On This Day - August 1

Rd 15, 1953: Arthur Sullivan scored four tries and Ron Rowles kicked six goals in Manly’s 32-24 loss to Eastern Suburbs at the SCG.

Rd 19: 1970: Bob Fulton scored a try and kicked a goal in the 13-11 loss to Canterbury at the SCG.

Rd 19, 1971: Manly ran in four tries to one in the 22-7 win over Cronulla Sharks at Brookvale Oval in front of a crowd of 16, 115.  Rob Cameron, Ken Irvine, John McDonald, and Graham Williams scored for the Sea Eagles. Bob Batty kicked four goals and Derek Moritz one.

Rd 18, 1981: Winger Tom Mooney (below) scored two tries in the 21-10 win over South Sydney at Redfern Oval. Michael Blake, Ray Brown and John Gibbs also crossed for tries with Graham Eadie kicking three goals.

Winger Tom Mooney won premierships with Manly in 1976 and 1978. He scored 83 tries in 163 matches.
Winger Tom Mooney won premierships with Manly in 1976 and 1978. He scored 83 tries in 163 matches.

Rd 23, 1982:  Graham Eadie kicked three from four goals in the 11-9 loss to Cronulla at Brookvale Oval. Alan Thompson scored Manly’s lone try.

Rd 18, 1993:  A crowd of 15, 171 watched the Sea Eagles beat Illawarra Steelers 18-4 at Brookvale Oval. Jack Elsegood, John Jones, and Jamie Olejnik scored tries with Ivan Cleary kicking three from four goals in the win.

Rd 18, 1997: Full-back Shannon Nevin scored 10 points in the 14-12 win over Newcastle Knights at Newcastle International Sports Centre in front of a crowd of 25, 077. Winger John Hopoate also scored for Manly.

Rd 21, 2004: Winger Scott Donald (below) and centre Chris Hicks scored two tries each in Manly’s 26-22 win over the Canberra Raiders at Brookvale Oval under Coach Des Hasler.

Rd 21, 2008: The Sea Eagles ran in six tries to two in the 30-10 win over Penrith Panthers at Brookvale Oval. Tryscorers for Manly were Steve Bell, Glenn Hall, Steve Menzies, Michael Robertson, Brett Stewart and David Williams.

Rd 21, 2014:  Manly beat Brisbane 16-4 at Brookvale Oval after the scores were locked at 4-all at half-time. Peta Hiku, Jamie Lyon and Brett Stewart scored tries.

Rd 21, 2015:  Five-eighth Kieran Foran (below) and winger Tom Trbojevic scored two tries each in the 44-14 thumping of Brisbane at Grahame Park, Gosford. The Sea Eagles led 20-0 at half-time. Centre and captain Jamie Lyon scored a try and kicked six goals for a personal tally of 16 points.