BY BOZZA Previous Round Following Round It perhaps isn’t often that a 30-8 result would leave the winning team a little underwhelmed, but Parramatta’s Thursday night victory over the Titans may be one such occasion. Let it be said that if given the choice, Parra Post Mortem will always prefer an underwhelming victory to a devastating … More Parra Post Mortem: Greater challenges lie ahead
BY BOZZA Previous Round Following Round Parramatta’s late season charge for September continues to gather pace after the Eels methodically eased past a disappointing Canterbury side in the NRL’s Retro Round. After what might have been their best win of the season last week against the Broncos, there might have been fears of a let down in … More Parra Post Mortem: Eels thrive in Retro Round rain
BY BOZZA Previous Round Following Round Despite four straight victories over St George, Canterbury, Melbourne and Wests, many still questioned the strength of the Eels’ form and expected them to succumb to a Broncos team hoping to strengthen their top four claims. Expectations that would no doubt have been increased after Brisbane raced out to an early 12-0 lead, all the … More Parra Post-Mortem: Eels rope in the Broncos
By Bozza Previous Round Following Round The Round 20 clash between the Eels and the Tigers provided Parramatta’s mid-season acquisition Mitchell Moses, his first opportunity to face off against the team he left. Perhaps more importantly though, for the first time the two teams competed for the Stay Kind Cup. Stay Kind Day and the Stay … More Parra Post-Mortem: Eels escape the Tigers’ clutches.
The State of Origin period often proves the best time to confront teams like the Melbourne Storm as it proved again this year for Parramatta. With the Melbourne spine unavailable due to Origin duties, the Eels travelled to south and surged past a weakened Storm to further enhance their 2017 Finals prospects. … More Parra Post Mortem – Eels slip past spineless Storm
BY BOZZA Previous Round Following Round Easter Weekend, so intrinsically linked with themes of resurrection and redemption, was a fitting time for the clash between the Eels and Wests Tigers. Both clubs looking for the opportunity to restart a season mired in inconsistency or turmoil respectively. Back in front of their home crowd for only … More Parra Post-Mortem – Easter has always been the best time for a comeback