They're a club famous for employing a siege mentality in the course of achieving success and it's a mentality Manly are keen to retain.
Manly's horror start to the 2017 NRL season has ended emphatically in Townsville after they scored a much-needed 30-8 victory over North Queensland.
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Even if he loses a power struggle with Bob Fulton, Manly chief executive Tim Cleary won't be getting sacked any time soon.
The Manly officials have resolved to work together after a three-hour "clearing the air" session on Thursday.
Penn addressed staff at the club's North Narrabeen base on Wednesday and the majority owners engaged a consultant to interview all employees over the next 48 hours.
Peter Peters leaped to the defence of coach Trent Barrett in an online video discussion this week and also lined up those attacking him on social media.
After a week from hell, the South Sydney Rabbitohs have responded in the best possible way, rallying from a shocking first few minutes to trounce the Manly Sea Eagles 38-18 front of 10,183 fans at Brookvale.
The man inspiring Cameron Cullen's NRL dream won't be able to witness it unfold at Brookvale this weekend.
Manly are facing an early season front-row crisis with Martin Taupau and Addin Fonua-Blake copping two-game suspensions for shoulder charges in last week's NRL season-opener.
Manly Sea Eagles pair Martin Taupau and Addin Fonua-Blake have been cited by the NRL match review committee for two separate shoulder charges in the loss to the Paramatta Eels.
Much is expected from Parramatta's halfback and if his round-one performance on Sydney's northern beaches is any indication, there is reason to believe he can't deliver.
Frustration was the order of the day for Trent Barrett. At the refereeing at Lottoland, but more so at his own players.
Daly Cherry-Evans, in articulating what drove him to work harder this pre-season than previous ones, sums it up in two words.
Manly chairman Scott Penn has demanded police clear his NRL club of match-fixing allegations that were levelled against them last year.
During his stint in reggies, Curtis Sironen lost not only his love of the game but the belief in himself.
Jackson Hastings is hoping to end his family's feud with the Roosters after making the transition from Bondi to Brookvale.
It is not just history that is flogged off when a sponsor buys naming rights to a ground; it is the present, too, because in sport, where so many of us live in the past, there is no difference.
Dylan Walker, a centre again after Manly aborted the playmaker experiment, has heard the comparisons with Michael Jennings.
Unable to officially farewell two of the club's biggest legends at their first NRL home game, Manly players are vowing to continue the legacy of Brett Stewart and Steve Matai throughout the 2017 season.