NRL - Essentials: Parramatta Eels
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Step back into the annals of Rugby League history and experience some of the greatest ever games from the Parramatta Eels. After joining the competition in 1947 success was not immediately forthcoming for the Eels, however with the emergence of greats such as Ray Price, Peter Sterling, and Brett Kenny, and under the tutelage of Jack Gibson the Eels were to usher in a decade of unprecedented dominance through the 80’s. Sit back and enjoy five classic Eels games from the Rugby League archives, each presented in their entire original broadcast format – a must-have for the true Parra fan.
1985, MINOR SEMI FINAL | EELS 32 – 4 BALMAIN
When the Parramatta Eels faced the highly fancied Tigers at the Sydney Football Stadium a blockbuster was on the cards, but it was the championship qualities of the Eels that shone through, running in six tries in a dominant performance.
1999, QUALIFYING FINAL | EELS 30 – 16 KNIGHTS
With the Eels narrowly missing the Minor Premiership, the Blue and Gold Army came out in force, smashing the ground record for Parramatta Stadium, with a sea of support behind them the Eels put the knights to the sword to record a memorable victory.
2006, ROUND 18 | EELS 46 – 12 KNIGHTS
The enigmatic Jarryd Hayne bursts into first grade scoring four tries on debut as a fired up Eels side runs roughshod over the Knights in a dominant performance.
2007, SEMI FINAL | EELS 25 – 6 BULLDOGS
Once again the Eels faced archrivals the Bulldogs in a finals series, in front of a 50,000 strong crowd it was the Eels who were not to be denied, crushing the Bulldogs and keeping their Finals campaign alive.
2010, ROUND 19 | EELS 34 – 28 PENRITH
The Panthers came out of the gates with all guns blazing, rushing to a 22 point lead in the blink of an eye, shocked out of their slumber the Eels came alive running in 34 points to equal the biggest come-back in club history.
|Audio||English (Dolby Digital 2.0)|
|Consumer Advice||Exempt from classification|
|Primary Format - Movies/TV||DVD|
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