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Dylan Brown stole the show as Parramatta beat Canberra 28-20 in a thrilling contest at Gio Stadium to climb up to fifth on the ladder.
The Eels five-eight played a key role as the visitors snapped the Raiders' three-game winning streak, scoring two tries and up 153 running metres, six tackle busts and three linebreaks.
Brown's first try was the pick of the night, as he threw a dummy before bouncing off Raiders big man Josh Papalii and then stepping around Xavier Savage to score.
Dylan Brown was at his best for the Eels in a 28-20 win over Canberra on Sunday
The Eels star's scintillating footwork had rugby league Greg Alexander gushing with praise in the commentary box.
'[It's] not easy to do that [bumping off Papalii] and beat Xavier Savage with another bit of brilliant footwork,' he said on Fox League.
'This was all Dylan Brown. There was nothing done on the inside to help him, there was no extra numbers, he had to do all the work himself.'
There were only two tries in the second half and Brown had his fingerprints all over each, first breaking the line for Canberra local Bailey Simonsson to score in the corner and put his side ahead 22-20.
The star five-eight finished with two tries and racked up 153 running metres, six tackle busts and three linebreaks in a scintillating performance
The Raiders led 18-16 at halftime but fell just short of a fourth straight win
But they were home when Brown crossed for his second, benefiting from a huge Shaun Lane line break after their defence absorbed plenty from the Raiders.
Eels' coach Brad Arthur acknowledged the youngster's brilliant outing as exactly what he's capable of.
'That's Dyl, he's a competitor, he competes and scraps and fights for everything, he's a tough kid,' he told reporters.
'The strength is his running game and when our team provides momentum he can he can carry off the back of it [...] he can't do