Tag: Parramatta Eels

Brad Arthur built a team on his values and pissed it away by signing too many egos

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis “The players are obviously enjoying his coaching because they’re playing tough, genuine rugby league.” That was former Parramatta Eels General Manager Daniel Anderson speaking about Brad Arthur in 2014. How quickly things can change. Six weeks ago the world must have felt like a beautiful place to Arthur. Rugby league was […]

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Matt Johns sends message to Eels fans: Don’t be worried about Jarryd

Premiership-winner Matt Johns says Parramatta fans should not be phased by Jarryd Hayne’s fitness issues. Hayne is in the spotlight again at the Eels but this time for his physical size and troubles on the training paddock. Johns however says Parramatta shouldn’t stress yet. “If I’m a Parra fan, I’m encouraged that he is actually […]

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Why shock loss to the Cowboys twelve years ago can be banished by Parra this weekend

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis No team does heartbreak like the Parramatta Eels – just ask their fans. On Saturday they play a sudden death semi against a team they should beat in the North Queensland Cowboys. The Eels have been impressive thus far in 2017. North Queensland have seemingly been on tilt since their messiah […]

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