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Elite club for three Sea Eagles players

Three Manly Warringah Sea Eagles players sit in an elite club of their own for their tryscoring feats against the Parramatta Eels.

Ray Ritchie, John McDonald, and David Williams are the only Manly players to have each scored four tries against the Eels dating back to when the two clubs entered the NSWRL competition in 1947.

Ritchie set the record in 1958 in a 41-14 win at Brookvale Oval in a season that saw him score nine tries and 37 overall for Manly.

McDonald’s four tries came in a 38-5 victory at Brookvale Oval in 1970.

Williams equalled the record with four first half tries in the 40-24 win at Brookvale Oval in 2012. The ‘Wolfman’ scored 12 tries against the Eels in eight games.

Four big tries for the "Wolfman"

The club record for most tries in a match for Manly is five, set by Les Hanigan against Cronulla at Brookvale Oval in 1967.

Secure your tickets for the Sea Eagles-Eels clash at 4 Pines Park this Friday night.

4 Tries vs Eels

1958: Ray Ritchie

1970: John McDonald

2012: David Williams

Acknowledgement of Country

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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