Stats Insider v Bulldogs
Overall wins - Sea Eagles 69, Bulldogs 60, draws 5
Since Des Hasler’s departure
27th April 2012 - Sea Eagles 12-10 - ANZ Stadium
20th July 2012 - Bulldogs 20-12 - Brookvale Oval
7th Sep 2012 - Bulldogs 16-10 - ANZ Stadium
5th April - Sea Eagles 20-6 ANZ Stadium
14th June, 2013 - Bulldogs 32-30 - Brookvale Oval
Last time they met
Who could forget the last time these two sides met? Former Sea Eagles halfback Trent Hodkinson booted a penalty goal in extra time to leave Manly shattered after Josh Reynolds was controversially awarded a penalty for what many experts labeled as a dive.
Rd 14 2013, Brookvale Oval.
SEA EAGLES 30; Cherry-Evans (2), Horo, Matai, Taufua tries; goals Lyon 5/5
BULLDOGS 32; Barba (2), Morris, Pritchard, Reynolds; goals Hodkinson 6/6
The Sea Eagles haven’t beaten the Bulldogs at Brookvale Oval since 2011.
The Sea Eagles remain undefeated at home since round one.
The Bulldogs have the best defensive record in the NRL, conceding just 154 points, 46 points better than the Sea Eagles who are sixth in defence.
For points scored, the Bulldogs (237) sit in sixth overall, with Manly (232) behind them in eighth. However, the Sea Eagles have scored 40 tries in comparison to Canterbury’s 37 for the season.