Parramatta Eels centre Beau Champion has announced his retirement from the NRL, after sustaining a knee injury earlier this season.
Eels coach Brad Arthur says he is tremendously proud of the spirit his injury-ravaged squad showed in riding premiership favourites the Roosters all the way.
The Roosters left it late against a willing Eels side they were expected to thump by a wide margin. Here are five key points from their Round 23 clash.
They didn't lead until the final 10 minutes but the Roosters have escaped with a 28-18 victory over a determined Parramatta Eels outfit on Saturday night.
Bureta Faraimo is reaching his full potential now that he's realised what sort of sacrifices are necessary to make it in the NRL.
The Parramatta Eels have signed Cameron King and Kieran Moss to the club for the 2016 season it was announced on Thursday.
As the latter stages of the season continues to sort the contenders from also-rans, the injury-plagued Eels face an incredibly tough ask against the Roosters.
The Eels got the two points against the Panthers in a scrappy match to keep their slim Telstra Premiership finals hopes alive. Here are five key points.
The NRL's leading tryscorer Semi Radradra has also become a leader to his teammates, says Parramatta coach Brad Arthur.
A runaway try to Reece Robinson gave the Parramatta Eels a 10-4 win over Penrith in a dour contest in Darwin on Saturday night.