Watmough and Norman reach milestones
The Round 14 clash between the Dyldam Parramatta Eels and the Melbourne Storm at AAMI Park on Monday 15 June will be extra special for the Blue and Gold as the team celebrates some special milestones for Anthony Watmough and Corey Norman.
Parramatta Eels lock Anthony Watmough will become the 23rd player to reach the milestone of 300 first grade games on Monday night.
Watmough made his NRL debut against the Storm, playing for the Northern Eagles at Brookvale Oval in 2002.
He played eight games for the Northern Eagles (2002), 278 for Manly (2003-14) and has played 13 games for the Eels this season.
Watmough has also represented NSW in 14 games (’05 ’09-14), City (’05, ’07); 16 Tests for Australia (’08-13), Four Nations (’09-11), WC (’08); NRL All Stars (’10, ’12).
Eels five-eighth Corey Norman will also play his 100th first grade game in Monday night’s clash with the Storm.
Norman previously played for the Brisbane Broncos where he made his debut in 2010 before joining the Eels in November 2014.
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Anthony Watmough’s most regular opponents 2002-15
Billy Slater 21
Cameron Smith 21
Braith Anasta 20
Ryan Hoffman 20
Cooper Cronk 19
Greg Inglis 19
Issac Luke 19
John Sutton 19
Nathan Fien 18
Nathan Merritt 18
Robbie Farah 18
Roy Asotasi 18
Source: David Middleton - League Information Services