The Dyldam Parramatta Eels District Reps sides have had a big weekend, helping the club to win in all five of its grades across the weekend for the first time in several years!
HAROLD MATTHEWS CUP:
The Parramatta Eels have improved to two wins from four games and risen up the ladder after a big confidence-restoring win over the Manly Sea Eagles.
A hat-trick to Joshua Carr helped the Eels get in the lead early and stay there the entire game.
Parramatta 26 (Joshua Carr 3, Adam Campbell, Vinnie Tikeri tries; Adam Campbell 3 goals)
Manly 8 (Sione Hopoate, Piers Lorigan tries)
The Under 18s side is now fifth on the table with three wins and just the one loss so far this season, but will be tested when travelling to Canberra next weekend to play the Raiders.
Parramatta 34 (Craig Field, Simon Fonua, Wajih Francis, Sione Katoa, Johnathan Mose, Jake Steadman, Joseph Tramontana tries; Simon Fonua 2, Jermain Mata-Leifi goals)
Manly 22 (Harlan Collins, Darcy Cox, Jesse Ramien, Tualima Tualima tries; Nicholas Hynes 3 goals)
The Eels travel to Canberra for Round 5 this Saturday.
Harold Matthews Cup kicks off at 1pm, SG Ball at 2.30pm at Raiders Belconnen Oval in Canberra.
We wish the boys luck for Round 5!