Manly Warringah Sea Eagles take on the Gold Coast Titans in a do-or-die clash in Round 22 of the NRL Telstra Premiership this Sunday.
The match kicks off at Cbus Super Stadium at 4.05pm.
The Sea Eagles are coming off a 36-20 loss to the Parramatta Eels at 4 Pines Park last Friday night.
With four games remaining before the finals, Manly remain in 10th position on 20 competition points, four points outside eighth spot.
Gold Coast Titans are on a 10 match losing streak, with their last win being back a 20-16 victory over St George-Illawarra Dragons. The Titans bring up the rear in 16th position on eight competition points.
Manly props Taniela Paseka (knee) and Sean Keppie (shoulder) will miss the game through injury.
Toff Sipley has been named as a starting prop with Josh Aloiai hoping to return from a knee injury after being named in the 22-man squad.
The Sea Eagles have won 14 of their 24 matches against the Titans.
At Cbus Super Stadium, Manly have won eight of 12 matches, with their most recent being the 56-24 victory in the 2021 season.
The Sea Eagles beat the Titans 26-18 in round six earlier in the season with Haumole Olakau'atu scoring two tries.
Tries for Tuipulotu
Winger Christian Tuipulotu crossed over for his 10 try of the season against the Eels last week, becoming the second player this season to hit double digits for the club.
Reuben Garrick leads the way with 11 tries scored , followed by Tuipulotu on 10, Haumole Olakau’atu on 9, and Jason Saab on 7.
Of Manly’s 21 tryscorers this year, 10 have scored at least three tries, showing the skills and threat on display across the park.
Daly joins Steve Menzies
Manly captain Daly Cherry-Evans will draw level with club legend Steve Menzies on 280 matches for the Sea Eagles when he leads the team out against the Titans.
Cliff Lyons holds the record of 309 matches for most first grade games for Manly.