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Competition - National Youth Competition
Round - Round 11
Teams – Sharks v Sea Eagles
Date – 21st of May 2016
Venue – Sharks Park, Cronulla
Photographer – Mark Nolan
Description –

The Manly Warringah Sea Eagles NYC side have been defeated by the Canberra Raiders 38-14 at GIO Stadium.

The Sea Eagles started the game well with a short kick by half-back Cade Cust resulting in winger Tevita Funa leaping high to score out wide. Hutana Coffin failed to nail the attempt for a 4-0 lead after 8 minutes.

The Raiders drew level in the 17th minute when second-rower Jack Williams steamrolled over a few defenders to score near the posts. Captain and hooker Zac Woolford converted for a 6-4 lead.

The Manly defence then collapsed with the Raiders racing to a 22-4 lead at half-time following successive tries to Jack Hickson, Nick Cotric and Harry Van Dartel.

Second Half

The Raiders extended their lead to 26-4 when Van Dartel scored his second try before the Sea Eagles pulled one back when winger Lucas Price found open space to score. Coffin failed to convert try to leave Manly trailing 26-8 after 51 minutes.

Darcy Cox bustled his way over to pull a try back for the Sea Eagles which was easily converted by Hutana Coffin.

Further tries to Canberra from Thomas Cronan and Zeik Foster secured the win for the young Raiders side.

1 Luke Polselli

2 Tevita Funa

3 Jesse Ramien

4 Brad Parker

15 Lucas Price

7 Cade Cust

8 Amoni Tufui

9 Manase Fainu

10 George Francis

11 Billy Bainbridge

12 Eddie Wulf

13 Darcy Cox

20 Hutana Coffin


14 Jon Bernard

16 Josh Martin

18 John Tuiaviti

23 John Walker

Acknowledgement of Country

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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