The Pirtek Parramatta Eels have formally announced Reni Maitua and Jarryd Hayne as co-captains and Tim Mannah as club captain for the 2013 season.
Listen to audio recordings of statements made by Jarryd Hayne, Tim Mannah and Ricky Stuart during a press conference to announce the Eels' new leadership team on Friday below.
An Eels spokesman said as co-captains, Maitua and Hayne's prime responsibilities will be leading the team on the field both in games and on the training paddock.
Hayne said he was proud to take on the extra responsibility:
He said as club captain, Tim Mannah will set the standards for the Pirtek Parramatta Eels as an organisation.
Listen to Mannah's statement on the announcement below:
The spokesman said while Mannah will still have a leadership role to play within the team on game day, as club captain he will be at the forefront of community projects and corporate partnerships.
Listen to coach Ricky Stuart's comments on the new leadership structure below: