Parramatta Eels: Tickets on sale to Raiders clash

Locals and visitors are being urged to secure their spot at the NRL Parramatta Eels vs Canberra Raiders game in Darwin, with tickets now on sale for the much-anticipated fixture.

The NRL Round 15 match, is set to be held on Saturday, 29 June, and will see NRL fans converge on the Top End to see their favourite teams go head to head at TIO Stadium from 7:05 pm.

Eels team members will touch down in the Territory on Tuesday, 25 June before conducting a range of free community activities in Darwin and Katherine until Sunday, 30 June.

Aside from the ever-popular signing sessions and open training, the community will also have the opportunity to partake in Wheelchair Rugby League ‘Come Try’ games and a Tackle and Touch Competition.

People of all ages will also get the chance to meet their sporting heroes as part of an NRL State of Mind Presentation and several schools, community sporting club and hospital visits.

On game day, ticket holders are being encouraged to come down to TIO Stadium from 3:30 pm when gates open to watch the U16s Women’s Eels Cup, the U16 Men’s Eels Cup, the Eels Medal at 4 pm, 5 pm and 7 pm respectively.

The Eels vs Raiders march will be followed by U16s NRLNT Junior League games including Palmerston Raiders vs Brothers, Northern Sharks vs Nightcliff and South Darwin vs Litchfield at 8:30 pm, 9 pm and 9:30 pm respectively.

Tickets will officially go on sale at 3 pm ACST today, to find out more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.tickets.nrl.com/team/500031.