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News: Manly just warming up, warns skipper

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Zep, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. Zep

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    They've been the hottest team in the NRL over the past two months, but in a warning to rivals, Manly skipper Matt Orford claims the reigning premiers are just warming up.

    Seven wins from their past nine matches have catapulted the Sea Eagles into the top eight, their run over the same period matched only by ladder-leaders St George Illawarra.

    They now head to Gosford's Bluetongue Stadium to tackle Newcastle on Friday night, their cause set to be helped with news Knights skipper Kurt Gidley is in extreme doubt due to a rib cartilage injury.

    Victory would lift the Sea Eagles level with the Knights on 24 competition points, with Orford eyeing a big run home as they make a late push for a top four finish.

    <a href="http://silvertails.net/news/4117-manly-just-warming-up-warns-skipper.html">Read the full article</a>

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