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On This Day | August 5

Rd 15, 1950:  Prolific tryscoring winger Johnny Bliss grabbed a double and Ron Rowles kicked five goals in the 25-4 win over Eastern Suburbs Roosters at Brookvale Oval.

Rd 16, 1961: Bob Batty scored three tries and Barney McEvoy crossed twice in the 42-7 at Brookvale Oval.

Rd 20, 1973:  Five-eighth Ian Martin (below) and forward Peter Peters scored two tries each in the 25-13 win over Western Suburbs Magpies at Brookvale Oval.

Rd 19, 1990: David Liddiard, captain Michael O’Connor, and Frank Stokes crossed for tries each in the 18-4 win over Brisbane Broncos at Brookvale Oval in front of a crowd of 16, 656.

Rd 18, 1996: Full-back Matthew Ridge and prop Mark Carroll scored a try each in the 12-10 loss to Cronulla Sharks at Endeavour Field.

Rd 21, 2007: Second-rower Anthony Watmough (below) scored three tries in the 21-8 win over Brisbane Broncos at Lang Park in 2007. Captain Matt Orford kicked four from four and a field goal.

Rd 22, 2016: Parramatta beat Manly 10-9 at Parramatta Stadium. Api Koroisau scored for Manly with Dylan Walker kicking two from two and Daly Cherry-Evans a field goal. Michael Gordon’s boot proved the difference with three goals.

Rd 21, 2018: In one of the most exciting games of the season, second-rower Shaun Lane grabbed a double in the 33-32 win over Cronulla Sharks at Southern Cross Stadium. Daly Cherry-Evans kicked six from six and the match-winning field goal in extra-time to sink the Sharks.



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