3. Martin Taupau
Running for over 250 metres, the Manly enforcer was outstanding despite the result. With everything to play for, the Sea Eagle left everything out on the field and at the forefront was Taupau.
2. Josh Reynolds
Coming up with the plays that mattered, the Bulldogs playmaker was full of energy and enthusiasm that ultimately proved the difference.
1. Tom Trbojevic
While his final play will be one to forget, the young dynamo was outstanding for the Sea Eagles. Running for over 200 metres, the future of Manly never took a backwards step all night.