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Round 3 - Sunday 24th March @ 02:00pm
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L: 9
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Round 3 - Sunday 24th March @ 02:00pm
SHARKS vs. WARRIORS
Remondis Stadium
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L: 14
H-T: 12
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That's game over here at Shark Park, the home side welcoming back coach Shane Flanagan with a 28-4 drubbing.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 28-4

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Sharks pressing for one more to rub it in but Carney comes up with a poor kick after setting up the position with a good break.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 28-4

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TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Konrad Hurrell. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

Finally it's points for the Warriors! Hurrell hits a gap on the right edge off some good lead-up work from Thomas Leuluai and Kevin Locke chiming into the line.
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 28-4

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 28-4

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Anthony Tupou puts it down on another strong run. The Warriors have the ball inside Sharks territory.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 28-0

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Scored by Jeff Robson. Conversion attempt by Michael Gordon unsuccessful.

Fantastic play from Jeff Robson, the halfback steps inside, throws the dummy and is able to get over the line despite three Warriors tacklers. A quality individual try and the afternoon gets worse for the Warriors. Michael Gordon misses his first for the year.
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 28-0

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 28-0

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Robson dabs it in behind the line and the ball is put dead by Konrad Hurrell. Yet another repeat set for the Sharks.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Jacob Lillyman can't collect the pass cleanly, Sharks straight back on the attack.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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John Morris chips for Beau Ryan in the corner but he can't gather it this time under heavy attention from Bill Tupou. Warriors tap from the 20m line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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Penalty to Cronulla: Ben Henry is penalised for a strip on the fifth tackle. Sharks attacking from 15m out from the line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS The ball is knocked on off Robson's bomb to the left edge. Warriors rucking it out from their own end.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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No try! The pain continues, the side view showing he's lost it lunging for the paint.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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Finally some hope for the Warriors! It looks like Pita Godinet's scored a ducking hooker's try. We're just looking for a knock-on at the line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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Penalty to the Warriors: Nielsen goes close in the corner and it's ruled he's had the ball stripped from his grasp.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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Penalty to the Warriors: A rare chance on the Sharks line here for the visitors, they attack 10m out.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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Knock on from Fifita is the call from upstairs, no try stands. It's drinks break time.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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Carney dribbles it into the in-goal underneath the posts and amidst the mess it looks like Fifita has knocked on. We'll go upstairs for a closer look, 'no try' the advice from Henry Perenara.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Pita Godinet commits a cardinal sin, throwing it forward out of dummy half.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Jeff Robson throws a flat ball to Andrew Fifita on the burst, but it's judged forward.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Luke Lewis knocks on as he tries to get the arm free for an offload. The Warriors will ruck it out from their own 20m line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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No try remains the call - it'll be a penalty against the Sharks for obstruction.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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Andrew Fifita has smashed his way through the middle to plant the ball over the line, but with Heighington still standing in the ruck the referee has gone upstairs with a 'no try' call.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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The ball comes off Johnathon Wright's knee and Locke is forced dead in-goal. Gallen charges back off the drop-out.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Shaun Johnson throws it forward to Bill Tupou on the wing. It looked like the defence had opened up for Johnson, the pass might not have been necessary. Tupou couldn't gather cleanly in any case.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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Penalty to the Warriors: Beau Ryan is penalised for a ruck infringement. Warriors attacking from 20m out.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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Penalty to the Warriors: Just the second penalty of the game for the home side, they go on the attack from 35m out from the Sharks line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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Carney's kick ricochets off Warrior legs and Feleti Mateo dives on it.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Scored by Sam Tagataese. Conversion attempt by Michael Gordon successful.

It's another one for the Sharks! A long range effort, Carney links with Jayson Bukuya with a great pass on his own 30m line, Bukuya offloads inside to Tagataese and slamming Sam shows good pace and a bit of a jink to evade the Warriors defence.
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24-0

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Locke and Johnson dancing and darting, looking much better for the Warriors. Michael Gordon is tackled just a metre out from his own line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-0

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Wade Graham tries to fly over the top of Kevin Locke but can't take the towering kick cleanly. The Warriors with the ball from their own 20m line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-0

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We're back on in the second half, can the Warriors fight back or will the Sharks put the foot down from here?

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-0

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Scored by Beau Ryan. Conversion attempt by Michael Gordon successful.

Todd Carney's chip for the wing is inch perfect! He sees Beau Ryan with some space outside his man on the wing, all Ryan needs to do is catch and improve the position. The Sharks really starting to ramp up the intensity now.
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-0

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-0

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Carney's grubber behind the line is forced dead by Kevin Locke, another repeat set for the Sharks. Fantastic play in the lead-up from Anthony Tupou.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-0

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Anthony Tupou makes a huge bust straight through the middle of the Warriors defence, Robson in support is dragged down on halfway.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-0

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Scored by Michael Gordon. Conversion attempt by Michael Gordon successful.

Try to the Sharks! Anthony Tupou manages the offload as he is being driven back, Robson sums up the situation perfectly finding John Morris inside and a flying Michael Gordon in support finishes it off under the sticks.
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-0
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-0

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-0

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Carney goes behind the line with the deft kick. Lewis and Anthony Tupou chasing put Bill Tupou dead in-goal, it'll be another set in attack for the home side.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Ricky Leutele takes off upfield after grabbing Godinet's grubber. The Warriors are penalised for slowing down the play the ball, Sharks attack from well inside the Warriors half.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Sebastian Ikahihifo comes up with the ball after it goes loose. Warriors back on attack inside the Sharks half.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Kevin Locke throws a forward pass, trying to find the debutant Laumape in a bit of space on the wing.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Todd Carney puts in a shocker, putting the kick out on the full. Warriors will have the ball from 25m out from their own line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Disaster again for the Warriors, Leuluai puts the ball down off a poor Mannering pass on the first play.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Michael Gordon is caught in goal, the Warriors will have another shot at the line off the drop-out.

Johnson's cross field kick was tapped back, and it was Dane Nielsen's grubber behind the line that pinned the Sharks fullback.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Shaun Johnson puts down a difficult ball. It was a shocker from dummy half and he can't collect it around his ankles. The Sharks hang on again.

That's drinks too, under the NRL's hot weather policy.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Penalty to the Warriors: Paul Gallen is pinged for slowing the play the ball 5m out under the sticks. Warriors tap and keep attacking.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Shaun Johnson gets it on the act, nailing a 40-20 of his own! Beau Ryan disputes the call but it looks to have gone dead just a metre out from the Sharks line after taking a devilish left turn on the bounce.

Warriors again attacking from 10m out.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Shocking stuff from the Warriors, it's gone behind everyone and Luke Lewis recovers the ball for the Sharks on the very first play.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Kevin Locke nails a long 40-20, the scrum packs down just 10m out from the tryline.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Carney's long ball is wayward, finding the sideline rather than the chest of Beau Ryan.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Carney's kick behind the line finds and acre of space. Luke Lewis isn't quick enough to threaten but the kick is good enough to make Bill Tupou play at the ball and he's bundled over the dead ball line.

Sharks back on the attack through Ben Ross 35m out.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Penalty to Cronulla: Carney's dummy and go got him through the line, his offload goes to ground as his partner in crime Wade Graham is tackled. The penalty goes to the Sharks for tackling the man without the ball. Sharks attack from 30m out.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Scored by John Morris. Conversion attempt by Michael Gordon successful.

Todd Carney went flat on his outside to find John Morris on the burst. He hits the gap well and is able to muscle his way over the line.
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Penalty to Cronulla: The Warriors are caught for a ruck infringement, Fifita draws the penalty.

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Bill Tupou is ruled to have knocked on in trying to bat Shaun Johnson's bomb back. The Sharks resume from a scrum on their own 10m line.

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Andrew Fifita makes a strong bust up the middle! His attempted to flick offload finds only grass however, and the Warriors tidy up.

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Penalty to Cronulla: Bill Tupou is penalised for a high shot on Beau Ryan. Sharks attack from halfway.

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Carney's bomb is taken easily by Locke under some pressure.

Steve Rapira has come out of a collision with Ben Ross second best, he's down the tunnel for a meeting with the staple gun.

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The visitors showing they're not scared to spread the ball early.

Johnson's bomb is too deep and Gordon can take it comfortably in his own in-goal.

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Strong set first up from the Warriors, Shaun Johnson puts the ball into touch 15m out from the Sharks line.

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It's game on here in the shire!

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Good afternoon LUers and welcome to Shark Park for coverage of the Sharks and the Warriors.

Changes for both teams here today - for the Sharks Jon Green has dropped off the five-man bench meaning Sam Tagataese will play in jersey 18. There's been a few shuffles for the Warriors, with Steve Rapira replacing brother Sam up front and Ben Henry moving into the second row, as well as the inclusion of debutant Ngani Laumape on the wing for Glenn Fisiiahi

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Referees: Adam Devcich, Henry Perenara

Touch Judges: Nick Beashel, Jason Walsh

Video Referee: Shayne Hayne, Luke Patten

CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (28)
Tries: John Morris, Michael Gordon, Beau Ryan, Sam Tagataese, Jeff Robson
Field Goals:
Conversions: Michael Gordon (4/5)
Penalty Goals:

NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS (4)
Tries: Konrad Hurrell
Field Goals:
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (0/1)
Penalty Goals:



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