TL;DR news on Manly Sea Eagles at February 19, 2023

If he leaves the club it will mean Manly has churned through some six chief executives in eight seasons. "The try at halftime hurt, it was one we didn't need to give away." "We just need to learn a few lessons." As for Manly's destination next week, a return to Mudgee beckons. DCE and the Sea Eagles kept the pressure on and adding the requisite try to Tom Trbojevic shortly after, but it was not all smooth sailing for the Manly fullback. In good news for Manly fans, he said after the game he expected to be alright for Thursday's clash with Newcastle. Sean Keppie drops back to the bench and Ethan Bullemor misses out. Christian Nicolussi Manly Sea Eagles v Canberra Raiders, Saturday 5.35pm, Glen Willow Oval Mudgee Manly scraped past the Bulldogs and need to desperately kickstart their attack. Canberra made sure they did their best to slow down the play in their trial against Manly in Gosford. The Broncos and Sea Eagles are hardly flying, though, and that makes this clash with Melbourne the first true acid test for Trent Barrett and his side this season. Sean O'Sullivan drops out to accommodate Cleary, while Chris Smith is also out due to concussion protocols as a result of Mitchell Barnett's illegal elbow.