Eels Perform Well at Home

A very interesting game, and one hard to pick beforehand, but the Eels have come away with the win by 19-6

Both teams were commited to winning the game, and the defence by both sides showed this.

At the break, the Eels led by 12-6.

The Eels defence in the second half was short of brilliant, holding the Eagles at bay, time and time again. A very strong performance by the Parramatta pack.

Once again Nathan Hindmarsh put up a very good game for the Eels.

3:00PM, Sunday 25 August 2002 Parramatta Stadium Referee: T Mander

Eels 19 - Eagles 6

Parramatta Eels (Tries: I Hindmarsh, Wagon x2. Goals: Burt 3/3, Drew 1/1)

Northern Eagles (Tries: Hopoate. Goals: Williamson 1/1)