Quite astounding to hear the commentators speculating that opinion on Manly is still split - pretenders or contenders. And a question mark over our pack??????? What do they have to do? Fact is, we're winning the tight games in gritty fashion and we're running teams down after trailing at half time. Our defence leads the competition. Exactly the ingredients you look for in finals football - as Gould will no doubt start rabbitting on about in a fortnight's time.