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1973 Manly Warringah Sea Eagles Grand Final team: Graham Eadie, Ken Irvine, Ray Branighan, Bob Fulton, Max Brown, Ian Martin, Johnny Mayes, Malcolm Reilly, Terry Randall, Peter Peters, John O'Neill, Fred Jones (c), Bill Hamilton.

Today, September 15, 2020, marks 47 years since Manly Warringah Sea Eagles won the 1973 NSWRL first grade premiership.

The Sea Eagles recorded a 10-7 victory over the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks at the Sydney Cricket Ground on September 15, 1973.

We hope you enjoy this back down memory lane as we celebrate our second premiership title.

Full Match Replay: Sea Eagles v Sharks - Grand Final, 1973

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Manly Warringah Sea Eagles

1 Graham Eadie 2 Ken Irvine 3 Ray Branighan 4 Bob Fulton 5 Max Brown 6 Ian Martin 7 Johnny Mayes 8 Malcolm Reilly, 9 Terry Randall, 10 Peter Peters 11 John O’Neill, 12 Fred Jones (c), 13 Bill Hamilton, bench 14 John Bucknall, Coach: Ron Willey

The 1973 champion team has been acclaimed by its supporters as the greatest lineup the club had produced

Robert Smith, author - The Sea Eagle Has Landed

Cronulla Sutherland Sharks

1 Warren Fisher 2 Ray Corcoran 3 Steve Rogers 4 Eric Archer 5 Bob Wear, 6 Chris Wellman, 7 Tommy Bishop (c), 8 Greg Pierce, 9 John Maguire, 10 Ken Maddison, 11 Grahame Bowen 12 Ron Turner, 13 Cliff Watson, bench 19 Rick Bourke, Coach: Tommy Bishop

Our 1973 Premiers enjoy their victory lap after 10-7 win over Cronulla. Manly team: Eadie, Irvine, Branighan, Fulton, Brown, Martin, Mayes, Reilly, Randall, Peters, O'Neill, Jones (C), Hamilton, Bench: Bucknall. Coach Ron Willey
Our 1973 Premiers enjoy their victory lap after 10-7 win over Cronulla. Manly team: Eadie, Irvine, Branighan, Fulton, Brown, Martin, Mayes, Reilly, Randall, Peters, O'Neill, Jones (C), Hamilton, Bench: Bucknall. Coach Ron Willey

Match Details

Sea Eagles 10 (Fulton 2 tries; Eadie 2/6 goals) d Sharks 7 (Bourke try, Rogers 2/5) at Sydney Cricket Ground, Saturday, September 15, Crowd 52,044. Half-time: Manly 5-0. Referee: Keith Page