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On This Day | August 4

On This Day – August 4

Rd 15, 1951: Jack Lumsden and Gordon Willoughby scored two tries each in Manly’s 27-23 loss to Western Suburbs Magpies at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Rd 17, 1956: Western Suburbs half-back Keith Holman scored a double in the 17-12 win over Manly at Pratten Park.

Rd 16, 1962:  North Sydney beat Manly 13-2 at North Sydney Oval.

Rd 19, 1974:  Bob Fulton, Rod Jackson, Max Krilich and Phil Lowe crossed for tries in Manly’s 23-16 win over Canterbury-Bankstown at Brookvale Oval.  Graham Eadie kicked five goals.

Rd 20, 1979:  Western Suburbs beat Manly 21-13 at Lidcombe Oval. Russel Gartner and Stephen Knight scored for the Sea Eagles.

Rd 23, 1984: Phil Blake and Kerry Boustead scored for Manly in their 16-12 loss to Canberra Raiders at Seiffert Oval.

Rd 22, 1985: Centre Dale Shearer (below) scored a double for Manly in the 17-2 win over Canberra Raiders at Brookvale Oval.

Dale 'Rowdy' Shearer (1985-89). Scored 45 tries in 86 games; Full-back/wing/centre/five-eighth.
Dale 'Rowdy' Shearer (1985-89). Scored 45 tries in 86 games; Full-back/wing/centre/five-eighth.

Rd 19, 1989: Craig Hancock and Darrell Williams scored in Manly’s 14-12 loss to North Sydney. The Bears got home on the back of field goals to Clayton Friend and Tony Rea.

Rd 19, 1991: Full-back Matthew Ridge kicked five goals from six attempts and a field goal in the 15-0 win over North Sydney at North Sydney Oval. Second-rower Ian Roberts scored Manly’s lone try.

Rd 22, 2012: Five-eighth Kieran Foran scored a try and captain Jamie Lyon kicked two goals in Manly’s 8-6 win over the Nth Qld Cowboys in Townsville after the Sea Eagles led 6-0 at half-time.



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