An all Sydney derby is set to get underway this Friday as Manly Warringah Sea Eagles take on the Sydney Roosters in the first NRL semi-final. This is a ‘lose and your out’ fixture, meaning both teams seasons hang in the balance. The Finals Series has been thrilling so far, and this one shouldn’t be any different.
Stream Sea Eagles vs South Sydney Roosters
Both of these teams want to make it to the Grand Final, but last weekend’s performance has brought about a reality check. Manly wer thrashed by Storm and Roosters were on the cusp of elimination, the only thing stopping them going out was a wayward pass in the last second of the game.
Find out more about the expected lineups for both teams below, as well as how to watch the game live or later on demand.
Team Sea Eagles
The Manly Sea Eagles lost their game in NRL Finals week 1 after a crushing defeat against Melbourne Storm. The confidence they can take into this weekend is the fact that they finished above the Roosters on the ladder. Check out the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles squad here. this side certainly has the talent to make it into the Preliminary Finals. Can they get all the way to the Grand Final? That remains a big ask.
Backs: 1. Dylan Walker (Sea Eagles) 2. Jason Saab (Sea Eagles) 3. Brad Parker (Sea Eagles) 4. Moses Suli (Sea Eagles) 5. Reuben Garrick (Sea Eagles) 6. Kieran Foran (Sea Eagles) 7. Daly Cherry-Evans (Sea Eagles)
Forwards: 8. Josh Aloiai (Sea Eagles), 9. Lachlan Croker (Sea Eagles) 10. Martin Taupau (Sea Eagles) 11. Jack Gosiewski (Sea Eagles) 12. Curtis Sironen (Sea Eagles) 13. Jake Trbojevic (Sea Eagles)
Interchange: 14. Tevita Funa (Sea Eagles) 15. Andrew Davey (Sea Eagles) 16. Morgan Boyle (Sea Eagles) 17. Taniela Paseka (Sea Eagles) 18. Josh Schuster (Sea Eagles) 19. Sean Keppie (Sea Eagles)
The Roosters have played 2 games vs Sea Eagles this year. The first was won comprehensively by the Chucks, the second was a narrow win for the Sea Eagles. They are capable of getting past Manly but will want to avoid losing as many points as they did against the Titans last week.
Backs: 1. James Tedesco (Roosters) 2. Daniel Tupou (Roosters) 3. Josh Morris (Roosters) 4. Joseph Manu (Roosters) 5. Matt Ikuvalu (Roosters) 6. Drew Hutchison (Roosters) 7. Sam Walker (Roosters)
Forwards: 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (Roosters) 9. Sam Verrills (Roosters) 10. Isaac Liu (Roosters) 11. Angus Crichton (Roosters) 12. Sitili Tupouniua (Roosters) 13. Victor Radley (Roosters)
Interchange: 14. Lachlan Lam (Roosters) 15. Nat Butcher (Roosters) 16. Egan Butcher (Roosters) 17. Fletcher Baker (Roosters) 18. Ben Thomas (Roosters) 19. Billy Smith (Roosters)
How to stream Roosters vs Sea Eagles
You can watch and stream the Rooster v Sea Eagles game tonight (September 17th) on Kayo Sports. It will all get underway from 7.50pm (AEST), live from the BB Print Stadium, Mackay.
Watch match Roosters v Sea Eagles live with Kayo
Get live access to Kayo Sports instantly with their 14 day Free trial offer, ideal for watching this evening’s game, as well as the other finals fixture this weekend. You can also watch all of this weekend’s action on demand.