James Macsmith Parramatta great Nathan Hindmarsh says Eels fans need to have patience with key signing Will Hopoate as the star centre returns to the NRL next year after two seasons' absence.
Brad Walter Parramatta captain Nathan Hindmarsh will retire at the end of the season.
Adrian Proszenko and Nick Ralston Richie Fa'aoso was charged over a drunken incident just days after he attempted to return to Manly training without a medical clearance for his broken neck.
Daniel Lane Daniel Mortimer had been ostracised by Parramatta's coaching staff but his actions made it clear they hadn't broken him by being the first to training and remaining to work on his game long after...
Winning Starts Monday
Brad Walter For Wayne Bennett, a record eighth premiership with a third NRL club could be worth $1 million in bonuses from Newcastle owner Nathan Tinkler.
SET OF SEVEN
Steve Mascord Should referees be told at half-time if they have committed a major error in a big ticket match that has the potential to affect the outcome?
Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth Raiders great Laurie Daley says Ricky Stuart is a no-brainer to be the next Canberra coach.
SUNDAY SIN BIN
Adrian Proszenko The wives of club legends Nathan Hindmarsh and Nathan Cayless have been reinstated to the Parramatta front office just weeks after parting company with the club.
Daniel Lane Nathan Hindmarsh has revealed he called upon his painful experiences with problem gambling to help Eels halfback Chris Sandow realise it was an addiction that can be overcome.
Sunday Sin Bin
Adrian Proszenko Parramatta members could argue they haven't gotten much bang for their buck as the Eels prepare to collect a second consecutive wooden spoon.
Sunday Sin Bin
Adrian Proszenko The bloodletting at the Eels continues after Parramatta Leagues Club boss Bob Bentley was sensationally sacked by the wooden-spooners.
MOVERS AND SHAKERS
Paul Suttor There's only one day of the week that hasn't been used for State of Origin and after trying every other option, it's time to get Saturday night fever.
Joe Barton Wresting control back from Queensland after eight years of State of Origin humiliation is no small task.
Hooker Matt Ballin produced one of the NRL's most herculean individual defensive efforts in Manly's gutsy draw with Melbourne on Monday.
Lee Gaskin Nathan Hindmarsh has implored Raiders workhorse Shaun Fensom to lighten his defensive load.
Sunday Sin Bin
Adrian Proszenko Darren Hibbert says ASADA should follow the lead of their American counterparts by comprehensively listing which products aren't safe for athletes to take.
Danny Weidler It's hard not to draw a comparison between two of the game's best fullbacks, Ben Barba and Josh Dugan, and look at where they are both at now.
Parramatta Stadium, Saturday 5.30pm (AEDT)
Adrian Proszenko Canterbury fullback Ben Barba has spoken for the first time about his NRL comeback, revealing his joy at returning to the game that shot him to stardom.
Parramatta great Nathan Hindmarsh says Jarryd Hayne has to learn how to better deal with the pressure that comes with being an NRL skipper.