“And you are right it is the tackle we are trying to rub out of the game. “Lawton is a good guy and he would have had no intentions of trying to hurt Cameron Murray but he got it wrong. The technique he got it completely wrong. “I agree with the referee’s send-off decision. ” Get all the latest NRL news, highlights and analysis delivered straight to your inbox with Fox Sports Sportmail. Sign up now!! WALKER STARS IN MILESTONE MATCHIt has been a slow start to the season for Cody Walker, but he was back to his brilliant best to celebrate his 150th match in the NRL in style.
“Cook threatening, Murray ball playing and that is great vision there. “On a big night for Cody Walker one of their absolute stars, the red and green faithful they rise out of their seats. “He is one of their favourite sons. Over in the corner Walker extends the lead. “Cody Walker in game 150 that’s a lovely moment. What a player. “He certainly never gives up on the play does he? He is always around whenever there is an opportunity.
A week after they gave up a 32-0 halftime lead to the Sharks only to come home and lose 34-22, Manly pushed Souths all the way, but ultimately playing with 12 men for the majority of the match saw them run out of gas. “You wouldn’t know which team went down to 12 players, ” Benji Marshall said. “Manly as soon as they went to 12 stepped up a notch. “The old fella Kieran Foran showed his running game.
Daly Cherry-Evans kept his side in the contest with a try to cut the lead to 30-22 and set up a grandstand finish. However, Souths skipper Cameron Murray ran a superb line to score under the posts to all but put the result beyond doubt at 36-22 and Blake Taaffe put the icing on the cake with a last minute try to seal a 40-22 win. Here are the key takeaways from the match. LAWTON FACES BIG BAN AFTER BEING SENT OFF FOR BRAIN SNAPManly forward Karl Lawton faces a lengthy ban after he was sent off in the ninth minute for an ugly lifting tackle on Souths skipper Cameron Murray. Greg Alexander believes Lawton deserved to be sent off and could be in strife with the match review committee. “I thought it was a send-off offence, ” Greg Alexander said.
New to Kayo? Try 14-days free now. Despite being down a man Kieran Foran dived over to score to give Manly an unlikely lead. The on-field decision was try and after it was sent up to the bunker there was no conclusive evidence that he hadn’t grounded the ball so the try was upheld. Manly continued their dominance while down a man with Jason Saab scoring in the corner to give the Sea Eagles a shock 10-2 advantage. Souths finally scored their first try when Keaon Koloamatangi crashed over from close range to cut the deficit to 10-8.
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