Glenn Jackson As some of them fight for their futures, Parramatta sure gave Sydney Roosters a fright. After the turmoil of this week, the Eels produced a performance which was light years from their last, a...
Glenn Jackson On a field not used to NRL football, Parramatta looked like a side not used to NRL football. So poor was their performance that coach Ricky Stuart issued them a warning.
Glenn Jackson and Brad Walter Steve Sharp, the likely new chairman of Parramatta after his rebel ticket's stunning election win, has vowed to ensure the Eels become ''a football club again'', and said it won't take a five-year...
Glenn Jackson Some might remark that Gareth Hock, Parramatta's latest signing, has left it late to join the exodus of English stars to try his hand at the NRL.
Glenn Jackson WHEN Robbie Farah and Benji Marshall, unbreakable and unpredictable respectively, are in that sort of mood, Wests Tigers are always difficult to beat.
Glenn Jackson This won't go down as a missed opportunity for Parramatta, it will go down as many missed opportunities.
Glenn Jackson The first step when you hit rock bottom is generally considered to be an admission. So, on cue only days out from Parramatta's season-opener against the Warriors, fullback Jarryd Hayne has conceded...
Glenn Jackson LESS than a fortnight after Israel Folau turned his back on Parramatta, the Eels have been dealt another blow after North Queensland's Test and Origin prop James Tamou chose loyalty over salary to...
Glenn Jackson REACTION to Parramatta's bold plan to circumvent the $5 million salary cap next season to accommodate Israel Folau was predictable but emphatic: the Eels' rivals would only welcome such a move if...
Glenn Jackson PARRAMATTA have torpedoed any prospect of Will Hopoate preparing for his return to the NRL with the Eels via a stint in Japanese rugby – before it has even been officially put to the club.
Glenn Jackson BACK in round eight, Parramatta almost did the unthinkable, coming within a solitary point of overhauling a 31-point deficit in the final 13 minutes against Wests Tigers.
Glenn Jackson NEW ZEALAND coach Stephen Kearney will sacrifice his Test job if he believes it is coming at the expense of his club role at Parramatta.
Glenn Jackson He smiles when he says it, perhaps honestly not knowing whether he can be sure about what he is saying.
Glenn Jackson Perhaps mercifully, Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart allowed Jarryd Hayne the luxury of at least trying to turn his attention to State of Origin a little earlier than expected.
Glenn Jackson When is last also first? When it is Wests Tigers, who sit on the bottom of the NRL premiership ladder for the first time in the club's history.
Glenn Jackson "Tough" springs to mind when Sam McKendry's effort – playing 14 minutes with a broken neck – is described. But brave? Not if you ask the Penrith front-rower as he recovers at home.
Glenn Jackson Penrith front-rower Sam McKendry played 14 minutes of Monday night's match against Parramatta with a broken neck.
Glenn Jackson Sam McKendry played 14 minutes of Penrith's clash with Parramatta with a broken neck.
Glenn Jackson Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart conceded the loss to Wests Tigers would be a "learning curve" for his co-captain Jarryd Hayne, as well as his young squad, whose ill-discipline cost them at Leichhardt...
Glenn Jackson They are the youngest starting props in the premiership by some distance, with 42 years between them when most clubs at least notch a half century.