NRL Match Previews - Parramatta v Wests (Round 24)

22-08-2010 03:00PM at Parramatta Stadium

Referee: Shayne Hayne and Ben Cummins
Touch Judges: Paul Holland and Russell Turner
Referee: Sean Hampstead

Just when you think their season is over, Parramatta remind us what they are capable of. Their forwards looked to be done for the season at times during their match against the Titans two weeks ago, but then stood up to be counted against the Broncos last week. This inconsistency is epitomised by the form of Feleti Mateo. If Feleti can produce again in this match against the Tigers on Sunday afternoon, the Eels season will remain alive.  

He won't. The Tigers were super impressive last week and will continue this good form here. Their quicker ruck play and sharper halves will have the Eels out of breath late in the game and the more mobile Tigers pack will take advantage. Some great talent all over the park though and this match will add to the list of many great battles between these two clubs. Hayne v Marshall will have fans gasping once again

My Man of the Match Prediction: Robbie Farah
My Tip: Tigers 28-18

The Teams

  Parramatta Eels               Wests Tigers 
B. Smith

E. Grothe
S. Shackleton
1. Jarryd HayneFullback1. Mitch Brown
2. Luke BurtWing2. Lote Tuqiri
3. Joel ReddyCentre3. Blake Ayshford
4. Timana TahuCentre4. Chris Lawrence
5. Krisnan InuWing5. Beau Ryan
6. Kris KeatingFive Eighth6. Benji Marshall
7. Jeff RobsonHalfback7. Robert Lui
8. Nathan CaylessProp8. Todd Payten
9. Matt KeatingHooker9. Robbie Farah
10. Fuifui MoimoiProp10. Keith Galloway
11. Nathan HindmarshSecond Row11. Liam Fulton
12. Justin HoroSecond Row12. Gareth Ellis
13. Feleti MateoLock13. Chris Heighington
14. Anthony MitchellInterchange14. Andrew Fifita
15. Tim MannahInterchange15. Geoff Daniela
16. Taniela LasaloInterchange16. Simon Dwyer
17. Justin PooreInterchange17. John Skandalis
No Suspensions

J. Cayless
T. Tuiaki
A. Woods
T. Moltzen
B. Gibbs
W. McKinnon
S. Latu
J. Mullaney

Head to Head

2010 NRL - Round 3 Sydney Football Stadium Wests Tigers 23-12
2009 Round 24 Sydney Football Stadium Parramatta Eels 26-18
2009 Round 14 Parramatta Stadium Wests Tigers 23-6
2008 Round 23 Parramatta Stadium Parramatta Eels 40-12
2008 Round 14 ANZ Stadium Parramatta Eels 44-6

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