Eels recruit Reece Robinson scored a hat trick of tries as Parramatta recorded a trial victory against Penrith at Pepper Stadium on Saturday.
Eels coach Brad Arthur opened up to the media about captaincy, pre-season goals and the final upcoming trial clash after the club's official 2015 season launch.
New Eels recruit Richie Fa'aoso will make a remarkable comeback from a broken neck and early retirement when he runs out with Parramatta on Saturday night.
He's locked in a battle with Nathan Peats for a starting spot at Parramatta, but Isaac De Gois says the competition for the hooker role will only help the club.
Eels prop Tim Mannah believes Parramatta have rediscovered their resilience under coach Brad Arthur.
Chris Sandow will miss the rest of the NRL pre-season because of an ankle injury sustained at the Auckland Nines.
Parramatta coach Brad Arthur faces a nervous wait this week after the Eels limped away from the Auckland Nines with the heaviest injury toll of the weekend.
The Eels have capitulated against a highly-impressive Souths outfit who ran amok in the first semi-final with a 37-6 win.
The Eels have knocked out defending champions North Queensland in the opening quarter-final with a tense 17-11 win on the back of a Chris Sandow masterclass.
The Dragons have finished strongly to beat the impressive Eels on the back of another piece of Eto Nabuli magic, ending Manly's tournament in the process.