Veteran journalist Phil ‘Buzz’ Rothfield has relived the moment he was caught up in the mass brawl that become known as the Battle of Brookvale – and how 10 years on, the Sea Eagles still use it as motivation.
Manly and Melbourne meet this weekend, in the same week of the infamous brawl between the two clubs.
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The game descended into chaos as Adam Blair and Glenn Stewart kickstarted an all in melee.
But Rothfield had a sideline view of the entire action.
“I wanted to write a column where I can feel the hits and for this game I asked to sit on the sideline,” he told NRL360 on Fox…