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Brad Walter is Chief Rugby League Writer for The Sydney Morning Herald

Winning Starts Monday

Ricky Stuart must share some of the blame for Eels' woes but wasn't equipped to do the job

Brad Walter After being hailed as the best Parramatta coach since Jack Gibson when he signed a three year deal, Ricky Stuart's departure is set to be met with a bitter response from players, officials and fans...

League

St George Illawarra favourites to sign North Queensland Cowboys forward Tariq Sims

Hankering for home: Cowboys forward Tariq Sims.

Brad Walter St George Illawarra are early favourites to lure North Queensland forward Tariq Sims home after the NSW Origin prospect told Cowboys officials he was considering asking for a release.

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NRL 2014 Preview: Canberra Raiders

Brad Walter NRL 2014 Preview

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League

Reece Robinson and Travis Robinson urge Goannas not to give up on NRL dream

Travis Robinson

Brad Walter Travis and Reece Robinson are encouraging First Nation Goannas players to use next weekend's match against Newcastle to push for an NRL contract, after the twins struggled to secure their own careers.

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League

Eels' coaches caught in a vicious cycle of the board's creation

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Brad Walter Jason Taylor may have dodged a bullet when he missed out on the Eels coaching job. The creation of a general manager of football role being as much an acknowledgement that coaches aren't guaranteed...

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League

Fisticuffs could derail winning Origin campaign, warns Gallen

Paul Gallen

Brad Walter NSW players have been told to ignore baiting from their Queensland rivals on Wednesday night to ensure they don't get sin-binned and damage the team's chances of ending seven years of Origin...

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League

Edwards leaves Eels after club changes direction

New Parramatta Eels management with, from left, Eels Group CEO Bob Bentley, Coach Ricky Stuart and Eels Club CEO Ken Edwards.
1st November 2012
Photo: Wolter Peeters
The Sydney Morning Herald

Brad Walter, Chris Barrett and Adrian Proszenko Parramatta can add a chief executive to their long list of recruitment demands after Ken Edwards parted ways with the Eels on Tuesday night.

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WINNING STARTS MONDAY

Tigers and Eels their own worst enemies

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Brad Walter Jack Gibson once famously said, "Winning starts in the front office", so it should be no surprise that Wests Tigers and Parramatta sit at the bottom of the NRL ladder.

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SIN BIN

News moved on chief after Ten missed out

Brad Walter Kim Williams' demise as News Ltd chief executive has underlined the significance of the broadcast-rights deal negotiated by the ARL Commission last year.

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League

Hayne in pain as Eels' season lurches on

Jarryd Hayne

Brad Walter, Steve Mascord Parramatta superstar Jarryd Hayne will undergo scans on Sunday for a knee injury that has placed him in doubt for the weekend's clash with Melbourne but Eels officials are confident he has not played...

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SIN BIN

According to consensus, Stuart should quit Eels - and fast

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Brad Walter As Parramatta prepare to collect their second consecutive wooden spoon, Sin Bin can reveal things are even worse off the field than they are on it.

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League

Leabeater sends out SOS on Eels woes

Ricky Stuart

Brad Walter Former Parramatta prop Terry Leabeater has written to Eels members calling for an extraordinary general meeting to deliver a no-confidence vote against some of the club's directors.

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League

Blues coach hamstrung by Hayne's recovery

Jarryd Hayne

Glenn Jackson, Brad Walter NSW coach Laurie Daley may not finalise Jarryd Hayne's position for the State of Origin decider until after Parramatta's clash with Manly on Monday night, when the fullback hopes to make his comeback...

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League

Sticky's situation has future clearly in mind

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Brad Walter Ricky Stuart has moved from Parramatta to Canberra to save his coaching career.

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League

Parramatta ready to start hunt for Stuart successor

Outgoing Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart

Brad Walter Parramatta directors will draw up a short-list of potential replacements for Ricky Stuart on Monday as they begin interviewing applicants for the football and leagues club chief executive roles, and...

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League

Eels have fresh vacancy to fill

Andrew Webster, Eels NYC coach Picture: Parramatta Eels

Brad Walter Parramatta has lost another member of their coaching staff after under 20s coach Andrew Webster quit the club to take up the same position with Wests Tigers.

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League

Smith heads west to help Eels find the way forward

NRL. NRL ceo David Smith at a press conference to announce the charges against Sandor Earl for possesion and traffiking of Peptides.
Thursday 29th August, 2013
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Brad Walter NRL chief executive Dave Smith attended a meeting of Parramatta directors on Tuesday as the Eels narrowed their list of targets for the vacant coaching job to a handful of experienced candidates.

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SIN BIN

Speculation over Hayne, Hopoate futures gets Parra madder

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Brad Walter Parramatta officials are sick of their players being linked with rival clubs and have raised concerns with the NRL.

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Sin Bin

High-flying Roosters haven’t had time to circle the wagons

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Brad Walter Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson addressed his players on Wednesday night about reports of a drugs cloud over the minor premiers in Thursday's Herald but officials have no idea whether the...

League

Rookie Robinson just one more win away from record books

Robinson

Brad Walter After cheering their team to a sixth grand final appearance since 2000, jubilant Sydney Roosters fans turned to the back of the Allianz Stadium and applauded rookie coach Trent Robinson.

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