NRL News Rd 10 Stats Breakdown: Bulldogs v Eels

Parramatta Eels club legend Michael Cronin

Traditional rivals go head-to-head, as the Canterbury Bulldogs take on the Parramatta Eels at ANZ Stadium.

Both sides need a win as history favours the Eels in this one; can they continue it?

Canterbury Bulldogs v Parramatta Eels Stats Breakdown

The Canterbury Bulldogs and the Parramatta Eels have played against each other 154 times; the Bulldogs have won 82 times, the Eels 65 times and there have been seven draws.

The Bulldogs won the first three games against the two sides.

The Bulldogs haven’t defeated the Eels in their last four games.

The first game between the two sides was round 5, 1947, a game the Bulldogs won 35-15.

Biggest Wins

The Parramatta Eels biggest win over the Canterbury Bulldogs was a comfortable 56-4 win in round 23, 2005.

The Canterbury Bulldogs biggest win over the Parramatta Eels was an easy 42-6 victory in round 5, 1993.

Players to be sin-binned/sent-off in this clash

  1. Ray Price (PAR) (sent-off) in the 1979 NSWRFL preliminary final.
  2. Terry Lamb (CBY) (sin-bin) in round 9, 1985.
  3. David Gillespie (CBY) (sin-bin) & Terry Leabeater (PAR) (sent-off) in round 19, 1986.
  4. Geoff Bugden (PAR) & Peter Kelly (CBY) (both sin-binned) & Phil Sigsworth (CBY) (sent-off) in the 1986 grand final.
  5. Peter Kelly (CBY) (sent-off) in round 5, 1987.
  6. Nathan Cayless (PAR) (sin-bin) in round 1, 2004.
  7. Jarryd Hayne and Nathan Hindmarsh (both PAR) & Michael Ennis & Corey Payne (both CBY) (all sin-binned) in round 6, 2011.

Players to have scored three tries or more in one game in this clash

  1. Dick Thornett (PAR) scored four tries in round 17, 1968.
  2. Eddie Tracey (CBY) scored three tries in round 5, 1947.
  3. Ian Johnston (PAR) scored three tries in round 17, 1950.
  4. Nev Charlton (CBY) scored three tries in round 14, 1952.
  5. Fred Moore (PAR) scored three tries in round 15, 1960.
  6. Dennis Scahill (CBY) scored three tries in round 17, 1970.
  7. Chris Anderson (CBY) scored three tries in round 18, 1974.
  8. Brett Dallas (CBY) scored three tries in round 5, 1993.
  9. Ben Barba (CBY) scored three tries in round 6, 2011.

Players to have played for both sides in this clash

  1. Keith Gersbach (CBY: 1945-1946 & PAR: 1947-1948)
  2. Ron Willey (CBY: 1948-1953 & PAR: 1963-1964)
  3. Bob Hobbs (CBY: 1945 & PAR: 1949-1954)
  4. Allen Smith (PAR: 1960 & CBY: 1961-1962)
  5. Leo Toohey (PAR: 1962-1963 & CBY: 1964-1968)
  6. Garry Dowling (CBY: 1971-1978 & PAR: 1979-1980)
  7. Ray Strudwick (CBY: 1969-1971 & PAR: 1975)
  8. Dave Cotter (CBY: 1973 & PAR: 1975)
  9. Terry Reynolds (CBY: 1968-1971 & PAR: 1973-1975)
  10. Steve White (CBY: 1975-1976 & PAR: 1978)
  11. Garry Dowling (CBY: 1971-1978 & PAR: 1979-80)
  12. Mark Bugden (CBY: 1984-1988 & PAR: 1985, 1989-1990)
  13. Terry Leabeater (CBY: 1983-1984 & PAR: 1986-1988)
  14. Andrew Patmore (CBY: 1990-1993 & PAR: 1994)
  15. Jarrod McCracken (CBY: 1991-1995 & PAR: 1996-1999)
  16. Dean Pay (CBY: 1989-1985 & PAR: 996-1999)
  17. Scott Davey (CBY: 1992, 1995 & PAR: 1996)
  18. Jim Dymock (CBY: 1993-1995 & PAR: 1996-2000)
  19. Paul Dunn (CBY: 1986-1990 & PAR: 1993-1995)
  20. Jason Smith (CBY: 1990-1995 & PAR: 1996-1999)
  21. Michael Hodgson (PAR: 1998-2000 & CBY: 2009-2011)
  22. Adam Peek (CBY: 1999-2001 & PAR: 2003-2006)
  23. Andrew Ryan (PAR: 2000-2002 & CBY: 2003-2011)
  24. Daniel Irvine (PAR: 2000-2002 & CBY: 2005-2006)
  25. Willie Tonga (PAR: 2002-2003, 2012-2014 & CBY: 2004-2008)
  26. Reni Maitua (CBY: 2004-2008, 2014 & PAR: 2011-2013)
  27. Chris Armit (PAR: 2003-2004 & CBY: 2005-2011)
  28. Ben Roberts (CBY: 2006-2011 & PAR: 2012-2013)
  29. Blake Green (PAR: 2007 & CBY: 2010)
  30. Lee Te Maari (CBY: 2007-2009 & PAR: 2010).
  31. Krisnan Inu (PAR: 2007-2010 & CBY: 2012-2014)
  32. Tony Williams (PAR: 2008, 2018 & CBY: 2013-2014, 2016)
  33. Frank Pritchard (CBY: 2011-2015 & PAR: 2017)
  34. Pat O’Hanlon (PAR: 2011-2013 & CBY: 2014)
  35. Jonathan Wright (PAR: 2009-2010 & CBY: 2011-2012)
  36. Kris Keating (PAR: 2008-2010 & CBY: 2011-2013)

Head coaching records

Cec Cooper (CBY) – 4/4 at 100%.
Alby Why (CBY) – 4/4 at 100%.
Ross McKinnon (CBY) – 2/2 at 100%.
Phil Gould (CBY) – 2/2 at 100%.
Jim Dymock (CBY) – 1/1 at 100%.
Ken Thornett (PAR) – 3/4 at 75%.
Ian Johnston (PAR) – 3/4 at 75%.
Bob Hagan (CBY) – 3/4 at 75%.
Ken Kearney (PAR) – 4/6 at 66.7% (1 draw)
Norm Provan (PAR) – 2/3 at 66.7%.
Daniel Anderson (PAR) – 2/3 at 66.7%.
Jack Gibson (PAR) – 5/8 at 62.5%.
Brad Arthur (PAR) – 5/8 at 62.5%.
Terrence Fearnley (PAR) – 6/10 at 60% (1 draw)
Michael Hagan (PAR) – 3/5 at 60%.
Des Hasler (CBY) – 7/12 at 58.3%.
Chris Anderson (CBY) – 5/9 at 55.6%.
Malcolm Clift (CBY) – 6/11 at 54.5% (1 draw)
Warren Ryan (CBY) – 7/13 at 53.8%.
Steve Folkes (CBY) – 10/20 at 50% (1 draw)
Eddie Burns (CBY) – 4/8 at 50% (1 draw)
Kevin Ryan (CBY) – 4/8 at 50%.
Jack Hampstead (CBY) – 2/4 at 50% (1 draw)
Vic Hey (CBY) – 2/4 at 50%.
Charlie Gill (PAR) – 1/2 at 50%.
Johnny Slade (PAR) – 1/2 at 50%.
Cecil Fifield (PAR) – 1/2 at 50%.
Ken Slattery (PAR) – 1/2 at 50%.
Brian Hambly (PAR) – 1/2 at 50%.
John Peard (PAR) – 1/2 at 50%.
Arthur Halloway (CBY) 1/2 at 50%.
Henry Porter (CBY) – 1/2 at 50%.
Stanley Geelan (CBY) – 1/2 at 50%.
John Monie (PAR) – 6/15 at 40%.
Ted Glossop (CBY) – 6/16 at 37.5%.
Brian Smith (PAR) – 5/15 at 33.3% (1 draw)
Vic Hey (PAR) – 4/12 at 33.3%.
Michael Cronin (PAR) – 2/6 at 33.3%.
Kevin Moore (CBY) – 2/6 at 33.3%.
Ian Walsh (PAR) – 1/4 at 25%.
Rupert Rayner (PAR) – 1/6 at 16.7%.
Frank McMillan (PAR) – 0/2 at 0%.
Ronald Boden (PAR) – 0/2 at 0%.
Ron Lynch (PAR) – 0/2 at 0%.
Ron Hilditch (PAR) 0/2 at 0%.
Vic Bulgin (CBY) – 0/2 at 0%.
Roger Pearman (CBY) – 0/2 at 0%.
Dave Bolton (PAR) – 0/4 at 0%.
Stephen Kearney (PAR) – 0/4 at 0%.
Clive Churchill (CBY) – 0/4 at 0%.

Most prolific point-scorers in this clash

  1. Michael Cronin (PAR) – 3 tries, 78 goals & 1 field goal (168 pts)*
  2. Hazem El Masri (CBY) – 11 tries & 60 goals (164 pts)
  3. Luke Burt (PAR) – 7 tries, 57 goals & 1 field goal (143 pts)
  4. Terry Lamb (CBY) – 4 tries, 28 goals & 6 field goals (80 pts)
  5. Fred Dunn (CBY) – 1 try & 37 goals (77 pts)*
  6. Steve Gearin (PAR) – 3 tries & 34 goals (77 pts)*
  7. Les Johns (CBY) – 31 goals & 6 field goals (73 pts)*
  8. Daryl Halligan (CBY) – 2 tries & 24 goals (56 pts)
  9. Ian Johnston (PAR) – 9 tries & 13 goals (53 pts)*
  10. Colin Schomberg (PAR) – 25 goals (50 pts)
  11. Krisnan Inu (PAR/CBY) – 4 tries & 16 goals (48 pts)
  12. Bryson Goodwin (CBY) – 4 tries & 15 goals (46 pts)
  13. Henry Tatana (CBY) – 23 goals (46 pts)
  14. Arch Brown (PAR) – 3 tries & 18 goals (45 pts)*
  15. Ron Willey (CBY/PAR) – 1 try & 19 goals (41 pts)*

Disclaimer: The above fifteen players are the most prolific point-scorers in all clashes between the two sides. 

Also note, those players with asterisks near their points totals played in eras where tries were worth three points and/or field goals were worth two points.

As always, any issues or errors or any further stats you think are relevant, let us know and we’ll sort it out.

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