Wests Tigers will be eager to continue their strong recent form when they travel to 4 Pines Park to play against the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles on Saturday afternoon.
The joint-venture have won two of their last three matches, but will face a tough challenge in shutting down the returning Tom Trbojevic.
Head Coach Michael Maguire has been forced to make several changes to his squad, with Luciano Leilua (Hamstring) and David Nofoaluma (Concussion) both ruled out of Saturday’s match.
Leilua will be replaced by Alex Seyfarth in the second row, while Ken Maumalo returns on the wing to cover the void left by Nofoaluma.
Stefano Utoikamanu and Jake Simpkin are both set to return from injury, while Tyrone Peachey is named to replace Jock Madden on the interchange bench.
For Manly, Brad Parker and Jason Saab will miss Saturday’s clash due to injury, while Karl Lawton has been suspended for a dangerous tackle on Cameron Murray.
They will be replaced by Tom Trbojevic and Haumole Olakau'atu, while former Wests Tigers prop Josh Aloiai is set to return from injury via the interchange bench.
Wests Tigers have won two of their past three encounters at 4 Pines Park and will be looking to strengthen that form line on Saturday afternoon.
Match: Sea Eagles v Wests Tigers
Round 9 -
Venue: 4 Pines Park, Sydney
Date - Saturday, 7th May, 2022
Time - 3:00 pm AEDT
Venue - 4 Pines Park, Sydney
TV, Radio and Live Stream Information:
TV - FOX League (Ch. 502)
Radio - Triple M 104.9, ABC Grandstand 702, 2GB 873
Live Stream - KAYO Sports, Watch NRL (int.)
Latest PlayUp Odds:
Head-to-Head - Manly Warringah Sea Eagles ($1.18) v Wests Tigers ($4.90)
Line - Manly Warringah Sea Eagles -14.5 ($1.90) v Wests Tigers +14.5 ($1.90)
Odds correct as of 11:00am, Wednesday, 4th May. 18+ only. Gamble Responsibly.
Head-to-Head - Played 32, Wests Tigers 14, Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 18
At 4 Pines Park - Played 12, Wests Tigers 3, Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 9
Last Time They Met - Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 44 def. Wests Tigers 24 (Round 19, 2021)
Referee - Adam Gee
Touch Judge - Nick Beashel
Senior Review Official - Grant Atkins