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Parramatta Eels

Parramatta EelsHaving been formed in 1947, the Parramatta Eels hit their golden period in Australian Rugby League during the 1980’s which saw them make five Grand Finals in six seasons for four Premiership victories. Recent times however have seen the Eels underachieve in the NRL, highlighted by their Premiership failure in 2001, when many considered them certainties for the NRL title.

Parramatta Eels Articles

Eels ask Spagnolo to stand down

by , 16 Sep 2014

Parramatta District Rugby Leagues Club (PDRL) chairman Roy Spagnolo has been asked to stand down following allegations of bullying, harassment and membership/election tampering in his time at the Eels. The leagues club issued a statement on Monday after a series of allegations had been raised by Fairfax Media. Spagnolo is the current PDRL chairman and […]

Is Parramatta where the Wanderers belong?

Is Parramatta where the Wanderers belong?

by , 11 Sep 2014

On the eve of the Western Sydney Wanderers semi-final tie with FC Seoul, it has been revealed that should the Wanderers make the final, which is played over two legs, Parramatta (Pirtek) Stadium will not meet certain AFC requirements. With a capacity of around 22,000, it has already been suggested that ANZ be where the […]

I coulda been a contender! The coulda beens of 2014

I coulda been a contender! The coulda beens of 2014

by , 10 Sep 2014

The regular season is over, and as we head into one of the most exciting finals series in recent memory eight teams and their fans are drowning their sorrows with tap beer and odd clothing. It would be too harsh to say that they failed, as I’m sure not all teams start a year with […]

2014 Parramatta Eels season review

2014 Parramatta Eels season review

by , 10 Sep 2014

The Parramatta Eels season is over, missing out on the finals despite finishing equal eighth on for and against. The Eels went down 33-20 against the Canberra Raiders. A second half blitz from Jarryd Hayne wasn’t enough to drag them over the line. With the curtain now drawn on Parramatta’s season, it’s time to look […]

Confessions of an Eels fan: When a player you love to hate joins your team

Confessions of an Eels fan: When a player you love to hate joins your team

by , 9 Sep 2014 Popular article!

Rugby league – it’s a game of drama. We all have our favourite team. We also have our rugby league heroes and our villains. I am a proud Parramatta supporter, but still have many other favourite players from other teams. I admire talent like Johnathan Thurston’s. I admire new talent, like Aidan Guerra. I also […]

Eels upbeat despite disappointing finish

by , 7 Sep 2014

Parramatta coach Brad Arthur says he’s disappointed but proud of his players, despite their failure to lock in an NRL finals spot. The Eels had their destiny in their own hands after a stirring come-from-behind victory over Manly two weeks ago moved them into the top eight. But they were unable to finish the job […]

[VIDEO] Canberra Raiders vs Parramatta Eels: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Canberra Raiders vs Parramatta Eels: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 6 Sep 2014 Popular article!

MATCH RESULT: The Canberra Raiders have ended Parramatta’s finals hopes with a 33 to 20 victory at GIO Stadium. The Raiders lead by as much as 26 points before Jarryd Hayne inspired an Eels comeback. It wasn’t enough as Anthony Milford sealed the result with a field goal in the 78th minute. The Eels loss […]

Eels not giving up on 2014 despite Knights thrashing

by , 31 Aug 2014

Parramatta coach Brad Arthur defiantly declared his side’s NRL season was not over despite a 42-12 thumping at the hands of Newcastle at Hunter Stadium on Saturday. Needing wins in their final two games to guarantee a place in the top eight, the Eels led 12-8 at halftime but were blown away in the second […]

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs Parramatta Eels: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs Parramatta Eels: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 30 Aug 2014 Popular article!

The Newcastle Knights have caused several upsets at home in recent weeks and will look to cause another when they face a Parramatta Eels side desperate to keep their season alive. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 3:00pm AEST. Parramatta are coming off perhaps their best win of the season, after being […]

What a difference a year has made for Parramatta

What a difference a year has made for Parramatta

by , 28 Aug 2014

What a difference a year makes in the life of an NRL club. This time last year the Parramatta Eels were staring down the barrel of a second wooden spoon in as many years. More than 10 players were told that they were not part of the club’s future and were told to move on […]


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