Rugbyleague will break new ground in Aussie Rules heartland today when Canberra and Manly lock horns for NRLpremiership points at Lavington Oval.
Tonight’s crowd is tipped to hit 10,000.
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Gary Keatings convinced his wife topledge her allegiance to Manly as part of their marriage contract.Toni Horsfiel’s mum was so dedicated to Canberrawas buried with her Canberra jersey, flag and teddy bear.
Andtoday’s game just got bigger for the two clubs’ biggest fans.
The Raiders suffered their biggest loss of this young season last week at the hands of the Sydney Roosters.
But captainJarrod Croker said the team had learnt their lesson and were ready to turn their season around against Manly Sea Eagles tonight.
Jarrod Croker and Glen Buttriss took part in an event to raise awareness about autism in Albury earlier this week. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK
Albury lawyer and 1983 Rothmans Medal winner Mike Eden played a pivotal role in bringing his favourite sport to AFL heartlandfor a match for NRL competition points today between one of his former clubs , manly and Canberra, at Lavington Oval.
David Johnston caught up with him on the eveof this historic match.
Manly fans will get a good look at the club’s future when boom rookie Tom Trbojevic makes his NRL debut against Canberra in Albury today.
Considered one of rugby league’s most promising rising stars, Trbojevic was drafted into the Sea Eagles side by coachGeoff Toovey yesterday after Steve Matai was ruled out with an ongoing shoulder injury.
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