Wests Tigers traditional Easter Monday clash against the Parramatta Eels will be the first NRL game played at the new Western Sydney Stadium in season 2019.
As part of the new agreement that will see both Wests Tigers and the Eels play home matches out of the state-of-the-art facility next season, the Easter Monday clash will officially open the new venue for rugby league fans in 2019 with the game on April 22 sure to draw another strong crowd.
An average crowd of over 36,000 has watched the fixture each of the last five years but the 2019 contest could be the most anticipated yet given the opening of the new Western Sydney Stadium. A home game for the Eels, Wests Tigers Members won't have reciprocal access for the match but will be provided with additional chances to purchase tickets closer to the date — ensuring as many Wests Tigers fans can pack the new venue and help cheer their side on to victory.
Wests Tigers first home game at Western Sydney Stadium won't come until Friday, June 7 when Michael Maguire's side return from their bye to take on the Raiders.
Following that, Wests Tigers Members and fans will have the chance to truly make Western Sydney Stadium their own with a run of home games at the venue.
Returning from North Queensland in Round 14, Wests Tigers will host three blockbuster matches against traditional Sydney rivals in a crucial time of year.
Kicking off against the South Sydney Rabbitohs in Round 15, Wests Tigers will then face the defending premiers in the Roosters in Round 16 before a second match against the Eels in Round 17 — a Sunday afternoon match sure to draw another strong crowd.
Incredibly, that stretch marks the first time in club history that Wests Tigers have played three consecutive home games at all the one venue.
With an unrivalled game day experience planned at the state-of-the-art venue, Western Sydney Stadium is sure to be a hit amongst Wests Tigers Members and fans this season, with a range of Membership packages available.
Packages start at just $7.90 per month at Western Sydney Stadium, with options available for Adult, Junior and Concession, as well as for families of four, five and six. To truly help make Western Sydney Stadium #OurJungle in 2019, make sure you sign up as a Wests Tigers Member today via weststigersmembership.com.au!
WESTS TIGERS AT WESTERN SYDNEY STADIUM IN 2019
Round 6 vs. Parramatta Eels (A) — Monday, April 22 at 4:00pm AEST
Round 13 vs. Canberra Raiders (H) — Friday, June 7 at 7:55pm AEST
Round 15 vs. South Sydney Rabbitohs (H) — Thursday, June 27 at 7:55pm AEST
Round 16 vs. Sydney Roosters (H) — Friday, July 5 at 7:55pm AEST
Round 17 vs. Parramatta Eels (H) — Sunday, July 14 at 4:05pm AEST