Gold Coast-bound Manly halfback Daly Cherry-Evans has lashed out at the treatment he and his family have received at the hands of media over the past week.
Manly halfback Daly Cherry-Evans has agreed he's 100 per cent committed to his four-year NRL deal to join Gold Coast from next year.
Manly players and coach Geoff Toovey, as well as the man at the centre of the speculation, have all refused to elaborate on DCE's likely destination in 2016.
The injury-ravaged Sea Eagles simply can't cop a break, with further injuries to stars Jamie Lyon and Kieran Foran causing even more headaches for Geoff Toovey.
Two sides struck by injury and suspension and playmakers under pressure. Five talking points from the Bulldogs' 28-16 win over Manly at ANZ Stadium.
The Bulldogs have overcome a lack of fluency in attack to run away from a decimated Manly outfit 28-16 at ANZ Stadium on Friday night.
Sea Eagles players with strong family ties to the armed forces have launched the club's commemorative Anzac Day jersey at Harbord Diggers.
An injury-hit Manly side is desperate to earn revenge over an almost-as-depleted Bulldogs outfit that has already beaten the Sea Eagles on their home patch.
Bulldogs coach Des Hasler channelled his inner Ned Kelly on Thursday morning, expressing his sympathy for embattled counterpart Geoff Toovey.
Veteran Sea Eagles centre Steve Matai wants to be a part of the rebuilding process at the northern beaches club, providing a mentoring role.