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Eels Pre-Season Training – February 18, 2020: Trial Team Edition
Eels Pre-Season Training – February 18, 2020: Trial Team Edition

Eels Pre-Season Training – February 18, 2020: Trial Team Edition

Did the NRL Nines nail its unofficial mission statement – whetting your appetite for the season ahead? Whether or not it was a success, the Perth event is done and dusted and has now moved into that rear-view mirror, rapidly disappearing…

Eels Pre-Season Training – February 5, 2020: Coaches Edition
Eels Pre-Season Training – February 5, 2020: Coaches Edition

Eels Pre-Season Training – February 5, 2020: Coaches Edition

In the final round of the 2019 season, Fox League, the NRL and the Eels collaborated to provide punters with an inner sanctum experience with Brad Arthur. Viewers were provided with a glimpse of BA’s relationship and communication with players,…

Eels Pre-Season Training – January 29, 2020: A (B)Reed Apart
Eels Pre-Season Training – January 29, 2020: A (B)Reed Apart

Eels Pre-Season Training – January 29, 2020: A (B)Reed Apart

For the most part, the current pre-season reports have not shone too much of the spotlight on a vital member of the Eels spine – Reed Mahoney. Perhaps you’re wondering whether I’ve deliberately had him flying under the radar, or…

Eels Pre-Season Training – January 24, 2020: A Hard Day’s Morning
Eels Pre-Season Training – January 24, 2020: A Hard Day’s Morning

Eels Pre-Season Training – January 24, 2020: A Hard Day’s Morning

Sometimes a training session doesn’t go as planned. The ball goes down a bit too much, passes don’t find the mark, and the team just doesn’t seem to be on the same page. If it was possible, I’d insert vision…

Eels Pre-Season Training – January 18 & 20, 2020: You Want Footy, You Got It!
Eels Pre-Season Training – January 18 & 20, 2020: You Want Footy, You Got It!

Eels Pre-Season Training – January 18 & 20, 2020: You Want Footy, You Got It!

Is too much footy ever enough? No doubt all teams are warming into the season with an increase in opposed work. For a regular at Eels training like myself, it’s almost as good as being at the footy. And the…

Eels Pre-Season Training – January 17, 2020: Precipitation And Exhortations
Eels Pre-Season Training – January 17, 2020: Precipitation And Exhortations

Eels Pre-Season Training – January 17, 2020: Precipitation And Exhortations

There was probably a time, long ago in most people’s lives, when sport wasn’t called off because of a little rain. If you’re like me, playing footy on a drenched track as a kid was one of life’s great joys.…