Sport Manly re-sign forward for two years

11:41  11 july  2017
11:41  11 july  2017 Source:   Sporting News

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  Manly fight back to beat Warriors The Warriors missed Ryan Hoffman who was a late withdrawal with a broken foot. © Paul Kane/Getty Images Tom Trbojevic of the Sea Eagles looks to break from a tackle by Shaun Johnson of the Warriors during the round 17 NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the New Zealand Warriors at nib Stadium on July 1, 2017 in Perth, Australia. Tom Trbojevic scored twice for Manly and Daly Cherry-Evans controlled the win and set up two tries in his last audition before Queensland name their team for the State of Origin decider.

Manly have announced the re - signing of second-rower Frank Winterstein for a further two seasons. “When the offer came to re - sign with the Sea Eagles for a further two years , I couldn’t turn it down.

Three forwards signed, Lyon re - signed . The club announced the signing of Warriors and former Eels forward Feleti Mateo on a two year deal. He added Manly had been able to achieve “staggering” on-field results given the club’s off-field distractions in recent years.

  Manly re-sign forward for two years © Sporting News Manly have announced the re-signing of second-rower Frank Winterstein for a further two seasons.

Winterstein joined Manly last season after a stint in Rugby Sevens, and has been rewarded for his solid form in 2017.

"Frank took a punt with us and we took a punt with him," said Manly coach Trent Barrett.

"He is a pleasure to coach and his team mates love him in the side."

"He turns up every week to play.”

Winterstein debuted with the Bulldogs in 2008 before switching codes.

He has made 16 consecutive appearances for the Sea Eagles this season.

“I am very grateful for the opportunity Trent gave me last year after three years out of the game,’’ the 29-year-old said.

“For me, it was about making the most of the opportunity and I have loved every moment of it.

“When the offer came to re-sign with the Sea Eagles for a further two years, I couldn’t turn it down.

“We have a great calibre of players at Manly and I wouldn’t find that anywhere else. There is something pretty special building here at the Sea Eagles and I’m glad to be a part of it.”

Manly Sea Eagles' captain Daly Cherry-Evans concerned for club's reputation amid NRL investigation .
Manly skipper Daly Cherry-Evans is confident his team's finals campaign will not be derailed by the salary cap investigation, but there is <g class="gr_ gr_7 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Grammar only-ins doubleReplace replaceWithoutSep" data-gr-id="7" id="7">concern</g> it will damage the club's reputation.&nbsp;On Wednesday, officials from the NRL's integrity unit descended on the club's headquarters at Narrabeen to begin investigating claims some players may have taken secret benefits or cash payments in breach of salary cap rules.

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