Eels coach Brad Arthur lamented some poor defensive reads that led to his side losing another winnable game on Sunday.
The in-form Raiders looked like slumping to a shock loss before a second-half blitz helped them storm home over the top of a gutsy Eels outfit at GIO Stadium.
Canberra have overcome an 18-4 half-time deficit to gallop home over the top of a gutsy Eels outfit 28-18 at GIO Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
The Canberra Raiders and Parramatta Eels have finalised their line-ups for Sunday afteroon's Round 24 NRL Telstra Premiership clash.
Parramatta players are preparing to face the full force of former teammate Junior Paulo for the first time after the big front-rower's mid-season switch.
Parramatta players have praised the dedication coach Brad Arthur has shown in holding the playing group together through unprecedented turmoil throughout 2016.
All the injury news and likely team changes heading into Round 24 of the NRL Telstra Premiership season.
The Raiders have beaten the team at the top of the NRL ladder two weeks in a row, while the Eels had their worst performance of the year. Can they bounce back?
The NSW VB Blues are among the best of the best, and the players are setting a perfect example by obtaining various qualifications while they play fulltime.
After a round of upsets there has been a major shake-up of the pecking order in the premiership race, with several title contenders left looking for answers.