I read in one News Ltd article something along the lines of "How many people have Manly as their "second" team? None." This was cited as proof positive that we are hated, but if you stop to think about it, there is actually a completely logical explanation why Manly isn't anyone's "second" team. If you have a "second" team, it is probably because your own team is so sh!t that most Septembers you have nobody to support. It follows that you would gravitate towards a team that is most similar to your own (ie. also sh!t), which would of course rule Manly out. My logic also explains why Manly fans don't usually have "second" teams. As our team is always there to support, we don't need one.