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Eels vow not to throw in towel on season

  • Eels vow not to throw in towel on season

    GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JULY 23: Kenny Edwards of the Eels in action during the round 20 NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the Parramatta Eels at Cbus Super Stadium on July 23, 2016 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Jason O'Brien/Getty Images)

Parramatta players have vowed not to throw in the towel on their 2016 NRL campaign despite already being ruled out of finals contention.

In easily the worst season in the club's history, which included being docked 12 points for salary cap breaches, the 14th-placed Eels are simply playing for pride over the final six weeks of the year.

"We've had such a good season and we don't want to just toss in the towel now. We still want to show that we're a quality team despite everything that's happened," fullback Michael Gordon said after training on Wednesday.

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