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On This Day | August 7

Rd 16, 1948: Johnny Bliss, Jim Walsh, and Gordon Willoughby crossed for tries in Manly’s 15-13 loss to Eastern Suburbs at the Sydney Sports Ground.

Rd 16, 1954: Ron Rowles scored all of Manly’s points in the 27-11 loss to Newtown Jets at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Rd 16, 1965: Bill Bradstreet and Mick Veivers scored a try each in the 14-10 loss to Parramatta Eels at Cumberland Oval.

Rd 23, 1983: Parramatta beat Manly 26-6 at Belmore Sports Ground.

Rd 21, 1988: Manly scored four tries to three but lost 23-20 to Western Suburbs at Campbelltown Stadium. Matt Burke, Michael O’Connor, Glenn Ryan and Kevin Ward crossed for the Sea Eagles.

Rd 19, 1994: Winger Craig Hancock crossed twice in Manly’s 32-16 win over Newcastle Knights at Brookvale Oval. Matt Dunford, Steve Menzies, Ian Roberts and Anthony Rogers also scored.

Rd 22, 1998:  Steve Menzies got his name up on the famous Adelaide Oval scoreboard with three tries in Manly’s 32-10 win over the Adelaide Rams in the ARL competition.

Rd 22, 2004: A day to forget. Penrith beat Manly 72-12 at Penrith Park.

Rd 22, 2005:  What a difference a year makes as Manly beat Brisbane 21-20 at Brookvale Oval. Ashley Alberts, Chris Hicks and Brett Stewart scored for the Sea Eagles.

Rd 22, 2010: Centre and captain Jamie Lyon (below) scored two tries and kicked five goals from five attempts for 18 points in Manly’s 26-6 win over Melbourne Storm at Brookvale Oval.

Rd 22, 2011: Winger William Hopoate and centre Steve Matai scored a double each in Manly’s 36-8 win over Sydney Roosters at Brookvale Oval.

Rd 22, 2015: Winger Peta Hiku and prop Jake Trbojevic scored two tries each in the 28-8 win over South Sydney at Brookvale Oval. Manly led 14-2 at half-time.



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