MANLY TRIO'S HISTORIC SCORING SPREE
No squad successful the game's agelong past has had 3 players people 20 oregon much tries successful a season.
But the high-flying Sea Eagles are astir to interruption done that singular barrier, with Reuben Garrick and Jason Saab already connected the 20-mark and Tom Trbojevic (19) poised to articulation them (when helium returns from a fractured cheekbone).
The trio were successful superb signifier arsenic the Sea Eagles demolished arch rivals Parramatta 56-10 connected Saturday night.
They posted 5 tries betwixt them and ran for astir 500 metres, wholly shattering the Eels' threadbare defence.
The trio are arsenic bully arsenic immoderate backmost 3 successful the crippled and springiness the Eagles the onslaught powerfulness to lucifer the premiership's large guns.
PREMIERSHIP BIG GUNS NO LONGER SMOKING
A period ago, it would person taken a brave antheral to stake against a Storm vs Panthers expansive last rematch.
But successful the past fortnight, the competition's 2 standout teams each play person travel backmost to the tract a bit.
Both person capable people that they person kept connected winning, but by overmuch smaller margins and possibly the strain of a agelong play is starting to tell.
The Storm had been beating each comers by 40 oregon much points, but limped to 10-point wins against the Sea Eagles and past the Raiders.
Penrith were diabolical successful the archetypal fractional connected Friday nighttime and were fortunate they were playing an equally-inept Dragons side.
And the Panthers limped implicit the enactment against the depleted Roosters a week earlier.
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ROOSTERS RECRUIT COMES TO RESCUE
Adam Keighran's superb last-gasp clutch punishment extremity against the luckless Broncos connected Friday nighttime was astir the footwear that ne'er was.
Keighran was fto spell by the Warriors precocious past play but past scored a hat-trick successful the last crippled of the twelvemonth - against the beardown Manly side.
That prompted an about-face by the Warriors, who told the inferior backmost they whitethorn person a spot for him aft all.
But Keighran said 'thanks but nary thanks' - helium was already heavy successful talks with the Roosters.
And the unheralded 24-year-old has proved a useful pick-up for the injury-ravaged Roosters, filling respective spots successful the backline and kicking goals from each implicit the parkland - including the unit footwear astatine Suncorp to support the wounded Roosters' play live with a brave 21-20 win.
DRAGONS WHIZ-KID MUST REPLACE NORMAN
There was 1 ray of anticipation successful yet different dismal show by the Dragons on Friday night.
Youngster Talatau 'Junior' Amone was fixed a accidental precocious successful the crippled - and boy, did helium drawback it.
The Dragons looked wholly down and retired against Penrith, with small thought successful attack.
But Amone changed each that, mounting up 1 effort and scoring different with dazzling footwork and sleight of hand.
If manager Anthony Griffin is just dinkum, helium MUST commencement the 19-year-old whiz kid up of the underperforming Corey Norman adjacent weekend.
RABBITOHS ROMP REWRITES RECORD BOOKS
Souths acceptable records galore successful the 36-6 romp implicit the unspeakable Titans connected Saturday afternoon.
Cody Walker became the archetypal subordinate since records person been kept to notch 50 enactment interruption assists successful a regular season, tearing isolated the Titans' defence retired wide.
The Rabbitohs finished the crippled connected 689 points - the astir they person scored successful immoderate play since they began successful 1908.
The triumph was besides their 10th consecutive - the archetypal clip they person notched that galore wins since 1989.
The Titans are besides sick of the show of Latrell Mitchell - helium has present scored successful each 7 games helium has played against the Gold Coast.
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