We can’t beat them. Not only are we without Verrills we are without SST who has been colossal at times this year.
the only teams left we can beat are Parra and, oddly, Penrith. We’ve been in both games against them this season and just got overrun due to the vast gulf in squad strength and availability. I don’t believe we can beat Manly. I’m prouder of the Chooks this year in many ways than when we won back to back such has been the effort just to front up each week but the end is nigh