The final minute of the game was seemingly going to fizzle out into nothing after a Cowboys kick ended up sitting in the Manly in-goal, however, even with a top-four spot secured and bigger fish to fry in less than seven days time, Reuben Garrick and his Manly teammates had other ideas.
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Tip-toeing along the dead ball line, Garrick would then re-enter the field of play and beat three defenders before setting sail for the sideline. He linked up with Daly Cherry-Evans on halfway who then took off in space.
Fox Sports commentator Andrew Voss described the try as "from another universe" as Trbojevic planted the ball over the line to complete the drubbing.
THIS WAS INSANE!
— NRL (@NRL) September 20, 2021
It was Trbojevic's fifth hat-trick of the season.
Trbojevic scoring try o the year is just another string to bow of a phenomenal season, one which is seemingly likely to end with him picking up the top gong in the game despite playing just 15 matches.