Parramatta has lost its physicality and must rediscover the biggest strength in its game to resurrect its season, according to retired NRL greats Michael Ennis and James Graham.
The Eels are lucky to be clinging to fourth spot on the ladder after two demoralising losses in as many weeks, to the Roosters and then South Sydney.
The Eels only sit ahead of the Chooks on for-and-against and would have dropped out of the top four if the latter managed to beat Penrith on Saturday, but the Roosters failed.
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But for Brad Arthur’s men, ladder position will mean little as they face the possibility of another one-week exit from a finals series thanks to a stunning late-season fade out.
During a 40-12 loss to the Rabbitohs in Round 21, the…