Relive this blockbuster classic and live stream on Saturday at 7:30pm right here on parraeels.com.au
It was one of the Eels' most incredible seasons, where they climbed from 14th place in Round 18, to the Grand Final in 2009.
Their preliminary final against fierce rivals the Bulldogs was intense in every sense of the word with the Blue and Gold coming from behind to win 22-12.
The blockbuster was played before a non-grand final record crowd of 74,549, with the Eels earning a showdown with Melbourne in the Grand Final.
Here's the team list for the Eels v Bulldogs 2009 Preliminary Final at Stadium Australia.
|Fullback||1.||Luke Patten||1.||Jarryd Hayne|
|Wing||2.||Hazem El Masri||2.||Luke Burt|
|Centre||3.||Josh Morris||3.||Krisnan Inu|
|Centre||4.||Jamal Idris||4.||Joel Reddy|
|Wing||5.||Bryson Goodwin||5.||Eric Grothe|
|Five-Eighth||6.||Ben Roberts||6.||Daniel Mortimer|
|Halfback||7.||Brett Kimmorley||7.||Jeff Robson|
|Front Row||8.||Ben Hannant||8.||Nathan Cayless (c)|
|Hooker||9.||Michael Ennis||9.||Matthew Keating|
|Front Row||10.||Michael Hodgson||10.||Fuifui Moimoi|
|Second Row||17.||Gary Warburton||11.||Nathan Hindmarsh|
|Second Row||12.||Andrew Ryan (c)||12.||Ben Smith|
|Lock||13.||David Stagg||13.||Todd Lowrie|
|Bench||11.||Greg Eastwood||14.||Kevin Kingston|
|Bench||14.||Jarrad Hickey||15.||Feleti Mateo|
|Bench||15.||Chris Armit||16.||Tim Mannah|
|Bench||16.||Yileen Gordon||17.||Joe Galuvao|
|Coach||Kevin Moore||Daniel Anderson|