Parramatta Eels

Cherry-Evans defends Trbojevic tackle on Nightingale

Michael Chammas 7:55 PM   Manly halfback Daly Cherry-Evans believes prop Jake Trbojevic shouldn't have been charged with a dangerous throw, describing his tackle on Jason Nightingale as 'a great rugby league tackle'.

Eels admit they didn't follow protocol with Peats

Flat out: Nathan Peats on his back after a hit to the head from the Warriors Jacob Lillyman.

Michael Chammas   In a report submitted to the NRL on Monday, the Parramatta Eels conceded they neglected to follow protocol for the Nathan Peats concussion test but insist the hooker was fit to return.

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NRL continue dangerous throw crackdown with six charges

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 09:  Eels player Reece Robinson trains at Old Saleyards Reserve, Parramata on March 9, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Munoz/Fairfax Media)

Michael Carayannis   The NRL's blitz on dangerous throws has continued with six of nine players charged by the match review commitee were for lifting tackles. 

Robinson faces two-game NRL ban

In strife: Eels winger Reece Robinson.

Parramatta winger Reece Robinson is facing up to three weeks on the sidelines as one of several players charged with dangerous throws from round four by the NRL match review committee.

Luke, Sandow kiss and make up after clash

Busy night: Chris Sandow of the Eels.

Adrian Proszenko   South Sydney's Issac Luke has apologised to former teammate Chris Sandow after "personal stuff" from the past sparked heated scenes at Pirtek Stadium.

Fitzgerald to run for Parramatta board

"Since I left six years ago there's been four coaches, four CEOs of the football club, four CEOs of the leagues club. There's been no consistency": Denis Fitzgerald.

Daniel Lane   Former Parramatta chief executive Denis Fitzgerald, who ran the Eels for 30 years before he was voted out of office in 2009, will run against the board he helped put in power two years ago to depose Roy Spagnolo to help return the club to it's former greatness.

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Folau and Sandow lead Eels to victory over Souths

Making a name for himself: Eels winger John Folau celebrates after scoring the first of his two tries.

Michael Chammas   Parramatta produced the unbelievable in toppling the team deemed unbeatable, ending South Sydney's perfect start to the season in a thrilling 29-16 victory at Pirtek Stadium on Friday night.

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Arthur wants Eels to replicate effort on the road

Brace: Reece Robinson went over twice in the corner.

Michael Chammas   Parramatta coach Brad Arthur refused to get carried away with what is likely the best victory of his short career, demanding the same effort from his players away from home.

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Arthur urges NRL to make Fa'aso call

The 30-year-old prop was forced into retirement after breaking his neck when playing for Manly in 2013.

Parramatta coach Brad Arthur has called on the NRL to make its decision on Richie Fa'aoso's playing future.

Titans prepared to swoop on Norman

Target: Corey Norman training with Parramatta.

Michael Carayannis   The Titans are preparing to swoop on Corey Norman if the Eels five-eighth is forced to move on from Parramatta.

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Sandow happy again after taking on demons

Eel deal: Chris Sandow at Pirtek Stadium on Thursday.

Michael Chammas   Chris Sandow thought his career was over at Parramatta was over in 2013, but he's found a new lease of life under coach Brad Arthur.

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Sandow 'not in the game' after family loss

Flying high: Chris Sandow takes a bomb for Parramatta during the loss to the New Zealand Warriors at Mt Smart Stadium.

Michael Carayannis   With the death of his aunt still fresh, Chris Sandow admits his mind "wasn't there" when Parramatta took on the Warriors last week.

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Watmough says it will be tougher playing Stewart than Manly

Mate against mate: Anthony Watmough is not looking forward to taking on his ex-teammate Glenn Stewart.

Michael Chammas   It was an emotion-charged clash when Anthony Watmough went up against Manly in round one, but the Eels lock has revealed taking on Glenn Stewart will be even more difficult.

Sin Bin: Moss walks away from Eels

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Adrian Proszenko   A disillusioned Bill Moss has turned away from Parramatta after his bold plan to bring the big end of town to the Eels was undermined from within.

Arthur backs calls to send Peats back on

Three from three: Ryan Hoffman scored his third try for the Warriors in as many games this season.

David Long   Eels coach Brad Arthur said he followed his team’s medical advice in putting hooker Nathan Peats back onto the field after passing a concussion test.

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Foran the start of a new dynasty

Blue-and-gold: Kieran Foran could be at the head of a star-studded Eels line-up.

Michael Chammas   With Kieran Foran on his way to Parramatta on a four-year deal worth just over a million dollars a season, the days of settling for mediocrity at Parramatta are over.

John Folau in contention for Eels debut

John Folau

Adrian Proszenko   At 193cm and 112 kilograms, you could hardly describe John Folau as the little brother of code-hopper Israel.

Foran calls for review of player transfer system

There must be a better way: Parramatta-bound  Kieran Foran (left) has called for a review of the player transfer system.

Adrian Proszenko   Manly superstar Kieran Foran has called for a review of the player transfer system after feeling pressured to make a call on his future with a year remaining on his contract.

Cherry-Evans will prove invaluable to the Sea Eagles

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Phil Gould   It defies belief that Manly would consider releasing Daly Cherry-Evans before the end of the season.

Eels poach Foran with more signings to come

Sea Eagle to Eel: Kieran Foran.

Michael Chammas   Kieran Foran has admitted the appeal of playing under Brad Arthur was a major factor in his decision to walk away from Manly to sign a lucrative deal with Parramatta from next season.

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