Parramatta Eels vs Canberra Raiders will be at CommBank Stadium as the semi-finals in NRL kick off on Friday. Here we have the finals series start time, preview, h2h, prediction, and how to watch on Eels vs Raiders Live Stream.
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🇦🇺 Competition: NRL Semi-Finals
🏉 Fixture: Parramatta Eels vs Canberra Raiders
🗓 Date: Friday, 16 Sept. 2022
🕟 Time: 7:50 pm AEST
🏟 Venue: CommBank Stadium
📺 TV and Live Stream: Nine, 9Now
Parramatta Eels vs Canberra Raiders: Start Time and Venue
The semi-final between the Eels and Raiders will take place on Friday, 16 Sept. at 7:50 pm AEST. Parramatta Eels will host the game at CommBank Stadium.
Parramatta Eels suffered a hard-fought defeat against the league leaders Penrith Panthers in the qualifying finals. After finishing 4th on the ladder, they squared off against the Panthers for a 27-8 defeat.
However, they will feel much more confident against the Raiders, who finished 8th in the regular season.
Canberra Raiders put up a magnificent display to see off the 5th-place holders Melbourne Storm. They defeat the Storm by 20-28 points to reach the semi-finals.
The North Queensland Cowboys await the winner of this tie in the preliminary finals.
Parramatta Eels are 4-1 up against the Raiders in their previous five head-to-head meetings. Moreover, they won the most recent tie in May by 20-28 points.
- 29/5/22: Raiders 20-28 Eels
- 22/7/21: Eels 10-12 Raiders
- 17/4/21: Raiders 10-35 Eels
- 27/6/20: Eels 25-24 Raiders
- 29/6/19: Eels 22-16 Raiders
The Eels have won six of their last eight games at home. They have won a game following a defeat in the last eleven times.
The Raiders did an excellent job in the qualifying finals. They beat the Melbourne Storm by 20-28 points. It will give them a lot of momentum in their crucial semi-final clash.
However, things won’t get easier against the Eels on Friday. Canberra lost four of their last five meetings against the Eels. Moreover, the Eels have a 6-2 home record in the previous eight.
Though Eels lost to the league leaders Panthers by 27-8 points, it was a close game. The Eels fought well for the first 55 minutes until Mitch Moises was forced off.
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— Parramatta Eels (@TheParraEels) September 15, 2022
Mitch Moises’s return could be key for this game. Moises has declared himself as a certain starter. We are going with the Eels to reach one step closer to the Grand Final.
How Can I Live stream the Eels vs Raiders NRL Match?
You can watch the NRL qualifying final between the Eels and Raiders on TV via Channel 9 in Australia. For the cable-cutters, the live stream will be available on 9Now.
Fans from overseas can watch the live stream via Watch NRL.