Hindmarsh: It's a huge honour
On August 2018, the Parramatta Eels added Nathan Hindmarsh as the newest Legend in the Eels Hall of Fame.
Nathan debuted for the club in 1998 and went on to play 330 games for the Club, the most First Grade games played for Parramatta. Debuting for Parramatta against the Adelaide Rams at Parkes, 16 May 1998 (Round 10), Hindmarsh went on to become the first player in NRL history to make over 12,000 tackles and the third player in NRL history and first Parramatta player to pass 30,000 running attacking metres.
Hindmarsh played 17 games for NSW 2001-10 and 23 Tests for Australia including the World Cup 2000, Tri-Nations 2004, Tri-Nations 2006 and Four Nations 2009.
Hindmarsh has won the Provan Summons medal 5 times: (fan's choice for Player of the Year) 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2011.
He also claimed the Dally M Second Rower of the Year five times in 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005 and 2006 and the International Forward of the Year in 2004.
Hindmarsh is the 26th Legend added to the Eels Hall of Fame.
Champion of Parramatta:
Michael Cronin OAM (elevated 2014)
Eels Hall of Fame Legends:
Ken Thornett (inducted 2002)
Neville Glover (inducted 2002)
Michael Cronin OAM (inducted 2002)
Steve Ella (inducted 2002)
Eric Grothe (inducted 2002)
Brett Kenny (inducted 2002)
Peter Sterling OAM (inducted 2002)
Ray Price OAM (inducted 2002)
Peter Wynn (inducted 2002)
Dick Thornett (inducted 2002)
Bob O’Reilly (inducted 2002)
Steve Edge (inducted 2002)
Dean Pay (inducted 2002)
Jack Gibson OAM (inducted 2002)
Ron Lynch (inducted 2003)
Billy Rayner (inducted 2004)
Brian Hambly (inducted 2005)
Ron Hilditch (inducted 2006)
Barry Rushworth (inducted 2007)
Denis Fitzgerald AM (inducted 2008)
Ian Johnston (inducted 2009)
Geoff Gerard (inducted 2010)
Ray Higgs (inducted 2011)
Jack Argent (inducted 2014)
Nathan Cayless (inducted 2014)
Nathan Hindmarsh (inducted 2018)