Parra Post-Mortem: Friday Night Lights

BY BOZZA After incremental improvements over the previous fortnight, on Friday night in Townsville Parramatta produced close to their best 80 minutes of the season. Despite limited returns from recent trips to the Sunshine State, the Eels completely suffocated the Cowboys in a dominant 26-6 victory. Like they did in the opening weeks of the … More Parra Post-Mortem: Friday Night Lights

Parra Post-Mortem – Easter has always been the best time for a comeback

BY BOZZA 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 the second time in … More Parra Post-Mortem – Easter has always been the best time for a comeback

Parra Post-Mortem – Foran’s departure hurts Eels all over again

BY BOZZA Whenever I have the good fortune to share my thoughts and opinions on the NRL with The Locker Room on RPPFM, perhaps unsurprisingly the conversation turns towards the fortunes of Parramatta. Panellist Michael Voss usually takes this opportunity to express his long-held rule to never tip the Eels. It is a position he … More Parra Post-Mortem – Foran’s departure hurts Eels all over again

Parra Post-Mortem – A less than sweet welcome to a new home

BY BOZZA On Saturday night the Eels began life as a full-time tenant at ANZ Stadium, as their spiritual home on O’Connell Street is transformed into a state of the art facility for Sydney’s west. The last time they found themselves in this situation, the day Parramatta Stadium was opened in 1986, the Eels set … More Parra Post-Mortem – A less than sweet welcome to a new home