Former Sea Eagles player and lower grade coach Charlie Haggett looms as an important part of Trent Barrett's staff as the club's Football Operations Manager.
Manly local Darcy Lussick is delighted to be back where it all began, just the latest in a long list of players traded between the Sea Eagles and Eels.
The chance to work with Trent Barrett at a historically successful club and the opportunity to move back to Sydney was an offer John Cartwright couldn't refuse.
Manly's marquee man Daly Cherry-Evans is looking forward to a fresh start Trent Barrett, but post-season surgery will continue to restrict his involvement.
New Manly coach Trent Barrett has credited past Sea Eagles mentors Des Hasler and Geoff Toovey for instilling the strong culture he is looking to thrive within.
The Sea Eagles have unveiled a new range of jersey sponsors at the club's official 70th year anniversary celebrations at Freshwater Surf Lifesaving club.
Experienced Manly hooker Matt Ballin has signed a two-year deal with Wests Tigers commencing in 2016, while Dene Halatau has also re-signed with the club.
Clinton Gutherson has signed a two-year deal with the Parramatta Eels the club announced on Tuesday.
Wests Tigers lock Martin Taupau has been released from the final year of his contract to take up a four-year deal with the Sea Eagles commencing in 2016.
Several members of the victorious Ipswich Jets side have been picked up by NRL clubs for 2016. NRL.com spoke to Scott Sattler for his appraisal of their talent.