Manly defeat Souths in atrocious conditions

Manly have defeated South Sydney 14-2 at Brookvale Oval this evening in a match played in terrible conditions with only a small crowd on hand to witness the Manly victory.

In a game played in atrocious conditions, there were only two tries scored in the entire eighty minutes and they both went to Manly in the first half with the second half remaining scoreless. Steve Menzies and Brett Stewart were the tryscorers and both ahd good games for Manly.

Although Souths lost, they can be heartened by an excellent effort in the second half and they were far superior in every aspect but just could not get the ball over the line to get back into the match. They weren