Manly Sea Eagles Team
The Manly Sea Eagles (aka 'Sea Eagles') are a Manly based Rugby League team.
Steve Georgallis will replace Brad Arthur as the Manly assistant coach for the 2014 NRL season.
Scotland will be without second row forward Dale Ferguson for Friday's World Cup quarter-final against holders New Zealand after being given a two-match ban.
Manly players are happy for the sceptics to write them off again next year, after declaring 2013 a success despite falling at the NRL grand final hurdle.
Manly coach Geoff Toovey and his crestfallen players diplomatically tiptoed through the fine-infested minefield of criticising the officials, as they came to grips with their 26-18 grand final loss to the Sydney Roosters.
MANLY PLAYER RATINGS FOR SUNDAY NIGHT'S NRL GRAND FINAL AT ANZ STADIUM:
SNAPSHOT OF THE NRL GRAND FINAL RESULT: Sydney Roosters 26 bt Manly Sea Eagles 18
When Luke O'Donnell walked into training on the eve of the 2013 NRL season, Tom Symonds knew his time at the Sydney Roosters was up.
SIX REASONS WHY SYDNEY ROOSTERS WILL WIN THE NRL GRAND FINAL: 1
He wasn't even among the four nominated for the Dally M coach of the year award but Geoff Toovey is now on the cusp of becoming only the fifth man to captain and coach the same club to an NRL premiership.
It may not have the romance of the fairytale decider many were tipping but there's little doubt the NRL grand final between the Sydney Roosters and Manly involves the best two sides of 2013.
Preview of NRL grand final
Joe Galuvao's dream of an NRL grand final fairytale has been given new life with Manly coach Geoff Toovey declaring the veteran forward still "in the mix".
When Jamie Lyon became available after his second season with English club St Helens in 2006, then-Manly coach Des Hasler told his recruitment guru Noel Cleal simply "you've got to get him".
Manly coach Geoff Toovey has seemingly closed the door on the greatest comeback story of the season, denying retired forward Joe Galuvao a dream grand final appearance.
Geoff Toovey believes his Manly side's path to the NRL grand final was helped by other teams under-estimating how strong the Sea Eagles would be in 2013.
Cooper Cronk believes the temperament of the halves will decide Sunday's NRL grand final, and the Dally M winner has Manly maestro Daly Cherry-Evans ahead of his Sydney Roosters' rivals.
Manly Sea Eagles Team Details
|Also known as:||Manly-Warringah|
Manley Sea Eagles
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles