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Your 2023 Game Plan | Round 5

East meets West when we welcome the Parramatta Eels to Allianz Stadium for the first time in six years this Thursday night, for the opening leg of the 14th annual Jack Gibson Cup.

Returning from their Round 4 bye, the Roosters are eager to secure their third-consecutive home victory, after defeating the Warriors in Round 2 and arch-rivals South Sydney in Round 3.

After two high intensity, action-packed games against the Eels last season, our Round 5 clash will be another thrilling contest, with Victor Radley and Sam Walker both celebrating NRL milestones.

No matter where you’re cheering from on Thursday night, here is everything you need to know about our upcoming encounter with the Parramatta Eels.


Date | Thursday March 30 at Allianz Stadium

Gates open | 7:00pm

Sydney Roosters vs Parramatta Eels NRL kick-off | 8:00pm


Members and fans can purchase tickets for Thursday’s clash on Ticketek. Roosters fans are urged to purchase tickets quickly to secure the best possible seats.

Roosters Members can scan their Member cards and sit in their allocated seats or areas for this week’s game. All Members looking to purchase additional tickets for guests can do so by using the Member-exclusive discount code on Ticketek. For our following home game against the Dragons, Bronze and Chookpen Members must redeem their complimentary ticket to reserve a seat for ANZAC Day.

Tickets for all Allianz Stadium home games and our Central Coast home game are now on sale. Secure your seat by purchasing tickets through Ticketek.


It's not too late to Call yourself a Rooster by activating your 2023 Membership! Becoming a Roosters Member is the best way to support the Club. There are many benefits to being a Roosters Member, including ticket discounts, pre-sales and access to exclusive Member-only events. Our reserved seat Memberships are a great way to catch every home game live from Allianz Stadium, while our Country and Queensland Memberships cater for those who don't call Sydney home. 

You can activate a Membership online here or by calling our friendly Membership team on 1300 327 871 (10am-4pm Monday to Friday).


Leave the car at home or drive to your nearest train station to take advantage of the public transport included with your ticket. For those catching a train to the game, ride until Central Station then walk following the signs to the Light Rail on Chalmers Street. You can catch the L2 or L3 lines as both stop at Moore Park. Moore Park Light Rail Station is just a short walk away from Allianz Stadium. You can plan ahead using Trip Planner.

After having a pre-game dinner or drink at Easts Bondi Junction, you can catch a complimentary bus from the venue to the game.

If you are driving to the game, parking is available at the Entertainment Quarter Wilson Carpark. A flat rate parking fee of $30 applies, however the Entertainment Quarter offers discounted parking at the Wilson car park by spending more than $10 at an Entertainment Quarter outlet.

Plan ahead by checking Live Traffic NSW before driving to the game.


Get your hands on the new 2023 merchandise range by visiting outlets at Allianz Stadium before the game. Alternatively, you can head to the Roosters Shop in Bondi Junction or purchase the latest Red, White and Blue attire online.

2023 Roosters Members can show their Member’s card or enter their discount code online to get a 10% discount.


Sydney Roosters Members will have the chance to win a complimentary 2024 Membership with the ‘Red Rooster Kick For Your Membership’ half-time show.

Members must enter the draw and be selected at random for the opportunity to kick from a random point on the field, with successful conversion kickers scoring themselves a Membership for 2024.


With Easts offering a complimentary bus service to and from the game, make sure to stop in for a delicious dinner at Easts Bondi Junction – home of the Sydney Roosters.

The pre-game buses will leave from outside the venue, heading straight to Allianz Stadium from 6:30pm. Returning buses from Allianz Stadium will depart from the Moore Park bus terminal.

There are great dinner options available at Easts Bondi Junction, with Artie’s operating an exclusive game day menu, or book a table to enjoy a meal at Olive & Oak.

After the match, head back to Easts for a post-game happy hour, which will run for two hours following the full-time siren.  


The Club’s website, social media and app are the ultimate place to go for all the latest news and team updates throughout the day. The club will publish the final team lists, highlights, match reports and post-game reactions across the weekend.

Members and fans can watch Thursday’s Round 5 clash live on Channel Nine and Fox League (Foxtel channel 502), while a live stream is also available through Kayo.  

Acknowledgement of Country

Sydney Roosters respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.