The Eels will play trial matches against the Canberra Raiders and Gold Coast Titans as part of the NRL's 2024 Pre-Season Challenge.
Parramatta's pre-season campaign will kick off against the Raiders on Saturday, February 17 at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium ahead of the Charity Shield match between the Dragons and Roosters.
Week two will see the Eels travel to Queensland to face the Titans on Sunday, February 25 in Ipswich.
2024 NRL Pre-Season Challenge Draw
Match: Eels v Raiders
Round 1 -
Venue: Netstrata Jubilee Stadium, Sydney
Match: Titans v Eels
Round 2 -
Venue: North Ipswich Reserve, Ipswich
The NRL has retained the same Pre-Season Challenge format introduced last season, with prize money on offer and a ranking system to determine a tournament winner.
Teams will be allowed to field up to 28 players per game.
The Eels commenced pre-season training this week, with new recruits Kelma Tuilagi and Morgan Harper joining NRL regulars including Shaun Lane, J'maine Hopgood and Ryan Matterson at Eels HQ.