Advertising Opportunities
Round 4 - Saturday 30th March @ 07:30pm
12
L: 6
FullTime
80.00
Round 4 - Saturday 30th March @ 07:30pm
SHARKS vs. DRAGONS
Remondis Stadium
25
L: 15
H-T: 4
12
#NRLSOUCSH
FullTime
80.00
CROWD: 20130
H-T: 8
25
80

Fulltime at Sharks Stadium and the Sharks have been defeated 25-12 by the Dragons.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 25-12

80

PENALTY Sharks. Dragons too long in the ruck.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 25-12

79

Creagh's pass to Cooper is knocked on by the centre. The Sharks will probably have last use of the ball tonight.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 25-12

78

Graham's pass to Wright is put down and the Dragons have the ball 30m from their own line.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 25-12

77

Scrambling defence from the Dragons prevents a Sharks try after Brett Morris spills a cross-field kick.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 25-12

76

Soward's quick hands to Creagh are ruled forward. Sharks scrum.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 25-12

74

UNSUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Field goal attempt by Jamie Soward unsuccessful.
Soward again tries to kick a field goal. This one drops short.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 25-12

73

SUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Field goal attempt by Jamie Soward successful.
Soward pots a 30-metre field goal to almost guarantee the Dragons will get off the mark in 2013.
St. George Illawarra Dragons 25-12

St. George Illawarra Dragons 25-12

71

As the Sharks try to search for points, Morris puts the ball down. Dragons scrum.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-12

68

UNSUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Field goal attempt by Jamie Soward unsuccessful.
Soward attempts a 35-metre field goal which misses to the left.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-12

66

The Dragons throw another forward pass from Rein back to Beale despite replays suggesting it was a tough call.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-12

64

TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Jason Nightingale. Conversion attempt by Jamie Soward successful.

Nightingale has his second after chasing a Nathan Fien grubber and forcing the ball a millimetre inside the dead ball line. Fantastic effort! Are the Dragons heading for their first victory of 2013?
St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-12

St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-12

63

Graham throws the pass back to Tupou who knocks the ball on. Dragons scrum.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 18-12

62

PENALTY Sharks. Play-the-ball too slow.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 18-12

62

Ryan claims Soward's high ball on his 20. Sharks work the ball out of trouble.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 18-12

60

The Sharks throw the ball around and the Dragons defence on the right side just holds after Fifita can't hang onto Gallen's offload. Dragons with a 10m scrum.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 18-12

56

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

Fifita gets the Sharks back in it after storming onto a short pass from De Ge Gois and scores alongside the posts. Game on at Shark Stadium after Gordon adds the extras.
St. George Illawarra Dragons 18-12

St. George Illawarra Dragons 18-12

49

TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Jason Nightingale. Conversion attempt by Jamie Soward successful.

Nightingale scores a sensational try to extend the lead for the Dragons. Frizell drifted across field before delivering the pass to Nightingale who flew like Superman to score in the corner. Soward adds the extras from the sideline.
St. George Illawarra Dragons 18-6

St. George Illawarra Dragons 18-6

46

Good play from the Dragons sees a dropout forced.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-6

43

Morris wins the wrestle for possession with Beau Ryan and gets in the field of play.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-6

41

Mistake free from the Sharks. Beale takes Robson's spiral bomb well.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-6

40

Back underway at Sharks Stadium. The hosts with possession to get the second stanza underway.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-6

40

Halftime in the Shire and the Dragons lead 12-6 in a high quality affair.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-6

40

Gordon tries to throw a miracle pass around the corner for Wright but the ball goes free.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-6

40

Forward pass from dummy half again and the Sharks race to pack the scrum with 28 seconds left in the half.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-6

37

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

The Sharks score a miracle try through Robson! He grubbered on the last and with the ball certain to go dead, Pomeroy batted it back where Robson won the scramble for the ball just in front of winger Beau Ryan. Gordon adds the extras.
St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-6

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-6

37

VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Sharks try.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

35

Robson's cross-field bomb is knocked back by Ryan before Creagh knocks on. Sharks scrum 10m from Dragons line.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

34

Good scrambling defence from the Sharks forces a turnover.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

34

Todd Carney is being helped from the field in backplay with what looks like an ankle injury. Could be big news for the Sharks.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

33

Gallen drops the ball after what appeared a forward pass out of dummy half anyway. Dragons with possession on halfway.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

32

The Dragons run the ball on the last but Soward's pass is average and the ball is knocked on.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

30

Soward's kick which appeared to be sailing over the deadball line is played at by Wright and the ball goes dead. Sharks dropout.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

29

Nightingale goes within a whisker of extending the lead, but can't hang onto Soward's chipkick.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

27

Another well-placed kick from Fien bounces off the shoulder of Ryan before Lewis is tackled in the in-goal. Sharks dropout.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

26

PENALTY Dragons. John Morris tries to slow the play-the-ball down and is ruled to have done so for too long.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

24

Carney banana kicks back to the posts but the Dragons have three players back to earn a free 20m.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

23

PENALTY Sharks. Dan Hunt ruled to have gone a bit high in the tackle.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

22

Matt Cooper is held up on the last tackle attempting to dart down the blind side. Sharks 10m play-the-ball.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

21

Rein tries to feather a grubber into the in-goal but it rebounds off Gordon who dives on the loose ball.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

20

Another error from the Sharks gives Dragons possession in their half.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

16

TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Jamie Soward. Conversion attempt by Jamie Soward successful.

The Dragons are in again and Soward races 75m to score after it appeared the Sharks were going to press the visitors line. Carney tried to chase in vain, but the little five-eighth had enough pace to win the sprint to the line. Soward adds the extras.
St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

14

Morris takes the bomb well and is tackled by Ryan who drives him back into the in-goal. Dragons dropout.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-0

13

Soward kicks from just beyond the 40 and the ball just trickles dead. Sharks 20m restart.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-0

11

TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Nathan Fien. Conversion attempt by Jamie Soward successful.

Trent Merrin sets up the Dragons first try of the night. He charged onto a short Fien pass, before offloading to his halfback who dived over next to the posts. Soward converts from alongside the left upright.
St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-0

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-0

10

PENALTY Dragons. Lewis ruled to have worked the tackled player on the ground, slowing the play-the-ball.

0 all

10

Gallen knocks the ball on attempting an offload out the back. Dragons defence holds and they feed a scrum 10m from their own line.

0 all

8

Razzle dazzle from the Sharks and the loose ball is knocked on by Brett Morris. Cronulla on the attack with a 10m scrum.

0 all

7

Rein throws a clear forward pass out of dummy half. Sharks scrum 40m from Dragons line.

0 all

6

The Dragons go on the attack but Soward's bomb is taken by Ryan and the Sharks work the ball off their own line.

0 all

5

Good defence from Lewis and Pomeroy drives Nightingale back.

0 all

3

Beale defuses Carney's bomb 10m from his own line.

0 all

1

Mistake-free opening set from the Dragons. Fien finds touch 20m from the Sharks line.

0 all

We're underway tonight and it is the Dragons, defending the northern end of Sharks Stadium, with first use of possession.

0 all

Just the one change for the Sharks with Jayson Bukuya being replaced by Sam Tagataese on the interchange bench. Kick-off in First Grade scheduled for a little after 7.30pm.

0 all

Fulltime in the Holden Cup Under 20's curtain raiser and the home side have gotten off to a successful start on Derby Day with a 36-24 victory over the Dragons.

0 all

Good evening footy fans and welcome to Sharks Stadium in the Shire for tonight's Easter Saturday Round 4 encounter between the Sharks and Dragons. Good crowd building and both teams will be happy to know the weather is significantly cooler than recent weeks.

0 all

In team news, the Dragons have been dealt a blow with prop Michael Weyman ruled out with a calf strain along with centre Daniel Vidot who is out. Jack Stockwell starts in the front row while Chase Stanley replaces Vidot. Michael Henderson comes onto the bench.

0 all

Referees: Ashley Klein, Phil Haines

Touch Judges: Nick Beashel, Dan Eastwood

Video Referee: Luke Phillips, Luke Patten

CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (12)
Tries: Jeff Robson, Andrew Fifita
Field Goals:
Conversions: Michael Gordon (2/2)
Penalty Goals:

ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (25)
Tries: Nathan Fien, Jamie Soward, New Person (2), Jason Nightingale (2)
Field Goals: Jamie Soward (1/3)
Conversions: Jamie Soward (4/4)
Penalty Goals:



Advertising Opportunities