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The Parramatta Eels GLORY YEARS - Video 1 of 9
1975 - The much forgotten pioneers of Parramatta's ascent to greatness with the 1975 Parramatta Eels and their EPIC semi final campaign

The Parramatta Eels GLORY YEARS - Video 2 of 9
1976
An EPIC Grand Final - Parramatta's first ever appearance in the Grand Final that is famous for "The Flying Wedge" but a game where toughness really does stand out

The Parramatta Eels GLORY YEARS - Video 3 of 9
1977 part1
An EPIC Grand Final - Parramatta's 2nd Grand Final - famous as the first ever DRAWN Rugby League Grand final
Extended Highlights aprox 50mins

The Parramatta Eels GLORY YEARS - Video 4 of 9
1977 part2
Parramatta's 3rd Grand Final appearance but really still playing in only their 2nd ever Grand Final - this game is famous as the first ever REPLAY of Rugby League Grand final after the EPIC 1977 DRAWN Grand Final - see Video 3 of 9 posted in The Parramatta Eels GLORY YEARS series
Extended Highlights aprox 50mins

The Parramatta Eels GLORY YEARS - Video 5 of 9
1981
An EPIC Grand Final - Parramatta's 3rd Grand Final - famous as the GREATEST Grand Final in Parramatta's history and my personal favorite Rugby League memory - Brett Kenny's dummy - I was at the game & only meters away :)
Full Game Replay

The Parramatta Eels GLORY YEARS - Video 6 of 9
1982
An EPIC Grand Final - Parramatta's 4th Grand Final - famous as the as the beginning of the Parramatta v Manly Rivalry - this is in fact untrue as the Rivalry began in 1975 where Manly stopped Parramatta's 1975 Hero's, continued through to the 1976 Grand Final - reached EPIC proportions during the 1978 semi finals and coming to a peak beginning in 1982.
Full Game Replay

The Parramatta Eels GLORY YEARS - Video 7 of 9
1983
An EPIC Grand Final - Parramatta's 5th Grand Final - famous as the as the FIRST time in the modern era that any side had made 3 Grand Final appearances in a row & the continuation of the Parramatta v Manly Rivalry - that began in 1975 where Manly stopped Parramatta's 1975 Hero's, continued through to the 1976 Grand Final - reached EPIC proportions during the 1978 semi finals and coming to a peak beginning in 1982 & 1983
This is the final game of then Parramatta's & the GREATEST Rugby League coach of ALL TIME - THE LEGENDARY JACK GIBSON (RIP)
Full Game Replay

The Parramatta Eels GLORY YEARS - Video 8 of 9
1984
An EPIC Grand Final - Parramatta's 6th Grand Final - famous as the as the FIRST time in the modern era that any side had made 4 Grand Final appearances in a row & the beginning of the John Monie coaching era. But the REAL story of the 80's was that the Bulldogs (Canterbury) was Parramatta's toughest & most respected rival during this era. This is Grand Final Number 1 of the 2 seriously EPIC and TOUGH TOUGH TOUGH Grand Finals these two great sides battled
Full Game Replay

The Parramatta Eels GLORY YEARS - Video 9 of 9
1986
An EPIC Grand Final - Parramatta's 7th Grand Final in 11 years and the END of The Parramatta Eels GLORY YEARS beginning in 1975 and finishing here in 1986 - 1986 Grand Final is famous as the final games for the two Parramatta LEGENDS - Ray Price & Mick Cronin. But the REAL story of the 80's was that the Bulldogs (Canterbury) was Parramatta's toughest & most respected rival during this era. This is Grand Final Number 2 of the 2 seriously EPIC and TOUGH TOUGH TOUGH Grand Finals these two great sides battled
50min Extended Highlights - wish I had the full game :(

A word of advise to the feeble minded - I was lucky enough to see EACH of these games LIVE and was at the 1981 & 1986 Grand Finals. BELIEVE ME when I say you get get a much better perspective watching 1976 + Both 1977's to totally appreciate BETTER the 1981 82 83 Trifecta - same with 1984 & just how damn tough & relentless the Bulldogs were by 1986 and how the 1986 Team were not by any means favored to win

Remember - even teams that lost - these were star studded and exciting teams - Before Gibson, Terry Fearnleys 70's EEls were the greatest attcking side in RL History & the 1977 EELS are one of the greatest sides from any era - only to be forgotten by their GF Replay loss, but look at game 1 & see how damn close they came - if you TRULY LOVE PARRA - & have never seen these games - do the right thing & watch them all and learn something - this is after all OUR GLORY YEARS..........havent had any of those around for a while just in case you have forgotten LOL

BTW notice how many passes occur before the 5th tackle in this era - unlike todays BORING Hit up x 4 then pass then kick CRAP!!!!!

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  • Nice one Tele, i subbed mate, love your work.

  • Well done tele1, great to have you back on here contributing. You've been missed.

  • So good. 

  • 👍

  • Who are the feeble minded? . . . . . . and why does their feeble mindedness mean they need "advise" regarding these videos?

    • Apparently this guy watched these games live meaning others are feeble minded, even if they were not even born at the time of these games. Makes perfect sense.

      • Lol - thanks for the clarification mate. I must admit I do feel great sadness for the millions of under 40's (or 50's?) who have never experienced greatness on the footy field :)

        https://youtu.be/Ewwujn0MMes

        • Imagine putting that version of Jarryd Hayne in our current team...

  • Tele mate, I'm appointing you as our official 1 Eyed Eel digital historian for that effort.

  • Love the contested scrums! Haven't seen those for a very long time.

    Super, can we put these as links somewhere they will be easy to find later?

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