Harold Matthews team for Preliminary Final

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles Coach Trevor Ott has named his team for the Harold Matthews Cup Preliminary Final this Saturday.

The Sea Eagles tackle Penrith Panthers at St Marys Leagues Stadium at 10.30am on Saturday, April 28, for a place in the Grand Final.

Manly finished the regular season in third place with seven wins from nine games while the Panthers were crowned minor premiers with eight wins from nine games.

The preliminary final will be the first time the teams have met this season.

Sea Eagles team


1 Tolu Koula

2 Cameron Brown

3 Toni Mataele

4 Seturi Iakopo

5 Tapu Tuipulotu

6 Tony Francis

7 Kaeo Weekes

8 Tyreece Matangi

9 Gordon Chan Kum Tong

10 Israel Ahofono

11 Samuel Pinomi (C)

12 Siua Fotu

13 James Uesele

Interchange

14 Tyrone Holakeituai

15 Marley Hunter

17 Darcy Hoy

25 Valeli Tonga

26 Jai Vakai

22 Logan Fox

Coach: Trevor Ott

Manly's Road to the Finals

Rd 1: beat North Sydney 38-0, Lottoland

Rd 2: lost to Parramatta 14-10, New Era Stadium

Rd 3: beat Canterbury 26-12, Belmore Sports Ground

Rd 4: beat Central Coast Roosters 40-0, Lottoland

Rd 5: beat Illawarra 30-24, Collegians Sports Complex

Rd 6: beat Canberra 50-10, HE Laybutt Field

Rd 7: beat Balmain Tigers 20-18, Leichhardt Oval

Rd 8: beat St George 22-18, HE Laybutt Field

Rd 9: beat Western Suburbs 34-10, Campbelltown Stadium

Qualifying Final: beat Parramatta 26-24, Lottoland

Finals Week 2: Did not play