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Rd 9 Match Day Information

Here is your Match Day Information guide for the Round 9 NRL clash against Newcastle Knights at Brookvale Oval on Sunday, May 10.

It is the first home game at Brookvale Oval in seven weeks and the first on a Sunday afternoon in 2015.

Times

Gates open: 12.45pm

NRL Kick-off: 2pm

Saturday, May 9

NYC: 11am Henson Park, Marrickville: Manly Sea Eagles v Newcastle

The NYC game scheduled for Sunday has been transferred to Henson Park to protect the surface for the NRL game following the recent heavy weather experienced on the Northern Beaches.

NSW Cup: 1pm

Henson Park, Marrickville: Manly Sea Eagles v Warriors

Tickets

To celebrate Mother’s Day, the Sea Eagles are offering a family of four the chance to enjoy the action at Brookvale Oval for just $50 – a saving of $27.

Click here to pre-purchase tickets

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Parking

Paid parking is available at Brookvale Public School, Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale; at Manly Leagues Club, and in nearby streets.

Public transport

To plan your trip to Brookvale Oval, visit the Transport of NSW website here:

Malcolm Reilly Challenge Trophy

Apart from the two competition points on offer, Manly and Newcastle will clash for the Malcolm Reilly Challenge Trophy.

One of Great Britain’s best ever forwards, Reilly played 89 matches for Manly from 1971-75 and later coached Newcastle in 98 games from 1995-98.

Manly have won the trophy five times since its inception in 2007.

Past matches

2007: Manly won 50-16

2008: Newcastle won 13-12

2009: Newcastle won 26-12

2010: Manly won 36-12

2011: Manly won 26-12

2012: Newcastle won 32-6

2013: Manly won 32-0

2014: Manly won 15-14.

Entertainment

Two junior league matches will be played at half-time of the NRL clash.

U8s: Belrose v Mona Vale

U8s: Curl Curl v Dubbo Macquarie

The Manly Sea Birds cheersquad will perform pre-game and at half-time.

Following the NRL game, supporters are welcome to join the players at a post match function at Manly Leagues Club, a short walk from the ground. All ages welcome.

Community

Royal Far West is Manly’s official community partner in 2015.

A non-government organisation, Royal Far West has been providing health services to children living in rural and remote New South Wales since 1924.  Their vision is healthy country children.

Royal Far West, in partnership with the Manly Sea Eagles, is excited to offer NSW country families a special accommodation package for the weekend 8-9 May. 

The accommodation package includes a family pass to the Manly Sea Eagles home game at Brookvale Oval on Sunday.  

The Sea Eagles will be supporting Royal Far West at this charity game, by raising funds and awareness of our great work.

Special accommodation offer here

Learn more about Royal Far West here:

Community Suite

Manly Sea Eagles’ special guests for the Knights match are Caron, Matt and Jude.

Caron and Matt are the parents of a beautiful baby boy named Jude, who was born in December. A month later, little baby Jude was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.

The Sea Eagles are honoured to support the family and wish Jude all the verybest.

Joining them in the suite will be the Manly Junior League Volunteer of the Week from the Belrose Club, former Sea Eagles player Wayne Springhall from Men of League, and eight local primary and high school teachers.