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.
Canterbury-Bankstown's surprising stats, Tigers run riot, a returning match-winner, and the latest member of the 300 club. The key stats from Round 14.
An injured Anthony Watmough praised his Parramatta teammates for getting the team a crucial win in his 300th NRL game in the face of a massive injury toll.
The Eels may have finally won a match, but it came at a hefty price with Reece Robinson, Nathan Peats, Kaysa Pritchard and Anthony Watmough all injured.