[11][12] The Eels made the finals in both 1978 and 1979, but missed the finals in 1980 for the first time since 1974. The Parramatta Eels NRL team based in Parramatta, Sydney was founded in 1946 and played its first season in the NSWRL in 1947. 46,814 talking about this. 15. In Round 6 of the 2019 NRL season, Parramatta played their first game at the new Western Sydney Stadium against the Wests Tigers and ran out 51-6 winners in front of a sold-out crowd. The only players of note during this dark period were Billy Rayner and Brian Hambly. This inconsistent form, recognised by all Rugby League fans, saw them miss out on the Top 8 in 2010. In August of that year the following players were named in each position:[76], Updated: 28 August 2002Source(s): Eels' class of '81 still the fans' favourites, The club has done this by releasing 12 players and signing more in key areas to help them achieve success in the 2014 season. After 10 minutes of extra time and neither side being able to break the dead-lock, the game was declared a draw. The names of the new trains were to be "The Hayne Train" and "The Fuifui Moimoi Express". But in among those legends were plenty of Eels players who you may have forgotten. We are proudly Blue & Gold. 1990 PARRAMATTA EELS Nrl Rugby League Cards #104 Mark Barnes, #108 Craig Izzard - $7.99. Coach John Monie departed at the end of the 1989 season and was replaced by Michael Cronin . The Eels won 20-10 but the Dragons later moved on to make the Grand Final. Parramatta Eels is the main Rugby League team to use this stadium as their home-ground usage in the NRL premiership season. Whilst Parramatta's problems in 2012 were largely attributed to their relatively poor defence, numerous pundits blamed them on the recurring absences of star fullback Jarryd Hayne. Get your Parramatta Eels news, scores, highlights, videos, photos and stats. He debuted in first-grade in round 10 of the 1990 NSWRL season, initially playing off the bench. [68], Another rivalry is with neighboring Western Sydney club the Penrith Panthers. In the 1998 NRL season Parramatta finished 4th and defeated North Sydney in the first week of the finals 25-12. From 1982 to 1985, the club used Belmore Oval, home of the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, as a temporary home ground while a new facility Parramatta Stadium was built. In the 1998 preliminary final Parramatta were leading arch rivals Canterbury 18-2 with less than 10 minutes to play and then what can only be described as the greatest choke in Rugby League preliminary finals history occurred. [36], The 2017 season saw a major turnaround for the club with Parramatta finishing fourth on the table and making the finals for the first time since 2009. [19] South Sydney Rabbitohs. In the 2000 NRL season, Parramatta finished 7th and won both their sudden death finals matches to take on Brisbane in the preliminary final. [72][73][74][75], Updated: 13 May 2021Source(s): Eels Team Profiles, In 2002 a team of the greatest Parramatta players, known as the Parramatta Legends, were selected based on a public vote of fans. Well before his career in journalism and the media, the imaginatively named Peter Peters was a fairly useful player in his day. In addition to being fined $1 million, Parramatta also had its 2016 NRL Auckland Nines title revoked.[35][36]. In Round 18, Parramatta lost 18-16 to Newcastle with The Eels being denied a last minute try after it was ruled winger Bevan French had put his foot over the sideline. Blake Ferguson of Parramatta Eels player profile including contract information, NRL news, stats and rumours. The 2012 season saw the retirement of Eels legends Luke Burt and Nathan Hindmarsh. This rivalry received renewed impetus during the Super League war when Parramatta recruited 4 notable Bulldogs players. This reasoning was based on the name of the Parramatta, anglicised from the Aboriginal dialect "Barramattagal" meaning "place where the Eels dwell". [9][10] Unfortunately for Parramatta, this game is regarded as "the one that got away" with Manly winning 13���10 despite the Eels crossing for two tries to Manly's one. With the advent of a Sydney District competition in 1900, the Parramatta club merged with Western Suburbs and played some of its matches at Cumberland Oval. Parramatta then went into their Easter Monday clash at Stadium Australia sitting 5th on the ladder but lost the match controversially 21-18 in front of 50,000 fans. The following week against Melbourne in the elimination semi final, Parramatta were defeated 32-0 at AAMI Park which ended their season. He made his first grade debut in 1989 and left the big time at the end of the 1993 season. 27 in Rugby League Week’s Top 100 players: 1992; Named in NRL Team of the 1980s: 2004 ... Parramatta Eels Official Pre-Season ... 1981. That’s 16.66% of their squad. Parramatta were completely unable to replace players of this calibre via recruiting and consequently struggled. Parramatta lost both matches and missed out on the finals series by two competition points. This stadium has a 30,000 seat capacity and was opened in 2019. In 2010, the Parramatta Eels were picked at the beginning of the year by many leading betting agencies to take out the premiership for 2010 following their surge of form which took them to the Grand Final in 2009. Other clubs in the Parramatta district also emerged; over the ensuing decades, clubs established in suburbs throughout the area. … 13. [69] Aside from local 'bragging rights' the rivalry is also partly founded in bitterness associated with the former status of the Penrith district as part of the Parramatta rugby league district. Chris King (born 29 November 1969) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played for the Parramatta Eels in the 1990s.. King is the older brother of former professional rugby league footballer Matt King. At the time of the 12-point deduction, Parramatta were sitting 5th on the ladder but then found themselves at 14th position. You can also find the latest player signings and player movements for the upcoming season. In Round 8, Parramatta defeated Wests 24-22 to make it back to back victories for the club. He was at the peak of his powers in 1990, winning the Dally M Player of the Year and helping the Kangaroos to a come-from-behind victory over Great Britain in the 1990 Ashes Series, playing in the halves alongside Ricky Stuart. The Parramatta Eels are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta.The Parramatta District Rugby League Football Club was formed in 1947, and their home ground was Parramatta Stadium (formerly Cumberland Oval). Parramatta Stadium was closed & demolished in 2017 with the Western Sydney Stadium being built in the same location. Parramatta has also used two separate crests based on Parramatta City's crest. The clubs also competed in several play-off finals matches during this period including a controversial drawn semi-final and subsequent replay in 1978. You must provide an email address to create a Roar account, When using Facebook to create or log in to an account, you need to grant The Roar permission to see your email address, By joining The Roar you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions. Tim Mannah played his last game for the Parramatta Eels in Round 11 this season, bringing the 11-year spell of the former Eels captain to an end. Jake Mullaney is an Australian professional rugby league football player for English club Bradford Bulls. Parramatta sides are also fielded in lower grades and junior competitions run by the New South Wales Rugby League where they regularly win premierships in various grades. Solomona was a top flight forward who had the size, power and ball playing skills to trouble any defence. save. Aug 11, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by NRL. [33][34][35] The 2016 season was also difficult for Parramatta as to become salary cap compliant the club needed to release players such as Nathan Peats and Junior Paulo to be able to play for points. Ironically, after both clubs were admitted into the NSWRFL in 1947, Parramatta were in their first Grand Final while Manly were in their eighth premiership decider (having qualified for their first in 1951) and were bidding for their third premiership after wins in 1972 and 1973. Rugby league was played at Cumberland Oval from as early as 1909 by local clubs such as Parramatta Iona, Endeavours and the Western Districts representative side. When the Sydney competition was formed in 1900, the Parramatta joined up with the Western Suburbs club and began to play some of its matches at Cumberland Oval. He began his career in the top grade with the Eels in 1968, playing 11 games for the club that year, before heading to Manly in 1969 for the rest of his career and premiership success. [63][64] In 1998, Parramatta and Canterbury played against each other in the preliminary final with the winners to play the Brisbane Broncos in the grand final. The proposal was rejected by all clubs except Western Suburbs who, despite having the most to lose from the entrance of a Parramatta side (with much of their territory being lost to Parramatta), voted for the entrance of the new club. Though both clubs were formed in the same year, this rivalry did not develop until the 1970s and 1980s when the clubs faced each other in three Grand Finals: in 1976, 1982 and 1983. There have been over 800 rugby league footballers that have played for the Parramatta Eels club since its introduction to the premiership in 1947. Pethybridge was a Parramatta junior and a high quality centre. The week leading up to the grand final itself is also remembered for The infamous 2001 grand final breakfast where coach Brian Smith and the Parramatta players attended wearing as Newcastle player Mark Hughes described "Miami Vice black suits". RoarEnergy is proudly an Australian Company ACN: 147 462 315, ABN: 98 147 462 315 Following his astonishing string of 7-man-of-the-match performances, Hayne won the award for Dally M Fullback of the Year and was crowned the best and fairest player in the game, winning the Dally M Medal for 2009. [46][47], Between Round 12 and Round 22 of the 2019 season, Parramatta would go on to win 8 of their 10 games. An Eels player has been handed a $5,000 breach notice after they were allegedly filmed in a sex tape leaked last week. 2 x 1990 Parramatta Eels STIMOROL NRL RUGBY … I have no doubt it is the biggest rivalry in rugby league and part of the reason he didn't play again". Parramatta lead the match 18-8 before a second hald capitulation saw them lose 38-24 ending their season..[53][54], Like most NSWRFL clubs founded before the 1980s, Parramatta was established with no official nickname or mascot. The first 46 of them were with the Eels across the 1976 to 1980 seasons. After six seasons with the Broncos he came to Parramatta in 1994 and played 23 games for the club over the next two seasons. Parramatta Eels is the main Rugby League team to use this stadium as their home-ground usage in the NRL premiership season. Parra were sh*tting themselves and we were just having a good time". They have been here since 1986. 9 comments. In recent years there were some memorable, not to mention controversial matches, including: Parramatta have also developed a rivalry with the Melbourne Storm. [3] [4] Related Research Articles Each year, the Eels continue that tradition whenever a player makes his debut. Their first match played after the points deduction was against South Sydney at Parramatta Stadium, Parramatta lost the match 22-20 in a close game. During his career, he played for the Crusaders in the Super League as well as the South Queensland Crushers, the Parramatta Eels and the Canberra Raiders in Australia. Great boxer. Including players from the Parramatta Eels that have represented while at the club and the years they achieved their honours, if known. After a 7-game winning streak, the Eels succumbed to a heavy defeat by the minor premiers St George-Illawarra Dragons, however they returned to Kogarah in Week 1 of the 2009 NRL Finals Series and defeated the Dragons 25���12 featuring an impressive late game try by Dally M medal winner Jarryd Hayne. Parramatta led 10-6 at halftime but went on to lose the match 24-16 in what would be one of the biggest upsets of the season. A local junior, Campbell had eight years with Parramatta after making his debut for the club in 1968. He was one of their better players that year, but neither he nor the Eels could replicate that form in the next couple of seasons. As a result, the club's crest was changed in 1980, to a design featuring an eel. The big back rower was born in NZ and made his first grade debut for the Warriors in 2000. This was a golden era for the club and yielded their only premiership titles. 10. Here is the story of Parramatta's last premiership - 35 years ago - as told by some of rugby league's greatest players In all he played 279 first grade games, both in Australia and the UK, in a 14-year career. They were to be painted blue and gold, and run along the western line of the railway network.[25]. Sydney Roosters. As of 2019, Parramatta's home ground stadium has been rebuilt and they now play as the majority tenants at Bankwest Stadium, which sits on the same site that was once Parramatta Stadium. In 2016, a salary cap breach saw them stripped of their 2016 Auckland Nines premiership. However it was coaching where he really made his mark, coaching a total of 390 first grade games, both here and in England, and six Origin games for NSW. Canterbury scored 3 tries in 10 minutes and took the game to extra time winning the game 32-20. The most significant rivalry is with the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and started during the 1980s when the clubs faced one another in Grand Finals in 1984 and 1986 as well as regular play-off matches during this period. In Round 2, Parramatta were humiliated 54-0 by Manly at Brookvale Oval. While Western Sydney Stadium was under construction, Parramatta played home games at ANZ Stadium between 2017 and the first few rounds of 2019. The match was also Parramatta's biggest win over Brisbane and Brisbane's worst ever loss since entering the competition in 1988. The largest crowd at Parramatta Stadium under the current configuration was 21,141 in 2006 against the Wests Tigers. share. 16. The Parramatta Eels were founded in 1946 but the history of the game stretches back to long before that time. Keith Campbell 11. [40], For the 2018 season, Parramatta were predicted by many before the season to finish in the top 8 and challenge for the premiership. If you were a Parramatta Eels fan growing up in the early 1990s, you'll never forget the night that Lee Oudenryn took on Lions Test speedster Martin 'Chariots' Offiah. Playing career In 1990, Goodwin was cut by the Panthers coach Ron Willey and later that year Goodwin signed for the Parramatta Eels. At the end of the season, Parramatta finished in 14th place on the ladder but if they had not been stripped of the 12 competition points they would have played in the finals. Graham Settree (Knights Player No 54) Date of Birth: Place of Birth: Position: Height: Weight: Joined Club: 1990 First Grade Debut: 16/04/1986 R6 Parramatta Eels v Western Suburbs Magpies Club Debut: 28/04/1990 R7 Newcastle Knights v Balmain Tigers Junior Clubs: Previous Clubs: Parramatta Eels, Penrith Panthers Rep Honours: In a game that they were not expected to win, Parramatta came close but lost the match against a much stronger Brisbane side. Parramatta won the match 40-18 with Bevan French scoring 3 tries. He came to Parramatta after a successful seven-year stint with Penrith, but injuries restricted his first grade performances with the Eels to just 26 games across the 1990 … When the club was admitted into the NSWRL Premiership in 1947, Cumberland Oval became its home ground. Melbourne went on to win the premiership the following week. The Parramatta Eels are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta. Parramatta went on to beat St George 30-18. The following week, Parramatta defeated arch rivals Canterbury 14-8 in what the media dubbed the "Spoon Bowl". [2], Pressure in the area for a local club to participate in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership began in the mid-1930s with a formal proposal put to the NSWRL in 1936 by local rugby league identities such as Jack Argent and Jack Scullin. The first was a highly detailed scene showing a typical scene on the foreshore of the Parramatta River in the early days of European settlement. He played 111 games for the club. [2] At the end of his playing career, King was made a life member of the club in 1997. The club started off the year with back to back victories over Penrith and arch rivals Canterbury-Bankstown. Greentree, a hooker, came to Parramatta via Dubbo and was a NSW Schoolboys representative player. The game was marred by two fights which erupted. Captured a great grassroots sporting moment? The largest home crowd at Parramatta Stadium, before the construction of the hill terraces, was 27,243 against South Sydney Rabbitohs on 17 August 1986. In front of a loud and proud home crowd who let Melbourne know what they'd done, Parramatta beat Melbourne, who still had their illegal roster but could no longer accrue points, 24-10. South Sydney Rabbitohs. There have been over 800 rugby league footballers that have played for the Parramatta … Posted by. 6. Parramatta has a rivalry with Northern Beaches-based club Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles. The largest crowd to watch a rugby league match at Cumberland Oval was 22,470 when the Parramatta took on the South Sydney Rabbitohs on 26 April 1971. Against St. George, the match was drawn 9���9, forcing a Grand Final replay the following weekend. The final home game played at Parramatta Stadium was against The St George Dragons in front of 13,553 spectators. 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While this colour scheme has remained consistent throughout the history of the club, the shades of blue and gold have changed several times. Matthew Goodwin (born 19 October 1960) is an Australian former rugby league footballer who played in the 1980s and 1990s. 1 Keith Gersbach 1947 2 Les Bell 1947 3 Bob Andrews 1947 4 George Cook 1947 5 Edward "Barney" Hearn 1947 6 Fred McKean 1947 ... 483 Matt Goodwin 1990 484 Mark Horo 1990 485 Ian Gately 1990 486 Matt Munro 1990 487 Bill Greentree 1990 488 Joe Bartolo 1990 489 David Penna 1990 Parramatta Eels star vows to clear his name as he is suspended indefinitely for alleged doping on the night of the semi-final - and issues a powerful statement about his son TAB SportsBet had the Eels as $151 outsiders to win the NRL Premiership. [17][18], The Eels reached the 2001 NRL Grand final after a dominant regular season, where they scored a total of 839 points and lost only 4 matches, but were defeated by the Newcastle Knights 30-24. After Melbourne were found to have breached the salary cap from 2006-2010, Parramatta felt robbed of a premiership, having gone down to Melbourne in the 2009 NRL Grand Final and wanted a chance at redemption. Sydney Roosters. Ritson was an Australian Schoolboys representative who showed signs of being the next big thing, and was called up to first grade with the Sharks in 1993 by coach Arthur Beetson at just 16 years of age. $69.99. Gary Pethybridge Player ↓ DOB Position(s) APP T G FG Pts; ADAMS, Arthur---6-12: ADAMSON, Matt: 1972-08-14: Wing: 1----ADAMSON, Phil: 1 Round 13, 2010: After Melbourne were found to have breached the salary cap over the previous five years and robbed several teams of premiership glory including the Parramatta Eels, the Eels got their chance at redemption. The Parramatta Eels entered the competition in 1947 and have had over 800 players don the blue and gold since day one. Parramatta Eels Caps. The Under-16s Harold Matthews Cup has developed almost every NSW-based Rugby League star since 1970 - and continues to do so in 2017. The Eels did have a rivalry with another Sydney-based team, the St. George Illawarra Dragons. Brett Plowman [88], The all time playing record for the Parramatta team since 1947 (including finals). Looking for a bet on the league? However this was short lived and following a 38-6 thumping to the South Sydney Rabbitohs in Round 25 of the Telstra Premiership were officially unable to avoid the wooden spoon. Parramatta Eels 2021 Mens Players Training Shorts. [29], The 2014 season started off in great style as Parramatta won 4 out of their first 6 matches. This effectively also removed the Eels board as the seven directors on both boards were the same people. Parramatta are on the cusp of re-signing hooker Reed Mahoney and backrower Shaun Lane on long-term deals, according to The Daily Telegraph.. Apart from Thornett, and his brother Dick, there are almost too many Parramatta club legends to mention: Ray Price, Mick Cronin, Peter Sterling, Ron Lynch, Brett Kenny, Bob O’Reilly, Ron Hilditch, Nathan Hindmarsh, and so it goes on. The relationship between local Penrith clubs and the Parramatta District was often problematic; players and officials in the Penrith area considered themselves ignored and neglected by the Parramatta club during the 1950s and 1960s. Had Glover scored the score would have been tied at 13-all giving goal kicking Five-eighth John Peard a sideline conversion attempt to win the game. Parramatta were leading the match 18-2 with under 10 minutes to play until what happened next can only be described as one of the greatest capitulations in finals history. He had a break-out year in 1971, playing two games for NSW and one for Australia. It took thirty years for the club to make the grand final, which they did in 1976 and 1977, losing on both occasions. He has previously played for the Parramatta Eels and the Melbourne Storm in the NRL.He played for St Helens in the Betfred Super League, spent the 2019 season on … A Parramatta Eels player has been sanctioned by the NRL after he “brought the game into disrepute” following his public sex act. Phil “Spider” Mann played 55 first grade games for the Eels in his eight-year career with the club, scoring 20 tries. In round 24 Parramatta were sitting 8th on the ladder and looked destined to play in the finals for the first time since 2009 and only needed to win one of their last two remaining games against sides lower than them on the table which were Canberra and Newcastle. Parramatta Eels 2021 Mens Players Training Singlet - Royal. Every team needs a player like Goodwin: hard, tough and with a big motor. The reasons behind the club doing so poorly in the early years was due to a lack of resources and a weak playing roster. 14. Parramatta Eels vs Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles rivalry. In 2007, Parramatta again made the preliminary final and once more the opponent was Melbourne. The Eels made several new player signings for the 2011 season. [32], The discovery by the NRL in 2016 of salary cap breaches, over a period of four years, resulted in it stripping the Eels of the twelve competition points the club has accrued so far in the 2016 NRL season. Andy Patmore (born 23 May 1968) is an Australian former professional rugby league player who played in the 1990s. [70] As of 2020, Parramatta has only played Penrith in two finals games the first being in 1985 where Parramatta won 38-6 and in 2000 when Parramatta won again 28-10.[71]. The match between the two is known as the "Western Sydney derby" or "The Battle of the West". Rated No. It was the club's highest finish on the table since 2005. Parramatta Stadium has been used for various rugby league matches such as pre-season Sevens tournaments in 1989 and 1990, and a test match against France in 1994. AU $4.99 + AU $3.49 shipping. Rugby league became popular in the district following the formation of a Parramatta … Parramatta won the match 51-6 in front of a full house. Mortimer left the Eels for Roosters at the end of 2011 having played 48 games for the blue and gold. [66][67][17] Parramatta and Canterbury are also known to have territorial rivalries too, mainly around Auburn, Granville and Cabramatta, where there are large numbers fans from both teams. The first NRL match to be played at the new venue was in Round 6 2019 between Parramatta and Wests Tigers. [48], At the end of the 2019 regular season, Parramatta finished 5th on the table and qualified for the finals. As a major Australian sporting code, it’s also important for the NRL to play a role in the wider community’s awareness of Indigenous issues and achievements. The wooden spoon was awarded to the Gold Coast side, finishing 16th on the NRL ladder, the Eels finishing in 14th position. 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