Parramatta Eels

Why Hayne proves rugby league players are the best athletes

Andrew Webster 3:40 AM   The former Eels fullback is living proof the NRL creates players who can make it in other codes.

The Who Cares? Cup: Raiders and Eels face off

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Kyle Mackey-Laws 8:01 PM   There's one game this round that trumps the rest. There's even a trophy on offer: The Who Cares? Cup.

Raiders feel the need for speed as NRL shot clock comes early

Jarrod Croker after the loss to the Sharks on Saturday.

Kyle Mackey-Laws   Jarrod Croker expects one of the fastest matches of the year in the last round of the season.

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Parramatta alleged to have failed to pay Richie Fa'aoso policy

Looking for answers: Retired league player Richie Fa'aoso.

Daniel Lane and Adrian Proszenko   Parramatta forward Richie Fa'aoso is understood to be looking to the Rugby League Players' Association following revelations the club had not paid for his insurance policy.

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Parramatta Eels avert legal action by coming to terms with Brad Arthur

Going nowhere: Eels coach Brad Arthur has agreed to extend his contract with the club.

Adrian Proszenko   Parramatta has avoided legal action after Brad Arthur agreed to a revised contract to coach the side until the end of 2017.

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Hayne gets more reason to believe

No guarantees: San Francisco coach Jim Tomsula says the 49ers' squad is not set in stone.

Peter Mitchell   "I've seen what I need to see": Jim Tomsula has given the clearest indication yet that Jarryd Hayne has done enough to earn a spot on the 49ers' roster.

49ers' development of Hayne may work in his favour

Quieter day: Jarryd Hayne didn't make any spectacular plays against the Broncos but still had a productive day.

Michael Chammas   There's a belief the 49ers have put too much time into developing the ex-NRL superstar to risk losing him to another NFL franchise.

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Hayne Plane's late take-off for 49ers against Broncos

Another start: Jarryd Hayne is tackled by the Denver defence.

Michael Chammas   Jarryd Hayne completed his first pass reception in another strong effort for the San Francisco 49ers

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Live: Jarryd Hayne and the San Francisco 49ers v Denver Broncos

Plane sailing: Jarryd Hayne has captivated American NFL fans in his first two trial matches for the 49ers.

Michael Chammas   Jarryd Hayne takes the next step in his bid to win a spot on the San Francisco 49ers squad in the match against the Denver Broncos.

Smith lashes out at Hopoate's critics

Concentrating on footy: Will Hopoate.

Daniel Lane    Player agent Tyran Smith took aim at critics of his client William Hopoate - who has commenced action in the Supreme Court against his club as the result of a contract issue - for accusing him of not giving his all for Parramatta.

Seven ready to climb aboard Hayne Plane

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Adrian Proszenko   They may have missed out in their bid for NRL games, but the Seven Network could still have a ratings bonanza on their hands if the NFL consents to their request to show all bar one of Jarryd Hayne's regular-season games on free-to-air television.

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Sublime moments edge Sharks past Eels

Flying Shark: Jack Bird offloads with time to spare.

Adrian Proszenko   Cronulla's ragtag bunch, which finished the home and away season stone, motherless LAST last season, is closing in on the unlikeliest of top-four finishes

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Why Arthur is still cheering the Hayne Plane and Flash Gordon

Flash: Future Eel Michael Gordon has been in great form.

Adrian Proszenko   His former fullback is lighting up the NFL. His future one is in the best form of his life and could well carve up his Eels on Saturday. But Parramatta coach Brad Arthur couldn't be happier for Jarryd Hayne or Michael Gordon.

Hayne's 49ers dream almost a reality

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Matt Barrows   Dear Australia: It's probably safe to buy a No. 38 Jarryd Hayne jersey in red and gold now.

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Not pretty, but hard to look away

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Phil Gould   It wasn't the prettiest match we've ever seen – but it was certainly gripping stuff. With so much riding on the result and the closeness of the scores you couldn't look away despite the poor standard of football.

Toovey: Manly don't deserve to play finals

Bad night: Matt Ballin of the Sea Eagles leaves the field injured.

Tom Decent   ​Manly coach Geoff Toovey has come to the conclusion his side do not deserve to play finals football after their error-riddled display against the Parramatta Eels.

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Eels ruin Manly's finals chances with upset win

All over: Blake Leary, Josh Starling and Jake Trbojevic of the Sea Eagles look dejected at Brookvale.

Tom Decent   Parramatta have all but ruined Manly's hopes of making a late charge for the NRL finals by causing a major upset with a 20-16 win at Brookvale Oval on Sunday afternoon.

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Rugby league

Parramatta show interest in Cornish for 2016

Raiders halfback Mitch Cornish has attracted interest from Parramatta and Wakefield.

Jon Tuxworth   The Parramatta Eels are considering throwing out-of-favour Canberra halfback Mitch Cornish an NRL lifeline.

How Eels blew $52k and a chance to cash in on Hayne

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Adrian Proszenko   Parramatta have blown a golden opportunity - and $52,000 - by not cashing in on the phenomenon that is Jarryd Hayne's extraordinary journey towards his NFL dream.

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Eels' NT deal under threat

Leaving a gap: Chris Sandow is regarded within Parramatta as a missed opportunity.

Adrian Proszenko and Daniel Lane   The Northern Territory Government is considering ripping up its $4 million sponsorship with Parramatta after Chief Minister Adam Giles conceded questions needed to be asked whether it's good sense to continue ploughing taxpayer money into a club whose constant infighting could reflect badly on the Top End.

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