What do you do with a team that consistently finds itself in the NRL’s top four, charges through the regular season at a rate of knots, and then stumbles over the finish line?
If you’ve never heard of the Swiss cyclist Fabian Cancellara or the Formula One driver Stirling Moss, then here’s some background: Cancellara won a record 29 yellow jerseys in the Tour de France but was never handed a bouquet of flowers on the Champs-Élysées, while Moss won 16 different Grand Prix but a world championship evaded him.
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Right now, Parramatta are facing a similar fate. For the third season straight they have shot out of a cannon and looked like the real deal. Now they appear to be falling back into the pack before limping in and then…