The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs head to Bankwest Stadium on Thursday night, August 22 for our round 23 clash against the Parramatta Eels.
Gates will open at 5.30pm, with the Jersey Flegg match between the Bulldogs and Eels kicking off at 5.40pm before the NRL fixture at 7.50pm.
Canterbury head into this week’s match off the back of a five-day turnaround following last week’s 14-6 victory over the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Since the bye in round 16, the Dogs have won four of their past six matches and will be looking to make it four in a row on Thursday night.
Members please be reminded that this week’s match against the Eels is not a reciprocal game and your membership cards will not permit entry into Bankwest Stadium.
Event-goers will be able to catch the train, bus or other public transport services to and from Parramatta using just their event ticket.
GETTING TO THE GAME
All tevent tickets include travel to and from Parramatta on all public transport. The best way to get to and from Bankwest Stadium is by public transport with only a very limited amount of parking available. If you must drive, there is no public parking at Bankwest Stadium. For more info on parking in Parramatta, check the City of Parramatta website.
The closest station to Bankwest Stadium is Parramatta Station, which is approximately a 10-minute walk from the stadium. Alternatively, you catch a train to Westmead Station then head to Bankwest Stadium through Parramatta Park. There is a shuttle bus that goes from Parramatta Station to the Stadium. Patrons are advised to take advantage of the regular trains running to and from Parramatta Station to avoid expected heavy congestion and traffic on roads in and around Parramatta. Trains to Parramatta run every 10 to 15 minutes and bus services run regularly throughout the night.
Plenty of regular route bus services run to and from Parramatta Interchange which is within a 10 minute walking distance of Bankwest Stadium. From the interchange head down Argyle St, Church St and take either the Riverside Walk or walk through Prince Alfred Square to get to the stadium on O’Connell St. Plenty of other regular bus routes also run to Parramatta and stop within walking distance of the stadium including routes 549, 603, 606, 609, 625 and M54.
Parramatta Wharf will be temporarily closed for upgrade from Tuesday 30 April 2019 for about six months, weather and conditions permitting.
For more information about the upgrade and alternative transport arrangements during construction please click here.
Match: Eels v Bulldogs
Round 23 -
Venue: Bankwest Stadium, Sydney
- Nine Network
- LIVE PASS
The two closest taxi drop off and pick up points are located at Marist Place near Victoria road and Villers Street near Victoria road. It is a short walk to Bankwest Stadium from each of these drop off points.
Please check transportnsw.info for any road closures and exclusion zones in place for individual events when arriving by Taxi.
To be directed to the Stadium by Google Maps, click here. The stadium is located at 11-13 O’Connell St, Parramatta NSW 2150.
For those who plan to drive, there is no public parking onsite. There are a number of parking stations close the Stadium for patrons wanting to park in the area including:
* Justice Precinct Car Park (Hunter Street)
* Eat Street Car Park (George Street)
* City Centre Car Park (George Street)
* Riverbank Car Park (Phillip Street)
* Parramatta Leagues Club
More information on various council and commercial car parks and disabled car parks is available here.
* For more information on Bankwest Stadium, including maps, transport, Conditions of Entry, FAQs and more head to the event page here.
The Bulldogs merchandise team and van will be located outside gate A.
Gates Open: 5:30pm
Jersey Flegg: Eels v Bulldogs - 5:40pm
NRL: Eels v Bulldogs - 7.50pm