Manly Sea Eagles coach Trent Barrett given reason to smile after heavy defeat

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By lsz on Mar 7, 2016 at 9:06 PM
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    Finally, Trent Barrett has been given some good news. The Manly rookie has been given a tough initiation into life as a first grade coach after being thumped by the Bulldogs at Brookvale Oval last Friday. But Barrett can breathe a little easier with Steve Matai and Martin Taupau cleared by the match review committee after being placed on report.

    The Sea Eagles are also confident Brett Stewart will recover from a hamstring injury to play the Tigers on Monday night. Manly captain Jamie Lyon said his side had let Barrett down in the 28-6 loss. Lyon, who has spent his decade-long career playing under the intense Des Hasler or Geoff Toovey, said Barrett remained composed after the game.

    Oh dear: Sea Eagles coach Trent Barrett looks on as his side cops a hiding. Photo: Matt King

    "[He was] disappointed like us players and knows we can do better," Lyon said. "He has a calm head and aura about him. We have to play better for him.


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