Manly Sea Eagles v Wests Tigers NRL preview, news and how to watch live

All the build-up and team news for the crucial round 9 clash between the Sea Eagles and Tigers.

Tom Trbojevic is expected to make a return against the Tigers. Picture: Getty
Tom Trbojevic is expected to make a return against the Tigers. Picture: Getty

Manly take on the Tigers on Saturday, 7th May.

Here’s how to watch the clash and catch up on the latest news ahead of the game.

Sea Eagles v Wests Tigers preview

The Sea Eagles have lost two on the trot and will be desperate to get back into the winner’s circle.

That will be no easy task against a Tigers outfit that looks to have turned a corner after a shocking start to the season.

A big plus for Manly is the return to not only their home ground but the return of their superstar fullback, Tom Trbojevic.

What time is Sea Eagles v Wests Tigers?

The game starts at 4pm (AEST) on Sunday, May 8.

Where is Giants v Swifts being played?

4 Pines Park, Sydney.

How do I watch the game?

The game will be broadcast on Kayo as part of its NRL coverage.

Not only can you catch the LIVE fixture and also the replay, but if you miss the action, you can catch up with Kayo Minis and Kayo Bites. See more here.

How can I watch more Sea Eagles and Wests Tigers matches?

Manly Sea Eagles team page on Kayo

Wests Tigers team page on Kayo

Watch more NRL thanks to Kayo

What NRL news do I need to know for Sea Eagles v Wests Tigers?

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Facing a potential 20-year shut-out from the NRL’s biggest game, QRL boss Bruce Hatcher has outlined a controversial strategy to guarantee grand finals are played in Queensland Relations between rugby league’s oldest rivals have sunk to a new low over plans on who gets to call Sydney’s new $900 million stadium home

The Tigers run out for a pre-season trial clash against the Sea Eagles at Leichhardt Oval on February 18. Picture: Getty
The Tigers run out for a pre-season trial clash against the Sea Eagles at Leichhardt Oval on February 18. Picture: Getty

History between Sea Eagles and Wests Tigers

The last six fixtures between the clubs have seen three wins each, but the last two outings have heavily favoured Manly.

The team from the Northern Beaches has scored more than 40 points in its past two encounters against the Tigers, so Michael Maguire’s men need to be at their defensive best.

Results of the past five games

Round 19, 2021: Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 44 def. Wests Tigers 24

Round 7, 2021: Wests Tigers 6 lost to Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 40

Round 17, 2020: Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 32 lost to Wests Tigers 34

Round 22, 2019: Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 32 def. Wests Tigers 12

Round 1, 2019: Wests Tigers 20 def. Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 6

Where can I read more rugby league?

See the NRL section on CodeSports, or visit the rugby league section on your main state news website - Herald Sun / Daily Telegraph / Courier Mail / Adelaide Advertiser.

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