off.

Round Eight crowd

From 1 July, crowds of up to 10,000 (or as much as 25 percent of a venue) will be permitted in NSW and Queensland, with Bankwest Stadium having a capacity of approximately 7,500 fans allowed into the venue.

Members who expressed their interest last week have already been contacted in regards to accessing their tickets. If you expressed your interest, and have not yet been contacted by the Membership team, please email our team at and a team member will contact you ASAP.  


Please note that Member tickets to Friday night's clash does not include integrated transport for this clash. Transport for NSW will however be supplementing the services based on attendee data to ensure services can be met.

Click here for all the important Traffic & Transport information - Round Eight

50-50 Charity Raffle

The 50-50 Charity Raffle is back this week, however tickets can only be purchased online! Head to, purchase a ticket ahead of this week’s game and you could win 50% of the proceeds.

The funds raised this week will go towards our Eels Charity Partner Northcott.

Northcott is a leading service provider headquartered in Parramatta, supporting people with disability to realise their potential and achieve their goals.

For 90 years they have supported children, young people and adults with disability to develop life skills, build confidence and become active participants in their communities.

Today, Northcott supports over 13,500 people, including many families and carers, driven by the purpose to build an inclusive society where people can live the life they choose.  Northcott operates state-wide delivering key services including early childhood support, respite care and recreation through to supported and transitional housing, everyday life and vocational skills besides therapy.

In partnership we strive for social inclusion, participation and respect within the community, all which is better achieved together.

Show your Blue & Gold pride!

Share your best pictures on FacebookTwitter and Instagram of you wearing your Blue & Gold with the hashtags #PARRAdise and tag us @TheParraEels so we can see your great photos!

The most passionate and creative celebration video’s will go into the draw to win a signed 2020 jersey and also have the opportunity to be featured on the next Channel 9 Friday Night Football telecast featuring the Eels.

Click here for more details.

Share your Blue & Gold pride

Stay connected!

The best way to follow the Eels on game day and during the week is through the Eels website, social media channels and on the app.

We will be posting all the interviews, exclusive content, match previews, pre-game and post game analysis and much much more! Our social media channels will provide all the latest updates and breaking news so make sure you follow us and get all the updates as they happen.


The broadcast will run on Nine and Foxtel - Fox League, while fans with Kayo Sports will be able to stream the match on their preferred device.

Coverage will kick off from 7:55pm.

Telstra customers will have FREE access to all matches of the NRL Telstra Premiership on the NRL App.

ABC and 2GB/4BC will also be broadcasting via radio.

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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