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The Dyldam Parramatta Eels Junior Representative sides have both posted wins over the Illawarra Steelers in Round 8 of their respective competitions, making it eight straight wins for the Eels Harold Matthews side.

Harold Matthews

The Dyldam Parramatta Eels Harold Matthews side have continued their unbeaten streak in the 2016 competition, claiming their eigth straight win of the season to sit at the top of the table ahead of the unbeaten Cronulla Sharks.

After entering the half time sheds with a comfortable 34-10 lead, the Blue and Gold saw a late fight back from the Illawarra Steelers to come within two tries, however the Eels held on to beat the fast finishing opposition.

Parramatta 34 (C Lea'aetoa 2, J Boumelhem, W Kei, M Doorey, U Seve tries; K Schneider 5 goals) 


Illawarra 26 (D Harrison, A Scmoupp, T Whiteford, J Dickson, J Bazzaz tries; A Scmoupp 3 goals)

SG Ball

The Dyldam Parramatta Eels SG Ball side have come away with another win, with a convincing victory over the Illawarra Steelers.

A 16-4 lead at half time before the Blue and Gold kicked away in the second half to come away 34 point victors. Tries spread around the side evenly, with M Tupou and B Valu crossing the white line for two four-pointers a piece.

Parramatta 44 (M Tupou 2, B Valu 2, T Afualo, H Dunster, E Parry, A Seve tries; A Seve 6 goals)


Illawarra 10 (M Johns, Z Lomax tries; Z Lomax goal)

Next Week

The Dyldam Parramatta Eels will play Round Nine against the Canterbury Bulldogs at New Era Stadium, Cabramatta on Saturday 9 April for their final round clash ahead of the Quarter Finals.

Harold Matthews kick off is at 10am, with the SG Ball kick off at 11:30am.

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