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Flashback: Sea Eagles claim 1996 premiership title

Today - September 29 - marks 24 years to the day since the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles won the 1996 premiership.

Under the coaching of Bob Fulton and the captaincy of Geoff Toovey, the Sea Eagles beat the St George Dragons 20-8 at the old Sydney Football Stadium.

Full Match Replay: Sea Eagles v Dragons - Grand Final, 1996

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Manly Warringah Sea Eagles

1 Matthew Ridge 2 Danny Moore 3 Craig Innes 4 Terry Hill 5 John Hopoate 13 Nik Kosef 7 Geoff Toovey (c) 17 David Gillespie 9 Jim Serdaris 10 Mark Carroll 11 Steve Menzies 12 Daniel Gartner 8 Owen Cunningham, bench 6 Cliff Lyons 14 Neil Tierney 16 Des Hasler 19 Craig Hancock, Coach Bob Fulton.

St George Dragons

1 Dean Raper 2 Nick Zisti 3 Mark Coyne (c) 5 Adrian Brunker 4 Mark Bell 6 Anthony Mundine 7 Noel Goldthorpe 8 Troy Stone 9 Jeff Hardy 10 Luke Felsch 19 Kevin Campion 12 Scott Gourley 13 Wayne Bartrim, bench 11 David Barnhill 14 Lance Thompson 15 Colin Ward 16 Nathan Brown, Coach David Waite

Match Details

Sea Eagles 20 (Innes, Menzies, Moore tries; Ridge 3/3, Innes 1/1 goals) d Dragons 8 (Zisti try; Bartrim 2/2) goals). Half-time: Manly 14-2. Sydney Cricket Ground, Sunday, September 29, 1996, Referee David Manson; Crowd: 40, 985.