Parramatta Eels

Design plans for $300m Parramatta stadium to be unveiled

Michael Chammas 9:15 PM   Design recommendations for the $300 million stadium in Parramatta will be put forward at a meeting of major stakeholders on Wednesday.

It's Eels if I quit NFL: Hayne

Uncertain future: Jarryd Hayne.

Jarryd Hayne has quashed rumours linking him to the Sydney Roosters, adamant he wants to return to the Parramatta Eels if he was to quit the NFL.

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Eels beat Warriors to claim Auckland Nines

Unearthed: Bevan French of the Eels celebrates after scoring a try during the Auckland Nines final.

Parramatta may have the spectre of starting the competition on minus four points hanging over them, but the Eels could not have started their 2016 campaign any better after beating the New Zealand Warriors 22-4 in the final of the Auckland Nines.

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Hayne's $75,000 TPA the latest Eels contract to pique interest of NRL

NRL interest in deal:  Jarryd Hayne during his playing days with Parramatta.

Adrian Proszenko   A $75,000 third-party arrangement for former Parramatta superstar Jarryd Hayne is believed to form part of an NRL probe into the club's salary cap and corporate governance practices.

NRL investigating Eels over Watmough deal

Deal under miscroscope:  Anthony Watmough.

Adrian Proszenko   The NRL is investigating whether Parramatta properly disclosed a third-party agreement for star forward Anthony Watmough in a development that could result in the club starting the season four points in arrears if the governing body rules it is a salary cap breach.

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Jennings' shock move follows Roosters push

New Eel: Centre Michael Jennings at Parramatta training on Wednesday.

Adrian Proszenko   Michael Jennings switched to Parramatta because there was little likelihood of an extension at the Roosters, revealing "they pretty much said there wasn't going to be a contract there for next year."

Jennings begins Eels life against Penrith

New arrival: Michael Jennings.

Matt Encarnacion   When he was a Panther he declared his hate for the Eels. How times have changed for Michael Jennings.

New-look Eels chart path to top eight

Signed: Kieran Foran.

The time for talk is over, coach Brad Arthur says. With their big new recruits, Parramatta are looking for some serious improvement this season.

Parramatta face four-point deduction unless they budge on opposition to election reform

Standing again: Parramatta chairman Steve Sharp.

Chris Barrett   The acquisition of Kieran Foran and Michael Jennings makes them genuine top-eight contenders but Parramatta are staring at starting the 2016 season on negative four points if they refuse to bend from their opposition to reform the way their board is elected.

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Jennings completes switch to Parramatta

Michael Jennings in parramatta gear on first day as an eels player.

Matt Encarnacion   ​Five years after speaking of his hatred for the blue-and-gold, new Parramatta signing Michael Jennings says he can't wait to play at his new home.

New Parramatta boss John Boulous says Eels will be title contenders in 2016

New Eels boss: John Boulous.

Michael Chammas   The Parramatta Eels have outlined a plan to win a premiership by 2020, but newly appointed chief executive John Boulous believes the club has the roster to compete for a title this season.

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Sydney Roosters centre Michael Jennings to join Parramatta Eels

Roosters and Eels have agreed to terms over Michael Jennings' transfer and are waiting on the NRL for approval.

Michael Chammas   The Sydney Roosters will sign off on Michael Jennings' release in the next 48 hours, freeing up the NSW centre to join Parramatta on a four-year deal later this week.

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Rugby league

Junior Paulo likely to stay at Parramatta in 2016

The Canberra Raiders are interested in Eels forward Junior Paulo, but he's likely to stay at Parramatta in 2016.

Jon Tuxworth   Canberra Raiders recruitment boss Peter Mulholland has backed calls for the NRL to address the player "meat market" by introducing a transfer window late in the year.

Parramatta Eels to appoint John Boulous as full-time chief executive

New Eels boss: John Boulous.

Michael Chammas   The Parramatta Eels are set to announce interim boss John Boulous as their full-time chief executive.

Tongues wag after Hayne is pictured with NRL coach

Catching up: Jarryd Hayne and Roosters coach Trent Robinson.

Michael Chammas   It's the photo that has left Sydney Roosters fans cock-a-hoop and Parramatta Eels fans in disbelief.

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Eels and Souths sound out Richardson as Greenberg firms as NRL chief

Andrew Webster headshot dinkus

Andrew Webster   Rugby league off-season? What rugby league off-season? Parramatta have targeted NRL powerbroker Shane Richardson to come on board as chief executive – but they could have competition from South Sydney.

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Jennings could make shock switch to Eels

Uncertain future: Michael Jennings.

Adrian Proszenko   The Sydney Roosters are a strong chance of signing Dale Copley in a move that could gift superstar centre Michael Jennings to Parramatta.

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Dragons remain in the hunt for Roberts

Swapped like a footy card: James Roberts.

Michael Carayannis   St George Illawarra are prepared to open their chequebook again, remaining in the hunt for the prized scalp of James Roberts despite adding Tim Lafai to their roster.

Hayne backs Foran to handle pressure

Fashion fetish: Jarryd Hayne

Daniel Lane   Former NRL superstar Jarryd Hayne backed his old club's marquee recruit, Kieran Foran, to possess the mettle needed to handle the expectations he will carry into every game he plays for Parramatta in 2016.

Watmough had to learn to run again

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 13:  Anthony Watmough of the Eels warms up prior to the round two NRL match between the ...

Brad Walter   Just five weeks ago, Anthony Watmough told Parramatta officials he was going to retire after a serious knee injury for five years left him a virtual cripple.

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