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Round 25 - Saturday 31st August @ 07:30pm
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L: 4
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Round 25 - Saturday 31st August @ 07:30pm
SEA EAGLES vs. STORM
Brookvale Oval
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L: 3
H-T: 18
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Fulltime at Brookvale Oval tonight and the Manly Sea Eagles have defeated the Melbourne storm 28-8.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 28-8

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Harris is thrown into touch after Waqa threw the ball back on the inside. Manly scrum.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 28-8

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Cronk kicks for Slater, but Horo wins the race. Manly dropout.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 28-8

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Big hit from Blair forces the ball loose from Williams. Melbourne back on the attack.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 28-8

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Slater tries to reach out and bang the ball down under the posts but knocks on. Sums up the Storm's night.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 28-8

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

Cherry-Evans ices the cake for the Manly side tonight! Smith's arm was hit out of dummy half by Glenn Stewart and the pass was knocked on by Finch before DCE put boot to ball and won the race to the line. Lyon again misses the conversion.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 28-8

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VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Manly try.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-8

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Justin O'Neill receives attention after wearing an accidental knee in the back from Justin Horo.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-8

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Brett Stewart in the rooms with ice on a hamstring.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-8

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DCE comes up with a great kick which slows play down. Melbourne scrum.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-8

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Finch kicks for O'Neill but Williams and Stewart are there to defuse the situation.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-8

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Justin O'Neill. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith unsuccessful.

Justin O'Neill scores the try for the Storm after some scrappy play where Slater and Stewart got mixed up. The try was scored a distance away from where the contact happened, so the try was the correct ruling. Smith misses from the sideline.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-8

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VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Storm try.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-4

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PENALTY Storm. Tackle called held before the ball came out.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-4

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TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Scored by Brett Stewart. Conversion attempt by Jamie Lyon unsuccessful.

Brett Stewart notches up try number two and ensures the Eagles will win tonight. Again it was the right side for Manly doing the damage as Glenn Stewart and Daly Cherry-Evans combined to throw the ball out the back to Stewart who stepped off his right foot to beat Slater. Lyon misses from adjacent to the uprights.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24-4

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VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Manly try.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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Foran again forces a dropout.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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PENALTY Manly. Cronk holds Matai down for too long.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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Melbourne defence aiming up and trying to pull off an error.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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Waqa can't quite pull Cronk's bomb in and it goes in touch. Manly scrum.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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Hiku comes up and in and smashes Chambers to force the ball loose.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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Big Georgey Rose goes oh so close after some great interplay by Cherry-Evans but he knocks on over the line. Melbourne 20m restart.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Manly try.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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Everybody misses Foran's chip kick before the Storm scramble to force it. Dropout.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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Foran kicks into the in-goal and Waqa forces the ball. Melbourne dropout.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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Slater picks up the ball after Matai knocked on before Ballin tackles the fullback into touch. Manly scrum.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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PENALTY Manly. Melbourne offside.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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Slater takes Cherry-Evans bomb well before Foran hammers him.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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Foran's kick sails over Slater's head and dead.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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Back underway for the second stanza. Manly with first use.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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Halftime at Brookie and the Eagles hold a 20-4 lead over the Storm.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Sisa Waqa. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith unsuccessful.

Sisa Waqa scores a crucial try for the Storm. Smith and Cronk combined to send Slater back in behind the markers. Slater kicked with his left foot for his winger who won the race to the ball. Smith's conversion fades across the face.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-4

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Rose passes to Fa'aoso who puts it down.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-0

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Chambers is bundled into touch as the Manly defence slid across. Manly scrum.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-0

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PENALTY Melbourne. Manly throw the ball around on the last in some scrappy play and Lyon gets himself accidentally offside.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-0

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Cherry-Evans kicks towards Williams, but O'Neill defuses the situation.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-0

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PENALTY Manly. Finch holds down for too long.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-0

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PENALTY Manly. Markers not square and they'll again go on the attack.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-0

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Scored by David Williams. Conversion attempt by Jamie Lyon unsuccessful.

They're in again! It's a carbon copy of the previous try with Foran's kick to the corner batted back into the arms of Stewart who passed to Williams to cross for his hat-trick. Lyon again misses.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-0

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TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Scored by David Williams. Conversion attempt by Jamie Lyon unsuccessful.

Williams crosses in the corner for another Manly try! Foran's kick was batted back into the arms of Glenn Stewart who passed to Cherry-Evans who sent Williams over. Lyon again misses to the right from the sideline.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 16-0

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VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Manly try.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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PENALTY Manly. Matai was dragged over the sideline in the one motion before the referees ruled the tackle was complete.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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Smith again comes up with another error. Manly scrum.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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PENALTY Storm. Stewart takes Slater high after he juggled the ball.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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PENALTY Storm. Williams bundles Slater over again as the fullback tried to get back up to play the ball.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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Great scrambling defence from Manly and Brett Stewart and O'Neill is bundled into touch.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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Great effort from Foran and Matai to hold Proctor up over the line.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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PENALTY Melbourne. Manly markers not square.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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Forward pass the ruling but it didn't look it. A break for the Storm.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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Smith puts the ball down and Manly head off for the prize, but the refs have called it back.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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PENALTY Melbourne. Symonds with a hand on the ball.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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Foran kicks towards the wing of Hiku but Waqa comes up with a good catch. 20m restart.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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Cherry-Evans with a perfectly weighted kick into the in-goal. O'Neill takes the ball, but Williams forces the dropout.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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Manly go down the touchline again and go on the attack

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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Manly go down the touchline again and go on the attack

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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

Lyon pushes the lead out to two converted tries with a 30m penalty goal.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-0

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PENALTY Manly. Smith hangs onto Glenn Stewart's leg for too long.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 10-0

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Manly lose possession, but regain it and the tackle count starts again.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 10-0

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Scored by Brett Stewart. Conversion attempt by Jamie Lyon successful.

Stewart crosses for another try at Brooky! Foran passed on the outside to Cherry-Evans who found Glenn Stewart on a straight-running line. As Slater came across, Stewart found his brother in support to cross beside the posts. Lyon adds the extras.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 10-0

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VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Manly try.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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PENALTY Manly. Chambers holding down.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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Smith's kick out of dummy half trickles dead.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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Foran short pass to Horo is knocked on. Melbourne ball.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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Lawrence bursts into the back field.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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Foran kicks to the corner where Slater picks up the ball and is tackled.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Scored by David Williams. Conversion attempt by Jamie Lyon unsuccessful.

Williams opens the scoring early tonight! Cherry-Evans fired a perfect ball onto the outside into the hands of Lyon who drew the defenders to send Williams over in the corner. Lyon shanks the kick to the right.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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Buhrer is helped from the field with the early diagnosis a rib cartilege injury.

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Replays suggest Buhrer was twisted in the tackle. Nothing appeared too sinister in it.

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Buhrer is slow to his feet.

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Mistake from Bromwich early. Manly on the attack!

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We're underway!

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And the big Brookvale Oval crowd welcome Jamie Lyon and the Eagles onto Fortress Brooky. We're all set for kickoff!

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Cameron Smith leads the Storm out and they go to the northern end of Brookvale Oval where they will receive the ball first tonight.

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Fulltime in the Holden Cup and Manly have registered a 30-18 win over the Storm.

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TEAM CHANGES for the Manly side - Peta Hiku replaces Jorge Taufua on the wing and Brent Kite returns in the front row, pushing George Rose back to the bench.

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Good evening footy fans and welcome to the Battle of Brookvale version 3 between the Manly Sea Eagles and Melbourne Storm. In team news the visitors are as per program. Awaiting confirmation from the Eagles.

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Sea Eagles: 1. Brett Stewart 18. Peta Hiku 3. Jamie Lyon 4. Steve Matai 5. David Williams 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Brenton Lawrence 9. Matt Ballin 20. Brent Kite 11. Jamie Buhrer 12. Justin Horo 13. Glenn Stewart
Interchange: 10. George Rose 14. Richie Fa'aoso 15. James Hasson 16. Tom Symonds

Storm: 1. Billy Slater 2. Sisa Waqa 3. Will Chambers 4. Maurice Blair 5. Justin O'Neill 6. Brett Finch 7. Cooper Cronk 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cameron Smith (c) 10. Bryan Norrie 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Ryan Hoffman 13. Ryan Hinchcliffe
Interchange: 14. Jason Ryles 15. Tohu Harris 16. Jordan McLean 17. Kenneath Bromwich 18. Tim Glasby

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Referees: Jared Maxwell, Adam Devcich

Touch Judges: Dan Eastwood, Luke Potter

Video Referee: Bernard Sutton, Luke Patten

MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES (28)
Tries: David Williams (3), Brett Stewart (2), Daly Cherry-Evans
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jamie Lyon (1/6)
Penalty Goals: Jamie Lyon (1/1)

MELBOURNE STORM (8)
Tries: Sisa Waqa, Justin O'Neill
Field Goals:
Conversions: Cameron Smith (0/2)
Penalty Goals:



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