Unfortunately we missed out, he would have been a great signing as well.
PLAYER SIGNINGS - T SMITH, MATEO, CORDOBA, KEATING, WAGON
23 May 2007
The Parramatta National Rugby League Club is delighted to announce that the following players have today agreed to terms to remain at the Club.
Tim Smith (08-09)
Feleti Mateo (08,09,10)
Josh Cordoba (08-09)
Matt Keating (08-09)
Daniel Wagon (08)
Parramatta Eels Chief Executive Denis Fitzgerald says it is a tremendous day for the Club.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢Â‚Â¬Ã…Â“When players commit like this it shows great faith in our coaching staff and playing roster. They are popular players with the supporters and are a great base to build the Club on for years to come,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢Â‚Â¬Ã‚Â Mr Fitzgerald said.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢Â‚Â¬Ã…Â“IÃƒÂ¢Ã¢Â‚Â¬Ã¢Â„Â¢m particularly pleased with the retention of Feleti as I am aware of how keenly sought after he was on the open market, especially with one particular Club,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢Â‚Â¬Ã‚Â Mr Fitzgerald added.
Head Coach Michael Hagan says it is great news for the Club.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢Â‚Â¬Ã…Â“I am thrilled with these signings and am delighted I will be working with these players in the coming years. It shows how much they want to be a part of what we are doing and their retention gives us all a boost,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢Â‚Â¬Ã‚Â Hagan said.