Tag: Parramatta Eels

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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Shock Knights loss driving Parramatta ahead of blockbuster Broncos showdown

Parramatta captain Tim Mannah says the Eels shock loss to the Newcastle Knights in Round 23 was exactly what they needed. After winning six games straight, Parramatta were expected to beat the 16th placed Knights easily but were instead hammered 29-10 at ANZ Stadium. They bounced back last week to trounce the Gold Coast 30-8. […]

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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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They are low acts: Parramatta star labels Adam Blair and Josh McGuire ‘dirty’

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Parramatta centre Michael Jennings has labelled Josh McGuire and Adam Blair ‘dirty’ after incidents in the Eels win over Brisbane last Friday at ANZ Stadium. McGuire can be seen stomping on the ankle of Eels captain Tim Mannah whilst making a tackle on the Parramatta forward. Jennings didn’t hold back calling […]

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