Dolphins confirm second signing for debut year
He becomes their second NRL signing, following the announcement of Storm forward Felise Kaufusi.
"We need to build some depth to the squad we will ultimately enter the competition with, and Ray is just the type of player we are looking for," said Dolphins CEO Terry Reader.
READ MORE: The Ashes 2021-22 Ultimate Guide
"He is one of the most feared defenders in the NRL and when we sat down to talk about recruitment, Ray Stone was one of the first players that Wayne Bennett spoke about."
Stone will be signed until the end of the 2024 season.
The move is another blow for the Eels' depth at the position, after losing starting number nine Reed Mahoney to the Bulldogs.
With Mahoney injured, Stone stepped into the breach in the finals, filling it admirably in Parramatta's win over Newcastle and their narrow defeat to the Panthers.
For a daily dose of the best of the breaking news and exclusive content from Wide World of Sports, subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here!