Here comes the voluntary tackles...
FOR TWO... NO GOOD
90 seconds to go.
Two point field goal looming here I suspect.
Cleary converts. 2 point game, two to go.
Over goes Spencer Leniu.
Six to GO!!!!! 2 and a half to go
Here come the Panthers.
Penisini puts it down.
Six to go for Parra
Tapping and going here for the Eels.
PENALTY EELS: Escort is the ruling against Penrith
Every set is closer to victory for the Eels
Yeo loses the footy.
Parra complete their set after points.
Moses puts this kick through and Parra lead by 2 possessions.
See BA, this is why Dylan Brown is the form 6 in the game.
OH MY GOODNESS. Moses puts the kick in, Dylan Edwards leaves the ball and Dylan Brown picks it up and runs into Brian To'o, but diced with fortunes there. Parra going to be up potentially by 8 here.
Parra completing their set after points.
Penrith only concede 7 offloads a game, Penrith conceded 18 so farr.
For the lead... Moses nails it. Parra led by 12 with 11:58 on the clock.
Great play from the Eels there, Gutherson with the great step and a great line from Ryan Matterson and the Eels tie this game at 14-14
Brian To'o trapped in goal and it will be another set for the Eels.
Another set restart, Parra's turn to put the pressure on.
There's the Parra set restart for Penrith jumping early off the scrum, the latest exploit of PVL-Ball.
But, Yeo loses it.
Whistle has been well and truly misplaced in the second half. But we do have the first set restart
Martin takes it out of Gutho's hand. Zero tackle coming.
Edwards let Brown take it... but he was tackled. Crisis averted for Penrith
Penrith complete their set after points
Cleary's conversion from the sideline is NO GOOD
Well, it had to come, lovely shift from the Panthers, a great tap on from Kikau to Taylan May and he grabs his second.
Can the Eels hang on??
Oregon Kaufusi losing the ball just there.
Oregon Kaufusi losing the ball just there.
Parramatta hang on again. Such a contrast to last weekend.
CHARGE DOWN KIKAU! - Big tackle from Moses there
Great take from Gutho, Parra working it out of yardage. 13 offloads tonight from the Eels
Clinton Gutherson dicing with fire there, absolute mayhem there.
Just not getting it right for Penrith here. Cleary struggling in the face of pressure
Both sides easing into the arm-wrestle here.
Kick doesn't work out for Parramatta. May takes it.
Penrith can't convert as To'o loses the ball.
Penrith force a mistake, Ryan Matterson forces the pass and Clinton Gutherson knocks on.
This is going to be a fun second half here from Penrith. Gerard Sutton blows time back on. Let's have some fun
Cleary misses and we're locked up in a thriller in Penrith 10-10 at Half-Time
What a bizarre final play from Penrith. Missed knock on in the lead up from Sutton and touch judge Ziggy Adamski, but we can't go back to it. Kikau places it perfectly on the boot for May and Penrith have us all square at 10.
Parramatta hang on... AGAIN
Great play from both sides, good energetic play from May and excellent positional play from Gutho.
Parra are clearly frustrating Penrith here
Hux's favourite player besides Sitili Tupouniua in Shaun Lane puts it down.
Welcome back Brian To'o! First try of the season for the NSW winger, the overlap was there. Execution lacked a little, but Brian To'o has too much class and converts the half chance... Hang on a moment, Sutton is sending it upstairs and it's going to be an obstruction.
Set restart Penrith - ruck infringement.
This is interesting period for Penrith. Not used to trailing much lately.
Kikau passed his HIA
Eels complete their set after points.
Moses successful and it's 10-6, Eels LEAD
Penalty Try for Reed Mahoney
For me, Dylan Edwards has committed early and I'm of the opinion Mahoney would've scored
Sutton having a look at a possible PENALTY TRY HERE
Parra get it back... just, well done Perham
Great grubber and chase from Clint Gutherson, repeat set coming up for the visitors.
Cleary mistimes his kick, charged down by Shaun Lane and Parra get it back.
We have an interesting final 15 minutes coming up, don't MOVE
Jaeman Salmon loses the ball.
Hayze Perham oh so close. His knee touching the dead ball line. But still impressive signs.
Gerard Sutton going with NO TRY, looking at touch in goal...
PENALTY EELS: Jaeman Salmon holding on too long in the tackle.
Parra complete their set after points as Mahoney kicked for placement.
Viliame Kikau leaving the ground. This game is being played at such an intensity. Sit back folks.
Moses hooks it just to the left hand side and Parra trail by just two points.
1000 IQ play there, Kikau was down, winger was in at marker. Lovely ball from Penisini and King Gutho crosses for the Eels.
Eels asking plenty of questions here.
PENALTY EELS: Late contact on an Eels player. Ruins a good defensive set there
PENALTY EELS: Viliami Penisini with a great run, rewards his side with a well earnt penalty.
Penrith's aerial raid seems to target one player every week, this time it's young Hayze Perham firmly in their sights.
May puts it down, Parramatta holding their own against the best left edge in the competition. Izack Tago down receiving attention.
PENALTY PANTHERS: Another offside penalty against the Eels.
Simmonsson goes into touch, better signs though from Parramatta, just ran out of room.
PENALTY EELS: 10m infringement.
Penrith complete their set after points.
Sold out atmosphere at Penrith despite the freezing conditions.
Cleary from the right-hand touchline is successful, early advantage Penrith 6-0.
Edwards barges over, they've had all of the ball in the opening stages, Edwards isolates young Hayze Perham.
Set restart for Penrith - ruck infringement.
Captain's challenge from Parra on the decision of lost ball. No intent to strip according to Ashley Klein in the bunker and it'll be an unsuccessful challenge.
Penrith shifted it left and Izack Tago is bundled into touch by Parra's right edge.
PENALTY PANTHERS: Dylan Brown and Nathan Brown contribute to a dangerous tackle.
Both sides get through their opening set.
Gerard Sutton blows time on and we're underway in the Battle of the West. Paramatta wearing their yellow away strip, while Penrith is in their standard home kit tonight.
It's the Battle of the West from Bluebet Stadium and it's the reigning, defending AND undefeated premiers the Penrith Panthers taking on the Parramatta Eels. Penrith welcome back Brian To'o and Moses Leota, Scott Sorenson was a gameday withdrawal and Matt Eisenhuth earns a reprieve on the bench. Parra are 1-17, kickoff coming up in under 15 minutes here on League Unlimited.
Referees & scorers:
Referee: Gerard Sutton
Touch Judges: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski, Wyatt Raymond
Video Referee: Ashley Klein
PENRITH PANTHERS (20)
Tries: Dylan Edwards, Taylan May (2), Spencer Leniu
Two Point Field Goals: Nathan Cleary (0/1)
Conversions: Nathan Cleary (2/4)
PARRAMATTA EELS (22)
Tries: Clinton Gutherson, Reed Mahoney, Ryan Matterson, Dylan Brown
Conversions: Mitchell Moses (3/4)