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2013 Finals Week 2 - Friday 20th September @ 07:45pm
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2013 Finals Week 2 - Friday 20th September @ 07:45pm
SEA EAGLES vs. SHARKS
Allianz Stadium
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That's FULL TIME at Allianz Stadium and the Sharks have gone down 24-18 to Manly Sea Eagles

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-18

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Jeff Robson puts a kick in that is taken by Cherry-Evans so it should be the game

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-18

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UNFORCED ERROR MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Steve Matai makes an unforced error.

Steve Matai drops the ball to give the Sharks a chance with 90 seconds remaining

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-18

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Instead of the one point option the Sea Eagles try the 4/6 point option but kick taken beautifully by Luke Lewis

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-18

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Sharks on the backfoot off that penalty against them, instead of being level they now have to stop the Sea Eagles from scoring

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-18

NO TRY, John Morris with a brainsnap takes Matt Ballin out at marker from an offside position, scores would've been level

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-18

VIDEO REFEREE: Checking a possible Paul Gallen try - checking if a marker has been taken out - Onfield call is NO TRY

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-18

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Claims on a shoulder charge at the end of the previous set, but replays show its ok

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-18

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Luke Lewis takes the ball on the last tackle, ends up with Jeff Robson who surrenders on the sixth tackle, handover to Manly

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-18

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Scored by Jonathan Wright. Conversion attempt by Michael Gordon successful.

Everything's ALWRIGHT for the Sharks - some poor defence in the middle of the defensive line helps Jono Wright to score under the posts

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-18

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Six more tackles coming up for the Sharks, after a one-on-one strip from Tom Symonds goes forward

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-12

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Kieran Foran puts a kick into the corner that goes into touch

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-12

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TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Scored by Daly Cherry-Evans. Conversion attempt by Jamie Lyon successful.

Some lineball passes help Manly create an overlap which they use through Daly Cherry-Evans to score

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-12

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UNFORCED ERROR MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Kieran Foran makes an unforced error.

Kieran Foran runs 30m and goes through a hole only to drop the ball in a strong tackle a metre from the tryline

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 18-12

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Some bad play from the Sharks puts the pressure on themselves as the Sea Eagles start their set in Sharks territory

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 18-12

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Some luck there for the Sharks - last tackled kick ricochets off the Sharks and Taufua can't catch it and deflects into touch

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 18-12

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Scored by Andrew Fifita. Conversion attempt by Michael Gordon successful.

Andrew Fifita shows great athleticism to score and Michael Gordon converts

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 18-12

VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Andrew Fifita TRY, checking grounding - onfield call is TRY

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 18-6

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PENALTY SHARKS: Manly Penalised for a strip, Sharks start next set on halfway

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 18-6

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Steve Matai clutching at a knee much to the lack of amazement to fans

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 18-6

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Wade Graham puts the power on the grubber kick, it goes well dead, easy march upfield for the Sea Eagles

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 18-6

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TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Scored by Jorge Taufua. Conversion attempt by Daly Cherry-Evans unsuccessful.

Video Referees award the try with insufficient evidence to overturn the call, under some Controversy - DCE misses the goal

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 18-6

VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Jorge Taufua try, Checking Grounding - Ashley Klein says TRY

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 14-6

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Not a good few minutes for Manly - Justin Horo down having a vomit then Jamie Lyon with a Calf Injury

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 14-6

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Isaac De Gois makes an unforced error.

Daly Cherry-Evans puts another good grubber kick that's knocked on by De Gois

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 14-6

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Sharks complete their opening set of the 2nd Half, kick ends up straight down the throat of Hiku

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 14-6

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Sea Eagles complete their first set and Sharks work it away from their own end

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 14-6

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Play back underway in the second half

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 14-6

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Cronulla Sharks back on the field, Sea Eagles on their way

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 14-6

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HALF TIME at Allianz Stadium and Manly Lead 14-6

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 14-6

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Some unusual scenes just then, Shayne Hayne calling back the kick off because Michael Gordon took it 1m behind where it was supposed to be taken

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 14-6

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TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Scored by Kieran Foran. Conversion attempt by Jamie Lyon successful.

Daly Cherry-Evans puts another perfect kick into the ingoal and this time Kieran Foran is there to score the try

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 14-6

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Beau Ryan concedes a line drop out as he is forced over the dead ball line

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-6

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Chad Townsend tries a chip and chase but the bounce of the ball favours Manly and Peter Hiku races out to the halfway line

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-6

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Sharks try the attack on the last tackle but the last pass goes behind Feki and goes closest to Nick Beashel the touch judge

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-6

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UNFORCED ERROR MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Matt Ballin makes an unforced error.

Daly Cherry-Evans throws a torpedo pass that's put down by Matt Ballin, pressure off the Sharks

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-6

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20m restart for the Sharks after the ball goes dead off the Sharks

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-6

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UNFORCED ERROR MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Richie Fa'aoso makes an unforced error.

A strong tackle from the Sharks forces the ball loose, Scrum with the Sharks 35m from their own line

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-6

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Scored by Michael Gordon. Conversion attempt by Michael Gordon successful.

The man known as Flash scores for the Sharks after the defence opens up like Sydney Heads, Conversion Perfect

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-6

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PENALTY SHARKS: Justin Horo penalised for putting pressure on the head of the Sharks player on the ground

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-0

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UNFORCED ERROR MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Daly Cherry-Evans makes an unforced error.

Some excellent combination play and then possibly one pass too many ends up with a knock on from

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-0

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Sea Eagles go to air again however the ever safe Michael Gordon takes it easily

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-0

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Ben Pomeroy gets through and goes down the sideline only to pass it back infield to Kieran Foran

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-0

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UNFORCED ERROR MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Brent Kite makes an unforced error.

Poor pass from the Sea Eagles forces Brent Kite low but can't clean it up

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-0

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PENALTY SEA EAGLES: Sharks penalised for being offside

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-0

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Sharks try a grubber kick but goes dead

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-0

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Paul Gallen is down on halfway, but nothing comes of it

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-0

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PENALTY SHARKS - Glenn Stewart penalised for being offside from the Jamie Lyon kick

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-0

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TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Scored by Anthony Watmough. Conversion attempt by Jamie Lyon successful.

Try awarded from the Video Referees, converted from close range by Jamie Lyon

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 8-0

VIDEO REFEREE: Checking a possible Anthony Watmough try - checking the contest in the air - Ashley Klein says TRY

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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Daly Cherry-Evans forces a repeat set after his grubber kick forces Michael Gordon to clean it up and be muscled back ingoal, all after the kick narrowly missed Ashley Klein

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Penalty goal attempt by Jamie Lyon successful.

Sea Eagles take the easy 2 points and will put their first points on the scoreboard for over 90 minutes of action

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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PENALTY SEA EAGLES: Paul Gallen penalised for being too slow away from the Ruck

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PENALTY SEA EAGLES: Jeff Robson penalised for being offside, Kick for touch goes 50m from Daly Cherry Evans

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Another set coming up for the Sharks after a wayward pass cannot be cleaned up by the Sea Eagles

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Manly try some offloads however Jeff Robson again saves the day with a one-on-one strip

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UNFORCED ERROR MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Brent Kite makes an unforced error.

A one-on-one trysaver from Jeff Robson on Brent Kite saves the day for the Sharks and forces an error

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Six More tackles coming up for Manly after a grubber kick is ruled to be played at

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Ben Pomeroy makes an unforced error.

First error of the match from Ben Pomeroy, gives the Sea Eagles attacking position on the Sharks 30m line

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Sea Eagles go to the air and but no problems for Michael Gordon

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Sharks complete their first set, Sea Eagles work it out of their own territory on their 30m

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Play Underway at Allianz Stadium

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First possession will be with the Sharks who are defending the Southern (SCG) End of Allianz Stadium

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Kick off moments away with the Sea Eagles taking the field

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TEAM NEWS: Manly – Brett Stewart has failed to recover from injury, Peta Hiku comes into the fullback role. James Hasson drops off the bench

Sharks – Todd Carney didn't pass his fitness test this evening. Chad Townsend comes into the line up at 5/8th, Luke Lewis shifts into the 2nd row as a result. Jayson Bukuya moves to the bench with Bryce Gibbs ruled out.

Sea Eagles: 19. Peta Hiku 2. Jorge Taufua 3. Jamie Lyon 4. Steve Matai 5. David Williams 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Brenton Lawrence 9. Matt Ballin 10. Brent Kite 11. Anthony Watmough 12. Justin Horo 13. Glenn Stewart
Interchange: 14. Richie Fa'aoso 15. Jamie Buhrer 16. Tom Symonds 17. George Rose

Sharks: 1. Michael Gordon 2. Sosaia Feki 3. Ben Pomeroy 4. Jonathan Wright 5. Beau Ryan 19. Chad Townsend 7. Jeff Robson 8. Andrew Fifita 9. John Morris 10. Sam Tagataese 6. Luke Lewis 12. Wade Graham 13. Paul Gallen (c)
Interchange: 11. Jayson Bukuya 14. Isaac De Gois 15. Chris Heighington 17. Anthony Tupou

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Referees: Shayne Hayne, Ashley Klein

Touch Judges: Russell Turner, Nick Beashel

Video Referee: Bernard Sutton, Luke Phillips

MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES (24)
Tries: Anthony Watmough, Kieran Foran, Jorge Taufua, Daly Cherry-Evans
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jamie Lyon (3/3), Daly Cherry-Evans (0/1)
Penalty Goals: Jamie Lyon (1/1)

CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (18)
Tries: Michael Gordon, Andrew Fifita, Jonathan Wright
Field Goals:
Conversions: Michael Gordon (3/3)
Penalty Goals:



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