Written by Adam Whitelock
Friday, 11th of September, 7:55 PM, NRL Round 18, Panthers Stadium, Penrith, Penrith Panthers versus Parramatta Eels NRL Match Fixture
The Panthers head into this match after securing their 12th win in a row against the Broncos last week, while the Eels are coming off a close win over the Warriors in a match that was full of controversy. Penrith will be looking to take a step further towards the minor premiership and show why they’re at the top of the ladder, Parramatta will aiming to prove the doubters wrong and show they’re genuine title contenders.
The Penrith Panthers
1. Dylan Edwards 2. Josh Mansour 3. Brent Naden 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. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo
Reserves: 14. Tyrone May 15. Spencer Leniu 16. Moses Leota 17. Zane Tetevano 18. Mitch Kenny 19. Kurt Capewell 20. Matt Burton 21. Charlie
Coach: Ivan Cleary
The Parramatta Eels
|Andrew Davey||Marata Niukore|
1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Michael Jennings 4. Waqa Blake 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Jai Field 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. Andrew Davey 16. Kane Evans 17. Oregon Kaufusi 18. Haze Dunster 19. Stefano Utoikamanu 20. Will Smith 21. Samuel Hughes
Coach: Brad Arthur
The last time these two teams met the Eels beat the Panthers in a close one 16-10, Previously, in earlier years and most recent form, 35 matches played between the Panthers and the Eels favour the Panthers winning 21, all other statistics suggest the Panthers take care of business!
Penrith Panthers by 14