Parramatta finished in 10th place in the 2014 NRL season under manager Brad Arthur in his first season as head coach. With just six wins all season, he coached Parramatta to the club’s 14th wooden spoon in 2018.
The board acknowledged Arthur would complete his contract, which was due to expire in 2019 after accepting responsibility for the season.
In the early stages of the 2019 NRL season, Arthur led Parramatta to wins over rivals Canterbury-Bankstown and Penrith in back-to-back games.
In the NRL’s inaugural match played at the new Western Sydney Stadium in round six, Parramatta beat the Wests Tigers 51-6. The management then made it known that discussions about Arthur’s future at the club had begun.
Arthur led Parramatta to 8 wins over his next ten games between rounds 12 and 22 of the 2019 NRL season. By beating the last Gold Coast team 36-12, Parramatta secured their place in the 2019 final series.
He coached Parramatta to a sixth-place finish in the 2021 NRL season. The team qualified for week two of the finals but were again knocked out of the match after losing 8-6 to Penrith.
Arthur renewed his commitment to Parramatta on October 8, 2021, until 2024.
Who is Brad Arthur married to?
Brad Arthur is married to his wife Michelle. They have two children named Jake and Matthew.
How old is Brad Arthur?
Brad Arthur is 48 years old. He was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on May 21, 1974.
How long has Brad Arthur been coaching the Eels?
Arthur signed a three-year contract to become head coach of the Parramatta Eels on October 16, 2013.