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The Parramatta Eels welcomed a family of recently arrived Ukrainian refugees to CommBank Stadium on Sunday for the Round Four blockbuster against the St George Illawarra Dragons.

The family of three were forced to escape their war-torn country through Poland.

They walked 40 kilometres to the Polish border as Russia invaded and bombed areas close to their home.

They then stood at the border with 10,000 others for 24 hours in freezing conditions to escape.

They've been housing with a family of Eels' Members in Kellyville since arriving in Sydney, so had no choice but to follow the Blue and Gold.

The Club made sure they were kitted out for the game.

Eels Chief Executive Jim Sarantinos said “This family has been through some incredibly tough times.”

“It’s about our club doing something small to give them a little bit of enjoyment and take their minds off things back home.”

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