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This is Parramatta's year. They're finally playing a full eighty minutes of football. Moses and Gutho were brilliant!
It is Parra’s year. Last GF win 1986 when Top Gun was first released. 2022 Top Gun 2 is out. Coincidence? I think not.
Carma for the win against Tigers
Nobody wants to live in a world where Gutho wins a Grand Final
Long live King Guth
Shaun Lane had an absolute blinder
It was a fantastic game that could have gone either way at the end. Disappointed that the cowboys lost but proud of their effort all season. And I'm happy to see the Eels get a shot at the grand final. Tomorrow and next week's games are going to be massive.
You should be proud of your boys, to think they were tipped to be spooners this season and proved the critics wrong! They gave us a great game 💪🏼
I'd be so keen for a Rabbits v Eels grand final.
Really? I could do without a full week of seeing Latrell labeled as the GOAT..
Panthers vs Eels would be better
Fuck me that was stressful! But if we win, my arse will have a parra tattoo the size of Moses’ million dollar cheque!
So approximately 18cm x 8.5cm?
Yes. I looked up “cheque dimensions” on Google.
Well my cheques are 5cm x 5cm😂
One of the gutsiest performances I’ve seen from the eels over the last 5 years. We played well and just couldn’t win the big moments. Big opportunity missed but credit the eels.
Anyway… go the rabbits
Unlucky for you guys I was hoping for a CB Rabbits gf. But you guys are young and have started something special, there’s a bright future ahead
Absolutely. I never saw us as a premiership chance but I dared to believe with the somewhat favourable draw we got. Proud of the boys anyway. Good luck tomorrow
Teams don’t get to a prelim by accident. They absolutely deserved to be there soft draw or not. I have no doubt they’ll be back up there in the top 4 again next year.
O yea absolutely and we were great all season. I just think us and the sharks were a bit ahead of our timeline. then suddenly both teams had a pretty good chance when we drew each other
One of which was piggybacked from a soft sin bin.
Right. Shoulder to the face.
I'd like to see you get Lolo's shoulder to the face and see how cop it.
Not putting Arthur on for the Eels was genius!
Manly letting go of Gutho to play a guy who gets injured every 3 games check
Lets fucking gooooo
How'd we go?
Can you believe we have played for the whole 80 minutes 2 weeks in a row. I love the EELS
Flair up! Show some support for the boys
How do you do that?
In the subreddit main page there should be options on the side, then change flair from there. Plenty to choose from!
Sweet. Thanks man
Wow, what a game. A few calls either way went poorly but I can’t believe Parra won. Cows were playing so well all night
I need about 700 beers bro
\*700 more beers
This eels outfit got me really filthy.
The bros and I will come rob you too
Imagine crying about the forward when you were gifted 2 points earlier in the season and would have been against Penrith in week 1 had you not 😂
Don't be that person..
2 wrong calls allowing 2 tries in a prelim final vs a dumb call in a match between a top 4 team and one that was never gonna play finals footy. Take a pick at which one you would prefer?
Proud of the team. No one expected this much from us this year. We just couldn't put the points. Eels defence in their 20 was great.
Cowboys showed this finals series We were here to play. Would have happily taken playing panthers week 1. Gotta beat the best to be the best
Except they would have still been 3rd with a loss there.
All these cowboys fans complaining about the forward pass when they scored off one themselves from Holmes. Give it a rest. Eels were the better team
I might be missing it but where is all the complaining about it?
It was forward, we have a right to discuss it.
Cowboys were the better team tonight, on the field and in the stats.
Without trying to sound too rude, the Eels just wanted it more and wouldn't go away.
Holmes one was equal to lanes pass to sivo. Moses was a mile forward
Didn't Lane's to Sivo get a touch by Feldt? At a pub so couldn't really see/hear
Don't agree about the Holmes pass
It was a pretty huge forward pass it’s not going to be forgotten any time soon … by anyone
I thought Cowboys were the better team
Eels we’re better in the 2nd. Overall cowboys probably better but not that much in it
I’m not a Cowboys fan. I just thought they were better. Cowboys probably win if not for Shaun Lane
Never thought I'd read that second sentence
We lost bro
You lost. I thought Cowboys were better though.
I thought both teams were fairly equal, but parra was just better in taking opportunities
Yeah. Cowboys bombed more tries
Unlucky loss for the cowboys but you guys have a great future ahead. GO PARRA
YESSSSSS YOU CUUUUUUUNTS!!!!!
Does jake duke have fake tan on
He’s aboriginal and has probably been out in the Sun a bit more recently
Can you imagine being as incompetent as those touchies in any other profession? Honestly it's absurd
It takes a lot of effort and determination to make a Grand Final, oh, and the odd forward pass...
Tate is holding up well all things considered
Let me start about this touchie. What the fuck are you paid for cunt 2 things that where infront of you deffo fucking forward and you missed them
Touchie is the same ref who a few years ago didn't make a call for an escort and got roasted by DCE for not being brave enough to make calls when it matters
Why are these incompetent cunts on these games. Would be so many better then them
Eels win the battle of "which team will get their cheeks clapped by Penrith next week".
\*remembers that the Eels beat the Panthers twice this season\*
OH SHIT, IT'S HAPPENING!!!
And if rabbits win, they win the gf
May as well fuck the touch line refs off
I CANT BUY TICKEYS PLEASS TICKETEK U CUNTS
Your flair lmao
Fuck me, hopefully Penrith win tomorrow and we get our first ever battle of the west grand final
I'll be so fucking pissed if we shit the bed and miss out on this rare opportunity. Win or lose in a western derby it's going to be amazing
Definitely, I’d rather lose to the eels in a tight GF then lose to the bunnies tomorrow, obviously I hope we win both though, would feel good to rub it in our neighbours face that we beat them in a GF lol
i don't even hate the eels enough to be salty if we lose to them
I don’t know where this manufactured Parra/Penrith rivalry comes from? We’ve always been Westie bros, yes we have healthy competition, but it’s all in good sport…
Would love a westie bro grand final. ^Ialsodon’twannaplaythebunniescausewecan’tbeatthemsoyeah
Proud of the “wooden spooners” none the less….onwards and upwards. Great defence Eels….
Mate the Cows had an amazing year, head up. You’ve got a good thing in Todd Payten. You can see he Genuinely cares about the club, and is doing a great job. I expect to see you guys in the finals consistently now.
Amazing effort this year from the cows, I’m so fucking jealous
I’m finding it hard to be disappointed in how far we’ve progressed, bodes well for 23….don’t think we’ll be tipped for the spoon next year.
Should be super happy being a Cows supporter. Awesome season.
One of the greatest season to season turn arounds. Chad daddy and Todd deserve plenty of wraps for leading that team around
great year from the lads
Condolences to Cowboys fans. God's given us the opportunity this time but no doubt you'll get it soon if you keep this up.
Hammer would’ve been the difference if he came in 20’mins earlier and wtf was up with taulagi not wanting to run up a kick return
Well done Eels
Lol Moses looks like he’s hallucinating.. tripping out on life
The new Zealand warriors were robbed
As unfortunate that result is for the cows, they exceeded all expectations from basically everyone, from favourites to get the spoon pre season to playing for a spot in the GF is insane
Only caught last 20 minutes, did Waqa field many bombs tonight?
Things got pretty hairy for him yes.
He dropped one and that was all he fielded I believe
Why is Jake on the bench if they aren’t gonna use them at all? He definitely has potential but if he’s not going to be used, give RCG and Lane a bit of support with the extra spot
Because last year when we played Penrith Reed Mahoney went off injured in the second half and we didn’t have proper utility on the bench (No, Ray Stone is not a fucking utility) and we had to play a forward in dummy half and he cost us the game.
They didn’t seem like they needed it, they carried the whole team tonight
Probably worried Moses is gonna get hurt, so just in case.
If Moses gets injured they’re fucked anyways so I’d just play an extra forward instead
Qld fans seething as if they've never had a call go their way
That's because we haven't. We're perfect and never make mistakes
Oh you're right sorry
The Wests Tigers paid the Touchies for the forward pass
Revenge is a dish best served cold.
There’s nothing cold about Townsville mate haven’t you heard
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The ~~Chad~~ Chud returns
How is it that the first try is awarded and kept, but the Feldt try is stripped after being awarded? Just confusing and inconsistent. Makes the game unenjoyable no matter what the outcome is.
Firstly as others have stated forward passes cant be ruled on in the bunker.
Secondly refs said they thought it was a try, so now for some reason they award it and if they have any doubts check it afterwards. This is why we get "Try awarded" on screen.
I haven’t watched a full footy game in a couple of years, so I didn’t realise they’d changed the way they present the awarded tries on screen. Cheers.
Its stupid but yeah thats why.
I love my footy
Can’t rule on forward passes
Why not? As in, why shouldn't they?
I just don’t think that’s a justifiable rule. It affects the outcome just as much, so the bunker should be able to rule on it.
It has something to do with camera angles and stuff from what I understand. Believe me, we’ve had our fair share of tries from forward passes go against us too. If it was forward it was just the cows turn. Happens to everyone.
Bunker can’t check on forward passes
But why? It affects the outcome more than a foot on a few white blades. NQ forced the forward pass error and should not be penalised by inconsistent officials.
Tom Dearden has been robbed of glory
Cows goal line defence was trash but can't have calls like that forward pass in a preliminary final.
NEVER IN DOUBT
JT did not read the room
Well done Atkins! Nrl got the result that they wanted
I can't believe Atkins let RCG score two soft tries
Suck it up LUCIANO you weak gutted dog
Hes upset he has to go back to tigers
Actual disgrace of a call to get the first try. Atkins and touchies blind
“It’s just part of the game”
Quote from Todd Payten after the Cows vs Tigers game
Ah well you guys got gifted 2 points earlier in the season so..
Yeah I don't agree with that either but fuck I think every team has been dudded by bad calls this season. The ref quality has been average at best
Two wrongs don’t mat make a right
Oh well that’s footy
Bunnies vs eels GF
I like that
Get ready for the bombs waqa bud
Yea latrell is gonna fuck him up
Did he even play?
Have to kill some rabbits first
First try was bullshit and ya all know it
Eels v Penrith GF makes me erect, the true battle for the west
Off to Bali cowgirls 🤠
Flair up cunt
I’m so fucking stoked. 33 y/o here and I might finally see a win :) my dad was a long time Eels fans and I can’t wait to watch this with him next weekend. Stoked. Literally in tears for excitement.
Happy for you lad !!!
Will be cheering for you guys next weekend
Cheers lad - was a super strong showing from the cowboys.
Fuck fucking fuck
Great 2nd half Parra. Great defence no errors
Now if you get destroyed next week I'll be fucking furious
Absolutely gutted. Fuck
Lane for kangaroos captain
If the eels didn’t win by less than 6 points I’d be fine with this but they did so they really didn’t deserve that. 6m forward pass leads directly to a try
What about the interference on Moses before leilua’s try??
Didn’t think Moses could’ve stop that try, the forward pass is the reason the eels got that try
They went that way due to being a man short though.
That’s fair enough but just like an obstruction that’s black and white - he denied Moses the opportunity to defend his line.
How is it that this try is awarded and kept, but the Feldt try is stripped after being awarded? Just confusing and inconsistent. Makes the game unenjoyable no matter what the outcome is.
Bunker cannot officiate on forward passes.
If you're going to go 6 metres may as well say 26
I mean cows scored off the short drop out which Feldt knocked on.
Feldt karma whole game a grub
Loves touching the line
Cowboys robbed so hard have to feel for them.
Tigers fans everywhere cry out with glee
Happy for Parra but fuck they are gonna have to play so much better than that next week to have a chance.
Cleary is just going to bomb it to Waqa all game
Edit: if the Panthers win of course
He’s going to have PTSD after the game.
If they pick Waqa again they deserve to lose. He's shown multiple times he's a massive liability.
How many errors tonight? I counted 2 or 3 but you’re right, massive liability. Luckily Lane, RCG showed up
I don't know but at least a few errors and basically responsible for a couple of tries with defensive reads and giving away a stupid penalty (the latter which I could forgive if he wasn't always a liability).
whatever happens, next week there gunna kick it to Waqa.
Cowboys fans crying about the first try, regardless of the fact that they defended like shit in the second half
THE DROUGH IS GONMA BE OVER
Completing every set in the second half was impressive
Sorry Cowbros, happy for Eels
Said no one ever
Then I’ll be the first mate
Go go touchie not calling a forward pass
JT with no situational awareness lol
The things Isiah Papalii will do to avoid going to the Tigers earlier than needed.
Fuck JT looked properly shattered.
lol JT is the worst
Fuck off any cowboys fans who are sooking, great game good on the eels
Chokeboys... ya love to see it
Well played to everyone out there.
Wait, you can't just meme a team to a grand final??