The Parramatta Eels host the North Queensland Cowboys in Round Eight at TIO Stadium Darwin.
Kick-off is at 7:05pm ACST and 7:35pm AEST on Saturday 30th April.
Here's what you need to know about game day.
Important Event Information
Tickets & Gates
You can buy General Admission tickets on the day at the Ah Mat & Bonson Gates: $35 adults, $10 children, $80 family and $25 for concession.
Or buy in advance to save money and avoid the queue: $30 adults, $10 children, $70 family, $20 concession. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.au
The Ah Mat and Bonson Gates open at 4pm. The Scoreboard Gate on the opposite side of the field (near St Mary’s Football Club) opens at 5.30pm, but will be for fans with pre-purchased tickets only.
Hospitality ticket holders can enjoy express entry via a dedicated lane at the Bonson Gate.
Family, General Admission and Corporate tickets to the McMahons ‘Open Air’ Facility can be pre-purchased here.
Children aged 5 and under are free when accompanied by a ticket-holding parent or guardian.
Match Day Schedule
4pm Ah Mat & Bonson Gates Open
4.15pm Eels Cup U/16s Men’s Grand Final Kick Off
5pm Eels Cup U/16s Women’s Grand Final Kick Off
5.30pm Scoreboard Gate Opens
6pm Mix 104.9 Best Seats in the House Promotion drawn*
6.25pm Warm-up commences
7.05pm Parramatta Eels v North Queensland Cowboys Kick Off (7.35pm AEST)
9pm Full Time
*Enter TIO Stadium before 6pm to go into the draw to win the Mix 1049 Best Seats in the House. Entry via the Mix 1049 Broadcast at the Grandstand Level 1 Concourse.
Getting to and from TIO Stadium
Dedicated event buses will run to and from TIO Stadium from Darwin, Stuart Park, Casuarina, Palmerston and Humpty Doo via Coolalinga. You will need to present your Eels v Cowboys ticket to board the bus. Check out the bus schedule here.
Public car parking is available throughout Abala Road and the Marrara Sporting Complex. Please refer to the venue and parking map here.
Designated accessible parking, is located at the Bonson Gate carpark.
Food & Drink
Food stalls will operate near the Scoreboard Entry Gate, behind the Family Friendly area, behind the Grandstand and o
n Level 2 of the Grandstand. Stalls offer a range of food and non-alcoholic beverages. Refer to the venue map for locations.
Licenced bars will operate from the Scoreboard section, behind and on the side of the Grandstand, and on Level 2 of the Grandstand.
You are not permitted to bring beverages (other than sealed bottled water) into the venue. Consideration will be given to those with special dietary requirements
Family Friendly Zone & Things for Kids
The Family Zone is located on the grassy hill at the Bonson Gate end of the field. The Family Zone is a dry area.
Say hello to our roving entertainers as you enter the stadium, grab a pic at the Photo Booth at the Grandstand Level 1 Concourse, and get your face painted with Cowboys or Eels colours.
Rugs and Camp Chairs
You can bring camping chairs and rugs to sit on. If you bring a camping chair you will be requested to sit on the upper areas of the grassy hills.
Please refer to the Terms and Conditions of Entry for a full list of what you can and cannot bring into TIO Stadium.
ATMS are located behind the grandstand.
Smoking (including the use of electronic cigarettes or similar devices) is prohibited in most areas of the venue. There are three designated smoking areas within TIO Stadium. Refer to venue map for locations.
Event Champions provide a friendly face if you need help during the event. They will operate the information desk, and Lost and Found items can be taken to the Champions Hub, located on the concourse behind the Grandstand.