Gordon Tallis believes Manly’s terrible start to the NRL season comes down to underperforming half Daly Cherry Evans.

Manly have been less than impressive in their 0 – 2 beginning to the season, with plenty of pressure coming to bear on second year coach Trent Barrett.

Tallis (pictured) though believes the fault lies squarely at the feet of the clubs marquee player and skipper Cherry Evans.