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Manly hooker makes 'one of the best offloads we'll see all year long'

BY Grant Constable  ·  Friday Aug 2, 2019

The Shute Shield in Australia was treated to a sensational try recently when Ben Howard went over in the corner for Manly Marlins in the big local derby against Warringah at Pittwater Park.

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In one of the games of Round 16, Warringah got the better of their rivals with a 28-23 win at their home ground, more commonly known as Rat Park.

But it was the Marlins who provided one of the scores of the season, as a brilliant piece of skill from a front rower made both sets of fans sit up and take notice.

Flying down the wing after a string of passes, hooker Aaron Blacklock pulled off a beautiful spinning-reverse-offload that somehow went to hand and resulted in a quality try for winger Ben Howard.

It was named as the Shute Shield ‘Man Shake’ Play of the Day and got a special mention on the Rugby Nation show (lower down this page).

Watch another angle and see what The Rugby Nation host Sean Maloney had to say below

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