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Melbourne Storm vs Parramatta Eels

Melbourne Storm vs Parramatta Eels

This Sunday will see the Melbourne Storm go up against the Parramatta Eels.

The Storm are welcoming back Billy Slater, Ryan Hoffman and Cameron Smith.

Melbourne Storm vs Parramatta Eels

With big changes to The Storm and The Eels, Sunday’s match is set to be an interesting one.

Ryan Hincliffe moves back into lock and Junior Moor will be warming the bench. Kurt Mann, Joel Romelo and Tim Glasby will also be sitting the bench.

Included in the Storm lineup is Jesse Bromwich, the star of Melbourne’s forward pack who helped lead them to victory against the titans by assisting Ben Roberts along the way and supporting two try assists.

Another member of the Storm team to look out for is Ben Roberts as he needs to fill the shoes of injured halfback Cooper Cronk.

Roberts showed his mettle on Monday night with a try, a try assist, a line break and a line break assist.

On the opposite end of the pitch, The Eels named their backline which includes Jarryd Hayne and Will Hopoate. Pauli Pauli will step in for injured Manu Ma’u. Luke Kelly will be sitting on the bench.

Chris Sandow of The Eels was responsible for the great start against the Bulldogs and slotted right into his position shift and setup a run for the one of the two tries of Vai Toutai.

The Eels player that all eyes will be on, is the 19 year old Pauli Pauli who is showing the talent and maturity to be one of the best leading forwards in the NRL.

The bookies are calling head to head Melbourne Storm 8/11 and Parramatta Eeels 11/10.

OCA News Editor

Christian Bright is a professional sports commentator with keen interests in football, tennis and horse racing. His experience in the reporting on professional sports makes him a key asset to OCA’s coverage of athletic events and matches.

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