Glenn Stewart of the Sea Eagles looks to get a pass away to team mate and brother Brett Stewart during the round 10 NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Manly Sea Eagles at Suncorp Stadium.
Glenn Stewart of the Sea Eagles looks to get a pass away to team mate and brother Brett Stewart during the round 10 NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Manly Sea Eagles at Suncorp Stadium. Bradley Kanaris - Getty Images

Sea Eagles deny Broncos

MANLY winger David Williams scored in the last minute to snatch a thrilling 24-22 win for the premiers over Brisbane in a high-class clash at Lang Park on Friday night.

Williams dived over the right corner for the match-winning try after centre Steve Matai had made a searching break downfield from well inside his own half.

Brisbane had been clinging to a 22-20 lead after Matt Gillett, who was pitched into the centres to replace Justin Hodges (ankle ligament) who was ruled out just before kick-off.

The lead changed hands several times with Manly setting a hot tempo with some early shifts which opened up the clash.

The attack of both sides kept the crowd of 40,000 entertained until Williams delivered the last-minute knockout blow.

Read the full match report at ABC news online.


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