As punishment, the NRL handed down a 12 match suspension and a fine to Davis and Williams. The same left channel that produced almost one third of the Eels' tries scored was also responsible for letting in the same proportion, with 29% of try-causes coming on the centre-left – well up on the NRL average of 22%. Edwards was alleged to have fled from police after trying to avoid a roadside breath test. Parramatta released a statement saying "Today, Kenny Edwards through his management company, request a release from his playing contract with Parramatta National Rugby League Club Pty Limited, this release was granted by the club effective immediately". Telstra. Williams had insisted on driving home when his wife came to pick him up after a birthday celebration at the Albion Hotel in Parramatta on 16 December 2016. The 25-year-old has played 19 games in 2018 and proved to be a standout in a tough year for the blue and golds. 11 MIN. There's no getting around the fact that 2018 was an unmitigated disaster for blue and gold fans. As mentioned at the top, the Eels had a horror injury toll with season-ending injuries to co-captain Beau Scott plus Tony Williams, who had performed strongly early in the season. Coached by Brad Arthur, they finished the NRL's 2018 Telstra Premiership in last place, and did not qualify for the 2018 NRL Finals Series.

Weighty penalty counts against them, poor handling and an inability to find repeat sets meant they ended up on the wrong end of the possession count more often than not, sapping their energy through tackles and leaving little gas for a sputtering attack to click into gear as halves Mitch Moses and Corey Norman seemed to get in each others' way more than complement each others' games. The 2018 Parramatta Eels season is the 72nd in the club's history. View the latest NRL news and rumours for the Parramatta Eels and their players.

"[13] Williams also has handed a 2-week suspension by the club.

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List of Parramatta Eels players. Rabbitohs Cook up 30-point blitz to pile on Parramatta pain, Gamebreakers: Moses and Walker poised to run riot, Eels end Ferguson's hopes of facing Rabbitohs, Gutherson to take onus on defence against Walker, Outside noise won’t detract Parra's push for premiership, You have skipped the navigation, tab for page content. Parramatta placed 13th for total metres gained from offloads in 2018. [17], Tony Williams and Nathan Davis failed drug test, "Parramatta Eels season 2018 review: Peter Sterling's biggest fear after horror campaign", "Parramatta Eels sign Kane Evans – Zero Tackle", "Parramatta Eels welcome four new recruits to 2018 squad – Zero Tackle", "Eels sign Tony Williams ahead of 2018 season – Zero Tackle", "Jarryd Hayne signs with Parramatta – Zero Tackle", "Eels pay tribute to retiring De Gois and Robson", "Eels release Kenny Edwards effective immediately", "Parramatta Eels forward Tony Williams banned for two NRL games", "Corey Norman Parramatta Eels NRL 2018: Star reacts to drinking fine – Fox Sports", "NRL 2018: Kenny Edwards granted immediate release from Parramatta Eels", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2018_Parramatta_Eels_season&oldid=959956064, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 31 May 2020, at 12:11. There are no shortage of stats that underscore problem areas for the 2018 team but there are also a few little gemstones hidden in the rough that suggest with a couple of astute recruitments, a new season and a new attitude, a significant turnaround isn't beyond the realms of possibility for a club that finished top-four just one year prior. Clips; More like this; 11 MIN. She said the "community does not feel safe with you with a licence; you are exceptionally lucky you did not hurt or kill someone, or yourself. [17], Tony Williams and Nathan Davis failed drug test, "Parramatta Eels season 2018 review: Peter Sterling's biggest fear after horror campaign", "Parramatta Eels sign Kane Evans – Zero Tackle", "Parramatta Eels welcome four new recruits to 2018 squad – Zero Tackle", "Eels sign Tony Williams ahead of 2018 season – Zero Tackle", "Jarryd Hayne signs with Parramatta – Zero Tackle", "Eels pay tribute to retiring De Gois and Robson", "Eels release Kenny Edwards effective immediately", "Parramatta Eels forward Tony Williams banned for two NRL games", "Corey Norman Parramatta Eels NRL 2018: Star reacts to drinking fine – Fox Sports", "NRL 2018: Kenny Edwards granted immediate release from Parramatta Eels", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2018_Parramatta_Eels_season&oldid=959956064, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 31 May 2020, at 12:11. "Shame on you, Mr Williams," Magistrate Jennifer Giles said at sentencing. The Ray Price NRL Community Award was won by Cameron King while Sione Fonua and Tuimavave Afualo took out the Jersey Flegg awards and Matthew Woods and Ray Stone won the ISP Cup awards. Team-wise the Eels finished 12th for post-contact metres made with 481 per game and were fourth-worst in terms of conceding them at 510 per match. That 0-12 record mirrors their away record last time the club picked up the wooden spoon in 2013, with the 2016 Knights the last team to finish with the same winless road record.

The Big Question: Will Jarryd Hayne cause dissension amongst the Parramatta ranks, much as he did on the Gold Coast?

Hard-working prop Daniel Alvaro has taken home the Ken Thornett Medal as Parramatta's player of the year, adding his name to an honour roll that …

His three young children were in the car at the time. Parramatta Eels 2018 season review. Email . Both clubs let in 42 tries in the sets following a penalty conceded, even though the Eels were only the eighth-most penalised team with 200. The other four channels (left flank, right flank, centre, and centre-right) were all consequently slightly down on NRL average.

Hard-working lock Nathan Brown's 54.3 post-contact metres per game was a club high, but not quite enough to see him into the NRL top 10. Alvaro also won Blue & Gold Army Award, while George Jennings won the Jack Gibson NRL Coaches Award as Best Back and Peni Terepo won the Jack Gibson NRL Coaches Award as Best Forward. With the 2018 season drawing nearer, we will begin to look at how each team is shaping up for the season ahead. A calamitous injury and disciplinary toll didn't help either. The Raiders and Dragons used just 25 each. You can also find the latest player signings and player movements for the upcoming season. 2020 Parramatta Eels NRL Telstra Premiership squad, Eels players, Intrust Super Premiership NSW squad. WhatsApp.

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He received the club's Ken Thornett Medal for best and fairest player in 2018. Williams had insisted on driving home when his wife came to pick him up after a birthday celebration at the Albion Hotel in Parramatta on 16 December 2016.

Re: Parramatta Eels 2017 Post by Coastalraider » November 19, 2018, 10:41 am BJ wrote: ↑ November 19, 2018, 9:31 am BJ Mole exclusively reporting that Police will be looking for Jarryds DNA evidence on the woman’s dress. Parramatta released a statement saying "Today, Kenny Edwards through his management company, request a release from his playing contract with Parramatta National Rugby League Club Pty Limited, this release was granted by the club effective immediately". The 2018 Parramatta Eels season is the 72nd in the club's history. Winger George Jennings (eight) had his best season after a few years wrecked by injury and Bevan French crossed seven times. Then pick a better one here! With the 2018 season drawing nearer, we will begin to look at how each team is shaping up for the season ahead. By. [1], On 14 February 2018, Tony Williams was fined $1,000, had his driver’s licence suspended for 12 months, and was placed on a 12-month good behaviour bond after appearing in Parramatta local court for mid-range drink driving.

[15], On May 19, 2018, Edwards' contract with the club was terminated by mutual agreement as the player had been caught by police driving on a suspended licence. PICK YOUR TEAM: Not happy with the predicted team? Edwards subsequently failed to notify Parramatta of the incident for two weeks after it happened. "[13] Williams also has handed a 2-week suspension by the club.

An inability to control possession hurt the Eels right through the season. Parramatta seemed to struggle more than most clubs to adapt to the early-season rules crackdown, repeatedly falling foul of the more stringent new interpretations of offside and ruck policing. Coached by Brad Arthur, ... On May 19, 2018, Edwards' contract with the club was terminated by mutual agreement as the player had been caught by police driving on a suspended licence. Home Players Bevan French 2018 Predicted Lineup: Parramatta Eels. Their biggest scoring channel was right wing, with 17, though just a further six were scored in the right centre channel.