Michael Chammas Manly are expected to roll the dice and risk losing Anthony Watmough for two weeks in a bid to have the star backrower available against the Bulldogs on Saturday night.
Michael Chammas He was a rabbit caught in the headlights in last year's finals series, but South Sydney halfback Adam Reynolds took centre stage on Friday night to inflict a finals humiliation on Manly.
Michael Chammas Don't tell Brenton Lawrence about the need to stop South Sydney's big men.Because simply just stopping them won't be enough.
Michael Chammas North Queensland Cowboys v Manly Sea Eagles at 1300SMILES Stadium, Saturday, 7.30pm
Michael Chammas Parramatta have stunned competition front-runners Manly to keep their finals hopes alive with a remarkable come-from-behind victory on Friday night.
Michael Chammas Does this game count for anything come finals time?
Michael Chammas South Sydney v Manly, SCG, Friday 7.45pm
Michael Chammas In round 23 last year the Rabbitohs left Gosford with a 22-10 win, only to bow out to Manly 30-20 in the preliminary final six weeks later.
Michael Chammas PARRAMATTA EELS v MANLY SEA EAGLES at Pirtek Stadium, Friday 7.45pm
Michael Chammas Manly coach Geoff Toovey has accused his side of showing complacency in Friday night's loss to Parramatta at Pirtek Stadium.
Michael Chammas Manly fullback Brett Stewart overcame a horror first half to lead the Sea Eagles to a 24-16 victory against the Roosters in what might have just been a dress rehearsal for what's in store come...
Michael Chammas Cronulla's season from hell got worse last night, becoming the first team in NRL history to be held scoreless for three games in the same season.
Michael Chammas Michael Chammas writes: Back to Leichhardt Oval for the Tigers. James Tedesco needs to fire. We saw last week just how much the Tigers struggle without him after he left the field with concussion.
Michael Chammas Those doubting whether the Wests Tigers were the new schoolyard bullies of the NRL after their round-three demolition of South Sydney were left red-faced after a boilover at Leichhardt Oval on Sunday.
History repeats as Manly Sea Eagles beat North Queensland Cowboys with help of controversial refereeing decision
Michael Chammas For the second time in less than two years, a controversial video refereeing decision involving Kieran Foran has gone against North Queensland to hand Manly a 26-21 victory on Friday night.
Michael Chammas MELBOURNE STORM v MANLY SEA EAGLES at AAMI Park, 7.30pm.
Michael Chammas A Daly Cherry-Evans field goal with two seconds remaining has turned Newcastle's horror week into a nightmare as the Knights lost the unloseable at Brookvale Oval on Monday night.
Michael Chammas BRISBANE BRONCOS v MANLY SEA EAGLES at Suncorp Stadium, Sunday 3.00pm.
Michael Chammas Brookvale Oval, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)
Michael Chammas, Adrian Proszenko Manly coach Geoff Toovey insists last year's preliminary final capitulation against Melbourne won't act as motivation for Friday night's grand-final qualifier against South Sydney.