The Dyldam Parramatta Eels have today announced the re-signing and contract extensions of seven players from the Blue and Gold.

Forwards Pauli Pauli, Peni Terepo and David Gower have extended their stay with the Blue and Gold until the end of 2017, with Kaysa Pritchard, Vai Toutai and Joseph Ualesi re-signing for the 2016 season. 

Eels Holden Cup fullback Bevan French has also re-signed with the club until the end of the 2018 season. 

“These players have all worked hard and earned their place in the Parramatta Eels’ squad, and I’m happy to be coaching them into the future,” Head Coach Brad Arthur said. 

“They have all brought a lot to our side both in training and on the field, and can still make plenty of improvements to their game to strengthen our side the next few years.”

“It’s important for our club to retain quality talent and further their development as players and men,” Eels Chairman Steve Sharp said.  

“I’m looking forward to seeing these players continue to wear Blue and Gold for the coming years.”

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