Sea Eagles coach Trent Barrett's first Downer NRL Auckland Nines campaign is in a state of emergency, with Manly losing two players for the tournament.
Matt Parcell has claimed his second match-winning try in as many games in Manly colours, swooping on a grubber to give his side victory over the Warriors.
New signing and former Bronco Matt Parcell chased down a grubber to score the match-winner in Manly's 11-8 win over Brisbane at the Auckland Nines.
He's only recently made the step up from fringe player to starting prop but Manly prop Jake Trbojevic will run out as captain of the Sea Eagles at the Nines.
The Downer NRL Auckland Nines will give fans their first chance to see star signings in action at their new clubs. Will they make an immediate impact?
For Sea Eagles pair Jamie Buhrer and Brenton Lawrence the chance to play in the NRL Nines means a whole lot more than most.
New Manly recruits Nathan Green, Isaac John, Wof Lavaka, Tim Moltzen and Matt Parcell will make their first appearance for the club at the Nines.
With a real chance of cementing a spot in a strong Manly backline for 2016, Tom Trbojevic can't wait to show what he's capable of at the Auckland Nines.
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Manly will be aiming to bounce back from last season's roller-coaster ride under new coach Trent Barrett.