#sports Sign Eels could upset Penrith as choice of commentator thrills superstitious Parramatta fans

#sports Sign Eels could upset Penrith as choice of commentator thrills superstitious Parramatta fans

#sports activities Sign Eels could upset Penrith as choice of commentator thrills superstitious Parramatta fans

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Superstitious Parramatta fans get their want as ‘fortunate appeal’ commentator is ready to name their last in opposition to Penrith – and the Eels have received EVERY time he is been behind the microphone

  • Commentator Andrew Voss is a fortunate appeal for the Parramatta Eels
  • The Eels have received all 10 video games that Voss has known as this 12 months
  • Voss has been confirmed as the commentator for Friday’s sport in opposition to Penrith

Parramatta fans consider their aspect’s secret weapon this season is commentator Andrew Voss – and it has been confirmed that he’ll name Friday night time’s qualifying last in opposition to Penrith.

Unbelievably, the Eels have received all 10 of the video games that Voss has known as this season, so the Parramatta trustworthy contemplate him the fortunate appeal who could assist them break their 36-year premiership drought.

The commentator has change into such luck appeal for the aspect that he has joked that his Foxtel colleague, Panthers legend Greg Alexander, could sabotage his probabilities of calling the sport by poisoning him.

Parramatta fans believe veteran commentator Andrew Voss (pictured) is their lucky charm with their side winning every game he has called this year. Some have begged Fox Sports to have him call Friday night's game against Penrith - and they've got their wish

Parramatta fans consider veteran commentator Andrew Voss (pictured) is their fortunate appeal with their aspect profitable each sport he has known as this 12 months. Some have begged Fox Sports to have him name Friday night time’s sport in opposition to Penrith – they usually’ve acquired their want

Voss is aware that he has become 'The Eels Whisperer' this season and has no explanation for the bizarre coincidence

Voss is conscious that he has change into ‘The Eels Whisperer’ this season and has no rationalization for the weird coincidence

Diehard fans have been begging Fox Sports govt director Steve Crawley all week to assign Voss to the tantalising showdown at BlueBet Stadium in Penrith.

Eels fanatic Troy Warner wrote:  ‘Attention Mr Steve Crawley, as an enormous Parramatta fan and member, Andrew Voss out of your community has known as 10 video games this season and the Eels have received all of them.

‘I urge and plead with you that, while you launch your commentary roster for this weekend, that Mr Andrew Voss is the caller on Friday night time to maintain our victory run going. He’s our fortunate appeal! Kind Regards, Troy from the Parra Cave.’

Voss has jokes that Panthers legend and colleague Greg Alexander may try to poison him

Voss has jokes that Panthers legend and colleague Greg Alexander might attempt to poison him

‘If you do the stats, Parramatta with out me calling are 6-8 and with me calling, they’re 10-0. It’s change into somewhat uncanny,’ mentioned Voss.

‘I feel I’ve change into the Eels Whisperer. I’ve no rationalization for it, none in any respect. I’ve no ties to Parramatta in any respect and by no means have however I’ve ended up a fortunate appeal for them so I apologise to all the opposite golf equipment.

‘I can affirm there hasn’t been any calls from [Eels coach] Brad Arthur asking me to handle the staff pre-match. I’m not nineteenth man at Parramatta. They have not despatched me a shawl or espresso mug. I’m impartial of something blue and gold.

The Panthers were beaten just four times all season on their way to claiming the minor premiership, and the Eels own two of those victories over Ivan Cleary's men - winning 22-20 in Round 9 and 34-10 in Round 20

The Panthers have been crushed simply 4 instances all season on their approach to claiming the minor premiership, and the Eels personal two of these victories over Ivan Cleary’s males – profitable 22-20 in Round 9 and 34-10 in Round 20

‘Working with [Panthers legend] Greg Alexander [on SEN] and the Penrith rivalry, he is been providing to make me loads of espresso this week. I feel he could also be attempting to spike my drink. I advised him he can take first sip. I do not belief him.’

Some Eels fans have been satisfied of Voss’s ‘powers’ for some time.

One Twitter person commented: ‘I feel the stat is about the identical for final 12 months too Vossy. We do not lose many while you name our video games.’

Another joked: ‘As lengthy as you do not name every other video games, I’d be completely satisfied.’

After revealing he was prone to be calling the Eels-Panthers sport, Voss mentioned: ‘Sorry, Penrith.’ 

The Eels would love nothing better than to avenge their loss to the Panthers in last year's semi-finals in a bruising encounter

The Eels would love nothing higher than to avenge their loss to the Panthers in final 12 months’s semi-finals in a bruising encounter

Not all Penrith supporters are satisfied of Voss’s juju within the commentary field, nonetheless.

‘Think they want greater than Vossy to win,’ mentioned one Panthers fan on Twitter.

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