The Bulldogs have scored a tight 16-12 win over a depleted Sea Eagles side at Brookvale Oval on Friday night.
Plenty has happened at Manly since their last September, but they still won't have forgotten their finals exit at the hands of the Bulldogs.
Manly back-rower Blake Leary's strong start to 2015 can be chalked up to rediscovering his love for rugby league at the Northern Pride.
"You play Manly, and then you play Manly at Brookvale – two entirely different outlooks," Des Hasler.
Parramatta-bound five-eighth Kieran Foran has no intention on backing out of his new deal, despite the option to do so.
Manly five-eighth Kieran Foran has signed with the Parramatta Eels from 2016 it was announced by the Sea Eagles on Monday.
Brett Stewart has overtaken Steve Menzies to become the most prolific try scorer ever at Brookvale Oval, scoring his 78th and 79th tries at the ground.
Manly's players and coach have backed departing halfback Daly Cherry-Evans to continue his strong form in his final year at the club after a match-winning show.
Referees boss Tony Archer has spoken about key decisions made by officials during Melbourne's two-point loss to Manly at Brookvale Oval on Saturday.
The keys to another thrilling contest between modern NRL rivals Manly and Melbourne, including a Cherry-Evans masterclass and a 12-point turnaround.