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Match Summary The Manly Sea Eagles have produced another solid performance to wrap up a 30-22 win over the Canterbury Bulldogs at Brookvale Oval tonight.
The Bulldogs came out firing and posted two early tries to Heka Nanai and Sonny Bill Williams to open up an unlikely 10-0 lead, but a steady flow of errors ensured Manly were given plenty of opportunities to hit back. After under-pressure halfback Matt Orford was robbed of a certain try by a very strange Video Referee call, the Sea Eagles posted two tries of their own within a short space of time and drew level on the scoreboard - and they could easily have taken the lead if winger Michael Bani was able to hold onto the ball as he crossed the line in the 31st minute.
Both sides emerged after half-time looking pretty rusty for some reason, but it wasn