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NRL Live 2017: Wests Tigers v Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

Follow live as Wests Tigers take on the Manly Sea Eagles.

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Tigers 30, Sea Eagles 26

The Tigers come from nowhere to steal a win - they dominated the game in several patches but it looked as though they'd have nothing to show for it until a try in the final 90 seconds turned the game on it's head. Manly's chances of the top four are now probably dead and Wests will go back above Newcastle to avoid that dreaded wooden spoon. 

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Lolohea converts and Manly will have to go short, get the ball back and score in the one play. 

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Watene-Zelezniak scores!

Absolute scenes - they check it about 50 times for obstruction but it's sent down with green lights and Wests have stolen this! 

Matt Wright picks up the Lolohea grubber and dives back into play - but on tackle one, Parker drops it after a big shot from Grant! They'll pack a scrum 10m out with two minutes to go. 

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MWZ takes the high bomb near his own line and Uate makes contact in the air! Wests find touch 35 out from their own line and this could be their last good chance. 

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Matt Wright saves a try!!

Unbelievable. The Tigers get Nofoaluma out wide on the last and I fully expected him to score, but his opposite man holds him up well before the support comes to bundle Marsters into touch after an offload. What a defensive stand. 

Again it's a good defensive set from the Tigers and by the time Teddy returns the kick, the home side are almost at the halfway line. Six to go. 

Not a great set from Manly and the Tigers are right back on the attack after a couple of plays - but Lolohea then kicks early in the set and Wright gets back to clean up. 

Cherry-Evans with a slips catch to snaffle that Brooks grubber and the chance is gone. Eight to go and Manly can work it out of their own end. 

Good kick from Brooks and they'll get six more - ten minutes to go and it's anyone's game. 

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Taupau takes Tedesco high and the Tigers can turn defence into attack straight away. Huge chance as Brooks finds touch 35m out. 

A grubber from Green this time and Chee-Kam pounces on it - Wests escape and they're still in the contest as we enter the final ten minutes. 

Brooks does really well to take the DCE kick on the full at close range, but he then loses it in the tackle! Six more for Manly right on the line! 

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A bit of a quiet period as the teams trade long kicks before Manly get a penalty for a crusher tackle by Elijah Taylor. 

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And just like that it's a two point game again. 26-24. 

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Sue barges over!

Similarly soft defence from Manly and in the blink of an eye he goes through a couple of awful attempted tackles from Taupau and Winterstein and scores! 

Now Perrett loses it on the first hit up! Just like the Tigers did, Manly give the ball straight to the opposition after scoring. Scrum for the Tigers 15m out. 

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Easy kick from right in front and it's 26-18. 

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Perrett crashes over!

That was awful defending - soft defence right in the middle of the field as Koroisau takes two steps from dummy half before putting the bench forward in a one-on-one contest right near the line and he easily sheds the tackle of Chee-Kam and grounds it under the posts. 

Tedesco loses it on the kick-off! Manly ten metres out now! 

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Match Tracker

Wests Tigers
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
H1
6
20

    Wests Tigers Events

  • 8 mins - Try, E.Taylor
  • 9 mins - Conversion, T.Lolohea

    Wests Tigers and Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Events

  • 13 mins - Try, D.Cherry-Evans
  • 14 mins - Conversion, M.Wright
  • 25 mins - Try, D.Cherry-Evans
  • 27 mins - Conversion, M.Wright
  • 29 mins - Try, A.Uate
  • 35 mins - Try, A.Uate
H2
24
6

    Wests Tigers Events

  • 49 mins - Try, K.Naiqama
  • 51 mins - Conversion, T.Lolohea
  • 56 mins - Try, T.Lolohea
  • 58 mins - Conversion, T.Lolohea
  • 62 mins - Try, S.Sue
  • 64 mins - Conversion, T.Lolohea
  • 79 mins - Try, M.Watene-Zelezniak
  • 80 mins - Conversion, T.Lolohea

    Wests Tigers and Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Events

  • 60 mins - Try, L.Perrett
  • 61 mins - Conversion, M.Wright
ET
0
0

    Wests Tigers Events

    Wests Tigers and Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Events

Scorers

Wests Tigers
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Goal Scorers Wests Tigers Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Tries Taylor (1), Naiqama (1), Lolohea (1), Sue (1), Watene-Zelezniak (1) Cherry-Evans (2), Uate (2), Perrett (1)
Conversions Lolohea (5/5) Wright (3/5)
Penalty Goals
Field Goals

Team Statistics

Wests Tigers
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

Statistics

Wests Tigers Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Tries 5 5
Conversions 5 3
Penalty Goals 0 0
Field Goals 0 0
Wests TigersGoal Scorers
Players R RM OF LB TA K T MT PC ER
J.Aloiai 6 48 0 0 0 0 11 1 0 0
L.Brooks 10 49 2 1 1 7 10 2 1 1
M.Chee Kam 15 122 0 0 1 0 24 4 0 0
M.Eisenhuth 11 100 1 0 0 0 36 1 1 2
T.Grant 12 99 0 0 0 0 16 1 0 0
J.Littlejohn 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 2 2 0
T.Lolohea 7 58 0 1 0 7 20 2 0 1
E.Marsters 8 70 4 0 0 0 10 1 1 1
M.McIlwrick 2 19 0 0 0 1 21 2 0 0
K.Naiqama 5 59 0 1 1 1 16 1 1 0
D.Nofoaluma 18 231 2 1 0 1 8 1 0 0
S.Sue 11 105 0 1 0 0 17 0 0 0
E.Taylor 4 35 0 0 1 0 51 5 1 0
J.Tedesco 19 189 3 1 0 3 3 0 0 3
A.Twal 7 63 0 0 0 0 23 0 0 0
M.Watene-Zelezniak 11 116 0 1 0 0 4 3 0 0
A.Woods 16 144 2 0 0 0 24 1 0 0
Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesGoal Scorers
Players R RM OF LB TA K T MT PC ER
L.Brown 2 18 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0
D.Cherry-Evans 6 56 0 0 1 11 11 3 0 0
A.Fonua-Blake 9 109 0 0 0 0 12 1 0 0
B.Green 2 11 0 0 0 3 14 5 4 1
A.Koroisau 4 91 0 1 2 0 41 6 0 0
S.Lane 7 63 0 0 0 0 36 3 0 0
B.Lawrence 8 79 0 0 0 0 15 4 0 2
D.Lussick 10 88 0 0 0 0 21 1 0 0
B.Parker 10 86 1 0 0 0 11 0 0 1
L.Perrett 4 36 0 1 0 0 6 0 1 1
M.Taupau 10 110 1 0 0 0 24 2 2 0
J.Trbojevic 12 95 0 0 0 0 43 3 0 0
T.Trbojevic 12 120 1 0 1 1 9 2 0 3
A.Uate 12 127 0 2 0 0 2 2 1 0
D.Walker 12 116 1 0 1 0 6 4 0 0
F.Winterstein 12 112 0 0 0 0 26 6 0 0
M.Wright 8 68 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1

Match Details

Wests Tigers
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
START TIME
4:00PM
WEATHER
Clear
VENUE
Leichhardt Oval
Referees
Ben Galea, Bernard Sutton, Chris James, Chris Sutton, David Ryan, Grant Atkins