Western Sydney Rams To Showcase Top Level Rugby in 2007
Parramatta Stadium Trust welcomes the Western Sydney Rams to Parramatta Stadium for the inaugural Australian Rugby Championship to be known as the Mazda Cup.
The Rams will take on elite teams from NSW, Queensland, ACT, Victoria and Western Australia in the competition which runs from August 11 to October 14 2007.
Parramatta Stadium will host the Rams four home as well as a possible home semi-final and the Stadium will also act as the side's training base. The home fixtures are as follows:
Sun 26 Aug 4pm Western Sydney Rams v Melbourne Rebels
Sat 1 Sep 3pm Western Sydney Rams v Ballymore Tornadoes
Sat 22 Sep 7.30pm Western Sydney Rams v Canberra Vikings
Sat 29 Sep 7.30pm Western Sydney Rams v Perth Spirit
Parramatta Stadium Venue Manager Mr Luke Coleman heralded this as "an exciting opportunity for fans to see top level rugby at one of Australia's premier venues".
The stadium has already hosted five Parramatta Eels NRL home games this year as well as a Sydney FC home fixture in the Asian Champion League.