February 4, 2023

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Manly win over Knights

The Sea Eagles continued their dominant form at home in 2022 with a 42-12 victory over Newcastle Knights last night.

Skipper Daly Cherry-Evans was instrumental setting up three tries and wing Jason Saab scoring a double.

Three days after helping Queensland win the Origin decider, Cherry-Evans was in fine touch at 4 Pines Park, helping Manly to score five unanswered tries in the final half hour and win for the sixth time in seven games at home this season.

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The two sides traded converted tries through the opening 20 minutes, but Manly pulled away in the final 10 minutes of the half thanks to a Saab try and Cherry-Evans penalty.

Manly blew the scoreline out with further tries to back-rower Andrew Davey, Mate Ma’a Tonga representative Christian Tuipulotu and Lachlan Croker.

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