Penrith Panthers v Manly Sea Eagles Stats

The Manly Sea Eagles and Penrith Panthers have played each other on 90 occasions; Manly have won 52 games, the Panthers have won 37 games and there has been one draw.

It took Penrith fourteen years’ worth of games against Manly to win back-to-back games. The first time they achieved this feat was in 1981.

The Penrith Panthers have won thirteen of the last eighteen games played between the two sides, including the last three on the trot.

The first game played between the two sides was a 17-8 success for the Manly Sea Eagles in round 3, 1967.

Biggest Wins

The Manly Sea Eagles’ biggest win over the Penrith Panthers was a colossal 70-7 trouncing in round 19, 1973. This is both the biggest win in Manly’s history and the biggest loss in Penrith’s history.

The Penrith Panthers’ biggest win over the Manly Sea Eagles was a 72-12 domination in round 22, 2004. This is the biggest win in Penrith’s history and the second-biggest loss in Manly’s history.

Former Penrith Panthers player Rhys Wesser

Top try-scorer in this clash

Rhys Wesser (PEN) – 10
Ken Irvine (MAN) – 9
Tom Mooney (MAN) – 8
Luke Lewis (PEN) – 8
Brett Stewart (MAN) – 8
Josh Mansour (PEN) – 8

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Graham Eadie (MAN) – 5 tries & 78 goals (171 pts)*
Greg Alexander (PEN) – 7 tries, 26 goals & 1 field goal (81 pts)
Preston Campbell (PEN) – 7 tries & 24 goals (76 pts)
Nathan Cleary (PEN) – 3 tries & 28 goals (68 pts)
Michael O’Connor (MAN) – 4 tries, 25 goals & 1 field goal (67 pts)

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Geoff Gerard – 1981-1984 (MAN) & 1985-1989 (PEN)
  2. Des Hasler – 1982-1983 (PEN) & 1984-1993 & 1995-1996 (MAN)
  3. David Liddiard – 1986-1987 (PEN) & 1990-1992 (MAN)
  4. Mark Carroll – 1987-1989 (PEN) & 1994-1997 (MAN)
  5. Graham Mackay – 1991-1994 (PEN) & 1999 (MAN)
  6. Jamie Olejnik – 1992 (PEN) & 1993-1994 & 1998 (MAN)
  7. Phil Adamson – 1993-1998 (PEN) & 1999 (MAN)
  8. Shane Rodney – 2002-2006 & 2008 (PEN) & 2009-2011 (MAN)
  9. Chris Hicks – 1997-2002 (PEN) & 2004-2007 (MAN)
  10. Joe Galuvao – 2002-2005 (PEN) & 2010-2013 (MAN)
  11. Richard Fa’aoso – 2004 (PEN) & 2013 (MAN)
  12. Travis Burns – 2005-2007 (MAN) & 2010-2012 (PEN)
  13. Brent Kite – 2005-2013 (PEN) & 2014-2015 (MAN)
  14. Dean Whare – 2010-2012 (PEN) & 2013-2021 (MAN)
  15. Peta Hiku – 2013-2015 (MAN) & 2016-2017 (PEN)
  16. Frank Winterstein – 2016-2018 (MAN) & 2019 (PEN)

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

  1. Gary Pethybridge (PEN) & Les Boyd (MAN) both sent-off in round 1, 1980.
  2. Les Boyd & Geoff Gerard (both MAN) both sin-binned in round 4, 1983.
  3. Cliff Lyons (MAN) sin-binned in round 8, 1986.
  4. Ben Gonzales (PEN) & Phil Blake/Stuart Davis (both MAN) all sin-binned in round 21, 1986.
  5. Ron Gibbs (MAN) sent-off in round 2, 1987.
  6. Garry Longhurst (PEN) & Phil Daley/Cliff Lyons (both MAN) all sin-binned in round 15, 1987.
  7. Cliff Lyons (MAN) sin-binned & Danny More (MAN) sent-off in round 20, 1995.
  8. Matthew Ridge (MAN) sin-binned in round 20, 1996.
  9. Luke Priddis (PEN) sin-binned in round 18, 2005.
  10. Nathan Cleary (PEN) sin-binned in round 16, 2018.

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

  1. Ken Irvine (MAN) scored four tries in round 21, 1970.
  2. Johnny Mayes (MAN) scored four tries in round 19, 1973.
  3. Tom Mooney (MAN) scored four tries in round 8, 1976.
  4. Jack Clare (MAN) scored four tries in round 12, 1972.
  5. Ken Irvine (MAN) scored three tries in round 8, 1973.
  6. Alan Thompson (MAN) scored three tries in round 19, 1973.
  7. Ross Windshuttle (MAN) scored three tries in round 18, 1983.
  8. Rhys Wesser (PEN) scored three tries in round 22, 2004.
  9. Brett Stewart (MAN) scored three tries in round 13, 2006.
  10. Michael Jennings (PEN) scored three tries in round 16, 2010.

Head Coaching Records

George Hunter (MAN) – 4/4 (100%)
Allan Thomson (MAN) – 2/2 (100%)
Ronald Willey (MAN) – 9/10 (90%)
Frank Stanton (MAN) – 9/10 (90%)
Ivan Cleary (PEN) – 6/8 (75%)
Ronald Willey (PEN) – 3/4 (75%)
Anthony Griffin (PEN) – 5/7 (71.4%)
Bob Fulton (MAN) – 11/18 (61.1%) (1 draw)
Phil Gould (PEN) – 4/7 (57.1%)
Des Hasler (MAN) – 9/16 (56.3%)
John Lang (PEN) – 4/8 (50%)
John Peard (PEN) – 2/4 (50%)
Wally O’Connell (MAN) – 1/2 (50%)
Matthew Elliott (PEN) – 3/7 (42.9%)
Royce Simmons (PEN) – 2/5 (40%)
Tim Sheens (PEN) – 3/9 (33.3%) (1 draw)
Geoff Toovey (MAN) – 2/6 (33.3%)
Len Stacker (PEN) – 2/6 (33.3%)
Barry Harris (PEN) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Trent Barrett (MAN) – 2/7 (28.6%)
Ray Ritchie (MAN) – 1/4 (25%)
Peter Sharp (MAN) – 1/4 (25%)
Leo Trevena (PEN) – 1/4 (25%)
Graham Lowe (MAN) – 1/5 (20%)
Bob Boland (PEN) – 1/10 (10%)
Mike Stephenson (PEN) – 0/1 (0%)
Steve Georgallis (PEN) – 0/1 (0%)
Alan Thompson (MAN) – 0/2 (0%)
Jack Clare (PEN) – 0/2 (0%)
Don Parish (PEN) – 0/4 (0%)

 

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