The Sea eagles and the Titans opened Super Saturday for Round 6. Manly entered with a 1-4 record, sitting 15th while the Titans entered with a 3-2 record, sitting 7th.
Taniela Paseka and David Fifita both played their 50th NRL games.
The scoring opened early with the Titans giving away a penalty right in front of the posts. Reuben Garrick nailed an easy penalty goal to take the lead at 2-0.
10 minutes in, the Sea eagles scored the first try. On the goal line, they spread the ball left through Kieran Foran and Tom Trbojevic who sent Brad Parker through a hole to score.
Reuben Garrick converted to make the lead 8-0.
5 minutes later, Lachlan Croker made a break down the middle from dummy-half.
After being caught, they would have it on the goal line and spread left. Josh Schuster threw a cutout ball to Reuben Garrick to score in the corner.
He converted his own try to make the lead 14-0.
A few minutes later, they would crack the scoreboard again. Tommy Turbo dummied through the defensive line and sprinted away to score in his return game.
The very next set, they would go back-to-back. Tom Trbojevic dummied and busted through again, down the right side this time.
He drew in AJ Brimson and gave it to Jason Saab on the inside to score! Reuben Garrick made his record 5 from 5 to make the lead 26-0!
Both sides would head into the halftime sheds with the Sea eagles leading 26-0.
The second half would pick up where the first left off. After 5 minutes of play, the Titans would drop the ball on the goal line.
Morgan Harper picked it up and began to sprint away.
He gave it to Jason Saab on the outside to finish the job for a double! Reuben Garrick had his first miss of the day as the Sea eagles lead 30-0.
With 15 minutes left, Manly would be back on the goal line.
They spread left through Daly Cherry-Evans to Kieran Foran who threw a beautiful triple cutout ball to Reuben Garrick to score his double in the corner.
Garrick again converted his own try to make the lead 36-0.
With only a few minutes left, it looked like Sean Keppie had finally scored his first NRL try.
However, a second look from the bunker concluded that Brad Parker had knocked on and the try was denied.
The 36-0 scoreline held until full time.
Manly have completely decimated the Titans.
The Sea Eagles will take their two-game win streak into Bankwest Stadium against the Tigers on Anzac Day next week.
Meanwhile, the Titans will be trying to bounce back as they host the Rabbitohs on Friday Night Footy.
NRL News Player of the Game
3. Tom Trbojevic (MAN)
2. Josh Schuster (MAN)
1. Reuben Garrick (MAN)