The Raiders have kept their finals hopes alive with a great win over an understrength Sea Eagles side.
Tom Starling tries to burrow over for a try.
Jason Saab comes up with another mistake.
5/5 for the skipper.
The Turkish tyro charges over to secure a deserved win for the Raiders.
Jason Saab comes up with a costly error inside his own half.
Garrick protests for a penalty but the referee allows play to continue.
It's an 8 point game!
The powerhouse centre runs into a gap created by Foran to narrow the margin to 24-14.
Martin Taupau puts Toafofoa Sipley into a gap, but the play ends with the interchange prop losing possession.
Matt Frawley kicks for Croker, but once again the ball rolls dead.
The ball bounces again and the Raiders get a result.
Xavier Savage makes a nice kick return up to the 20 metre line.
Can the Sea Eagles mount a comeback?
The young behemoth makes amends for his kick with a determined charge.
Kieran Foran gets over the try line only to be held up.
Jarrod Croker loses the ball - the Sea Eagles will get a much-needed set in good territory.
Haumole Olakau'atu comes up with a kick reminiscent of Sam Burgess in 2019 - to say it wasn't good would be an understatement.
Dylan Walker kicks on tackle three and gifts possession back to the Raiders.
Another penalty for the Sea Eagles.
Manly get a much needed penalty coming out of their own end.
The Raiders are out by 20!
*the ball hit Moses Suli in the head before Kris pounced to score.
Sam Williams kicks, the ball bounces and Kris is on the spot to pounce.
Cade Cust is on for the Sea Eagles.
Xavier Savage has a rush of blood by kicking inside the Sea Eagles' 10 metre line.
Walker kicks for Harper; Croker forces a turnover and the Raiders are back in control.
Williams eyes a 40/20, but Garrick is on the spot to clean up for the home side.
The Raiders are out by 14.
Williams is having a night to remember.
The halfback takes on the line, spins out of a few tackles and eventually gets the ball down.
Ryan James can't get over the goal line.
Kieran Foran is trapped in goal - the Raiders have come up with seven line drop outs in 49 minutes!
Taniela Paseka makes a strong charge, on the next carry Corey Harawira-Naera forces a turnover.
Hudson Young is held up by a determined Manly defence.
Soliola is held up by three Manly defenders.
Ryan James and Iosia Soliola are on for the visitors.
Hodgson forces a repeat set with a great kick from 20 metres out.
The Raiders get another set after the ball connected a Manly hand.
Jordan Rapana gets out of his in goal.
Jarrod Croker can't get to Frawley's grubber in time - the Raiders compound the error with a penalty for dissent.
Sean Keppie loses the ball in the first tackle of the second half.
Play gets back underway.
Both teams are back out for the second half.
The Raiders are in front at halftime - yep, you read that right.
The Raiders force a turnover and almost break away through Jordan Rapana.
Ryan Sutton loses the ball inside the Sea Eagles' half.
The captain pushes the Raiders out by eight.
George who?! Williams dummies and takes on the line to score.
Frawley is playing the hits from Terry Campese circa 2010 with another line drop out.
The Raiders have dominated possession but have struggled to come up with points.
Matt Frawley gets another repeat set.
Ryan Sutton is held up over the try line.
Corey Harawira-Naera is pulled down close to the goal line.
Matt Frawley gets a repeat set with a great kick.
The Raiders get a penalty coming out of their own end.
Against all odds the Raiders are in front on the scoreboard.
The Sea Eagles were left grasping at air as Starling raced away underneath the posts.
The pocket rocket does it all himself with speed.
Reuben Garrick gets into space only for Moses Suli to drop the ball on halfway.
Dylan Walker is down after copping a hit on the nose from Matt Frawley.
Xavier Savage loses the ball on tackle one.
Haumole Olakau'atu knocks on a grubber from Williams - the Raiders will get another attacking set.
Tom Starling is on the field - Hodgson remains on the field.
Moses Suli can't hold onto a chip kick from Sam Williams - play to resume with a line drop out.
Sam Williams forces a line drop out with a well placed grubber.
Sebastian Kris is pulled down a metre from the try line.
Jack Gosiewski is back on the field for the first time since Round 5.
Brad Parker is driven back in strong contact from the Raiders.
Dunamis Lui is out for the night with a calf strain.
Sebastian Kris cuts down Brad Parker.
Jason Saab leaps onto a Raiders' kick.
Sam Williams takes on the line only to be denied by Lachlan Croker.
Sam Williams kicks for Jordan Rapana, but the winger can't hold onto the ball.
NO TRY - Foran fires a cut out ball, Parker runs into space, but Savage manages to pry the ball loose.
The bunker is checking the grounding.
Xavier Savage did his best to stop the try but to no avail.
The Sea Eagles are moving the ball with confidence.
Josh Hodgson strips the ball only to lose the ball.
Xavier Savage manages to get the ball back to a team mate after heavy defence from the Sea Eagles almost forced him into touch.
Lachlan Croker takes a run in his 50th match.
The kick is waved left of the posts.
The Raiders were embarrassed by Jamal Fogarty last week - that run from Waker was near identical.
Walker embarrasses the Raiders' defence with a run from the scrum.
Dunamis Lui is down receiving attention from the Raiders trainer.
Jarrod Croker can't hold onto a cross field kick from Kieran Foran - the Sea Eagles will get a repeat set 10 metres from the Raiders' line.
Reuben Garrick pushes off Sam Williams with a strong run.
Reuben Garrick draws a penalty after high contact from Emre Guler.
Morgan Harper is tackled 10 metres out from the Raiders' line on the last tackle.
Sam Williams puts a kick in, the Raiders get the bounce, Jordan Rapana puts a second kick in that rolls over the sideline.
Foran puts up a high ball for Savage - the debutant is up to the task.
Reuben Garrick is tackled just shy of his 30 metre line.
Dunamis Lui takes the first carry of the evening.
Kieran Foran takes the Sea Eagles out in his first match as captain.
Jarrod Croker leads the Raiders out in their grey away strip.
Xavier Savage is set to make his official NRL debut at fullback for the Raiders. The Cairns flyer played 11 minutes when incorrectly taking the field as 18th man against the Dragons - that error has since been expunged from the NRL record.
Lachlan Croker will play his 50th game in the NRL; the 24-year-old hooker made his first grade debut for the Raiders back in 2016.
The Raiders last won on the Northern Beaches back in 2016.
The Sea Eagles have dominated the Raiders in recent years winning six of the past seven meetings.
The Raiders will line up as per program from the team named on Tuesday afternoon.
The Sea Eagles will welcome back Jack Gosweiski for the first time in three months; Ben Trbojevic drops back to 18th man.
Welcome to League Unlimited's coverage of Round 17 Thursday Night Football between the Manly Sea Eagles and the Canberra Raiders from 4 Pines Park.
Referees & scorers:
Referees: Adam Gee
Touch Judges: Peter Gough, Dave Munro
Video Referee: Henry Perenara
MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES (16)
Tries: Dylan Walker, Haumole Olakau'atu, Moses Suli
Two Point Field Goals:
Conversions: Reuben Garrick (2/3)
CANBERRA RAIDERS (30)
Tries: Tom Starling, Sam Williams (2), Sebastian Kris, Emre Guler
Two Point Field Goals:
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (5/5)