Digital Image by Anthony Johnson copyright © nrlphotos.com:  Manly Fans : 2015 NRL Round 9 - Manly Warringah Sea Eagles vs Newcastle Knights at Brookvale Oval, Sunday May 10th 2015

A defiant Sea Eagles CEO Joe Kelly says the club has not contemplated moving away from their spiritual home of Brookvale Oval this season as the impasse with Warringah Council over hiring for the ground continues.

With the NRL season to kick off in eight weeks Manly has yet to reach an agreement with the council over playing at “the fortress” this year.

The team is scheduled to kick start their premiership campaign at Brookie on Friday, March 4, against the Bulldogs.

And while Kelly admitted that the current relations with the current relations with council were frosty, the Sea Eagles were not looking at alternative stadiums to play their home games.

 “We are not in discussions or made enquiries with any other venue whatsoever,’ he said.

Click here to read full story.