The Parramatta Eels are stumbling towards the finish line and there’s fears they could become “the next Broncos” as the blame starts to turn towards the club’s recruitment efforts and in-house fighting.
Coach Brad Arthur has found himself in the firing line — fairly or unfairly — following three straight losses.
Parramatta’s CEO Jim Sarantinos publicly backed Arthur, declaring he is contracted until the end of next season.
But the rumours of unrest just aren’t going away.
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Last October, Parramatta bowed out of the finals in straight sets. It shone a spotlight on Arthur’s record of one win from six finals games ever since he joined the Eels as head coach in 2014.
Now, with an untimely form slump, Arthur and the…