Tag: BEVAN FRENCH

Eels sweat on Bevan French after fullback leaves field with a hamstring injury

The Parramatta Eels face a nervous wait after replacement fullback Bevan French exited during their win over Canterbury on Thursday night with a hamstring injury. Coach Brad Arthur is already without preferred custodian Clint Gutherson who is out for the season. Losing French for any amount of time will hurt Parramatta’s chances of finishing in […]

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Arthur credits Michael Gordon for Parramatta’s French resistance

Coach Brad Arthur credits former Parramatta veteran Michael Gordon for the accelerated improvement in young gun Bevan French. Gordon has since moved across to Bondi and the Sydney Roosters while French’s star continues to rise at the Eels. “I thought we managed him okay last year, we didn’t throw him straight in,” Arthur said. “We […]

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Radradra is committed to Eels this year: Arthur

Parramatta Eels coach Brad Arthur has watered down suggestions Toulon-bound Semi Radradra may not see out his 2017 contract with the club. Speaking to Sky Sports, Arthur said the Fijian-born Australian representative was determined to go out a winner at Parramatta. “We know what the future holds for him now,” Arthur said. “He’s made a […]

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Parramatta try goes viral – Picked up by American site

The Parramatta Eels are putting rugby league on the map in the United States and they’re doing it without Jarryd Hayne. Parramatta’s 62nd minute try against St George Illawarra Dragons in round 25 has gone viral with one of America’s biggest sporting websites picking up the remarkable try. The author of the article James Dator […]

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Folau praises Parramatta speedster after Sharks performance

Former NRL star Israel Folau has praised 20-year-old Parramatta sensation Bevan French after a blistering performance last weekend against Cronulla. “I saw his highlights last week against the Sharks and he’s certainly someone that has great wheels and is a good finisher,” Folau said. “Watching the NRL across this year there’s some great finishers and […]

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