IT'S a nailed on Friday night classic as the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and Parramatta Eels renew their fierce rivalry at ANZ Stadium.

Both clubs will be determined to get one over the old foe as they battle for Western Sydney bragging rights once again.

The bitter duel has all the makings of another cracking game of Friday night footy, don't miss it!

Event Schedule

Time Activity
5:30PM Gates Open
5:35PM Holden Cup: Eels v Bulldogs
7:50PM NRL: Eels v Bulldogs
Conditions of entry


While this match is an Eels home game, Bulldogs Ticketed Members (Full Season and Country Members) have not been forgotten and will enjoy reciprocal member rights for this game.

Bulldogs Reserved Members (Full Season and Country Members) will access via Gate C/D with General Admission Seating available on Level 4 East (subject to capacity).

Bulldogs General Admission Members (Full Season and Country Members) will access via Gate B with General Admission Seating available on Level 1 in Aisles 146 & 101.



A patron text message service will operate for all events. If you experience any issues during an event, SMS 0419 403 360 with your issue and location.






  • In a special arrangement for NRL Club Members and fans, all tickets for NRL club events at ANZ Stadium include return travel on Sydney Train services.
  • Take advantage of the direct supporter trains in operation for this event.
  • To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page.
  • Arrive early to soak in the atmosphere ahead of the match.


The closest station to ANZ Stadium is Olympic Park Station.

Three special supporter trains will run to Olympic Park from:

  • Campbelltown at 6.07pm, stopping all stations via Granville
  • Penrith at 6.23, stopping at all stations
  • Sydenham at 6.25pm, stopping all stations via Bankstown.

Trains to Olympic Park Station depart Lidcombe every 10 minutes until midnight.

To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page here or use the Trip planner.


Trackwork will take place on the Hunter line. Buses replace trains between Scone and Maitland. Each night, buses also replace trains between Telarah and Hamilton then continue to Newcastle.

For the latest information, check Trackwork Service Updates.


Sydney Buses will operate to a normal weekday timetable.

  • Route 525 operates between Parramatta and Burwood via Sydney Olympic Park. 
  • Route 526 runs from the Sydney Olympic Park Ferry Wharf to Olympic Park.
  • Route X25 runs regularly to Sydney Olympic Park from Strathfield Station during the afternoon peak period on weekdays.

Use the Transport NSW Trip Planner to help plan your journey. It will give you up-to-date train and bus timetable information. Click here for more information 


For those who plan to drive, pre-booking your parking space is recommended. 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. 


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.

Please Note: When leaving the precinct, patrons are advised that changed traffic conditions are in place for the M4 westbound on-ramp at Hill Road. Patrons will be diverted to the Silverwater Road on-ramp via Parramatta Road.

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