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Fri 21 April 2017
GIO Stadium Canberra - Crowd: 15976
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And that's all she wrote. Manly have claimed a thrilling upset! Thanks for the company tonight folks. Match Report coming soon!

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-18

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES: Penalty goal attempt by Dylan Walker successful.

Manly snatch it! Walker's kick hit the right upright before falling over the cross-bar

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 20-18

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Penalty again & Walker will have a chance to win it from 40m out

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Penalty Manly & they will have it from halfway

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Handover Manly... Blake Austin goes within inched after showing & going. Then Jarrod Croker slips over to be tackled with plenty of space out wide

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Penalty Raiders. Smart play from Adam Clydsdale running into the offside Martin Taupau

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Here we go, Raiders get the ball first

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Daly Cherry-Evans attempts a field goal from 35 out as the siren sounds but the kick is charged down. Were headed for Golden Point!

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Tom Trbojevic takes a hectic bomb from Blake Austin under immense pressure

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Daly Cherry-Evans chips to the corner with Jack Wighton bringing it out to his 20

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GRANDSTAND FINISH...

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES: Conversion attempt by Dylan Walker unsuccessful.

He sprays it right from a similar spot to his penalty shot earlier

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TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES: Scored by Tom Trbojevic. Kick to come.

Frank Winterstein makes a bust from halfway before drawing the fullback to send Turbo Tom over

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker unsuccessful.

Crokers kick from touch hits the right upright

Canberra Raiders 18-14

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Jordan Rapana. Kick to come.

Blake Austin stabbed a kick through which was going dead for all money, but somehow Rapana dives to reel it in & force the ball down!

Canberra Raiders 18-14

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BUNKER possible speculator for the Raiders here...

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Penalty Raiders as Manly defence jump early

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UNFORCED ERROR MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES: Tom Trbojevic makes an unforced error.

Jorge Taufua was almost in but the long ball from Tom floated way forward

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Penalty Manly after Blake Austin jammed in for a big hit but was ruled to be inside the 10

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UNSUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES: Penalty goal attempt by Dylan Walker unsuccessful.

Walker sprays it right & Nick Cotric does outstanding to get the ball back in the field of play

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Penalty Manly as a Blake Green kick comes off Iosia Soliola before Elliot Whitehead picking up the ball in an offside position

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL CANBERRA RAIDERS: Penalty goal attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Scores are level as Croker slots it through

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Another penalty & Canberra will attempt to lock it up from 20m out

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 14-12

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Penalty Canberra against Manly for slowing down the play the ball

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 14-12

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After a poor pass from Jack Wighton the Manly defence drive Nick Cotric over the sideline

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 14-12

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES: Conversion attempt by Dylan Walker successful.

From the right touchline Walker hits it sweetly straight through the middle. Manly in front

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 14-12

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TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES: Scored by Dylan Walker. Kick to come.

Manly are in again with Lewis Brown laying on a nice short ball on the right edge for Walker to race 20m before touching down in the corner

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A good kick from Daly Cherry-Evans & a strong chase trap Jack Wighton in-goal. Great set after points

Canberra Raiders 12-8

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES: Conversion attempt by Dylan Walker successful.

And Walker makes no mistake with the extras. Manly back in it here

Canberra Raiders 12-8

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TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES: Scored by Jake Trbojevic. Kick to come.

A slice of luck for Manly with a Daly Cherry-Evans grubber ricocheting off Iosia Soliola before ending up in the hands of Trbojevic to score

Canberra Raiders 12-6

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Penalty Manly for a Raiders strip

Canberra Raiders 12-2

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Addin Fonua-blake turns it over for Manly & now Dunamis Lui does the same

Canberra Raiders 12-2

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A solid hit from veteran Nate Myles forces the ball free from Luke Bateman's grasp

Canberra Raiders 12-2

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Josh Hodgson grubbers in-goal forcing Jorge Taufua to boot it dead. Repeat set coming up for the home team

Canberra Raiders 12-2

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Raiders penalty following points. This should signal alarm bells for Manly, Raider can get busy quick

Canberra Raiders 12-2

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Croker converts again

Canberra Raiders 12-2

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Josh Papalii. Kick to come.

Big Papa crashes over! Josh Hodgson did well in the lead up showing the ball twice before straightening the attack & passing to the big man who trampled over the top of Daly Cherry-Evans on his way to the line

Canberra Raiders 10-2

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UNFORCED ERROR MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES: Apisai Koroisau makes an unforced error.

After Jake Trbojevic popped an offload out the back, Api made a quick 20m dash before losing the ball upon hitting the deck

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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Blake Austin gets pummeled attempting to kick on the last. The kick sprayed out to the right before Elliot Whitehead put a second kick in which rolled into touch

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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No new tricks that set for Manly with Iosia Soliola cleaning up a grubber & the Raiders awarded a penalty on the back of it

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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Blake Green comes up with a top early kick nearly nailing a 40/20. Jack Wighton was forced to dive for the ball but couldn't get back in play. Early chance Manly

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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Back in action as Manly have first use of the steeden for the half

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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The Viking Clap is swinging into gear in readiness for the home team to enter the pitch for the second half

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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So HALFTIME from the nation's capital & we have a tight one. Manly coming in as underdogs have dominated field possession with 66% of the game being played in the Raiders half. The Canberra defence has been strong though & DCE & co will need to come up with some fresh tricks in the second half to trouble the scorers

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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Blake Austin's drop-out is huge going 65 on the fly & Nate Myles charged back into the Raiders defence for the last play of the 1st half

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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NO TRY Blake Green stabbed another grubber in but Jack Wighton saves another one grounding it just before the Manly chaser

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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BUNKER Jake Trbojevic claiming a try..

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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Daly Cherry-Evans gets a grubber in-goal this time & Jack Wighton puts his body on the line to clean it up

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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Blake Green finally gets a grubber in-goal for Manly & they earn a repeat set

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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Penalty Manly, against Luke Bateman for a hand on the ruck

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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Good kick out of dummy half from Josh Hodgson who finds the line 5 out from the Manly line

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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Blake Green gets a grubber through on the last, but it hits the post before being cleaned up by the Raiders

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS: Jack Wighton makes an unforced error.

The Raiders custodian lobs a ball over the top into touch after what looked an ominous backline movement to their potent right edge

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

From out wide the Skipper turns 4 into 6

Canberra Raiders 6-2

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Jarrod Croker. Kick to come.

Green Lights! Aidan Sezer put a grubber through on tackle 4 & the skipper beats Akuila Uate to force the ball 1st

Canberra Raiders 4-2

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BUNKER checking a try for Croker

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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& compounded by a penalty to the Raiders, they will start their set from halfway

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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Raiders defend their line with Daly Cherry-Evans caught with the ball on the last.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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Penalty Manly against Joseph Tapine for hands in the play the ball, Manly on the attack

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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Daly Cherry-Evans kicks into touch this time. Both teams trading sets at the moment

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Aidan Sezer stabs a kick into touch 15 out from Manly line

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Brenton Lawrence gets caught with the ball on the last. Handover 10 out from Raiders line

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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Manly penalty. They attack now.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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Penalty Raiders, the ruling is a headslam by Walker. Taupau & Leilua get warnings for running in.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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Time off. Sezer and Walker get up having a shove and there's players coming in from everywhere.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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Penalty again for the Raiders.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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NO TRY. Literally a blade of grass in it. Held up.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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BUNKER: Paulo crashes over. Awful defending from Manly.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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Make that two. Now a full set 10m out.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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Canberra pick up their first penalty, now attack.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES: Penalty goal attempt by Dylan Walker successful.

From right in front, Walker scores the first points

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 2-0

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Another Penalty & this time Manly will shoot for 2

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PENALTY Manly & they will have an early chance inside the Raiders 30

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Blake Green kicks through on the last but the ball beats everyone dead

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Aidan Sezer sends one to the heavens & Akuila Uate slips before the ball gets to him, but the ball bounces into touch in an early let off for Manly

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Were underway & the home team have first use

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Players from both teams are walking out together tonight, united and ready to observe the Anzac ceremony

LATE MAIL - The Raiders line up 1-17 and just one change for the Sea Eagles with Nate Myles replacing the injured Darcy Lussick on the pine.

GIO Stadium is the venue for the first match of ANZAC Round where the Canberra Raiders will host the Manly Sea Eagles. The Raiders on the back of 3 straight victories have seemingly found their groove and will be looking to make it 4 in a row. The Sea Eagles will be looking to get back on track after losing their last 2.

Referees:

Referees: Grant Atkins, Chris Sutton

Touch Judges: Phil Henderson, Michael Wise

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Luke Patten

CANBERRA RAIDERS (18)
Tries: Jarrod Croker, Josh Papalii, Jordan Rapana
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Jarrod Croker (1/1)

MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES (20)
Tries: Dylan Walker, Jake Trbojevic, Tom Trbojevic
Field Goals:
Conversions: Dylan Walker (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Dylan Walker (2/3)