NRL Rd 9: Newcastle Knights v Parramatta Eels Stats Breakdown

Parramatta Eels winger and fullback Luke Burt

Newcastle Knights v Parramatta Eels Breakdown

The Newcastle Knights and Parramatta Eels have played each other on 53 occasions; the Knights have won 33 games, the Eels have won 20 games and there has been one draw.

The Newcastle Knights need 22 points to reach 1100 total points against the Parramatta Eels. It will be just the second team in which the Knights have scored more than 1100 points against (the only other is Canberra).

The Parramatta Eels need 17 points to reach 1000 total points against the Newcastle Knights.

The Parramatta Eels have won just three of the last fourteen games between the two sides.

The Parramatta Eels have won just eight of twenty-seven games at McDonald Jones Stadium.

The first game played between the two sides was an easy 28-4 win for the Parramatta Eels in round 1, 1998.

Biggest Wins

The Newcastle Knights biggest win over the Parramatta Eels was a 54-6 demolition in round 13, 2006.

The Parramatta Eels biggest win over the Newcastle Knights was a 40-0 drubbing in round 17, 2001.

Former Newcastle Knights player Matt Gidley

Leading Try Scorer

Luke Burt (PAR) – 8
Matthew Gidley (NEW) – 7
Jarryd Hayne (PAR) – 7
Akuila Uate (NEW) – 6

Leading Point Scorer

Luke Burt (PAR) – 8 tries, 49 goals & 1 field goal (120 pts)
Andrew Johns (NEW) – 3 tries, 48 goals & 1 field goal (107 pts)
Kurt Gidley (NEW) – 3 tries & 24 goals (60 pts)

Players to have played for both sides in this clash

  1. Russell Wyer – 1994 (NEW) & 1995-1997 (PAR)
  2. Darren Treacy – 1994-1996 (NEW) & 2003 (PAR)
  3. Nathan Barnes – 1994-1995 (NEW) & 1996-1999 (PAR)
  4. Jason Moodie – 1997-1999 (NEW) & 2000-2003 (PAR)
  5. Timana Tahu – 1999-2004 & 2012-2014 (NEW) & 2005-2007 & 2010 (PAR)
  6. John Morris – 2001-2002 (NEW) & 2003-2006 (PAR)
  7. Todd Lowrie – 2003-2006 (NEW) & 2007-2009 (PAR)
  8. Zeb Taia – 2006-2007 (PAR) & 2007-2012 (NEW)
  9. Richie Fa’aoso – 2007 & 2015 (PAR) & 2008-2012 (NEW)
  10. Danny Wicks – 2008-2009 (NEW) & 2015-2016 (PAR)
  11. Issac De Gois – 2009-2011 (NEW) & 2014-2016 (PAR)
  12. Ken Sio – 2011-2014 (PAR) & 2017-2018 (NEW)
  13. Beau Scott – 2013-2015 (NEW) & 2016-2018 (PAR)
  14. Pauli Pauli – 2014-2015 (PAR) & 2016 (NEW)

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

  1. Gavin Hanrahan (NEW) sin-binned in round 1, 1988.
  2. David Thorne (NEW) sin-binned in round 16, 1988.
  3. Tony Herman (NEW) sin-binned in round 19, 1995.
  4. Dean Pay (PAR) & Adam Muir (NEW) both sin-binned in round 19, 1996.
  5. Robbie O’Davis (NEW) sin-binned in round 16, 2003.
  6. Michael Jennings (PAR) sin-binned in round 13, 2018.

Head coaching records

Wayne Bennett (NEW) – 5/5 (100%)
Jason Taylor (NEW) – 1/1 (100%)
Malcolm Reilly (NEW) – 4/6 (66.7%)
Nathan Brown (NEW) – 4/6 (66.7%)
David Waite (NEW) – 2/3 (66.7%)
Rick Stone (NEW) – 2/3 (66.7%)
Daniel Anderson (PAR) – 2/3 (66.7%)
Michael Cronin (PAR) – 3/5 (60%) (1 draw)
Michael Hagan (NEW) – 7/13 (53.8%)
Brian Smith (PAR) – 10/21 (47.6%)
Brian Smith (NEW) – 2/5 (40%)
Allan McMahon (NEW) – 3/8 (37.5%) (1 draw)
Brad Arthur (PAR) – 3/9 (33.3%)
Ron Hilditch (PAR) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Michael Hagan (PAR) – 1/3 (33.3%)
John Monie (PAR) – 1/4 (25%)
Warren Ryan (NEW) – 1/5 (20%)
Ricky Stuart (PAR) – 0/1 (0%)
Stephen Kearney (PAR) – 0/3 (0%)

Players to have scored three tries or more in one game

  1. Adam Muir (NEW) scored three tries in round 10, 1994.
  2. Luke Burt (PAR) scored three tries in round 17, 2001.
  3. Jarryd Hayne (PAR) scored four tries in round 18, 2006.
  4. Chanel Mata’utia (NEW) scored three tries in round 25, 2014.

 

 

 

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