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19 Things You Only Understand If You're A Parramatta Eels Fan

"It's been 84 years..."

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3. Especially when people tease you about your choice in football team.

"I'd just like to say the early 1980s was a great time to be an Eels fan OK?"


14. When things start going right for the club, you're still prepared for the worst.


Got a good team going? Just wait for those injuries, salary cap breaches, Jarryd Hayne-like players taking off, and coaches being sacked.

15. And you're still patiently biding your time for the dreaded halfback curse to end.

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So many halfbacks starting with promise, so many halfbacks dropped after half a season.