Hasler Finds Spot for Rennie in
Trial Match

The Kiwi player at the centre of a tug-of-war between Manly and South Sydney will make his debut for the Sea Eagles in the club's opening trial on February 7.

Strapping front rower Dallas Rennie has been named in a 21-man squad by coach Des Hasler for the game against Central Queensland in Rockhampton.

Rennie was the central figure in a battle between Manly and Souths, with both clubs claiming Rennie was their property.

At one stage the Rabbitohs investigated their legal options before the two clubs settled the disagreement and Rennie signed with Manly.

The former Warrior forward is one of several players debuting for the Sea Eagles in the club's opening trial match .

Former Castleford half Mark Lennon, who joined Manly in the off-season will make his first 13-a-side appearance for the club.

Sevens teammates Dave Warry, Jeff Robson and Nathan Tutt will also play along with Kane Cleal, the son of former Manly, Easts and Australian great, Noel Cleal.

Team: Sam Murphy, Mitch Creary, Paul Stephenson, Jarrad Taylor, Darren Peachey, Mark Lennon, Jeff Robson, Nathan Tutt, Glenn Stewart, Dave Warry, Kane Cleal, Jarrad Heaney, Nathan Hollingsworth, Glenn Stewart, Jordan Macey, Albert Torrens, John Paul Cherry, Phil Moorwood, Nick Paterson, Dallas Rennie, Adam Cuthbertson.