On This Day | August 3

Rd 16, 1958:  Ron Willey scored a try and kicked three goals in the 12-6 win over Eastern Suburbs at Brookvale Oval. 

Rd 19, 1968:  Balmain Tigers beat Manly 28-13 at the SCG in front of a crowd of 26, 676. Bill Bradstreet, Les Hanigan, and Frank Stanton scored tries for the Sea Eagles.

Rd 19, 1969:  Alec Tennant scored two of Manly’s five tries in the 29-20 win over Penrith Panthers at Brookvale Oval.

Rd 19, 1975:  Full-back Graham Eadie kicked four goals in Manly’s 14-11 loss to the Balmain Tigers at Leichhardt Oval.

Rd 18, 1980:  Terry Randall, Les Boyd and Martin Meredith scored tries in the 18-10 win over Balmain Tigers at Leichhardt Oval.  Captain and full-back Graham Eadie kicked six of nine goals.

Rd 21, 2003: Manly winger Scott Donald (below) scored twice in Manly’s 36-28 loss to the Knights in Newcastle. Sam Harris, Steve Menzies and Ben MacDougall also crossed for tries with Luke Williamson kicking four from five goals.

'The Duck', winger Scott Donald scored 48 tries in 68 games from 2003-05.
'The Duck', winger Scott Donald scored 48 tries in 68 games from 2003-05.

Rd 21, 2009:  A Robbie Farah field goal saw the Wests Tigers beat Manly 19-18 at the Sydney Football Stadium. Second-rower Anthony Watmough crossed twice for the Sea Eagles.

Rd 21, 2013:  Manly wingers Jorge Taufua and David Williams (below) scored two tries each in the convincing 40-6 win over Parramatta Eels at Parramatta Stadium. Captain Jamie Lyon kicked six goals from seven attempts.