Wests Tigers time at the 'Fortress'
It's our 'Fortress' and for the Wests Tigers, Brookvale Oval is a ground they don't like.
The last time Wests Tigers won at Brookie was in 2003, a 38-12 victory.
Let’s have a look back at our past six wins over Wests Tigers at the ‘Fortress’.
Sunday, July 11th, 2004
The game that started the run: a 26-18 win for the Sea Eagles. Centre Albert Torrens crossed twice in the win. Brett Stewart was in the team that game and is the only player still in the Manly Warringah side to this day.
Sunday, May 8th, 2005
Manly Warringah edged out the Wests Tigers 34-26. Lock Ben Kennedy scored a legendary hat-trick while full-back Brett Stewart joined him with a solitary try of his own.
It wasn’t all bad news for Wests Tigers who ultimately went on to win their maiden premiership.
Friday, June 9th, 2006
A year on, the two teams produced one of the lowest scoring games.
Full-back Brett Stewart and centre Steve Matai scored tries that helped the Sea Eagles record a 16-12 victory.
Friday, July 13th, 2007
The Sea Eagles dominated the Wests Tigers with a crushing 34-4 victory.
Club legend Steve Menzies grabbed himself a double as his team went on to record an impressive win.
Sunday, April 12th, 2009
Brett Stewart lived up to his name the ‘Prince of Brookvale’ in this match.
Stewart bagged three tries and guiding the Sea Eagles to a 23-10 win.
Friday, July 11th, 2014
It took five years until the Wests Tigers returned to Brookvale Oval.
The Sea Eagles made the trip home even longer for the visitors with a 40-8 drubbing.
Everything went right for halves Daly Cherry-Evans and Kieran Foran who produced a master class display.