The Parramatta Eels Junior Representative Harold Matthews side have suffered a 24-26 defeat to the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles in the Week One of the 2018 Finals at Lottoland on Sunday 15 April.
Parramatta Eels 24 (Tries: Joshua Tuipulotu (2), Jakob Arthur, Peter Taateo, Simon Tito; Goals: Viliami Penisini (2))
Manly Sea Eagles 26 (Tries: Siosua Fotu (2), Gordon Chan Kum Tong, Seturi Iakopo, Tolutau Koula; Goals: Uluaki Tuipulotu)
After finishing the regular season in second place, the Blue & Gold will still progress through to Week Two of the Finals.
They will play an elimination final against the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday 21 April, kick off at 10:30am.