2011 was never going to be a great season for the Parramatta Eels. With an eventful off season, one could contend it was doomed from the start. The real signs of Parramatta's 2011 damnation came well before kickoff...
RACECOURSE Ground, Wrexham played host to an unexpectedly interesting Four Nations encounter between Australia and Wales, with the two sides coming from opposing positions to actually put on a contest which the 56-14 scoreline failed to reflect.
AUSTRALIA opened their four nations account on a high, defeating New Zealand 26-12 in the opening match of the 2011 4 Nations in front of 12,491 fans at Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington
THE Manly Warringah Sea Eagles were crowned the 2011 premiers in front of 81,988 strong ANZ Stadium crowd after defeating the New Zealand Warriors 24-10 in the Grand Final
A 48,474 strong Suncorp Stadium crowd were treated to a superb game of Rugby League in the semi final between the Brisbane Broncos and the Saint George Illawarra Dragons which saw the home side get up a Lockyer field goal in the second minute of extra tim