FULL TIME at Brookvale and the Manly Sea Eagles defeat an ill-disciplined Canberra side 24-20
Croker converts quickly from close range
Bateman keeps the ball infield and kicks inside for CNK who scores
Reuben Garrick adds the penalty goal
PENALTY MANLY: Raiders penalised for a high tackle and Manly will take the two points to wind the clock down
Some spite getting into this game as it gets into the final 5
PENALTY MANLY: Nick Cotric penalised for passing the ball off the ground
Raiders look to spin the ball with a full set on the Manly line but John Bateman's tap on goes about 4 foot over the touch judges head
PENALTY RAIDERS: Jarrod Croker has to clean up a bouncing kick and then the Sea Eagles are penalised for working him in the tackle
PENALTY MANLY: The discipline of the Raiders is out the window a tthe moment
Penalty count now 10-4 in favour of the Sea Eagles
PENALTY MANLY: The Raiders elect to go short with the dropout and it goes out on the full
SIX AGAIN - Jack Wighton tries to pick up a deflected kick but he knocks on and Manly attack again
PENALTY MANLY: Another penalty goes against Canberra has the Raiders put too much effort on working the man on the ground
BUNKER: Corey Waddell gets the ball down short of the line but then rolled over and held up. NO TRY live call and NO TRY from the bunker
Reuben Garrick rides the conversion all the way from the sideline but it hits the post and bounces away
Reuben Garrick has another try as the Sea Eagles go down the blind side and take advantage of the space from the burst
Reuben Garrick converts from close range
Lachlan Croker has a double aganst his own club; The pressure on the Raiders defence is too much as Trbojevic drags Williams in and Croker scores
Taufua goes straight through a gap and the Sea Eagles are deep into attack
PENALTY MANLY: Again the Raiders don't get back 10 and Gerard Sutton blows a penalty
On the earlier DCE injury, he has walked from the field however in some pain
BUNKER: There's nothing showing that Joseph Leilua got to the line and Ashley Klein upholds the live NO TRY call
PENALTY RAIDERS: Manly penalised for a slow ruck as DCE is down in back play
PENALTY MANLY: Sam Williams is miles offside and is called by Gerard Sutton
PENALTY MANLY: The Raiders are penalised for a strip that on replay looks harsh
Raiders force a repeat set and then lose the ball 15 out
Reuben Garrick tries to kick deep but doesn't get it close to where he wants it and the Raiders start their set on halfway
At Half Time the Raiders hold a 14-12 lead after holding a 12-0 lead very early in the match
Daly Cherry-Evans adds the conversion and at the break it's a 2 point ball game
Down the left goes Brad Parker who bursts through some flimsy defence and he links inside to Lachlan Croker who scores
PENALTY RAIDERS: Jake Trbojevic penalised for working over the man in the ruck in trying to get back to marker
Raiders force another repeat set and they are inside the Manly 30
The Sea Eagles look to run it on the last but the ball comes away
PENALTY RAIDERS: Iosia Soliola penalised for a facial after a strong tackle
Jack Wighton throws a ball that looks flat but it's called forward and replays show it was the correct call
Sam Williams has his turn to nail a 40/20 and the Raiders will attack again
Jarrod Croker nails a penalty goal from 38m out
PENALTY CANBERRA: A much-needed a penalty for the Raiders as the Sea Eagles are penalised for a strip.
DCE has no issues converting adjacent to the left hand upright
Three penalties and a good dink into the line from Corey Waddell opens up a gap and he finds Marty Taupau who scores
PENALTY MANLY: Another penalty to the home side as the Green Machine are penalised for a slow ruck
PENALTY MANLY: Joseph Leilua penalised for a late tackle on Brad Parker
And in fact Rapana has just come from the field
Jordan Rapana struggling with a rib injury at the moment
DCE kicks one straight into touch to give his side a break
Jorge Taufua tries to step off his left foot to comeback inside but he slips and gets bundled into touch
DCE finally kicks over the line out of dummy half and nails a perfect 40/20 - Manly on the attack
DCE kicks through the line and Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad cleans it up with ease
No pressure this set as Brendan Elliott takes a simple catch
Jarrod Croker from about a metre inside where he took his first has hit this one just as well
Wighton has TWO in TWO minutes - Manly crowd want a forward pass but it's fine and the ball ends up out in the hands of Croker who goes back inside to Wighton who scores
Raiders making merry on the Manly right side. Wighton goes over for another try.
Jarrod Croker's first attempt wide out on the left-hand sideline is all good and he adds an extra 2
Canberra on the counter-attack after Manly lose it on their own attacking raid
Wighton splits through the Manly right side defence and runs 35m to score. Too easy.
PENALTY MANLY: The locals cheer as Gerard Sutton blows a penalty for a slow ruck.
PENALTY MANLY - Raiders defence holding down too long in the tackle. DCE finds touch well inside the Raiders half.
John Bateman takes a run then a grubber on the last and then Apisai Koroisau takes a great take in his own ingoal and gets out
Nice grubber by Bateman cleaned up splendidly by Koroisau, who then even manages to get back into the field of play.
Leilua with a lovely offload to Rapana who makes a 15m break
Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad watches the ball dead as Lachlan Croker shoves him into it, Gerard Sutton rules not played at and Raiders get the 20m restart
Manly with a kick that was just too big and it goes dead-in-goal. Raiders with a 7 tackle set.
A costly error from the Raiders with a forward pass out of dummy half on halfway
PENALTY CANBERRA: The Manly defence sticks around too long in the tackle and Gerard Sutton penalises them
SCRUM MANLY - After the first tackle from the quick tap, Canberra throws a forward pass. Scrum 2m inside the Raiders half.
Brendan Elliott does well to take a high catch under pressure then gets smacked by Bateman in a heavy tackle
PENALTY RAIDERS - They take the quick tap inside their own half.
Not the kick Manly wanted to start with as it takes a deflection and Cotric cleans up on his own 40
UNDERWAY off the boot of Jarrod Croker
Canberra gets the game started in glorious picnic conditions.
Referees & scorers:
Referees: Gerard Sutton, Adam Gee
Touch Judges: David Munro, Nick Morel
Video Referee: Ashley Klein, Ben Galea
MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES (24)
Tries: Martin Taupau, Lachlan Croker (2), Reuben Garrick
Conversions: Daly Cherry-Evans (2/2), Reuben Garrick (1/2)
Penalty Goals: Reuben Garrick (1/1)
CANBERRA RAIDERS (20)
Tries: Jack Wighton (2), Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Jarrod Croker (1/1)