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Eels in the media

Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by Joshuatheeel, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. hineyrulz

    hineyrulz Post Whore

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    Junior was our best half last season.
     
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  2. Noise

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    More likely he will be able to get through more work while maintaining his effectiveness playing similar minutes
     
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  3. 84 Baby

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    More like other merkins need to get fitter so they can run off him more. RUN OFF HIM MERKINS!
     
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  4. Gary Gutful

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    Which half?
     
  5. Gary Gutful

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    Since when is 119kg light?
     
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    Got a giggle out of Big Daddy hitting back at Gallen’s call out video with “Go Parra” :D

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    Then maybe we won't have to compress so much in defence to cover him.
     
  8. Gronk

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    English Legend Passes On

    Like so many Rugby League folk, I was saddened to hear of the death, aged 83, of my former fellow Balmain Tigers player, Dave Bolton after a long illness.

    I knew a bit about Dave – who played for Wigan and Great Britain before heading Down Under in 1965 – before my 1985 arrival at the Leichhardt Oval, but certainly not as much as I knew within the next few months!

    Keith Barnes, old Golden Boots himself, was chief executive of Balmain, having previously played alongside Dave, who was the stand-out star of the club’s against-the-odds 1969 Grand Final win over South Sydney Rabbitohs.

    Naturally he came up during the conversations we had when sorting out the move, and the respect in which he was held at the club was crystal clear.

    It was underlined when a succession of fans spoke to me and repeated Keith’s words: “If you do half as well for us as Dave Bolton did, you’ll be fine.”

    Dave, a halfback like myself, had an amazing career, winning the title in both hemispheres (Wigan were champions in 1960). He also played in four Challenge Cup finals, winning two.

    Then there was his Great Britain tally of 23 appearances. He played in four Ashes series, helping the Lions win three, and two of those were in Australia.

    After witnessing his talents first hand, it’s no wonder Balmain were so keen to sign him.

    Dave settled in Australia, and as well as commentating on and writing about the game, later coached Parramatta Eels and was assistant to Tim Sheens at Penrith Panthers.

    But his heart was with Balmain, and then West Tigers after the merger with Western Suburbs in 1999.

    I’m proud to sit alongside Dave and Ellery Hanley as the only three English members of the club’s Hall of Fame.

    https://www.totalrl.com/balmains-english-hero-passes-on/
     
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    Only us blokes in Aged Care would remember him. Typical Pommy 5/8. Skillful and cheeky. Fun to watch. RIP DB.
     
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  11. Gary Gutful

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    Trim those sideburns Dunster!
     
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    He looks like Speedy Gonzales.
     
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    What's with the pearl necklace edition training shirts?
     
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    Looks more like 30 odd years of scar tissue
     
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    Brad Arthur

    It’s a tough school when you’ve finished 4th, 16th, 5th and 3rd in the last four years, but still don’t get any job security. The Eels want to win a comp, not just make the finals and then bomb out.

    Sounds ridiculous but he almost needs to make the grand final to be assured of continuing.

    Considering his roster compared to the Roosters, Storm, Souths and the Raiders, it’s crazy for the board and management to have such high expectations.


    Shane Flanagan

    Read the above …

    There is already talk Flanagan could be the man to take over at the Eels.

    There are few in the game as capable as Flanagan at rebuilding from ground zero. Example. Peptides to a premiership at the Sharks.

    He has learnt from past mistakes and will pick up another head coaching role for sure.

    https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/s...n/news-story/bf18fc7abc5895480f722bb39c75db46
     
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    That will make a few in here really upset......
     
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    Parramatta
     
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    Sterlo rates everyone at Parra highly.
    And whilst he’s in media that’s what we want him to do
     

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