Eels v Panthers

12 Jun 20 0 Comments

Written by Christopher Tearse

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Friday, June 12,  7.55 PM, Round 5, Bankwest Stadium, Parramatta Eels take on Penrith Panthers NRL Match Preview

Battle of the immortals, two teams from the west go head to head to establish dominance for the 2020 competition, whos bigger, stronger and faster we will get to see it all on Friday, thank god and V’landys the rugby league is back, this will be an intense clash whether your a fan of the teams playing or not, the Eels look the better of the two heading into this one having scored more points and leaking fewer points but this game will be a test of character and who comes out on top will be the difference.

Team Changes

The Parramatta Eels


To be announced if any


George Jennings
Nathan Brown
Ray Stone
Will Smith

Parramatta Eels 2020 squad list excluding above changes below;

1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Michael Jennings 4. Waqa Blake 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Dylan Brown 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Junior Paulo 11. Shaun Lane 12. Ryan Matterson 13. Nathan Brown Reserves: 14. Ray Stone 15. Marata Niukore 16. Kane Evans 17. Peni Terepo 18. Brad Takairangi 19. Oregon Kaufusi 20. George Jennings 21. Will Smith

Coach: Brad Arthur

The Penrith Panthers


To be announced if any


Dylan Edwards
Jack Hetherington
Liam Martin
Nathan Cleary

Penrith Panthers 2020 squad list excluding above changes below;

1. Caleb Aekins 2. Josh Mansour 3. Dean Whare 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Brian To’o 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. James Tamou 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Kurt Capewell 13. Isaah Yeo Reserves: 14. Matt Burton 15. Zane Tetevano 16. Moses Leota 17. Liam Martin 18. Mitch Kenny 19. Billy Burns 20. Jack Hetherington 21. Dylan Edwards

Coach: Ivan Cleary

Last time they met

The last time these two teams met Parramatta Eels at home were beaten 10-16. Previously, in earlier years and most recent form, matches between Eels and the Panthers are an even split, the statistical difference between the two is next to none, not much separates the two.

Parramatta Eels v Penrith Panthers
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The ERL Prediction

Penrith Panthers by 1.

Where can I view or listen to this match?

• Nine (Sydney/Brisbane), GEM (Melbourne/Adelaide/Perth)

• Foxtel – Fox League (nationally)

• Sky Sport 4 (New Zealand)

• 9Now

• Kayo Sports

• NRL app: Live Pass or Telstra customers

• Watch NRL: Not available in Australia, New Zealand or Pacific regions

• Radio: ABC, 2GB/4BC

• #NRLEelsPanthers

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