2020 NRL Stats Breakdown Rd 1: Parramatta Eels v Canterbury Bulldogs

Parramatta Eels club legend Michael Cronin

Parramatta Eels v Canterbury Bulldogs Stats Breakdown

Parramatta Eels v Canterbury Bulldogs Stats

The Parramatta Eels and Canterbury Bulldogs have played each other on 146 occasions; the Parramatta Eels have won 64 times, the Canterbury Bulldogs 77 times and there have been five draws.

The Canterbury Bulldogs need just four points to become just the third team to score 2600 total points against the Eels.

The Eels have won six of the last eight games against the Bulldogs, including two of the last four.

Eels winger Blake Ferguson has scored three tries in his last three games against the Canterbury Bulldogs.

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

Biggest Wins

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

The Canterbury Bulldogs biggest win over the Parramatta Eels was a comprehensive 42-6 win in round 5, 1993.

Top try-scorer in this clash

Chris Anderson (CBY) – 11
Hazem El Masri (CBY) – 11
Josh Morris (CBY) – 10
Semi Radradra (CBY) – 10
Ian Johnston (PAR) – 9
Jarryd Hayne (PAR) – 9
Steve Ella (PAR) – 8
Ted Evans (PAR) – 7
Steve Mortimer (CBY) – 7
Brett Kenny (PAR) – 7
Luke Burt (PAR) – 7

Former Canterbury Bulldogs player and coach Chris Anderson

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Michael Cronin (PAR) – 4 tries, 78 goals & 1 field goal (162 pts)*
Hazem El Masri (CBY) – 11 tries & 59 goals (162 pts)
Luke Burt (PAR) – 7 tries, 56 goals & 1 field goal (143 pts)
Terry Lamb (CBY) – 6 tries, 26 goals & 6 field goals (82 pts)
Fred Dunn (CBY) –  1 try & 37 goals (77 pts)*
Steve Gearin (CBY) – 2 tries & 31 goals (68 pts)*
Les Johns (CBY) – 27 goals & 6 field goals (66 pts)*
Daryl Halligan (CBY) – 2 tries & 27 goals (62 pts)

Players sent-off/sin-binned in this clash

  1. Ray Price (PAR) sent-off in the 1979 NSWRFL preliminary final.
  2. Terry Lamb (CBY) sin-binned in round 9, 1985.
  3. David Gillespie (CBY) sin-binned & Terry Leabeater (PAR) sent-off in round 10, 1986.
  4. Geoff Bugden (PAR) & Peter Kelly (CBY) both sin-binned & Phil Sigsworth (CBY) sent-off in the 1986 NSWRFL grand final.
  5. Peter Kelly (CBY) sent-off in round 5, 1987.
  6. Nathan Cayless (PAR) sin-binned in round 1, 2004.
  7. Nathan Hindmarsh & Jarryd Hayne (both PAR) & Michael Ennis & Corey Payne (both CBY) all sin-binned in round 6, 2011.
  8. Brett Morris (CBY) sin-binned in round 19, 2018.

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Keith Gersbach – 1945-1946 (CBY) & 1947-1948 (PAR)
  2. Ron Willey – 1948-1953 (CBY) & 1963-1964 (PAR)
  3. Allen Smith – 1960 (PAR) & 1961-1962 (CBY)
  4. Leo Toohey – 1962-1963 (PAR) & 1964-1968 (CBY)
  5. Garry Dowling – 1971-1978 (CBY) & 1979-1980 (PAR)
  6. Ray Strudwick – 1969-1971 (CBY ) & 1975 (PAR)
  7. Dave Cotter -1973 (CBY) & 1975 (PAR)
  8. Terry Reynolds – 1968-1971 (CBY) & 1973-1975 (PAR)
  9. Steve White – 1975-1976 (CBY) & 1978 (PAR)
  10. Terry Leabeater – 1983-1984 (CBY) & 1986-1988 (PAR)
  11. Paul Dunn – 1986-1990 (CBY) & 1993-1995 (PAR)
  12. Mark Robinson – 1988-1989 (PAR) & 1990-1991 (CBY)
  13. Dean Pay – 1989-1995 (CBY) & 1996-1999 (PAR)
  14. Andrew Patmore – 1990-1993 (CBY) & 1994 (PAR)
  15. Jarrod McCracken – 1991-1995 (CBY) & 1996-1999 (PAR)
  16. Scott Davey – 1995 (CBY) & 1996 (PAR)
  17. Jim Dymock – 1993-1995 (CBY) & 1996-2000 (PAR)
  18. Jason Smith – 1990-1995 (CBY) & 1996-1999 (PAR)
  19. Michael Hodgson – 1998-2000 (CBY) & 2009-2011 (PAR)
  20. Adam Peek – 1999-2001 (CBY) & 2003-2006 (PAR)
  21. Andrew Ryan – 2000-2002 (PAR) & 2003-2011 (CBY)
  22. Daniel Irvine – 2000-2002 (PAR) & 2005-2006 (CBY)
  23. Reni Maitua – 2004-2008 & 2014 (CBY) & 2011-2013 (PAR)
  24. Chris Armit – 2003-2004 (PAR) & 2005-2011 (CBY)
  25. Willie Tonga – 2002-2003 & 2013-2014 (PAR) & 2004-2008 (CBY)
  26. Ben Roberts – 2006-2011 (CBY) & 2012-2013 (PAR)
  27. Blake Green – 2007 (PAR) & 2010 (CBY)
  28. Lee Te Maari – 2007-2009 (CBY) & 2010 (PAR)
  29. Krisnan Inu – 2007-2010 (PAR) & 2012-2014 (CBY)
  30. Kris Keating – 2008-2010 (PAR) & 2011-2013 (CBY)
  31. Tony Williams – 2008 & 2018 (PAR) & 2013-2016 (CBY)
  32. Frank Pritchard – 2011-2015 (CBY) & 2017 (PAR)
  33. Jonathan Wright – 2009-2010 (PAR) & 2011-2012 (CBY)
  34. Pat O’Hanlon – 2011-2013 (PAR) & 2014 (CBY)
  35. Will Hopoate – 2014-2015 (PAR) & 2016-2019 (CBY)
  36. Kieran Foran – 2016 (PAR) & 2018-2019 (CBY)
  37. Shaun Lane – 2015 (CBY) & 2019 (PAR)
Canterbury Bulldogs club legend Hazem El Masri

Head coaching records

Albert Why (CBY) – 4/4 (100%)
Cec Cooper (CBY) – 4/4 (100%)
Ross McKinnon (CBY) – 2/2 (100%)
Phil Gould (CBY) – 2/2 (100%)
Jim Dymock (CBY) – 1/1 (100%)
Michael Hagan (PAR) – 4/5 (80%)
Daniel Anderson (PAR) – 4/5 (80%)
Ken Thornett (PAR) – 3/4 (75%)
Ian Johnston (PAR) – 3/4 (75%)
Bob Hagan (CBY) – 3/4 (75%)
Kenneth Kearney (PAR) – 4/6 (66.7%) (1 draw)
Norm Provan (PAR) – 2/3 (66.7%)
Jack Gibson (PAR) – 5/8 (62.5%)
Brad Arthur (PAR) – 7/12 (58.3%)
Des Hasler (CBY) – 7/12 (58.3%)
Chris Anderson (CBY) – 5/9 (55.6%) (1 draw)
Malcolm Clift (CBY) – 6/11 (54.5%) (1 draw)
Warren Ryan (CBY) – 7/13 (53.8%)
Steve Folkes (CBY) – 10/20 (50%) (1 draw)
Terrence Fearnley (PAR) – 5/10 (50%) (1 draw)
Eddie Burns (CBY) – 4/8 (50%) (1 draw)
Jack Hampstead (CBY) – 2/4 (50%) (1 draw)
Vic Hey (CBY) – 2/4 (50%)
Charlie Gill (PAR) – 1/2 (50%)
Johnny Slade (PAR) – 1/2 (50%)
Cecil Fifield (PAR) – 1/2 (50%)
Ken Slattery (PAR) – 1/2 (50%)
Brian Hambly (PAR) – 1/2 (50%)
John Peard (PAR) – 1/2 (50%)
Arthur Halloway (CBY) – 1/2 (50%)
Henry Porter (CBY) – 1/2 (50%)
Stanley Geelan (CBY) – 1/2 (50%)
Roger Pearman (CBY) – 1/2 (50%)
John Monie (PAR) – 6/15 (40%)
Edwin Glossop (CBY) – 6/16 (37.5%)
Brian Smith (PAR) – 5/15 (33.3%) (1 draw)
Vic Hey (PAR) – 4/12 (33.3%) (1 draw)
Michael Cronin (PAR) – 2/6 (33.3%) (1 draw)
Kevin Moore (CBY) – 2/6 (33.3%)
Ian Walsh (PAR) – 1/4 (25%)
Dean Pay (CBY) – 1/4 (25%)
Rupert Rayner (PAR) – 1/6 (16.7%)
Frank McMillan (PAR) – 0/2 (0%)
Ronald Boden (PAR) – 0/2 (0%)
Ron Lynch (PAR) – 0/2 (0%)
Ron Hilditch (PAR) – 0/2 (0%)
Ricky Stuart (PAR) – 0/2 (0%)
Vic Bulgin (CBY) – 0/2 (0%)
Dave Bolton (PAR) – 0/4 (0%)
Stephen Kearney (PAR) – 0/4 (0%)
Clive Churchill (CBY) – 0/4 (0%)

Players to have scored three or more tries in one game in this clash (in order of quantity)

  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. Hazem El-Masri (CBY) scored three tries in in round 8, 2005.
  10. Timana Tahu (PAR) scored three tries in round 23, 2005.
  11. Ben Barba (CBY) scored three tries in round 6, 2011.
  12. Josh Morris (CBY) scored three tries in round 9, 2012.

Please note, any player with an asterisk next to their name scored points in an era when tries and field goals were worth three and two points respectively.

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