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Parramatta Eels

Pritchard cloud highlights Eels crisis

In hospital: Kaysa Pritchard leaves the field during the Eels clash with the Titans on Friday.

Parramatta dummy half Kaysa Pritchard was on a drip in hospital on Friday night as the club attempted to overcome a hooking crisis before their clash with the premiers.

Titans hopeful Copley debuts against Eels

Dale Copley has left the Roosters after just a year at the club.

The injury ravaged Gold Coast are hopeful Dale Copley will make his Titans debut in Friday night's NRL clash with Parramatta, barely 48 hours after signing the out of favour Sydney Roosters centre.

Bird is Sharks No.1 go-to man

Jack Bird should be the Sharks permanent fullback.

I know the competition is only two rounds old, however, I'm prepared to say that if Parramatta halfback Corey Norman stays fit for most of this season, he could well be a runaway winner in all of the player of the year awards.

The key question facing West Tigers' big four

Blue boy: James Tedesco.

The whispers about the Tigers' big four wanting to know who will be coaching the side next year before committing to the club are getting louder. However chief executive Justin Pascoe has gone on the record and stated the future of Jason Taylor hasn't been a topic of discussion throughout negotiations.

French's wake-up call just what Eels needed

On the move: Bevan French is making great strides.

After a week in which Jarryd Hayne's commitment to the cause has again been questioned, it seems an appropriate time to reveal that his replacement slept in on his first day as a first grader.