St George Illawarra Dragons v Manly Sea Eagles Stats

The St George Illawarra Dragons and Manly Sea Eagles have played each other on 30 occasions; the Dragons have won 20 games, Manly have won 10 games and there have been no draws.

The Manly Sea Eagles have won just one game in Wollongong against the St George Illawarra Dragons in nine attempts; that game being 17 years ago in a 38-12 win in 2003.

The first game played between the two sides was a narrow 20-18 success to the St George Illawarra Dragons in round 26, 1999.

Biggest Wins

The St George Illawarra Dragons’ biggest win over the Manly Sea Eagles was a 52-22 rout 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

Top try-scorer in this clash

Matt Cooper (SGI) – 10
Jason Nightingale (SGI) – 9
Brett Morris (SGI) – 6
Jorge Taufua (MAN) – 6

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Jamie Soward (SGI) – 5 tries, 36 goals & 1 field goal (93 pts)
Gareth Widdop (SGI) – 4 tries, 24 goals & 1 field goal (65 pts)
Matt Orford (MAN) – 26 goals (52 pts)
Jamie Lyon (MAN) – 1 try & 19 goals (42 pts)
Matt Cooper (SGI) – 10 tries (40 pts)

Players to have played for both sides from 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. Brent Kite – 2002-2004 (SGI) & 2005-2013 (MAN)
  5. Nathan Tutt – 2002-2003 (SGI) & 2004-2006 (MAN)
  6. Tony Jensen – 2003 (MAN) & 2004 (SGI)
  7. Solomon Haumono – 1994-1996 & 2003-2004 (MAN) & 2000 (SGI)
  8. Daniel Heckenberg – 2000 (SGI) & 2004-2005 (MAN)
  9. Michael Witt – 2005-2006 (MAN) & 2014 (SGI)
  10. Heath L’Estrange – 2008-2009 (MAN) & 2015 (SGI)
  11. Nathan Green – 2012-2015 (SGI) & 2016 (MAN)
  12. Joel Thompson – 2014-2017 (SGI) & 2018-2020 (MAN)

Players to have been sin-binned/sent-off from this clash

  1. Shaun Timmins (SGI) sin-binned in round 16, 2003.
  2. Michael Witt (SGI) sin-binned in round 5, 2005.
  3. Darcy Lussick (MAN) sin-binned in round 20, 2017.
  4. Jorge Taufua (MAN) sin-binned in round 9, 2020.

Players to have scored three or more tries in one game in this clash

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

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) – 6/9 (66.7%)
Geoff Toovey (MAN) – 3/5 (60%)
Steve Price (SGI) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Peter Sharp (MAN) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Des Hasler (MAN) – 5/18 (27.8%)
Trent Barrett (MAN) – 1/4 (25%)

 

 

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