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20 Aug 2022
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  • Manly Sea Eagles vs Cronulla Sharks predictions for Saturday’s NRL game
  • The Round 23 clash is being played at 4 Pines Park (08:30 BST)
  • Manly have lost their last 4 games
  • Can the Sharks bury the Sea Eagles’ finals hopes in Brookvale?
  • Preview, tips, stats & team news
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Manly have lost their last 4 games (Getty)

Manly Sea Eagles vs Cronulla Sharks Predictions


Manly have lost their last four games and hit a new low on the Gold Coast last week. Cronulla are backed to win to solidify their Top 4 hopes.
  • Manly Sea Eagles vs Cronulla Sharks Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Manly Sea Eagles Form
  • Manly Sea Eagles Injuries & Team News
  • Manly Sea Eagles Line Up
  • Cronulla Sharks Form
  • Cronulla Sharks Injuries & Team News
  • Cronulla Sharks Line Up
  • Manly Sea Eagles vs Cronulla Sharks Live Stream FAQ

  • Manly have lost their last 4 games.
  • Cronulla have won 2 of their last 3 games against Manly.
  • Cronulla have won 8 of their last 9 games.

Head to Head


Manly have an 67-26 advantage against Cronulla with 2 draws in 95 games. 

The Sharks have won two of the last three encounters including 34-22 in Round 7 this season.

Manly Sea Eagles Form


Manly have lost their last four games and have next to no chance of playing in the finals.

Des Hasler’s side lost 20-6 to the Dragons, 20-10 against the Roosters and 36-20 defeat against Sydney Roosters after leading 20-18 in the second half.

The Sea Eagles suffered a humiliating 44-24 defeat on the Gold Coast last week. They completed a pathetic 55% (19/34) of their sets after making 17 errors.

Manly Sea Eagles Injuries & Team News


Jake Trbojevic (hand) will miss the final three games of the year. Dylan Walker starts at lock with Ethan Bullemor on the bench. 

Reuben Garrick is out with Tolutau Koula moving to fullback and Alfred Smalley named to start on the wing. Andrew Davey was a late withdrawal with Ethan Bullemor moving from the bench to the second row.

Jason Saab (knee) could miss the rest of the season with Morgan Harper returning in the centres.

Sean Keppie (shoulder) and Taniela Paseka (knee) are out indefinitely with Karl Lawton (knee) and Tom Trbojevic (shoulder) gone for the season.

Manly Sea Eagles Line Up


2. Tolutau Koula
23. Alfred Smalley
3. Brad Parker
4. Morgan Harper 
5. Christian Tuipolotu
6. Kieran Foran
7. Daly Cherry-Evans
8. Josh Aloiai
9. Lachlan Croker
10. Martin Taupau 
11. Haumole Olakau'atu
16. Ethan Bullemor 
13. Dylan Walker

Interchange

14. Ben Trbojevic
15. Josh Schuster 
17. Toafofoa Sipley
18. Kurt De Luis

Reserves

19. Kaeo Weekes
21. James Roumanos

Cronulla Sharks Form


Cronulla have won eight of their last nine games and sit third on the NRL ladder.

Craig Fitzgibbon’s side won five straight before a 20-10 defeat in Penrith after taking an early 10-0 lead.

The Sharks bounced back with a 21-20 extra time win against South Sydney and 24-18 win against St George Illawarra. 

Cronulla are coming off a 36-12 win against Wests Tigers in Tamworth. They led 26-6 at half time, ending the game with 83% (36/43) completed sets, 10 line breaks and eight errors.

Cronulla Sharks Injuries & Team News


Matt Moylan (quad) and Connor Tracey (head knock) have returned to the starting side but Siosifa Talakai (shoulder) remains out. 

Kade Dykes is out with Lachlan Miller moving to fullback and Matt Ikuvalu into the starting side on the wing.

Toby Rudolf (knee) will miss a month of action with Andrew Fifita returning to the bench. 

Will Kennedy (ankle) should return for the finals but Sione Katoa (shoulder) and Jack Williams (shoulder) are gone for the season.

Cronulla Sharks Line Up


2. Lachlan Miller 
20. Matt Ikuvalu
3. Jesse Ramien
4. Connor Tracey 
5. Ronaldo Mulitalo
6. Matt Moylan
7. Nicholas Hynes
8. Braden Hamlin-Uele
9. Blayke Brailey
10. Royce Hunt 
11. Briton Nikora
12. Wade Graham
13. Dale Finucane

Interchange

14. Teig Wilton 
15. Cameron McInnes 
16. Aiden Tolman
17. Andrew Fifita 

Reserves

19. Jesse Colquhoun
22. Luke Metcalf

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Verdict

Manly are waiting for the season to end with the Cronulla looking to solidify their Top 4 spot. I am backing the Sharks to win by 1-12 points with Connor Tracey to score.

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