The Canterbury Bulldogs have seen off a Manly Sea Eagles comeback to win by twelve points at ANZ Stadium.
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The Bulldogs started the game strongly and were 10-0 up after just six minutes. Curtis Rona got his first try of the night after just 60 seconds.
And five minutes later Chase Stanley was over. Manly were reeling.
But the Sea Eagles got some hope when Daly Cherry-Evans regathered his own kick to score.
After half-time Manly seemed energised and Peta Hiku put them in front.
But that four-pointer just woke the Bulldogs up. Frank Pritchard was next to touch down.
And then Rona got his double.
The Bulldogs next try was special, Moses Mybe finishing off a 90 metre move.
A freak bounce from a Jamie Lyon kick helped Steve Matai to score.
That cut the lead to eight points. But there was still time for Corey Thompson to cross in the corner and sink the Sea Eagles.
It was another disappointing night for Manly and a much-needed victory for the Bulldogs.