THE Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles will field a mixture of experience and exciting young talent, including Gerringong's Reuben Garrick, at the NRL Nines tournament in Perth this weekend.
The Sea Eagles team comprises of 11 players with NRL experience and will be captained by prop Martin Taupau.
Joining Garrick, who helped Australia win the NRL Nines World Cup last year, and Taupau in the squad are Luke Metcalf, Edwin Ipape, Zach Dockar-Clay, Brendan Elliot, Lachlan Croker, Cade Cust, Tevita Funa, Toafofoa Sipley, Abbas Miski, Corey Waddell, Haumole Olakau'atu, Sean Keppie, Taniela Paseka, Zac Saddler, Reed Izzard and Dane Aukafolau.
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All 16 clubs will compete for the $1 million prize-money on offer this Friday and Saturday with a bonus $1 million available if a club can win the NRL Nines and NRL Telstra Premiership this season.
The Sea Eagles will be looking to go one better than their previous best results of reaching the quarter-finals in 2016-17 when the tournament was held in Auckland.
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Manly will first face Melbourne at 7.25pm Friday (AWST) before taking on North Queensland at 1.45pm Saturday (AWST) - before finals kick-off late that day.