He might be the Parramatta skipper, but that hasn't stopped some of Tim Mannah's family members supporting his club's fierce rivals the Bulldogs.
Despite helping guide his club to the cusp of the top eight from fullback, Corey Norman says he's looking forward to returning to five-eighth.
The Eels have hit some serious form, but a poor record at ANZ Stadium and against the Bulldogs has many worried their winning run will end this Friday.
Parramatta joined the competition in 1947 and have since reached nine grand finals for four premiership victories.
The NRL said today it has considered Parramatta's response to a salary cap breach notice issued last month and will proceed with a fine of $465,000.
Eels hooker Isaac De Gois says it was frustrating to be sidelined with a fractured cheek and will do whatever he can to stay in the top 17.
The Dragons' new recruits shine, Cronulla's front row weapon, and a try-scoring freak equals a 60-year record. The key stats that defined Round 17.
Eels try-scoring sensation Semi Radradra's try-scoring feats have matched a 60-year record but it's his work at training that has impressed coach Brad Arthur.
A lopsided penalty count and another Semi Radradra double helped Parramatta to a third straight win and consigned their opponents to last place on the ladder.
Semi Radradra scored another double as the Eels won their third game in a row, downing the Wests Tigers at ANZ Stadium on Monday night.