The Parramatta Eels Junior Representative sides have come way with two wins, two defeats and a draw in their respective games on the weekend.
With the young Blue & Gold playing their first games at home this season (at New Era Stadium), the Eels Tarsha Gale side came away with a win over the St. George Illawarra Dragons, their second win of the season, whilst the Harold Matthews suffered a nail biting defeat to the Cronulla Sharks and the SG Ball side splitting the points with Manly Warringah-Sea Eagles.
In the second round of the Country Rugby League representative competititons, the Andrew Johns Cup side suffered a defeat to the Northern Rivers whilst the Laurie Daley side dominated their opponents, with both games played at McCredie Park Guildford.
Eels 26 (P McCarthy (2), B E’e, S Akhabue, J Fakaua tries; J Fakaua (1), S Akhabue (2) goals) def. Dragons 20
Eels 16 (D Langi, J Kalache, J Malauulu tries; F Tuitino 2 goals) def by Cronulla 18
Eels 20 (M Komolafe, V Penisini, P Tohi tries; S Loizou 4 goals) drew with Manly 20
Eels 0 – Northern Rivers 52
Eels 60 (D Raukete 3, S Manakofua 2, E Lui 2, J Hey, C Savaiinaea, C Pasitoa, D Llyod, P Taateo tries; L Drew 6 goals) def. Northern Rivers 0
Next week, the Eels SG Ball, Harold Matthews and Tarsha Gale sides will clash with the Western Suburbs Magpies on Saturday 2 March whilst the Andrew Johns and Laurie Daley Cup sides will take on the Greatern Northern Tigers at Pirtek Park, Singleton on the same day.
Round Four – Saturday 2 March
SG Ball: Western Suburbs Magpies v Parramatta Eels, Campbelltown Stadium, 1:30pm
Harold Matthews: Parramatta Eels v Western Suburbs Magpies, New Era Stadium, 11am
Tarsha Gale: Parramatta Eels v Wests Tigers, New Era Stadium, 10am
Andrew Johns: Greater Northern Tigers v Parramatta Eels, Pirtek Park, Singleton, 12pm
Laurie Daley: Greater Northern Tigers v Parramatta Eels, Pirtek Park, Singlton, 1:20pm