Full Time
80:00
3:00pm Sat July 13, 2019
Round 17 - ANZ Stadium - Crowd: 13434
80min

FULL TIME - Manly score four tries to three but fall short by one point as Souths snap a four-game losing streak.

78min

Manly go absolutely nowhere in that set and Souths have it back with 40 seconds to go inside the Sea Eagles half.

78min

Adam Reynolds to the air and Jorge Taufua is under it. Manly inside their own 20.

76min

Daly Cherry-Evans bombs from 40 out. Reuben Garrick flies above and Souths fumble it but the referees rule Garrick to have knocked it on first. Massive call.

76min

Souths just over halfway on the last. Adam Reynolds picks out Brendan Elliot in the corner but he shakes off James Roberts and takes it up to the 30. Great start to the set.

75min

Field Goal: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds nails it.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 21 - 20 Sea Eagles
74min

Cody Walker takes on the line and is just held up short of the line on the third. Frantic stuff here.

74min

Martin Taupau - he throws a risky offload, it goes to ground and Souths have it back. 10 out.

73min

Conversion: Sea Eagles
Kicked by Reuben Garrick.

We are locked up!

Tied up at Rabbitohs 20 - 20 Sea Eagles
72min

Try: Sea Eagles
Scored by Joel Thompson. Kick to come.

Daly Cherry-Evans with the grubber, it bounces awkwardly and Thompson scores!

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 20 - 18 Sea Eagles
71min

Daly Cherry-Evans inside to Curtis Sironen who runs a brilliant line and surges right through the middle. He finds Martin Taupau in support and Manly are 10 out.

71min

Cade Cust now off for a H.I.A test.

70min

No chance for Souths to snap a field goal with Joel Thompson coming up with a crucial tackle to shut Souths down in the corner. Adam Reynolds takes on the line on the last and is tackled.

68min

Daly Cherry-Evans' grubber on the last ricochets and is picked up by Cody Walker who sprints away before being wrapped up 40 out.

67min

Another error from Souths. This time Liam Knight. Manly 30 out.

66min

Manase Fainu now limping off for Manly.

65min

Cade Cust grubbers ahead, it is played at by Cameron Murray but Cust comes up with an error trying to dive on the loose ball.

64min

Adam Reynolds clears it on the last and Reuben Garrick is onto it and a strong return takes it over the 30.

63min

Apologies folks had issues with the timer. 16 minutes to go. Outside of a charging run and offload from Martin Taupau that was an awful set from Manly. Moses Suli gets it on the last on the shortside with no overlap and simply kicks it straight to Souths.

59min

DCE with another well-timed grubber and he forces another dropout.

57min

Dean Britt now comes up with an error and Manly get it right back.

57min

Cust goes straight through but a late play at the ball from Dane Gagai forces the ball loose as he goes to ground it.

56min

Massive penalty. Manly were struggling for metres, deep inside their own half, but Tevita Tatola hands them cheap metres. They are over halfway.

56min

Penalty Goal: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

More points for Souths.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 20 - 14 Sea Eagles
56min

Penalty and a big one with Souths now having a full set on Manly's line. They'll shoot for two actually.

55min

Not the end of the set that Manly wanted. Daly Cherry-Evans tries to thread the needle and force another dropout but can't get the ball through. Campbell Graham then races away and Souths are over halfway on the second.

53min

And as I write that Adam Doueihi is dragged in-goal by three committed Manly defenders.

52min

Manly playing with plenty of energy at the moment. They trap Dane Gagai five out from his own line and Souths will really need their big men to stand up.

49min

Conversion: Sea Eagles
Attempted by Reuben Garrick.

Garrick can't get this one either.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 18 - 14 Sea Eagles
48min

Try: Sea Eagles
Scored by Moses Suli. Kick to come.

Massive turning point. Damien Cook with a speculator and Suli swoops onto it and runs away to score.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 18 - 14 Sea Eagles
47min

Dylan Walker concedes a penalty to invite Souths back into prime attacking field position.

46min

Daly Cherry-Evans with a nice kick to end a solid set from Manly and he finds touch 25 out from the South Sydney line.

44min

Conversion: Sea Eagles
Attempted by Reuben Garrick.

Garrick hits it to the left of the posts.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 18 - 10 Sea Eagles
43min

Try: Sea Eagles
Scored by Curtis Sironen. Kick to come.

He gets his try this time. DCE to the right edge, he takes it right up to the line and plays it short to Sironen who crashes over.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 18 - 10 Sea Eagles
42min

Daly Cherry-Evans short to Curtis Sironen who charges over the top of a couple of Souths defenders before being pulled up just short of the line. DCE with a dangerous grubber on the last and Adam Doueihi and Braidon Burns get in each other's way and drop it. Manly 10 out.

41min

Adam Reynolds with a shallow mid-field bomb which bounces up for Dylan Walker and Manly are already over halfway now.

40min

Back underway for the second half.

40min

HALF TIME - A perfect completion rate sees Souths take a 18-6 lead into the break after trailing by four points early.

40min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds nails the conversion from the sideline.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 18 - 6 Sea Eagles
39min

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Campbell Graham. Kick to come.

They make Manly pay late. Shift left, Cody Walker threatens to slice straight through and then throws it to Graham who powers over in the corner.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 16 - 6 Sea Eagles
38min

Power set from Souths. Damien Cook with a smart kick which is cleaned up by Daly Cherry-Evans. The Rabbitohs rally to drag him 10 metres back into the in-goal area. Just over one minute to go.

37min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Attempted by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds can't get this one from the sideline.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 12 - 6 Sea Eagles
35min

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Dane Gagai. Kick to come.

Reynolds with a lovely looping pass over the top to Gagai and the Rabbitohs make Manly pay for their ill-discipline.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 12 - 6 Sea Eagles
34min

Curtis Sironen with an error bringing it up and Souths have a great chance to push further ahead. They are inside the Manly 20.

33min

James Roberts kicks on the last but no-one was expecting it so it's a simple catch for Brendan Elliot.

33min

Reuben Garrick runs it on the last and chips ahead. It is dangerous with Manly chasers all around but Adam Doueihi steams onto it. Garrick is there though to shut him down. Souths working it out from inside their own half.

32min

Adam Reynolds with a nicely-weighted bomb on the last. Dane Gagai does well to get up above the Manly defenders and bat it back for Jaydn Su'A but he drops it as he tries to work his way towards the line.

31min

Daly Cherry-Evans' kick on the last finds touch 20 out and both sides have settled into the grind now.

31min

Cade Cust with a dangerous grubber on the last which is toed ahead by Souths have it back. Dane Gagai and Braidon Burns with brilliant runs to start the set and the Rabbitohs are already over the 40. Adam Reynolds kicks it towards the corner on the last and Jorge Taufua traps it on the foot before picking it up.

30min

Adam Reynolds with a nice bomb on the last, no pressure on Jorge Taufua though who takes it on the Manly 10. The Sea Eagles now struggling for metres through the middle. They are just over the 40 on the last but Manase Fainu earns a much-needed penalty.

28min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds sends it through and Souths lead again.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 8 - 6 Sea Eagles
28min

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Dean Britt. Kick to come.

Adam Reynolds to Britt who steams through to score and finally the mountain of penalties lead to points.

Tied up at Rabbitohs 6 - 6 Sea Eagles
26min

Jorge Taufua absolutely HAMMERS Adam Doueihi in a massive tackle. Manly have them well handled in this set but concede another penalty.

25min

Manly still winning the battle up front here. Cameron Murray with plenty of leg drive has been strong for Souths but they are otherwise being well contained. Murray does earn a penalty here though and then another penalty is blown moments later. Rabbitohs 10 out with a full set to come.

23min

Joel Thompson - he's been brilliant so far and he picks up strong metres in this set to bring Manly up to the 30. They explore the right edge once more as Moses Suli surges over halfway. On the last Daly Cherry-Evans finds touch 15 out from the line, he's been a great calming influence so far for the Sea Eagles.

22min

Conversion: Sea Eagles
Kicked by Reuben Garrick.

Garrick nails the conversion.

Sea Eagles lead Rabbitohs 2 - 6 Sea Eagles
21min

Try: Sea Eagles
Scored by Cade Cust. Kick to come.

OK... Cust has gone over here after an exchanging of passes. It is given straight away but there looked to have been a knock-on from Moses Suli in the lead-up. Nonetheless, Manly hit the lead.

Sea Eagles lead Rabbitohs 2 - 4 Sea Eagles
17min

Penalty Goal: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds slots it.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 2 - 0 Sea Eagles
16min

Damien Cook holds it up and spreads it to Adam Doueihi who goes through a massive hole but it is called back for an obstruction. Manly pinned for offside first though and the penalty goes to Souths.

14min

Adam Reynolds with a lovely kick towards the corner that just pulls up and Brendan Elliot is trapped in-goal.

13min

Manly forwards providing plenty of go-forward through the middle and they are 30 out on the last. A chaser hits the ground and the kick is taken easily by the Souths defenders as such.

12min

Adam Reynolds with a spiralling bomb on the last, a tough one to take but Brendan Elliot is under it.

10min

Joel Thompson with a surging run through the middle and then he fends off Damien Cook, passes out right to Moses Suli who is held up five out. He makes an error in the play the ball though.

9min

Adam Reynolds tries to thread the needle and force a dropout, he gets it through but it goes dead. Seven-tackle set.

8min

The ball is stripped out from Liam Knight. Penalty. Souths into the Manly red zone. They start the set 20 out.

7min

Manly to work it out from deep inside their own half. Dylan Walker dances around and takes it up past the 30. Martin Taupau then over the 40. Manase Fainu drops it trying to offload and Souths have it back just shy of halfway.

6min

Braidon Burns with a nice carry out of dummy-half over halfway. Damien Cook then gives it to Liam Knight who offloads late, Souths surge upfield and are 20 out. They spread it left on the last and Campbell Graham is over in the corner but Manly and in particular Brendan Elliot scramble brilliantly to hold him up.

6min

Not as many metres for Manly in that set. They're inside their own 40 on the last as Daly Cherry-Evans clears it. Souths have it back on their own 20 as their outside backs take the tough carries early.

4min

Souths 30 out on the last. Adam Reynolds bombs but the wind holds it up. James Roberts has it back and tries to grubber through but Jorge Taufua dives on the ball and Manly have it back.

3min

But it all comes undone quickly for the Sea Eagles. Off the quick restart, Cade Cust sees space and tries to link with Dylan Walker but the pass soars into touch. Bunnies to start this set on their own 30.

2min

The Sea Eagles with an early chance to post first points. Not the most threatening set but DCE again with a lovely kick that traps Adam Doueihi in-goal. Pressure still on the Bunnies.

2min

Manly's big men doing very well early. A late offload from Joel Thompson to Daly Cherry-Evans who finds Cade Cust and they are just 30 out on the last. DCE to the air and Campbell Graham is under it but Brendan Elliot drags him in-goal. Brilliant start.

1min

Underway at ANZ with Manly having first use of the ball.

The last time these two sides met Manly pipped Souths 13-12 at home.

Kick-off expected in just under five minutes.

Manly's Tom Trbojevic is rested with Brendan Elliot to play fullback, the addition to the bench being Lachlan Croker.

Souths lose Sam Burgess from the side named Tuesday, with Dean Britt starting back row. Ethan Lowe and Mark Nicholls drop off the interchange, with Jaydn Su'A, Tom Amone and Bayley Sironen promoted to the bench instead.

Both sides are vying for spots in the top four. Manly are in sensational form while the Rabbitohs will be looking to snap a concerning run of losses in recent weeks.

Good afternoon and welcome to the live blog of today's massive clash between South Sydney and Manly.

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Grant Atkins, Liam Kennedy

Touch Judges: Nick Morel, Mark Bohan

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (21)
Tries: Dean Britt, Dane Gagai, Campbell Graham
Field Goals: Adam Reynolds (1/1)
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Adam Reynolds (2/2)

MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES (20)
Tries: Cade Cust, Curtis Sironen, Moses Suli, Joel Thompson
Field Goals:
Conversions: Reuben Garrick (2/4)
Penalty Goals: