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Parramatta stars washed down their Grand Final disappointment with a cruise on Sydney Harbour as part of their traditional Mad Monday celebrations.

The Eels' hopes of ending a 36-year premiership drought ended at Accor Stadium on Sunday as they lost 28-12 to Penrith, with the Panthers becoming only the second team in the NRL era to win back-to-back premierships.

While the Panthers celebrated with their fans on Monday, festivities were understandably more toned down within the Eels camp.

Nathan Brown (left) and Mitch Rein were spotted having a smoke outside the Rose and Crown

Nathan Brown (left) and Mitch Rein were spotted having a smoke outside the Rose and Crown

Players got together at the Rose and Crown hotel in Parramatta, before leaving the venue by car as celebrations continued on Sydney Harbour on board the Aussie Magic.

A large contingent of players showed up, including star halfback Mitchell Moses, five-eight Dylan Brown and captain Clint Gutherson. 

Gun props Junior Paulo and Reagan Campell-Gillard were also in attendance.

Nathan Brown and Mitch Rein were spotted having a smoke outside the Rose and Crown, while other players treated themselves to a drink while on board.

Eels stars began their Mad Monday celebrations at the Rose and Crown Hotel in Parramatta

Eels stars began their Mad Monday celebrations at the Rose and Crown Hotel in Parramatta

Eels star halfback Mitchell Moses (left) and Brown (right) were in attendance

Eels star halfback Mitchell Moses (left) and Brown (right) were in attendance 

New South Wales prop Junior Paulo was also among the players joining the festivities

New South Wales prop Junior Paulo was also among the players joining the festivities 

Players left the Rose and Crown to embark on a cruise around Sydney Harbour

Players left the Rose and Crown to embark on a cruise around Sydney Harbour

Players left the hotel as celebrations moved on from Parramatta after a while

Players left the hotel as celebrations moved on from Parramatta after a while 

One Parra player, meanwhile, looked to be smoking an e-cigarette. 

Earlier this season, former Gold Coast captain Kevin Proctor was sacked after posting a video on social media of himself vaping inside CommBank Stadium during the Titans' loss to Canterbury.

Parramatta's end of the season festivities looked considerably more restrained than some of the infamous Mad

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