Just about nothing will be learn into pre-season type, however the Panthers have accomplished a 22-16 win over the Eels.
The one gamers who featured in each final 12 months’s NRL grand ultimate and this sport have been Parramatta’s Jake Arthur, Shaun Lane and Ryan Matterson, and Penrith’s Jaeman Salmon.
Zac Cini bagged a double for the Eels however the Panthers by no means trailed.
Penrith ran in a first-half strive described as “sensational” by Steve Roach on the Fox League broadcast, with teen speedster Jesse McLean placing the ball on the toe and racing to gather the ball and rating.
Maybe most significantly for the Eels is the very fact prized recruit Josh Hodgson emerged from the sport unscathed, in his first hit-out since tearing an ACL.