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Manly Club Records


Year Entered Premiership: 1947-1999

Re-entered Premiership: 2003

Home ground: Lottoland

Capacity: 23,000

Brookvale Oval Crowd Record: 27,655 vs Parramatta Eels (1986)

Brookvale Oval Record: Played 654, won 453, loss 187, drawn 14 (at end of 2017 season)

NSWRL/ARL/NRL Record: Played 1562, won 898, loss 628, drawn 36 (at end of 2017 season)

Club Points: 5398 tries, 5,456 goals, 207 field goals, 32,711 points (at end of 2017 season)

NSWRL/ARL/NRL Finals Record: Played 94, 44 wins, 48 losses, drawn 2 (at end of 2017 season)

First Match: April 12, 1947 – Lost 13-15 v Western Suburbs, Brookvale Oval

First Grade Premierships: 8 – 1972, 1973, 1976, 1978, 1987, 1996, 2008, 2011

First Grade Runners-up: 11 – 1951, 1957, 1959, 1968, 1970, 1982-3, 1995, 1997, 2007, 2013

Minor Premierships: 9 – 1971, 1972, 1973, 1976, 1983, 1987, 1995, 1996, 1997

Pre-Season Cup: 1 - 1980

Sevens Tournaments: 3 - 1990, 1994, 1995

Reserve Grade Titles: 5 - 1954, 1960, 1969, 1973, 1988

Third Grade Titles: 1 - 1952

Jersey Flegg Cup Titles: 3 - 1961, 1974, 1987

Presidents Cup: 2 - 1946, 1970 

KB Cup: 2 - 1982, 1983

Club Championships: 4 - 1972, 1983, 1987, 1988

World Club Challenge: 1 - 2009

Most First Grade Games for the Club

309 Cliff Lyons 1986-99; 280 Steve Menzies 1993-99, 2003-08; 278 Anthony Watmough 2003-14; 263 Alan Thompson 1973-84; 255 Des Hasler 1984-93, 95-96; 241 Fred Jones 1961-63, 65-75; 238 Geoff Toovey 1988-1999; 237 Graham Eadie 1971-83; 233 Brett Stewart 2003-16; 230 Steve Matai 2003-16; 224 Jamie Lyon 2007-16

Most Tries in a Match

5 Les Hanigan v Cronulla, Brookvale Oval – Rd 8, 1967. Manly won 39-5; 4 David Williams v Parramatta, Brookvale Oval - Rd 18, 2012. Manly won 40-24; Steve Menzies v Wests, Brookvale Oval – Rd 19, 1999. Manly won 48-32; 4 Terry Hill v South Queensland, Brookvale Oval – Rd 15, 1997. Manly won 46-12; 4 John Hopoate v South Sydney, SFS – Rd 22, 1996. Manly won 48-10; 4 Steve Menzies v South Sydney, Brookvale Oval – Rd 1, 1996. Manly won 44-6; 4 Phil Blake v Canterbury, Brookvale Oval – Rd 3, 1983. Manly won 36-2; 4 Tom Mooney v Canterbury, Brookvale Oval – Rd 22, 1979. Manly won 23-11; 4 Russel Gartner v Newtown, Brookvale Oval – Rd 21, 1977. Manly won 50-2; 4 Tom Mooney v Penrith, Brookvale Oval – Rd 8, 1976. Manly won 27-14; 4 Johnny Mayes v Penrith, Penrith Park – Rd 19,1973. Manly won 70-7; Bob Fulton v Balmain, Brookvale Oval – Rd 20, 1972. Manly won 37-15; 4 Ken Irvine v Penrith, Penrith Park – Rd 20, 1971. Manly won 43-22; 4 John McDonald v Parramatta, Brookvale Oval –Rd 4, 1970. Manly won 38-5; 4 Len Wadling v South Sydney, Brookvale Oval – Rd 5, 1962. Manly won 26-23; 4 Brian Allsop v Balmain, Leichhardt Oval – Rd 5, 1961. Manly won 33-11; 4 Ray Ritchie v Parramatta, Brookvale Oval – Rd 3, 1958. Manly won 41-14; Ron Rowles v Canterbury, Brookvale Oval – Rd 14, 1954. Manly won 45-7; 4 Arthur Sullivan v Eastern Suburbs, Sports Ground – Rd 15, 1953. Manly lost 24-32; 4 Peta Hiku v Canberra, Brookvale Oval - Rd 8 2014. Manly won 54-18.

Most Tries in a Season

27 Phil Blake in 24 games, 1983; 23 Kevin Junee in 21 games, 1974: 22 Brett Stewart in 24 games, 2008; 22 Terry Hill in 23 games, 1997; 22 Steve Menzies in 25 games, 1995

Most Tries for the Club (top 5)

163 Brett Stewart in 233 games; 151 Steve Menzies in 280 games; 129 Bob Fulton in 213 games: 91 Steve Matai in 230 games; 86 Jamie Lyon in 224 games.

Most Points in a Season

257 Matthew Ridge in 23 games, 1995 (11T, 106G, 1FG); 242 Graham Eadie in 25 games, 1975 (14T, 100G); 242 Jamie Lyon in 28 games, 2013 (16T, 89G)

Most Points in a Match

30 Matthew Ridge (2 tries, 11 goals) v Wests, Brookvale Oval – Rd 21, 1996. Manly won 42-12; 30 Ron Rowles (4 tries, 9 goals) v Canterbury, Brookvale Oval – Rd 14, 1954. Manly won 45-7; 28 Matt Orford (3 tries, 8 goals) v Sydney Roosters, Brookvale Oval – Rd 17, 2007. Manly won 56-0; 28 Matthew Ridge (3 tries, 8 goals) v Western Reds, Brookvale Oval – Rd 13, 1995. Manly won 44-24; 28 Graham Eadie (14 goals) v Penrith, Penrith Park – Rd 19, 1973. Manly won 70-7.

Most Goals in a Match

14 Graham Eadie v Penrith, Penrith Park - Rd 19, 1973. Manly won 70-7; 12 Graham Eadie v South Sydney, Brookvale Oval - Rd 22, 1975. Manly won 54-0; 11 Matthew Ridge v Wests, Brookvale Oval - Rd 21, 1996. Manly won 42-12; 11 Matthew Ridge v Wests, Brookvale Oval - Rd 3, 1994. Manly won 66-8; 11 Michael Eden v Canberra, Brookvale Oval - Rd 20, 1982, Manly won 61-20.

Most Field Goals for the Club

57 Bob Fulton (1966-76), 30 Dennis Ward (1968-1972), 18 Bob Batty (1959-1971), 12 Daly Cherry-Evans (2011-), 11 Matthew Ridge (1990-1996).

Most Points for the Club

1917 Graham Eadie in 237 games (71T, 847G, 3FG); 1410 Jamie Lyon in 224 games (86T, 533G); 1156 Bob Batty in 198 games (40T, 502G, 19FG); 1093 Matthew Ridge in 122 games (32T, 477G, 11FG)

Biggest Winning Margins

63 70-7 v Penrith at Penrith Park, 29/07/73 (Rd 19); 61 61-0 v St George at Brookvale Oval, 03/07/94 (Rd 14); 58 66-8 v Wests at Brookvale Oval, 26/03/94 (Rd 3); 56 56-0 v Sydney Roosters at Brookvale Oval, July 7, 2007 (Rd 17)

Biggest Losing Margins

62 6-68 v Cronulla at Toyota Park, August 21, 2005 (Rd 24); 60 12-72 v Penrith at Penrith FS, August 7, 2004 (Rd 22); 50 11-61 v St George at Hurstville Oval, May 3, 1947 (Rd 4); 46 0-46 v Sydney Roosters at SFS, March 14, 1999 (Rd 2); 44 12-56 v Newcastle at Ausgrid Stadium, June 27, 2004 (Rd 16); 44 6-50 v Newtown at SCG, June 13, 1955 (Rd 9)

Longest Winning Streaks

15 (Round 1, 1995 – Round 15, 1995); 12 (Round 9, 1987 –Round 21, 1987); 12 (Round 21, 1996 – Round 7, 1997); 11 (Round 14, 1972 - Grand Final, 1972)

Longest Home Winning Streaks

Brookvale Oval: 16 Matches 13/8/95 – 20/4/97 

Longest Losing Streaks

8 (Semi Final, 1998 - Round 7, 1999)

8 (Round 7, 1950 - Round 14, 1950)

7 (Round 9, 2016 - Round 16, 2016)

7 (Round 3, 1965 - Round 9, 1965)

7 (Round 1, 1947 - Round 7, 1947)

Most Premierships as Captain

2 Fred Jones 1972, 1973; 1 Bob Fulton 1976, 1 Max Krilich 1978, 1 Paul Vautin 1987, 1 Geoff Toovey 1996, 1 Matt Orford 2008, 1 Jamie Lyon 2011.

Premiership wins as a player

4 Graham Eadie, Ian Martin, Terry Randall

3 Bob Fulton, Ray Branighan

2 Ken Irvine, Max Brown, Malcolm Reilly, John O'Neill, Fred Jones, Bill Hamilton, Tom Mooney, Russell Gartner, Alan Thompson, John Harvey, Max Krilich, Cliff Lyons, Des Hasler, Steve Menzies, Brett Stewart, Michael Robertson, Steve Matai, Jamie Lyon, Brent Kite, Matt Ballin, Anthony Watmough, Glenn Stewart.

1 Dennis Ward, Allan Thomson, John Mayes, Peter Peters, John Bucknall, Rod Jackson, Gary Stephens, Phil Lowe, Steve Norton, Gary Thoroughgood, Mark Willoughby, Stephen Knight, Simon Booth, Steve Martin, Bruce Walker, Ian Thomson, Wayne Springall, Dale Shearer, David Ronson, Darrell Williams, Michael O'Connor, Stuart Davis, Paul Vautin, Noel Cleal, Ron Gibbs, Kevin Ward, Mal Cochrane, Phil Daley, Paul Shaw, Mark Pocock, Matthew Ridge, Danny Moore, Craig Innes, Terry Hill, John Hopoate, Nik Kosef, Geoff Toovey, David Gillespie, Jim Serdaris, Mark Carroll, Daniel Gartner, Owen Cunnngham, Neil Tierney, Craig Hancock, Steven Bell, David Williams, Matt Orford, Josh Perry, Glen Hall, Heath L'Estrange, Mark Bryant, Jason King, William Hopoate, Kieran Foran, Daly Cherry-Evans, Joe Galuvao, Tony Williams, Shane Rodney, Jamie Buhrer, Vic Mauro, George Rose.

Most Grand Finals as a player

6 Graham Eadie, 5 Bob Fulton, Terry Randall, Steve Menzies, 4 Fred Jones, Bill Hamilton, Ian Martin, Alan Thompson, Cliff Lyons, Brett Stewart, Steve Matai, Jamie Lyon, Brent Kite, Anthony Watmough, Glenn Stewart.

Australian Internationals: 70

Johnny Bliss, Martin Bella, Kerry Boustead, Les Boyd, Bill Bradstreet, Ray Branighan, Dave Brown, Ray Brown, Roy Bull, Peter Burke, Mark Carroll, Daly Cherry-Evans, Noel Cleal, Chris Close, Phil Daley, Bill Delamere, Graham Eadie, Bob Fulton, Daniel Gartner, Russel Gartner, Geoff Gerard, Johnny Gibbs, David Gillespie, Bill Hamilton, Les Hanigan, Des Hasler, Terry Hill, John Hopoate, Fred Jones, Ben Kennedy, Brent Kite, Nik Kosef, Max Krilich, Jack Lumsden, Jamie Lyon, Cliff Lyons, John McDonald, Paul McCabe, Steve Martin, Steve Menzies, Danny Moore, John Morgan, Rex Mossop, Wally O’Connell, Michael O’Connor, John O’Neill, Josh Perry, Terry Randall, John Ribot, Ray Ritchie, Ian Roberts, Kevin Schubert, Dale Shearer, Jack Sinclair, Frank Stanton, Brett Stewart, Glenn Stewart, Alan Thompson, Ian Thomson, Geoff Toovey, Jake Trbojevic, Paul Vautin, Mick Veivers, Bruce Walker, Dennis Ward, Anthony Watmough, David Williams, Tony Williams, Gordon Willoughby, Nick Yakich

Australia Test Captains: 2 – Max Krilich 1982-83, Geoff Toovey ’96 

Clive Churchill Medal: 5 – Cliff Lyons  1987, Geoff Toovey 1996, Brent Kite 2008, Glenn Stewart 2011, Daly Cherry-Evans 2013

Dally M Medal: 3 – Cliff Lyons 1990, 1994, Matt Orford 2008 

Rothmans Medal: 2 – Graham Eadie 1974, Mal Cochrane 1986

COACHING RECORDS

Coaches

Ken Arthurson 1957-61: 98 games, 56 wins, 40 losses, 2 draws, 57.1% win record

Trent Barrett 2016: 24 games, 8 wins, 16 losses, 33.3% win record. Current Coach*

Roy Bull 1953: 18 games, 6 wins, 12 losses, 33.3% win record

Pat Devery 1955-56: 37 games, 18 wins, 15 losses, 4 draws, 48.6% win record

Bob Fulton 1983-88, 1993-99: 307 games, 205 wins, 96 losses, 6 draws, 66.8% win record

Des Hasler 2004-11: 207 games, 123 wins, 84 losses, 59.4% win record

George Hunter 1968-69: 48 games, 31 wins, 16 losses, 1 draw, 64.6% win record

Harold Johnston 1947: 5 games, 5 losses.

Graham Lowe 1990-92: 70 games, 40 wins, 27 losses, 3 losses, 57.1% win record.

George Mullins 1949: 18 games, 6 wins, 11 losses, 1 draw, 33.3% win record.

Ray Norman 1954: 18 games, 10 wins, 7 losses, 1 draw, 55.6% win record

Wally O'Connell 1950-52, 1966-67: 101 games, 54 wins, 45 losses, 2 draws, 53.5% win record

Tony Paskins 1963: 18 games, 7 wins, 11 losses, 38.9% win record

Russ Pepperell 1964-65: 36 games, 11 wins, 24 losses, 1 draw, 30.6% win record

Ray Ritchie 1981-82: 53 games, 32 wins, 19 losses, 2 draws, 60.4% win record

Peter Sharp 1999-2003: 41 games, 16 wins, 24 losses, 1 draw, 39.0% win record

Frank Stanton 1975-79: 123 games, 77 wins, 43 losses, 3 draws, 62.6% win record

Ray Stehr 1947-48: 31 games, 8 wins, 22 losses, 1 draw, 25.8% win record

Alan Thompson 1989: 22 games, 9 wins, 12 losses, 1 draw, 40.9% win record

Allan Thomson 1980: 22 games, 11 wins, 9 losses, 2 draws, 50.0% win record

Geoff Toovey 2012-15: 106 games, 61 wins, 44 losses, 1 draw, 57.5% win record

Ron Willey 1962, 1970-74: 139 games, 97 wins, 38 losses, 4 draws, 69.8% win record

Most Wins as a Coach

205 Bob Fulton; 123 Des Hasler; 97 Ron Willey, 77 Frank Stanton; 61 Geoff Toovey; 56 Ken Arthurson.

Most Losses as a Coach

96 Bob Fulton; 84 Des Hasler; 45 Ron Willey; 43 Frank Stanton; 43 Geoff Toovey; 40 Ken Arthurson.

Most Grand Finals Coached

5 Bob Fulton (1983, 1987, 1995 1996, 1997)

3 Ron Willey (1970, 1972, 1973)

3 Des Hasler (2007, 2008, 2011)

2 Ken Arthurson (1957, 1959)

2 Frank Stanton (1976, 1978)

Most Premierships as a Coach

2 Ron Willey (1972, 1973)

2 Frank Stanton (1976, 1978)

2 Bob Fulton (1987, 1996)

2 Des Hasler (2008, 2011)