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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

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 […]

The battle of the west: Parramatta Eels vs Western Sydney Wanderers

The battle of the west: Parramatta Eels vs Western Sydney Wanderers

by , 26 Aug 2014

Pirtek Stadium has been a hub of activity recently with the stadium having just hosted an Asian Champions League quarter-final for A-League club the Western Sydney Wanderers and a crucial NRL grudge match between the Parramatta Eels and Manly Sea Eagles. Both games attracted an impressive 17,000-strong crowd, begging the question which code Western Sydney […]

Eels CEO wants Pirtek Stadium expansion

by , 24 Aug 2014

Parramatta chief executive Scott Seward says the Eels’ second-half performance in beating Manly on Friday demonstrates the importance of the club remaining at Pirtek Stadium. At a time when NRL clubs are struggling to get fans through the gates more than 17,000 fans packed into the stadium creating an atmosphere that’s been all too rare […]

Brilliant Eels blitz Manly to seal NRL win

Brilliant Eels blitz Manly to seal NRL win

by , 23 Aug 2014

Parramatta have produced one of their best second-half performances in years to come from behind and beat NRL table-toppers Manly 22-12 in a thrilling clash at Pirtek Stadium. Trailing 12-0, the Eels’ looked in real trouble on Friday night as the Sea Eagles took a commanding lead into halftime. But what followed wasn’t in the […]

[VIDEO] Parramatta Eels vs Manly Sea Eagles: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Parramatta Eels vs Manly Sea Eagles: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 22 Aug 2014 Popular article!

MATCH RESULT: A game of two halves at Pirtek Stadium on Friday night has seen the Parramatta Eels knock off the league leading Manly Sea Eagles 22-12. Parramatta looked like they would lack the execution to win at half time but then scored 22 second half points while keeping Manly scoreless. FINAL SCORE: Eels – […]

Bye-bye Fuifui, thanks for all the memories

Bye-bye Fuifui, thanks for all the memories

by , 21 Aug 2014

To say Fuifui Moimoi is a cult figure at the Eels is an understatement. Having arrived at the club as an outcast on a one-year contract in 2004 from the Rabbitohs, the Tongan born forward slowly made a name for himself with bustling straight running, always taking two or three defenders with him to the […]

Simple 40/20 Solution for the NRL

by , 20 Aug 2014

I’m in a unique position. I’m a huge Parramatta Eels fan and a former rugby league referee. I didn’t blow up at the 40/20 disgrace but I was disappointed for the Eels and the game in general after another controversy that could have been avoided. The debacle around what happened last Friday night can never […]

SMITHY: Ballboy-gate? More like much ado about nothing

SMITHY: Ballboy-gate? More like much ado about nothing

by , 19 Aug 2014

Never has so much been said and written about something so small but so wrong in the history of footy. The Eels lost to the Dogs. The disallowed try that may have seen them win that match was a correct ruling – no question about it. While the referees were not error-free in their performances, […]

Rugby league loves a controversy

Rugby league loves a controversy

by , 18 Aug 2014

Another week, another controversy in rugby league. Wow, what a shock. Is there anything more dependable than counting on the NRL to produce some type of drama, be it on the field or off? It’s like clockwork. In fact, the famous saying should be altered to ‘death, taxes and rugby league controversy’. Last week it […]

NRL must end the 40/20 farce now

NRL must end the 40/20 farce now

by , 18 Aug 2014

Is the NRL really going to wait until a scheduled meeting of the competition’s rules committee on Thursday to get rid of the 40/20 rule that has already embarrassed the game for too long? After the ridicule rugby league sustained over the weekend as a result of what happened in the game between Parramatta and […]


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