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Round 24 - Sunday 25th August @ 02:00pm
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L: 9
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Round 24 - Sunday 25th August @ 02:00pm
RAIDERS vs. SEA EAGLES
GIO Stadium
36
L: 4
H-T: 4
22
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CROWD: 12058
H-T: 16
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Canberra came up with the ball but couldn't do anything with their last effort, the ball going over the right touchline after some quick hands inside.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 36-22

80

Milford went for the short drop-out and executed well, but Matai got there first and collected with no thought of self-preservation. He's been hit hard and come out clutching his head.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 36-22

79

Cherry-Evans with another superb low kick, and Hiku's great chase catches Tupou in goal.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 36-22

75

TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Anthony Milford. Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Milford slips straight through the Manly defence like a thief in the night! Even an ankle tap from Peta Hiku can't stop him, he's back on his feet to beat the remaining cover defence and score under the posts.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 36-22

73

The short kick-off from Canberra is defused by Manly, but the bat-back turns Hiku round and Manly are left working it out from their own end.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 36-16

73

Blink and you missed it! Off the scrum win Foran went long to Matai who attracted Tupou, then went wider to Taufua with some space on the edge. Earl looked to have him covered but a brilliant fend thwarted him and Taufua races away for more points.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 36-16

71

UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Glen Buttriss makes an unforced error.

The Raiders lose it in the tackle working out from their own end, Manly back on the attack 30m out.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-16

70

Nothing in it, the defenders had eyes only for the ball. We'll go back for a Raiders' tap on the 20m line.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-16

70

Foran nearly steals more points for Manly! Cherry-Evans' grubber was well weighted and Foran got to the ball first, but he's been spoiled - potentially illegally - by White and Papalii. We've gone upstairs to check it all.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-16

70

UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Anthony Milford makes an unforced error.

Josh McCrone puts in a good chip and Milford chasing through collects. His mind skipped forward to the next play and he forgets to gather the ball cleanly.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-16

67

TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Sami Sauiluma. Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker unsuccessful.

Bodies in motion for the Raiders, and the defence slides up and in. Milford sees Williams has left his wing and hits Sauiluma with the cut out ball, the winger in in the corner. Croker's conversion shaves the upright and is away.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-16

65

Penalty to Canberra - another one for being too slow in the ruck, Canberra with the ball on Manly's 40.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-12

65

UNFORCED ERROR MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
George Rose makes an unforced error.

Rose loses it in the tackle 20m out from the line. Canberra survive and will have the scrumfeed.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-12

64

Cherry-Evans with a short no-look pass to Williams on the edge in some space. The kick at the end of the set earns a drop-out, great vision from DCE.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-12

63

UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Josh McCrone makes an unforced error.

McCrone with a forward pass to Tupou on the edge. Manly survive, working it out from their own end.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-12

61

Penalty to Canberra - McCrone milks one in front of the posts. Canberra piling on more pressure.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-12

61

Penalty to Canberra - Lawrence is pinged for holding down too long in the tackle. The Raiders attack from inside the Manly 30.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-12

60

UNFORCED ERROR MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Anthony Watmough makes an unforced error.

Watmough can't collect the short ball from Glenn Stewart, Canberra survive.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-12

59

Joel Thompson has lost it coming out from his own end, Manly back on the attack.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-12

58

Cherry-Evans creates some space for Lyon with a long ball, who in turn goes to Williams on the edge. Good metres for Manly.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-12

57

UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Josh Papalii makes an unforced error.

Papalii with a long ball to Earl in some space, but it clearly came forward out of the hands and Earl has spilled the ball in front of him anyway. Manly survive some pressure and will resume from their own 20m line.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-12

56

Penalty to Canberra - Milford earns the penalty, Stewart hanging on too long in the tackle.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-12

54

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

A great series of passes takes the Eagles from right back to the middle of the field, Cherry-Evans and Foran both attract defenders and pass, the latter finding Watmough running a great outside line to split through and score.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 30-12

52

Hiku puts in a perfectly weighted kick, Earl cleans up but can't get back into the field of play. Canberra with another drop out from under their sticks.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-12

52

Stewart's offload opens up some room for Cherry-Evans, who in turn offloads to Ballin who is brought down.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-12

51

UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Josh McCrone makes an unforced error.

McCrone tries for the quick play the ball but he's stuffed that up too. Manly with possession back on their own 30m line.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-12

50

UNFORCED ERROR MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Brenton Lawrence makes an unforced error.

Lawrence has lost it in the play the ball. Canberra feed the scrum on their own 40m line.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-12

49

UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Sandor Earl makes an unforced error.

Foran put the ball up for Taufua, he and Earl went up for it and it's ruled Earl knocked on. Manly with another set off the drop-out.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-12

48

Penalty to Manly - Tilse is penalised for taking too long in the tackle. Manly on the attack from 40m out.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-12

47

McCrone finds himself in plenty of space with support outside him, and butchers the opportunity by putting in a kick for Earl that is far too strong. Manly resume with a 20m tap.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-12

44

TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Reece Robinson. Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Robinson with blistering pace! He caught the ball behind the play 20m out adjacent to the posts and simply pins the ears back, splitting the Manly defence en route to the corner.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-12

43

40/20 CANBERRA RAIDERS
Anthony Milford kicks a 40/20.

Milford with a 40/20! The long kick is angled well and takes a cruel bounce for Manly, sitting up well out of reach of David Williams and going into touch.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-6

41

Cherry-Evans gets us back underway for the second half.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-6

40

The Raiders can't do anything with their last play of the half, the teams go in with Manly up by 18 but down a man for the first 10 minutes of the second half.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-6

40

SIN BIN
Steve Matai is sent to the sin bin.

Matai has been binned! Bill Tupou made a huge break off a Raiders' scrum feed, and Matai has been binned for holding down too long at the end of the bust.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-6

37

TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Joel Thompson. Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

The Raiders are finally on the board through Thompson, who pushed through the defensive line and did well to keep the ball carrying arm off the ground.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-6

37

Joel Thompson hit, spun and possibly rolled into the in-goal. The referee has a try and we'll go upstairs to check for a double movement. It looks all clear.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-0

36

Penalty to Canberra - Ballin went a little high in the tackle and the pressure mounts for Manly.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-0

35

Milford puts it into the in-goal behind the sticks, Hiku takes no chances and pushes it dead. Raiders with a repeat set.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-0

34

Peta Hiku looked like he had a carbon copy of his first try, but he's been pulled back for an interference on his inside. The Raiders have the ball from their own 40.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-0

33

Earl spills it in the tackle coming out of his own end and Manly press the attack, 25m out from the line.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-0

31

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

The left side clicks again and Kieron Foran drifts, drifts, and finds Jamie Buhrer running a superb inside line. He slices straight through and can improve the position, touching down under the posts.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-0

29

Penalty to Manly - Josh McCrone is pinged for interference in the ruck. Manly will restart their attack 35m out from the line.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 18-0

28

UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Sami Sauiluma makes an unforced error.

Sauiluma raced for the corner but a huge defensive effort from David Williams dragged him almost into touch and forced the knock on in the corner.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 18-0

27

Penalty to Canberra - Buhrer didn't roll away and Papalii milked it well for the penalty. Raiders attacking from 30m out.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 18-0

26

Penalty to Canberra, with Kieron Foran caught offside. The Raiders resume from halfway.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 18-0

21

TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Scored by Peta Hiku. Conversion attempt by Jamie Lyon successful.

Another one for Manly! Hiku joined the line out the back with gaps galore on the left edge, instead he opts to dance inside one cover defender and beat another to find the line. Great piece of skill from the young fullback. Lyon adds the extras.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 18-0

21

40/20 MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Daly Cherry-Evans kicks a 40/20.

Cherry-Evans with a sniper-like boot! Robinson was on the scene quickly but the accuracy and bounce of the kick gave him no chance. Manly attacking from 15m out.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

19

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

It's a double to Killer on the Manly right edge attack! Daly Cherry-Evans spots the Raiders defence coming up and slots a deft grubber in behind the line, Lyon wins the race to add to his tally. Lyon with another conversion from wide.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

15

UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Sandor Earl makes an unforced error.

Earl sticks out the hand to disarm the Manly attack, had the ball reached Taufua on the edge he would have been away.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 6-0

15

Penalty to Manly - David Shillington with a second effort in the tackle. Manly will resume the attack from just inside Canberra territory.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 6-0

14

David Williams was screaming for it on the right edge but Foran goes shorter to Lyon, who catches the ball outside his man and muscles through two to find the line. Lyon slots it narrowly inside the left upright.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 6-0

10

Matai's pass goes well over Cherry-Evans' head on the last, his kick is poor and Canberra survive again.

0 all

8

Taufua easily takes the bomb to his wing and finds plenty of space on his wing, making a 70m run before he's brought down on the edge. Manly on the attack.

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8

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

Foran tries to drop it on the boot but he's ruled to have knocked on. The Raiders will feed the scrum 20m out from their own line.

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7

David Williams finds space straight up the middle and he's through! Brought down as he reaches Robinson after making 30m.

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6

Hiku spun on the right edge and was caught by the ankle, his flick pass is too awkward for David Williams on the wing and it flies off him into touch. The Raiders survive their first test.

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5

Penalty to Manly - Berrigan is penalised for being too slow in the ruck. Manly restart their attack 30m out from the line.

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3

Brett White's selling skills were second to none but the replay shows that Peter Hiku has stolen the ball before it hits the ground. NO TRY. Play on from where Hiku managed to rejoin the field of play.

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2

The Raiders are claiming points off the cross-field bomb! Croker knocked it back and White is claiming to have gathered the spoils. We'll go upstairs, the on-field referees have indicated no try.

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1

UNFORCED ERROR MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Justin Horo makes an unforced error.

Horo leaves Matai's pass behind under pressure from plenty of green jerseys. Raiders on the attack just 20m out from the line.

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TEAM NEWS. Raiders lose Tom Learoyd-Lahrs. Paul Vaughan drops to the bench with Joel Edwards to start. Sam Mataora is the new face on the bench in jersey 21.
Manly have Brett Stewart and Brent Kite OUT, with Peta Hiku to start at fullback in #20, while George Rose will start at prop for Kite. James Hasson comes onto the bench.

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Raiders: 1. Reece Robinson 2. Sandor Earl 3. Jarrod Croker 4. Bill Tupou 5. Sami Sauiluma 6. Anthony Milford 7. Josh McCrone (c) 8. David Shillington (c) 9. Shaun Berrigan 10. Brett White (c) 11. Josh Papalii 12. Joel Thompson 15. Joel Edwards
Interchange: 14. Glen Buttriss 13. Paul Vaughan 16. Dane Tilse 21. Sam Mataora

Sea Eagles: 20. Peta Hiku 2. Jorge Taufua 3. Jamie Lyon (c) 4. Steve Matai 5. David Williams 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Brenton Lawrence 9. Matt Ballin 17. George Rose 11. Anthony Watmough 12. Justin Horo 13. Glenn Stewart
Interchange: 14. Richie Fa'aoso 15. Jamie Buhrer 16. David Gower 18. James Hasson

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Referees: Ben Cummins, Chris James

Touch Judges: Luke Potter, Steve Carrall

Video Referee: Gavin Badger, Reece Williams

CANBERRA RAIDERS (22)
Tries: Joel Thompson, Anthony Milford, Reece Robinson, Sami Sauiluma
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (3/4)
Penalty Goals:

MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES (36)
Tries: Jamie Lyon (2), Peta Hiku, Jamie Buhrer, Anthony Watmough, Jorge Taufua
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jamie Lyon (6/6)
Penalty Goals:



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