Ex-Player Profiles

  • Jamie Goddard

    Retired hurt: physical pain can last a lifetime for NRL players

    As premiership winners Anthony Minichiello and Jason King prepare for their final few weeks in the NRL, ...
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    Brent Kite 2004 – 2013

    During the 2004 NRL season, with Manly fighting to hold off a first-ever wooden spoon, the administration ...
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    Nik Kosef – 1992 to 2002

    The Cobar born Kosef, whose immigrant parents initially frowned upon his participation in the Australian ...
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    Mark Carroll – 1994 to 1997

    The former Penrith and South Sydney hard man was lured to Manly by test coach Bob Fulton to bolster a ...
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    George Rose 2006 – 2013

    George Rose is a giant young prop forward who will be joining the Sea Eagles forward pack in 2006.
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    Ken Day – 1965 to 1968

    Ken Day was the Manly ‘blue chip’ signing of the 1960s. Originally from Brisbane Wests he was forced ...
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    Frank Stokes 1990 to 1994

    Frank Stokes came to Manly as a raw 17 year old kid after been spotted by Bob Fulton on an end of season ...
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    Don McKinnon – 1988

    Arguably one of the best front rowers to play for Manly was the Pommy ‘made of granite’, Kevin Ward.  ...
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    Daniel Gartner – 1992 to 1999

    Daniel Gartner came through the Manly junior ranks with some illustrious company, players like Menzies, ...
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    Chris Close – 1982 to 1987

    Originally from Cunnamulla in outback Queensland, Chris ‘Choppy’ Close, a 19 year old massive centre ...
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    Andy Goodway – 1985

    The Sea Eagles had great success with importing English players throughout the 1970’s and they made ...
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    Ben Kennedy 2005 to 2006

    As Manly emerged from the North Eagles debacle, coach Des Hasler and recruitment guru Noel Cleal went ...

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Brett Stewart’s charms can’t save Manly Sea Eagles

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Manly Brett Stewart out on top as No.1 tryscoring fullback

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Live Blog: Finals week 1. Sea Eagles v Rabbitohs 2014

Join us for our first live blog in a few weeks. We will endeavour to keep you up to date with all the highs and lows and Shane Hayne Penalties that are blown at random intervals heavily ...
Bob Fulton

Bob Fulton and his amazing footballing family

Bob “Bozo” Fulton was the Sea Eagles greatest ever player and now his heirs are following in his footsteps on the same ground which made him a star. At the Manly junior ...
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Manly Sea Eagles should make the tough calls and start again

“We built this club.” I’ve heard of this remark, from a senior Manly player to a club official, a few times throughout the season. It exposes what is wrong with the ...
Kieran Foran

Manly Foran the NRL’s next $1m man

Kieran Foran is set to become rugby league’s next $1 million-a-season player, but Manly Immortal Bob Fulton has paid him the ultimate compliment, declaring the talented five-eighth ...
Steve Matai

Matai lining up George Burgess in final

Manly have warned South Sydney prop George Burgess to watch his back in Friday night’s NRL qualifying final, with Steve Matai hunting for revenge. When the two sides met five ...
Jorge Taufua

Manly struggling to match Souths support

RABID Rabbitohs fans are buying tickets to Friday’s away final against Manly at an astonishing rate of five times that of Sea Eagles supporters. It could be a case of spot the ...
Matt Ballin

Ballin set for early return if Manly win

Star hooker Matt Ballin is on track to make an early return from a leg fracture should Manly qualify for an NRL preliminary final. The rare piece of good news on the injury front has ...
Kieran Foran

Time for Eagles to swoop: Foran

Crafty Sea Eagles five-eighth Kieran Foran acknowledges Manly head into their finals clash against the Rabbitohs on Friday night in sub-standard form and must lift if they’re ...