The Parramatta Eels need to get its stuttering season back into gear when they take on the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Where: ANZ Stadium, Sydney
When: 10.45am Friday 22 May (7.45pm local)
Watch live: Premier Sports
The Eels are on the bottom of the NRL table and have just been stung with a number of sanctions for breaking the salary cap. It’s tough times for Parramatta.
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The Eels desperately need a win and come up against a weakened South Sydney.
Greg Inglis is away on Origin duty and Adam Reynolds is injured. Alex Johnston will start in his preferred fullback role.
It’s likely that Chris Grevsmuhl will play from the bench, despite being named in jersey 19.
Parramatta has also lost their fullback to Origin, with Will Hopoate picked for NSW.
Chris Sandow is expected to come back from NSW Cup to take the Eels fullback position, with Reece Robinson playing on the wing.