The Dyldam Parramatta Eels’ District Representative sides have both notched up Round 3 victories over the Newcastle Knights, remaining undefeated in 2015.
HAROLD MATTHEWS CUP
The Eels Harold Matthews Cup side took control of the clash early, kicking away to a 30-0 lead at half time before coasting to a 40-6 victory over the Knights. The Blue and Gold crossed the white stripe 8 times, with Alex Seve and Samuel Lilomaiava crossing for two four pointers each.
Parramatta Eels 40 (Alex Seve 2, Samuel Lilomaiava 2, Robert Afu, John Fonua, Junior Moaga, Kytak Chan tries; Seve 4 goals)
Newcastle Knights 6 (Johnathan Walsh try; Tex Hoy goal)
The Parramatta Eels SG Ball side entered the half time break with a 10-4 lead before a try-fest in the second half saw the game go down to the wire, with the Eels hanging on for victory 26-22.
Parramatta Eels 26 (Mick Doulan, Matt Ulae, Nick Toomata, Tangi Hokai, Denzal Tonise tries; Doulan 3 goals)
Newcastle Knights 22 (Lyndon Hills, Jonah Lisiua, Brendan O'Hagan, Pasami Saulo tries; O'Hagan 3 goals)