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The New Zealand Warriors and Manly Sea Eagles sign off for 2020 with a Sunday afternoon clash at Central Coast Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores from 2pm (AEST).
Circumstances conspired against the Warriors in 2020. They were never going to challenge for finals given a lack of home games, but have been admirably competitive all season and, before their current three-game losing streak, had won four of five at one point.
Manly were also dealt a dud hand by the footy gods this year. After starting 4-2, before moving to 6-5, a raft of injuries to crucial personnel doomed the Sea Eagles, as they lost six in a row to fall out of the finals race. They’ll be hoping for a strong performance this afternoon for some momentum to carry into the offseason.
The Warriors got up 26-22 just over a month ago when these sides clashed at Brookvale Oval earlier in the season, giving them three wins from their last four matches against Manly.
Kick-off: 2pm (AEST)
Venue: Central Coast Stadium
TV: Fox Sports
Live stream: Kayo Sports, Foxtel, NRL Live Pass
Odds: Sea Eagles $1.65, Warriors $2.25
1. Peta Hiku, 2. Adam Pompey, 3. Adam Keighran, 4. Hayze Perham, 5. Patrick Herbert, 6. Kodi Nikorima, 7. Chanel Harris-Tavita, 8. Lachlan Burr, 9. Karl Lawton, 10. Isaiah Papali’i, 11. Eliesa Katoa, 12. Tohu Harris, 13. Jazz Tevaga
Bench/Reserves: 14. Wayde Egan, 15. Adam Blair, 16. Jack Murchie, 17. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown, 18. Josh Curran, 20. Paul Turner, 21. Gerard Beale, 22. Tom Ale
1. Tevita Funa, 2. Abbas Miski, 3. Brad Parker, 4. Morgan Harper, 5. Reuben Garrick, 6. Lachlan Croker, 7. Daly Cherry-Evans, 8. Taniela Paseka, 9. Danny Levi, 10. Martin Taupau, 11. Corey Waddell, 12. Curtis Sironen, 13. Jake Trbojevic
Bench/Reserves: 14. Albert Hopoate, 15. Morgan Boyle, 16. Sean Keppie, 17. Haumole Olakau’atu, 18. Ben Trbojevic, 19. Luke Metcalf, 20. Toafofoa Sipley, 21. Sione Fainu