Junior Reps: Round One
The Dyldam Parramatta Eels Junior Representative sides have played their Round One games over the weekend registering two wins against the Central Coast to kick off their 2016 campaign at Morrie Breen Oval, Wyong.
The young Blue and Gold Harold Matthews side kicked off their 2016 campaign with a convincing win over the Central Coast.
The Eels were dominant in the opening half, building a 34-0 lead before coming away with a 54-6 victory with William Kei and Uikilifi Lea'aetoa starring with two tries and Kyle Schneider converting 7 goals in the one sided affair.
Parramatta 54 (W Kei 2, U Lea'aetoa 2, D Brown, T Field, S Vtoikamanu, W Seve, L Somerton, J Boumelhen tries; K Schneider 7 goals) bt Central Coast 6 (K Turner try; H Edwards goal)
The Eels SG Ball side came away with a victory in their opening clash of the season, with a hard fought win over the Central Coast.
A see sawing first half with both forward packs looking to dominate saw the Blue and Gold enter the half time sheds with a 20-16 lead, before a strong finish from the young Eels saw the side come away with a 40-28 victory.
Parramatta 40 (A Seve 3, H Dunster 2, T Afualo, N Okladnikov, T Turnbull tries; Seve 2, Turnbull 2 goals) bt Central Coast 28 (K Martin, W Grasby, Z Bagnall, K Hopwood, N O'Meley tries; B Taffe 4 goals)
The Dyldam Parramatta Eels Junior Representative sides will take on Balmain this weekend at Leichardt Oval for their Round 2 clash (Saturday 20 February).
Harold Matthews kick off at 10:00am, SG Ball kick off at 11:30am.