Despite a slow start the Warriors battled back to send the match into golden point, only to lose thanks to two key Manly plays. Talking points from Perth.
A left-footed field goal in golden point by Manly halfback Daly Cherry-Evans has helped the Sea Eagles beat the Warriors at nib Stadium in Perth.
The Manly Sea Eagles and Warriors have named their final teams for Saturday's Round 19 clash at nib Stadium.
The Warriors have lost forwards Jacob Lillyman and Bodene Thompson to injury ahead of Saturday's clash with Manly in Perth.
News of Thomas Leuluai's departure from the New Zealand Warriors for Wigan at the end of the year answered one question, but raised several others.
After ousting Kiwi international Tuimoala Lolohea for the right wing spot at the Warriors, Ken Maumalo said his confidence was at an all-time high.
After a week off with the bye both the Sea Eagles and Warriors will embark on one of the longest trips in rugby league this week, facing off in Perth.
Blockbusting winger Manu Vatuvei returns for the Warriors as they take on the Manly Sea Eagles in Perth in Round 19 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.
They are making a charge through the Origin period but Warriors prop Jacob Lillyman insists the team this year has the mental strength to do something special.
Maroons prop Jacob Lillyman on his debut Origin appearance in 2006 and a speech from a Maroons legend that reinvigorated the Queensland side.