NRL Rd 21 Stats Breakdown: New Zealand Warriors v Manly Sea Eagles

Former Manly Sea Eagles centre Jamie Lyon

Manly have certainly enjoyed prolonged success against the Warriors and on form, that trend looks to continue.

Of course, you can never rule out the Warriors for the simple reason that they are perhaps the most inconsistent side in the NRL.

New Zealand Warriors v Manly Sea Eagles Stats Breakdown

The New Zealand Warriors and Manly Sea Eagles have played each other on 34 occasions; the Warriors have won just nine times, Manly have won 24 times and there has been 1 draw.

The Warriors nine wins when facing Manly is their second lowest wins total against any NRL team.

The Manly Sea Eagles need just 20 points to score 800 total points against the New Zealand Warriors.

In the last nine years of games between the two sides, the Warriors have won just two out of sixteen games.

Manly have lost just three times at Mt Smart Stadium from a possible 15 games when up against the Warriors.

The first game played between the two sides was a 26-14 success to Manly in round 5, 1995.

Tom Trbojevic has scored seven tries in eight games against the New Zealand Warriors.

Top try-scorer in this clash

Brett Stewart (MAN) – 13
Steve Menzies (MAN) – 7
Manu Vatuvei (WAR) – 7
Steve Matai (MAN) – 7
Daly Cherry-Evans (MAN) – 7
Tom Trbojevic (MAN) – 7
Michael Robertson (MAN) – 6
David Williams (MAN) – 5
Simon Mannering (WAR) – 5
David Fusitu’a (WAR) – 5
Shaun Johnson (WAR) – 5

Top point-scorer in this clash

Jamie Lyon (MAN) – 4 tries & 38 goals (92 pts)
Shaun Johnson (WAR) – 5 tries, 17 goals & 1 field goal (55 pts)
Brett Stewart (MAN) – 13 tries (52 pts)
Daly Cherry-Evans (MAN) – 7 tries, 9 goals & 4 field goals (48 pts)
Stacey Jones (WAR) – 4 tries & 14 goals (44 pts)
Matt Orford (MAN) – 2 tries & 16 goals (40 pts)
Steve Matai (MAN) – 7 tries & 1 goal (30 pts)
Steve Menzies (MAN) – 7 tries (28 pts)
Manu Vatuvei (WAR) – 7 tries (28 pts)
Tom Trbojevic (MAN) – 7 tries (28 pts)
James Maloney (WAR) – 1 try & 12 goals (28 pts)
Michael Robertson (MAN) – 6 tries & 1 goal (26 pts)

Former Manly Sea Eagles fullback Brett Stewart

Head Coaching records

Mark Graham (WAR) – 1/1 (100%)
Geoff Toovey (MAN) – 5/6 (83.3%)
Trent Barrett (MAN) – 4/5 (80%)
Des Hasler (MAN) – 12/16 (75%)
Bob Fulton (MAN) – 3/4 (75%)
Daniel Anderson (WAR) – 3/4 (75%)
Anthony Kemp (WAR) – 1/2 (50%)
Matthew Elliott (WAR) – 1/2 (50%)
Stephen Kearney (WAR) – 1/4 (25%)
Ivan Cleary (WAR) – 2/11 (18.2%)
Frank Endacott (WAR) – 0/1 (0%)
Peter Sharp (MAN) – 0/2 (0%)
John Monie (WAR) – 0/2 (0%)
Brian McClennan (WAR) – 0/2 (0%)
Andrew McFadden (WAR) – 0/4 (0%)

Players to have played for both sides

  1. Phil Blake – 1982-1986 (MAN) & 1995-1997 (WAR)
  2. Gene Ngamu – 1992-1993 (MAN) & 1995-1999 (WAR)
  3. Matthew Ridge – 1990-1996 (MAN) & 1997-1999 (WAR)
  4. Kevin Iro – 1991-1992 (MAN) & 1998 (WAR)
  5. Joe Galuvao – 1998-2000 (WAR) & 2010-2013 (MAN)
  6. Michael Witt – 2005-2006 (MAN) & 2007-2008 (WAR)
  7. Lewis Brown – 2009-2012 (WAR) & 2016-2018 (MAN)
  8. Kieran Foran – 2009-2015 (MAN) & 2017 (WAR)
  9. Feleti Mateo – 2011-2014 (WAR) & 2015-2016 (MAN)
  10. Peta Hiku – 2013-2015 (MAN) & 2018-2019 (WAR)
  11. Jeff Robson – 2004 & 2008 (MAN) & 2016 (WAR)
  12. Jonathan Wright – 2015-2016 (WAR) & 2018 (MAN)
  13. Ligi Sao – 2013 & 2015 (MAN) & 2016-2019 (WAR)
  14. Blake Green – 2017 (MAN) & 2018-2019 (WAR)
  15. Toafofoa Sipley – 2016 (WAR) & 2018-2019 (MAN)

Biggest winning margins

The New Zealand Warriors biggest win over the Manly Sea Eagles came back in 1999, winning 36-10 in round 3.

The Manly Sea Eagles biggest win over the New Zealand Warriors was a comfortable 52-6 victory, also in round 3, but in 2008.

Players sin-binned/sent-off in this fixture

  1. Gavin Hill (WAR) sent-off in round 5, 1996.
  2. Shayne Dunley (MAN) sin-binned in round 5, 2006.

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