Parra Post-Mortem: The Roller-Coaster Continues

BY BOZZA A week after a disappointing result against North Queensland, round 15 saw the roller-coaster that is Parramatta’s 2017 season continue with a 24-10 victory over St George. It is somewhat surprising that a team designed to thrive on a platform built upon consistency of effort can suffer such fluctuation of results. If nature … More Parra Post-Mortem: The Roller-Coaster Continues

Parra Post-Mortem: At Least We Didn’t Lose to Newcastle

“At least we didn’t lose to Newcastle” This was my meek response to relentless ribbing about Parramatta’s humbling 48-10 Mother’s Day defeat at the hands of the Sydney Roosters. After 3 weeks of sustained improvement, hopes were high going into the clash against the Roosters. Unfortunately, reality and expectation were worlds apart as the afternoon … More Parra Post-Mortem: At Least We Didn’t Lose to Newcastle

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