Matt Keating: "Being Blue and Gold has meant a lot"

Pirtek Parramatta Eels hooker Matt Keating says it's a good feeling to get the win in his final game at Parramatta Stadium, which has been his home for his entire first grade career.


The Eels beat the Dragons 26-22 after a stirring performance from the entire squad.


"It's quite good especially after a win!" he said.


"The boys really dug deep, and for some reason it's a place where we can win at - but it's the last one for me, that's it."


"Being a junior, I've been here for a long time and now it's come to an end, and I need to start a new chapter."


Keating says he is especially thankful for the support of the Blue and Gold Army, which was very vocal during our win.


"The blue and gold army were quite loud tonight, when we're on a roll they really get behind us and it gives us a lift," he said.


"They're here cheering for us and it means a lot to us."


Keats says he'll now turn his attention to scoring a try next week in Newcastle to cap off the season.


"Fui doesn't score many, but playing on the edge is a bit easier for him, he can catch his breath a bit better," he laughed.


"It was good to see him cross - now I just need one next week to get off the nudie run!"


Watch the highlights from our victory here!