Ladies who Lob: Destanee’s Destiny

After the day’s play had concluded and the evening session had yet to begin, I saw Destanee Aiava and her family at the coffee shop outside Rod Laver Arena. Destanee was flanked by friends who appeared to be supporting her on unsteady feet. An hour or so before, the 17yr old Australian was on centre […]

Stay Kind

I didn’t think it was possible to love a jersey so much. This is my very special jersey worn by Clint Gutherson during the Parramatta Eels National Rugby League Club match against the Wests Tigers Rugby League Football Pty Ltd earlier this year. The rest of these jerseys are being auctioned off  to raise money for the […]

WNRL 2018

This article was written by Stephen Mortimer.  With the inaugural WNRL season about to become a reality, what can be done to ensure its international growth. The RLWC showed that there is plenty of interest at a grassroots level, at a social media level, at a broadcast level and a corporate sponsorship level.

Why live sport is always a good idea

This article was written by Melissa Muscat – Parramatta Eels Members Councillor and Parramatta Eels member. Merry Christmas to all who celebrate and Happy Holidays to those who don’t. Hopefully everyone had a feast of food and family or friend gatherings. Now that the festivities and silly season are starting to subside, we finally have […]

The NRL women’s comp announcement brought me to tears

This story was first written for and published by The Roar.  On December 6, 2017, the National Rugby League changed forever – and for the better – with a historic announcement regarding changes to the elite women’s program. Led by Yvonne Sampson, the announcement was made by John Grant and Todd Greenberg, while Ruan Sims […]