NRL set to return to Territory in April 2022

NT Government

09 November 2021

The Northern Territory has secured a massive coup for elite sporting fans with confirmation the Parramatta Eels will take on North Queensland Cowboys at TIO Stadium on April 30 next year.

This match forms part of the Territory Labor Government’s partnership with the Parramatta Eels and follows the prestigious 2021 Anzac Round clash in Darwin, which saw the Eels face the Brisbane Broncos.

The partnership provides a range of benefits for the Territory, with visiting NRL teams taking part in community engagement initiatives while in the Top End, and the Territory will be beamed on to TV screens nationwide via the live broadcast.

Past community engagement examples include training sessions with local school students, the Eels Mataranka Sports Expo and a Wheelchair Rugby League come and try day.

Details of next year’s initiatives will be confirmed at a later date.

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