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Manly fend off fast-finishing Sharks

By on April 14, 2013

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Manly Sea Eagles … Daly Cherry Evans stars in win over Cronulla. Source: News Restricted

Manly have moved to 2nd on the NRL ladder courtesy of their 25-18 win over Cronulla at Brookvale Oval on Sunday.

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Tries

Three

Justin Horo 4′ Nathan Stapleton 29′
Daly Cherry-Evans 18′ Nathan Stapleton Forty Six’
Tom Symonds 25′ Stewart Mills Seventy One’
Peta Hiku Fifty Nine’
Steve Matai Sixty Four’

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Conversions

Three

Jamie Lyon 20′ Michael Gordon 31′
Jamie Lyon 26′ Michael Gordon Forty Eight’
Chad Townsend Seventy Two’

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Field Targets

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Daly Cherry-Evans Seventy 5′

the ocean Eagles dominated the outlet exchanges of the round six in form to guide Sixteen-0 thru tries to Justin Horo, Daly Cherry-Evans and Tom Symonds ahead of Cronulla twice put in gritty fightbacks prior than a crowd of 17,504.

Despite the absence of key playmaker Todd Carney, the Sharks had been able to breach Manly’s so much vaunted defence via winger Nathan Stapleton each and every facet of halftime to fight their approach back to Sixteen-12 after 48 minutes.

On The Other Hand Manly then found out each other tools.

Peta Hiku crossed in the 59th minute, after bombing a are attempting simplest minutes prior to, when Brett Stewart sliced in the course of the Sharks defence and passed on to the rookie winger who scored on his NRL debut.

Steve Matai then stretched the house side’s lead to 24-12 after Sixty 4 minutes when Stewart Mills spilt a crossfield kick.

The Sharks weren’t finished even if and Mills scored after suave lead-up work from Ben Pomeroy.

Chad Townsend landed the sideline conversion to bridge the hole to 24-18 and keep the Sharks’ hopes alive.

A Cherry-Evans Field intention with 5 minutes to move sealed the victory for Manly, who switch above Souths into 2nd position on the ladder on for and in opposition to – at the back of highest undefeated defending premiers Melbourne.

The loss persisted Cronulla’s woeful file at Brookvale Oval the location they’ve received Merely Five of 36 encounters.

Manly’s win was once soured with assistance from a that you can think of snapped achilles to Joe Galuvao which can imply the tip of his Sixteen-year career.


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