Manly turned up to fight and – after having their season, coach and captain written off all week – Parramatta didn’t so much as lay a glove on them.
In another worrying defeat for coach Brad Arthur, who has just one win in his last six, the Eels slumped to another dreary loss 56-10 as the Sea Eagles leapfrogged them on the table.
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They played 70 minutes with just 11 men on the field after Marata Niukore was sin binned and Ryan Matterson was sent off for a shoulder charge on Brad Parker.
Manly enacted the foul play interchange and substitute Moses Suli got in on the action to score a double. Reuben Garrick, meanwhile, grabbed a hat-trick as Tom Trbojevic, Jason Saab and Haumole Olakau’atu also crossed the stripe.