Isaiah Papali'i has been voted the ELMO Debutant Player of the Year for the 2021 NRL season.
The ELMO Debutant Player of the Year was voted by Eels fans on the players who made their Eels debut in 2021. Isaiah Papali'i deservingly took the win with 65% of the votes. Will Penisini followed Papali'i with 25% of the votes.
The Parramatta Eels welcomed Papali'i with open arms and in Round 1 of the 2021 NRL season he made his debut for the Eels. Papali'i is now a fan favourite for the Eels fans and has proved his talent on the field. He played 25 games in 2021, scored 7 tries and had a huge 809 tackles throughout the year.