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Game Day Guide: Eels v Rabbitohs, Round 16

The Parramatta Eels face the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Bankwest Stadium on Thursday 25 August in Round 16 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.

The Eels will be coming off a 14-0 victory over the Storm last week whilst the Rabbitohs come off a dominant 56-16 victory over the Sea Eagles last week.

Here is everything you need to know ahead of kick off!

Key Times:
6:30pm Gates Open
7:50pm Kick off

Round Sixteen 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 membership@parraeels.com.au and a team member will contact you ASAP. 

Please note Bankwest Stadium is enforcing social distancing, cashless transactions, and mobile-only ticketing along with revisions to their food and beverage packages.

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

How can I be COVID safe at the game?

We kindly request members to consider the safety of others and please stay home if you have been feeling unwell, have been in contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, or are awaiting on the results of a COVID-19 test (including yourself).

If you have been in a COVID-19 hotspot such as Victoria in the last 14 days or any of the venues listed on the NSW health website in the designated time periods you will not be permitted to attend events at the Stadium at this time.

More information on Bankwest Stadiums COVIDSafe measures can be found here. 

Is your Plan B sorted?

Wherever you’re watching the game, if you drink, you’ll need a Plan B to get home. Whether that’s taking public transport, ride-sharing, using a taxi or arranging a lift. Be the real MVP of the night, sort out a plan B and don’t drink drive.

Transport

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.

For more details, click here.

50-50 Charity Raffle

The 50-50 Charity Raffle is back this week, however tickets can only be purchased online! Head to parraeels.com.au/5050, 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, The Nathan Gremmo Community Fund.

The Gremmo Community Fund Inc. was established in 2008 as a facility to deal with the increasing number of community projects that the Gremmo Family had become involved with. In 2015 The Gremmo Community Fund Inc. altered its name to The Nathan Gremmo Community Fund Inc. to honour the legacy of Nathan Gremmo.

The Nathan Gremmo Community Fund established Jersey Day in 2015 to promote awareness of the Donate Life Network and Organ & Tissue Donation.

For more information, visit: https://www.jerseyday.com.au/the-nathan-gremmo-community-fund/

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!

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.

Broadcast

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. Sky Sport 4 (New Zealand) will also broadcast the clash.

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

ABC, Triple M Sydney/Brisbane, NRL Nation will also be broadcasting via radio.

International Coverage:

  • Sky Sports (UK & Ireland)
  • BeIN Sports (France)
  • Rogers SportsNet (Canada)
  • Fox Sports Asia/Disney (Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei)
  • TVWAN Action (Papua New Guinea – PayTV)
  • SkyPacific (Pacific Nations – PayTV)
  • Sport24 (Worldwide In-Flight/In-Ship – excl Aus and NZ domestic airlines)
  • Watch NRL: Not available in Australia, New Zealand or Pacific regions