Posted by RLPA
NRL stars unite for EISS Super Sapphire Trial tribute
Penrith Panthers and Parramatta Eels will travel to the Sapphire Coast this week for an array of community activities ahead of the historic EISS Super Sapphire Trial Tribute at Bega.
Tickets are now sold out for the match, which will aid rural communities and individuals who’ve been affected by the drought and bushfires.
Locals and visitors, and those without a match ticket, are encouraged to make use of the live site which will be activated next to the Bega Recreation Ground from 12.00pm on Saturday, February 29.
The NRL can confirm the entertainment at the live site will feature local artists Sam Stevenson as well as Matt Glass & The Loose Cannons, alongside Amy Shark and Brad Cox, from 6.15pm, immediately following the trial match.
The live site will include a Kids Zone, Food Stalls, and will show the Panthers-Eels trial on the big screen.
Both the Panthers and the Eels will be undertaking a range of activities across the Sapphire Coast community over three days from Thursday, including:
- School visits in Tarthra, Narooma, Moruya, Bodalla, Quaama, Eden, Pambula, Merimbula, Wolumla, Bega Valley and Candelo;
- State of Mind activations in Moruya, Eden, Pambula and Narooma;
- Eels and Panthers players meeting with volunteers and emergency responders in Cobargo, Bemboka, Eden and Narooma;
- Open Training Sessions and Player meet and greets at Bega Recreational Ground in the morning of Friday, February 28.