A diabolical second half performance from Souths, in which their players replaced their hands with slabs of meat, has helped the Manly Sea Eagles to a clinical 24 points to 8 win at ANZ Stadium tonight.
KURT Gidley put on a rugby league master class today to guide the Newcastle Knights to a convincing 26-12 victory over Manly in front of 15,324 fans at Energy Australia Stadium.
MANLY'S unhappy start to their premiership defence has continued, going down to the Penrith Panthers 12 points to 10 in front of a disappointing crowd of 8667 at Brookvale Oval tonight.
A last minute Jerome Ropati try has secured the two competition points for the New Zealand Warriors with a 26-24 win over the Manly Sea Eagles in front of 16,307 supporters in what was a sensational match of rugby league this afternoon.
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THE Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles are the toast of Rugby League
THE Manly Sea Eagles have set up a replay of the 2007 Grand Final with a dominant 32-6 defeat of the New Zealand Warriors at the SFS.
THE St George Illawarra Dragons have become the first team eliminated from the 2008 finals after a 38-6 pasting at the hands of the Manly Sea Eagles in front of 19,000 fans at Brookvale Oval.
THE Manly Sea Eagles have defeated the Penrith Panthers by 34-16 at CUA Stadium as Melbourne must defeat Souths by atleast 26 points to win the Minor Premiership.
THE Manly Sea Eagles have surged to top spot on the premiership ladder with a 28-10 victory over the Gold Coast Titans at Brookvale Oval.