Matt Elliott looks at why Manly's halves combination of Daly Cherry-Evans and Dylan Walker struggled in their first outing.

He's a veteran coach of 272 NRL games and now Matt Elliott is back on NRL.com for season 2016 to dissect all the plays that matter in The Breakdown.

This week Elliott looks at a lack of continuity and combinations from Round 1 including why the new Manly halves partnership between Daly Cherry-Evans and Dylan Walker didn't quite work against the Bulldogs at Brookvale Oval.