NRL Rd 9: St George Illawarra Dragons v Manly Sea Eagles Stats Breakdown

Former St George Illawarra Dragons half Jamie Soward

St George Illawarra Dragons v Manly Sea Eagles Breakdown

The St George Illawarra Dragons and Manly Sea Eagles have played each other on 29 occasions; the Dragons have won 19 games, Manly has won 10 games and there have been no draws.

The Dragons need to score 26 more points to reach 700 total points against the Manly Sea Eagles.

The St George Illawarra Dragons have won five of the last seven games between the two sides.

The Manly Sea Sea Eagles have won just five of seventeen games against the Dragons under coach Des Hasler.

This will be the eighth time that the two sides do battle at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium.
The last time was in 2014. The previous seven games have seen the Dragons win five of seven, although they have lost the last two.

The first clash between the two sides was a 20-18 win for the St George Illawarra Dragons in round 26, 1999.

Biggest Wins

The St George Illawarra Dragons biggest win over the Manly Sea Eagles was an easy 52-22 victory in round 20, 2017.

The Manly Sea Eagles biggest win over the St George Illawarra Dragons was a 38-6 success in the 2008 NRL qualifying final.

Former St George Illawarra Dragons centre Matt Cooper

Leading Try Scorer

Matt Cooper (SGI) – 9
Jason Nightingale (SGI) – 9
Brett Morris (SGI) – 6
Jorge Taufua (MAN) – 6
Mark Gasnier (SGI) – 5
Brett Stewart (MAN) – 5

Leading Point Scorer

Jamie Soward (SGI) – 4 tries, 36 goals & 1 field goal (89 pts)
Gareth Widdop (SGI) – 4 tries, 24 goals & 1 field goal (65 pts)
Jamie Lyon (MAN) – 1 try & 17 goals (38 pts)
Matt Orford (MAN) – 22 goals (44 pts)

Players to have played for both sides in this clash

  1. Andrew Frew – 1999 (MAN) & 2004 (SGI)
  2. Albert Torrens – 1998-1999 & 2003-2004 (MAN) & 2005 (SGI)
  3. Ian Donnelly – 2003 (SGI) & 2004 (MAN)
  4. Nathan Tutt – 2002-2003 (SGI) & 2004-2006 (MAN)
  5. Tony Jensen – 2003 (MAN) & 2004 (SGI)
  6. Solomon Haumono – 1994-1996 & 2003-2004 (MAN) & 2000 (SGI)
  7. Brent Kite – 2002-2004 (SGI) & 2005-2013 (MAN)
  8. Daniel Heckenberg – 2000 (SGI) & 2004-2005 (MAN)
  9. Michael Witt – 2005-2006 (MAN) & 2014 (SGI)
  10. Adam Cuthbertson – 2006-2009 (MAN) & 2011 (SGI)
  11. Heath L’Estrange – 2008-2009 (MAN) & 2015 (SGI)
  12. Nathan Green – 2012-2015 (SGI) & 2016 (MAN)
  13. Dunamis Lui – 2014-2015 (MAN) & 2016 (SGI)
  14. Joel Thompson – 2014-2017 (SGI) & 2018-2020 (MAN)
  15. Brayden Wiliame – 2015-2016 (MAN) & 2020 (SGI)

Players to have sin-binned/sent-off in this clash

  1. Shaun Timmins (SGI) sin-binned in round 16, 2003.
  2. Michael Witt (MAN) sin-binned in round 5, 2005.
  3. Darcy Lussick (MAN) sin-binned in round 20, 2017.

Head coaching records

David Waite (SGI) – 1/1 (100%)
Wayne Bennett (SGI) – 4/5 (80%)
Nathan Brown (SGI) – 8/12 (66.7%)
Paul McGregor (SGI) – 5/8 (62.5%)
Geoff Toovey (MAN) – 3/5 (60%)
Steve Price (SGI) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Peter Sharp (MAN) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Des Hasler (MAN) – 5/17 (29.4%)
Trent Barrett (MAN) – 1/4 (25%)

Players to have scored three tries or more in one game

  1. Luke Patten (SGI) scored three tries in round 26, 1999.
  2. Albert Torrens (MAN) scored three tries in round 26, 1999.
  3. Scott Donald (MAN) scored three tries in round 16, 2003.
  4. Tony Williams (MAN) scored three tries in round 9, 2010.
  5. Michael Oldfield (MAN) scored three tries in round 13, 2012.

 

 

 

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