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Turnbull backing the Eels

04/10/2009 12:00:58 PM Comments (0)

Federal Opposition Leader Malcolm Turnbull is backing the Parramatta Eels to beat favourites Melbourne Storm in Sunday's NRL Grand Final in Sydney.

"I'm tipping Parramatta as a loyal Sydneysider," Mr Turnbull, who is the federal member for Wentworth in Sydney's eastern suburbs, told ABC Television.

He said the Eels are the sentimental favourites.

"Obviously with the Grand Final played here in Sydney they'll certainly be the favourites of the crowd. But time will tell.

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