Eels forward Pauli Pauli and Titans forward Ryan James have both taken early guilty pleas for their respective dangerous contact charges in Round 12.
Parramatta's kicking improves, North Queensland's front row machine, and the Roosters dominate a fellow competition heavyweight. The key stats from Round 12.
Eels halfback Chris Sandow believes his demotion to the NSW Cup was the 'wake-up call' that sparked his man-of-the-match performance in Round 12
Pauli's "cheat shot", Sandow lifts, and mixed news for Origin hopefuls. The key points to come from the Eels' 26-20 win over the Panthers at Pepper Stadium.
The Parramatta Eels have claimed western Sydney bragging rights and their first win since Round 7, defeating the Penrith Panthers on Friday night.
The 'Battle of the West' is on again with the Penrith Panthers hosting the Parramatta Eels on Friday night to kick off Round 12.
A vintage local derby will kick of Round 12 as the embattled Eels travel to face a Panthers side coming off a gritty win and welcoming some key players back.
Parramatta forward Richard Fa'aoso will escape suspension with an early plea after he was cited by the NRL match review committee.
There are still 13 games to go, but Eels forward Anthony Watmough concedes the clock is already ticking on their finals hopes.
Parramatta left to rue errors that came at crucial moments of their clash with the Rabbitohs.