Steve Matai

Brett Stewart's charms can’t save Manly Sea Eagles

Malcolm Knox Brett Stewart has been the most valuable rugby league player of the past 10 years. There is only one stat to back this assertion, but it's not a bad one: in the two seasons since 2008 that Stewart...

Steve Matai expected back for Manly's clash with Parramatta

Michael Carayannis The late mail on who is in or out for this week's round 24 of the NRL.

Manly Sea Eagles centre Steve Matai to miss two weeks with shoulder injury

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Adrian Proszenko Manly centre Steve Matai is expected to miss at least two matches after again injuring his shoulder in Friday night's loss to South Sydney.

Manly stars Anthony Watmough and Steve Matai recover in time for Souths clash

Raring to go: Steve Matai.

Michael Carayannis Manly duo Steve Matai and Anthony Watmough have been cleared to play for the Sea Eagles while South Sydney are sweating on the fitness of Sam Burgess to allow their big man to return from a shoulder...

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Manly should release Steve Matai says Kieran Foran

Manly teammates Kieran Foran and Steve Matai.

James MacSmith Manly five-eighth Kieran Foran has conceded player contractual issues are afflicting the NRL competition leaders and has called for Sea Eagles management to allow centre Steve Matai to make a big...

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Manly Sea Eagles set to keep grip on Anthony Watmough, Steve Matai

In demand: Manly forward Anthony Watmough.

Michael Carayannis, Adrian Proszenko Manly are on the verge of offering disgruntled duo Anthony Watmough and Steve Matai contract extensions that would keep them at the club for the rest of their careers.

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Manly could lose more than just Glenn Stewart, warns Steve Matai

First of many?: Could Glenn Stewart be on his way out of Brookvale.

Adrian Proszenko Manly veteran Steve Matai has warned that if Glenn Stewart leaves the club, other stars are likely to follow.

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New Zealand Warriors' interest in Steve Matai may hasten Konrad Hurrell's departure

David Long NRL clubs are circling for the out-of-favour Konrad Hurrell, while the Warriors are now looking at luring Steve Matai across the Tasman as someone to beef up their stocks at centre.

South Sydney Rabbitohs players incur Michael Maguire's wrath despite big win

One of his best: Souths centre Dylan Walker said coach Michael Maguire didn't miss the players after their poor end to Friday night's win over Manly.

Michael Carayannis Michael Maguire is renowned for his post-game sprays but his full-time rant in the dressing room on Friday night was "up there" with the best according to his Rabbitohs charges.

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Adam Reynolds shows he's key to South Sydney's hopes of NRL premiership glory

Souths halfback Adam Reynolds returns from suspension.

Michael Carayannis The Rabbitohs won’t win the competition unless Adam Reynolds is firing.

Sea Eagles v Rabbitohs

George Burgess

Andrew Sonter Who will claim first blood in the NRL finals as the Sea Eagles tackle the Rabbitohs at Allianz Stadium.

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Manly Sea Eagles should make the tough calls and start again

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Andrew Webster "We built this club." I've heard of this remark, from a senior Manly player to a club official, a few times throughout the season.

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Manly Sea Eagles v South Sydney Rabbitohs

Souths halfback Adam Reynolds returns from suspension.

Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Friday 7.55pm (AEST)

Sea Eagles v Panthers

Manly Sea Eagles v Penrith Panthers at Brookvale Oval, Sunday, 3pm

Manly Sea Eagles pull off miracle escape against Penrith Panthers

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Chris Barrett Manly have pulled off a stunning come-from-behind escape in a drama-filled finale against Penrith on Sunday to put one hand on the NRL minor premiership.

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Manly Sea Eagles in box seat for minor premiership after Penrith thriller

Jamie Buhrer

Chris Barrett Manly will fly to to Townsville this week with one hand on the minor premiership, but only after hanging onto the competition lead by their fingernails.

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Manly Sea Eagles surrender minor premiership with loss to North Queensland Cowboys

Kieran Foran

Steve Mascord The JJ Giltinan Shield did not make the trip to Townsville for Manly's tilt at the minor premiership - and it's just as well.

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Chris Boulous

Talkin' Teams and Ultimate League: Round 26

John Sutton makes a break during the South Sydney Rabbitohs vs St George Dragons 
ANZ Stadium 
Photography Brendan Esposito
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Chris Boulous Join Chris Boulous for the NRL team news as it comes as well as plenty of Ultimate League chat.

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Glenn Stewart's season-ending surgery shattering for Manly Sea Eagles teammates, especially brother Brett Stewart

Brotherly bond: Glenn and Brett Stewart.

Adrian Proszenko Brett Stewart says brother Glenn is “shattered” that injury will prevent him from again playing for Manly.

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Tom Symonds 'weeks away' from new deal with Manly Sea Eagles

Adrian Proszenko Manly forward Tom Symonds is close to finalising a two-year extension in a timely boost for the club before their blockbuster clash with Penrith.