Eels players say the side's confidence is building after three wins in their past four starts and are glad to be able to repay under-fire coach Brad Arthur.
These two desperate western Sydney teams are both outside the eight and at risk of losing touch with the finals contenders.
A family affair, the prolific Broncos, wingers run riot and a rookie Bulldog shines. The key stats that defined Round 16 of the 2015 NRL Telstra Premiership.
Despite playing as an edge forward in reserve grade, Cody Nelson played 80 minutes at hooker in his club debut for the Eels in Round 16.
While he would prefer to return to the halves, stand-in Eels fullback Corey Norman is just happy to help his side continue their winning run.
In a week where the Parramatta club was in the headlines for all the wrong reasons, Eels players got together and decided enough was enough.
After a tough week where they made headlines for the wrong reasons the Eels earned a tough, morale boosting win over the Dragons.
The Eels have repaid the faith of long-suffering fans after a rough week off the field, holding out a fast-finishing Dragons side in a tense win.
With off-field dramas and a lengthening casualty ward, will the Eels be galvanised into a big performance against Benji Marshall and the high-flying Dragons?
The Parramatta Eels have today announced the signing of Michael Gordon for the 2016 season.