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Manly Sea Eagles

Manly pull off upset of the season

Turning point Jorge Taufua (r) of the Sea Eagles celebrates after scoring a try.

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.

Big bopper shortage: Manly face prop crisis

Suspended: Addin Fonua-Blake.

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.

Sea Eagles pair cited for shoulder charges

Charged: Martin Taupau has been cited for a shoulder charge.

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.

A guide to the real names of our NRL grounds

New name: Manly's Brookvale Oval will become Lottoland thanks to a new three-year sponsorship deal.

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.

Manly to keep Matai and Stewart's spirit alive

Steve Matai (R) and Brett Stewart (L) have not been named in the Sea Eagles 25-man squad for 2017.

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.