The rivalry between the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and the Parramatta Eels is one of the fiercest in the NRL and it returns to ANZ Stadium on March 24.
The bitter rivals will do battle in a family-friendly Sunday afternoon time slot, so join us for a cracking start to the 2019 NRL season at ANZ Stadium.
This weekend’s match will also see the club’s Jersey Flegg team begin their 2019 campaign against the Eels under new coach David Penna.
ACTIVATIONS, GIVEAWAYS and WHAT’S ON
- Family Fun Zone outside gates J and K
- Junior League half-time lap
- Match ball delivery (rookie member)
- Giant jersey reveal (pre-game)
- Sapphires performance
- Junior league half-time matches
- KIA sideline experience
- Arab Bank giveaways
- Kindi Farm (Petting Zoo)
- Inflatable obstacle course
- Jumping castle
- Fairy Floss giveaway
- Roaming balloonist
- Inflatable football passing
- Inflatable sport zone
- Junior league players run out with NRL team
- Half-time activation brought to you by Arab Bank
- Pup Walk: For the first time, Bulldogs Members have the unique opportunity to participate in the newly created 'Pup Walk'. Each week, one lucky family will be selected randomly to experience what game day is like for a Bulldogs player as they line the players entrance at ANZ Stadium to welcome the team on to the ground. The lucky family has the unique opportunity to grab photos and signatures that will last a lifetime, whilst prepping the team for the game ahead.
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1.30pm: Gates and Family Fun Zone
1.50pm: Jersey Flegg Match - Bulldogs v Eels
3.35pm: Pre-game entertainment starts
4pm: NRL kick-off v Eels
MEMBERSHIP and MERCHANDISE
The Bulldogs membership and merchandise teams will be located at aisles 104 and 127.
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Ride in with fellow fans on our Supporters Bus – a reliable, prompt and hassle-free way to get to and from ANZ Stadium.
Buses will leave outside Canterbury Leagues Club and then onto The Lakemba Club en-route to ANZ Stadium.
The first bus will depart at 1.20pm and the last bus at 3.05pm sharp (other buses will periodically between these times at the direction of Club Security).
There are two games being played this Sunday at ANZ Stadium with the Jersey Flegg kicking off at 1.50pm and 4pm for the NRL game.
Buses will return to The Lakemba Club and make a trip to Canterbury after the game.
There is only one game being played at ANZ Stadium on Thursday night.
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• Adults: $10 return
• Concession/Child: $5 return
• Free travel for Bulldogs Season Ticket Holders (must have Bus endorsement on Season pass)
GETTING TO THE GAME
The closest station to ANZ Stadium is Olympic Park.
Catch a train to Lidcombe then head to Platform Zero for a direct service to Olympic Park running every 10 minutes from 1pm until midnight.
Trackwork is taking place between Lidcombe and Olympic Park until 1pm, during this time change at Strathfield for an express service to Olympic Park.
Express services will also be running between Circular Quay and Olympic Park every 15 minutes, stopping all stations between Central and Homebush, then Olympic Park.
The following Sydney Buses services run to Sydney Olympic Park:
Route 525 runs between Parramatta and Burwood via Sydney Olympic Park.
Route 526 runs from the Sydney Olympic Park Ferry Wharf to Olympic Park.
Use the Transport NSW Trip Planner to help plan your journey. It will give you up-to-date train and bus timetable information.
For those planning to drive you can pre-book parking via:
Sydney Olympic Park Authority: Print your ticket at home by clicking here. Please note: pre-booked parking tickets cannot be booked on the day of the event.
Ticketek: Order your tickets by clicking here or calling 132 849. Please note: These can only be collected from Ticketek agencies.
Fans who do plan to drive should allow plenty of time to get to Sydney Olympic Park, find a parking space and get to their seat for the game.
If you decide to drive, the below routes are advised and can help minimise traffic issues:
From the NORTH: Through Top Ryde, take Victoria Rd and then Silverwater Rd and Holker Street to Sydney Olympic Park.
From the SOUTH: Turn onto Parramatta Road then Hill Road to Sydney Olympic Park.
From the EAST: Take Parramatta Road then Bernie Avenue or Hill Road. If you are driving along Victoria Road, consider taking Silverwater Road then Holker Street.
From the WEST: Turn onto Silverwater Road then Holker Street or turn onto Hill Road, and then to Sydney Olympic Park.
Changed traffic conditions for the WestConnex project may also affect how you travel. For the latest updates visit WestConnex News.
Match: Bulldogs v Eels
Round 2 -
Venue: ANZ Stadium, Sydney