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Ella's Eagles

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Manly legend Jamie Lyon grew up in Wee Waa, just under 600km from Sydney. Growing up in rural New South Wales, Lyon had to move to Sydney in order to start a professional rugby league career, signing with the Parramatta Eels and debuting in the NRL in 2000 at the age of 18.

After playing 70...
I was in year 2 when I chose my first ever favourite player. The year was 2007, we had just lost the grand final to the Melbourne Storm, and the legendary Steve Menzies was heading into his last season at the Sea Eagles. Most other kids my age idolised Brett Stewart, and whilst 'Snake' was...
Brenton Lawrence has been nominated for the 2016 Ken Stephen Medal.

Nominated back in 2014 for the same award, Lawrence wasn't able to take out the title. However, being nominated yet again, he has been given another chance.

In addition to the charity works Brenton Lawrence has been...
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The season is creeping close to an end as another finals series approaches, and that means teams begin to really fight for a spot in the top eight. Whilst the Sea Eagles may have left their run to success a little bit too late, there is still a chance that we can make the 2016 finals series....
by @ellakasmar

Manly fans have been spoilt over the years. Premiership wins in every decade since the 70s, 10 finals series appearances in a row and a well-known successful culture. This luxury of triumphs over the years have caused Manly supporters to feel even worse when...
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By @ellakasmar

Food and rugby league. It is a pretty good mix, but have you ever thought what players would be if they were foods? It's a weird question I know, but here's what I think some Manly players would be:

Brett Stewart is like Smiths chips. A lifelong family...
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It's the latest drama in the NRL that has yet again swamped headlines everywhere. On the television, in the newspaper, radio, and especially on social media - every day you hear about the Parramatta Eels' salary cap drama.

Being born into a family of fanatical Manly supporters, since a young...
By @ellakasmar

It’s the debate in rugby league that arises every season – should we move all clubs to big stadiums? In simple terms, the answer is no.

Only eight suburban grounds remain in the NRL – Brookvale Oval, Campbelltown Stadium, Shark Park, Kogarah Oval, Leichhardt...
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Whilst our season may have not gotten off to the start we were expecting, here are five things Sea Eagles supporters should be happy about.

1. Improvement from round one
Whilst round two wasn't a win, it sure was an improvement from the week prior. Visiting the Tigers at Leichhardt Oval was...
First up at 5:45pm at Brookvale Oval will be the new-look Under 20s side taking on the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs. After a grand-final loss in 2015, the ‘baby Sea Eagles’ will be looking to do one better this season, but only five remain in this week’s team list from last year’s side.

The...