The Wash-Up: Rd 4 – Manly v Sydney University

by Paul Cook - ******************************************** Sydney University 43 (Angus Roberts 2, Jake Gordon 2, Paddy Ryan tries; Angus Roberts 3 cons, 4 pens) defeated Manly 29 (Ethan Uili, BJ Hartmann, Josh Turner, Junior Palau tries; Sam Lane 3 cons, pen) HT 18-19 ******************************************** The last time these two sides met, Manly put the Students out of the 2015 competition in the semi-finals with a comprehensive 20pt victory at a jubilant Manly Oval. But having started the new season minus a host of last season’s stars, they were looking to take down a rejuvenated Uni side, who were buoyed by the presence of a few bye-free Waratahs. A fast start, a half-time lead and an 11pt advantage at one point with Uni losing a man to the bin, looked like the platform for another Marlins success. But this young Uni side is coming of age very quickly, and they held their nerve to come back and run out 43-29 winners in what was an exhilarating clash (read the full match re
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