Forget completion rates, time in possession, missed tackles or most penalties conceded late in tackle counts, the most important facet is confidence.
Just when you thought Jake Granville had shown us everything he just keeps punching through ceilings, and Parramatta ought to keep their heads held high.
A dominant second-half performance led by North Queensland hooker Jake Granville has helped the Cowboys to their biggest ever win over the Eels.
After spending time in the NSW Cup as a middle forward, Eels utility Joseph Paulo believes he's in a much better place now as he returns at five-eighth.
Parramatta halfback Luke Kelly says his only task is to keep things simple and play his own game when he officially takes over from Chris Sandow.
Chris Sandow's former Eels teammates are happy the halfback has sorted out his future, but are solely focused on upsetting the Cowboys on Monday night.
Eels skipper Tim Mannah discusses Chris Sandow's exit, as Parramatta train for the first time in four years without the much-maligned halfback.
Parramatta Eels Chairman, Steve Sharp has today made the following statement relating to allegations of undisclosed third party payments.
Parramatta have agreed to release out of favour halfback Chris Sandow from his NRL contract on Thursday, effective immediately.
The Eels have been hit hard on the injury front and the Cowboys will be keen to run up a big score at home to show off their premiership credentials here.