How to watch Newcastle Knights vs Manly Sea Eagles NRL live and free
Manly will be desperate for a win when they travel to Newcastle to take on the Knights. Here is how you can watch.
Manly have dropped two straight matches, including an upset defeat to the Warriors, to slip out of the NRL's top eight. If they can't find a way past the Knights, the injury-hit Sea Eagles could face a massive battle to turn their form around and qualify for this year's finals.
It won't be an easy prospect against a Newcastle line-up that snapped a run of back-to-back losses with an emphatic 40-point thrashing of the Tigers last weekend. With seven matches left in the regular season, the sixth-placed Knights will be zeroing in on another two points.
When is Newcastle Knights vs Manly Sea Eagles?
McDonald Jones Stadium is the scene for this match-up, which gets underway at 2pm AEST on Sunday 16 August. You can see the full 2020 NRL season draw here.
How to watch Newcastle Knights vs Manly Sea Eagles
Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports are the exclusive broadcasters of Knights vs Sea Eagles. This match is not being shown on Channel 9. We have a guide to each team's matches on Channel 9. Our pick of the available options is Kayo Sports.
You can also check out our full viewing guide for the 2020 NRL season, which includes a breakdown of each team, subscription options, devices and details on all the free trials.
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Stream Newcastle Knights vs Manly Sea Eagles on Kayo Sports
Kayo Sports has every single regular season game for 2020 live and in HD. New customers can take advantage of a 14-day free trial to give it all a road test.
On top of bucketloads of NRL, Kayo showcases more than 50 sports, including a variety of timeless content. It is compatible with Macs and PCs, iOS and Android devices, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, Telstra TV, Sony Bravia TV and Samsung TV (2017 or later).
Once you decide to sign up, Kayo costs either $25/month to watch on 2 screens or devices at once or $35/month for an extra screen. Kayo also has a range of special features. They include SplitView, Interactive Stats, No Spoilers, Key Moments and choose your own camera. You can check it all out in our Kayo Sports review.
Newcastle Knights vs Manly Sea Eagles team lists
Knights: 1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Starford To'a 3. Enari Tuala 4. Gehamat Shibasaki 5. Hymel Hunt 6. Blake Green 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. David Klemmer 9. Kurt Mann 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Aidan Guerra 13. Mitchell Barnett 14. Phoenix Crossland 15. Jacob Saifiti 16. Herman Ese'ese 17. Josh King 18. Tex Hoy 19. Brodie Jones
Sea Eagles: 1. Brendan Elliot 5. Reuben Garrick 3. Brad Parker 4. Moses Suli 19. Tevita Funa 6. Cade Cust 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Taniela Paseka 9. Danny Levi 18. Morgan Boyle 11. Joel Thompson 12. Curtis Sironen 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Lachlan Croker 15. Corey Waddell 16. Sean Keppie 17. Haumole Olakau'atu 20. Abbas Miski 21. Jack Gosiewski.
Who will win Newcastle Knights vs Manly Sea Eagles?
Manly have shown a number of times in 2020 that they shouldn't be written off. Courageous upset victories over the Raiders in Canberra and Parramatta left no doubt about their fighting spirit. But the long NRL season takes its toll, even one as interrupted as this one in the middle of a pandemic. The Knights showed great form last weekend and we expect that to continue in a relatively comfortable win over the Sea Eagles.
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