Best places to watch live sport in Parramatta

Parramatta is a city of sports. Wherever you are, you won’t be far from a place to watch the game. Here are some of the best places to watch live sport.

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Where to watch live sport in Parramatta

Parramatta truly is a city of sports. Wherever you are, you won’t be far from a place to watch live sports. Here are some of the best places to visit across the city to watch the game:
 

Bankwest Stadium

Bankwest Stadium is home to the Parramatta Eels. Whether you cheer for the Eels or not, there’s always a good match playing throughout the season. With the steepest grandstands in Australia, it’s one of the best places to watch live sports. No matter where you’re seated, you’ll have a fantastic view of the match.

bankwest stadium interior football ground

GWS GIANTS Stadium

The GIANTS Stadium is in Sydney Olympic Park. It’s home to both the AFL Giants and Sydney Thunder cricket team. It’s been voted by fans to provide the best matchday experience in the AFL and received ‘best venue’ in the Australian Event Awards.

GWS GIANTS supporters in a crowd and GWS GIANTS players

Stadium Australia

Stadium Australia (previously the ANZ Stadium) is the largest stadium in New South Wales. Many rugby league and football teams call this stadium home. If you’re keen to watch live sports, you’ll find yourself coming back to this stadium often as it hosts so many of the best matches throughout the year.

Exterior of Stadium Australia

Australian Turf Club

The Australian Turf Club at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse is the place to go for horseracing. It’s located just south of the Parramatta River off James Ruse Drive. You can book general admissions tickets or become a member for extra perks and benefits to make the most of race day.
 

horse racing

The Albion

The Albion Hotel’s sports bar is a punter’s paradise. It’s located on the corner of George Street and Harris Street across from the Robin Thomas Reserve. On their big screens around the pub, you’ll find heaps of different games playing.

You can watch the game outside in their beer garden or inside surrounded by their sports memorabilia. Their website calendar shows what’s playing live and loud, so check it out and head in early to get a good seat.

albion pub garden with people sat around enjoying food and drink

Parramatta Eels Club

The Parramatta Eels Club is located just north of the Bankwest Stadium. The Sterlo’s Sports Bar has featured events that show on the big screen, making sure you catch every moment live. Check out their schedule to see what’s up next. If your game isn’t on, other events can be made available at staff discretion. If you're over in the Dundas neighbourhoods, the Vikings Sports Club is part of the Parramatta Leagues Club group.

Parramatta Eels player

Club Parramatta

Club Parramatta is in the CBD near Parramatta Park. It’s located on the corner of Macquarie Street and O’Connell Street. Here you’ll find live sports from all over the world. Grab your mates and cheer on your team at Club Parramatta.

man and woman sat at a table having some alcoholic beverages

General Bourke

General Bourke is just south of Westfield Parramatta. It’s right off Church Street on the corner of Parks Street. It’s your classic pub with great food and big screens to watch the game live. General Bourke is conveniently located near the CBD and train station.

outside General Bourke pub

Rosehill Bowling Club

Rosehill Bowling Club has two bars: the Punters Bar and the Bistro Bar. Grab a couple of friends and head over to the Punters Bar to watch your favourite sports. The Bowling Club is located off James Ruse Drive on Hassall Street. 

horses racing

The Winston

The Winston is located north of Parramatta in Winston Hills. They’ve recently renovated their sports bar, making it the perfect place to watch your favourite team. From soccer to rugby league, UFC to racing, they have it all. 

exterior shot of the winston

The Commercial Hotel

The Commercial Hotel is on Hassall Street is right across from the train station. It’s a convenient and easy way to watch live sport. They have special deals and events throughout the week, including $15 for one kilo of chicken wings before and during every Parramatta Eels game and UFC match. 

outside shot of commercial hotel

Woolpack Hotel

The Woolpack Hotel is located in the heart of Parramatta’s business district on the corner of George and Marsden Streets. The hotel’s main bar doubles as a sports and TAB bar with both indoor and outdoor screens. 

The Papa Bear Bistro in the hotel offers pub classics and specials for you to enjoy while watching live sports.
 

outside of woolpack hotel

Northmead Bowling Club

The Northmead Bowling Club is on Windsor Road, right across from Anderson Road. Within the bowling club is the NBC Sports Club Bar and TAB. You’re all but guaranteed your game will be on at least one of their many screens.

The bar also has an outdoor veranda with screens for you to enjoy the game and the sun at the same time. 

Toongabbie Sports Club

If you’re west of the CBD, head over to Toongabbie Sports Club. The massive club has everything you need to enjoy watching live sports – even with your family in tow. They have a great alfresco area, including a grassed area and arcade for kids. 

With over 70 screens throughout the club, you’re sure to have a good view of the game no matter where you are.