Eels hold off fast finishing Broncos

The Parramatta Eels have defeated the Brisbane Broncos 20-16 at Suncorp Stadium this evening.

In a game played at a cracking pace, it was all Parramatta early on and it looked as though the Eels would rack up a cricket score at one stage, as they were making breaks across the park but some last ditch defence from the Broncos kept them in the game.

Many would have predicted an Eels landslide as the Broncos were without Lockyer, Tate, Hodges and Hunt but it wasn