The contract extension hasn’t been ticked off simply but however Eels halfback Mitch Moses says he’s “agreed” to a brand new deal to remain on the membership after he helped Parramatta to a much-needed win over a Wests Tigers aspect that desperately tried to signal him.
Studies are that he’s signed a deal to stick with Parramatta till 2028, however nothing official has come from the membership but.
That led to a little bit of confusion from followers however Moses was pretty clear on the matter when requested about his future, saying he hadn’t signed but however that he had agreed to phrases.
It’s an encouraging bit of reports for an Eels aspect that received again to successful methods towards the Tigers, though you wouldn’t have recognized afterwards with gamers and the teaching employees feeling flat after the 28-22 outcome.
“It was a bit upsetting,” Moses mentioned.
“I do know we simply needed to get out of there with a win. I believed we have been totally in management at 22-6 up after which had some foolish errors after which we went away from enjoying footy.
“We have to repair that up, however I felt like each time we received down there we put factors up, so there wasn’t a drama there. We simply should be higher.”
That was Parramatta’s second win of the season with their draw set to grow to be a complete lot simpler after a brutal stretch to open the yr towards a few of the NRL’s heavyweights.
The Eels misplaced three video games by 4 factors and one other by eight, whereas they edged the Panthers in a golden level thriller to salvage one thing from the opening 5 rounds.
The bizarre factor was they in all probability performed higher in these losses than they did towards the Tigers, with the winless battlers virtually springing a monumental upset due to an epic second-half comeback.
“It was a extremely bizarre sport to be part of. It was a kind of video games we simply wanted to win and get out of there,” Moses mentioned.
“I really feel like we haven’t performed like that each one yr and we’ve misplaced video games earlier than and performed higher. We should be higher in that facet.
“I simply really feel like we didn’t come the best way we now have been enjoying within the first 5 rounds with the bodily facet of the sport.”
Eels skipper Clint Gutherson mentioned his aspect wouldn’t have received if Moses hadn’t performed, with the star halfback incomes a most six Dally M votes for his 4 attempt assists towards his outdated membership.
There was a way of irony that Moses was the distinction towards the aspect he left in 2017, particularly given the Tigers made no secrets and techniques that they needed to convey him again subsequent yr on a mega deal.
However Moses says that’s historic historical past as he prepares to tackle the Bulldogs this weekend – one other membership that was reportedly within the hunt for his signature.
“It’s some time in the past however we’re nonetheless speaking about it. I believe it’s seven years in the past now,” he laughed.
“They gave me my debut they usually kick-started my profession off, so I owe rather a lot to the membership. They have been excellent to me so it’s a bit bizarre enjoying towards them, however I’m simply joyful we received the win over them.”