Rugby League

Manly Sea Eagles

Surgeries looming for Manly stars

'Up against it': Jake Trbojevic looks skyward in exasperation during his side's loss to the Titans.

Trent Barrett says a few of his best players are operating on one leg but the injury crisis means they have little choice but to wait until the end of the year for a fix.

Patched-up Manly edging closer to unwanted record

Leading from the front: Jake Trbojevic.

Fortress Brookvale has hardly had the enemy circling at the gates this year, but rather a red carpet rollout asking opponents to stroll right in. But would Manly really hope to cure their home ills with a season-defining week in Queensland?

Abbott turns back on Brookvale and Panthers stun Manly

Dallin Watene-Zelezniak of the Panthers celebrates with teammate Bryce Cartwright at Brookvale Oval on Sunday.

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott bounced out of Brookvale Oval before the hour mark on Sunday, cheerily waving to the Brookvale masses. He should have known funny things happen when you turn your back in politics - and rugby league.

Barrett fumes as Manly capitulate

No hard feelings: Sea Eagles coach Trent Barrett.

A furious Trent Barrett has said Manly 'capitulated' by giving up a 20-point lead against the Panthers to darken the storm clouds circling Brookvale.

Manly set to bring Murrihy on board

Man for the job: Former Racing NSW chief steward Ray Murrihy will be employed as a consultant.

Manly are poised to appoint former NSW chief racing steward Ray Murrihy as a consultant after the club was embroiled in match-fixing allegations.

Con Ange insists he is a 'straighty-180'

Con Ange: "No club should ever have a problem with me associating with anyone because I've never harmed anyone."

Colourful rugby league identity Con Ange is adamant clubs have no reason to ban him from associating with their players, insisting he is a "straighty-180" who would never lead them astray.