The Parramatta Eels Club today issued a statement on behalf of Bernie Gurr:

" Today Kenny Edwards, through his management company, requested a release from his NRL Playing Contract with Parramatta National Rugby League Club Pty Limited. This release was granted by the Club effective immediately.

We thank Kenny for his on field contribution during his time with our Club and we wish Kenny and his family all the very best in the future."

Bernie Gurr
Chief Executive Officer