Tag: Parramatta Eels

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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The Quick Tap: The Finals series flaw that gives Parramatta an unfair advantage

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis FLAW IN FINALS SYSTEM THAT HELPS 4TH PLACED EELS The Sydney Roosters and Brisbane Broncos clash on Friday night in the first match of the 2017 NRL Finals at Allianz Stadium with so much more than a direct passage to Week Three on the line. Despite the Roosters and Broncos finishing […]

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Ken Thornett Medal winner Brown ready to tick another box with Finals Footy

Parramatta tyro Nathan Brown’s season just keeps on getting better with the forward claiming the Ken Thornett Medal at Rosehill Racecourse overnight. It caps a remarkable switch for Brown who began his career at Wests Tigers. He then moved to South Sydney where he gained a reputation as a thug. His move to the Eels […]

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