80:00
Sat 22 April 2017
Southern Cross Group Stadium - Crowd: 12397
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FULL TIME - The Titans finally get the win they deserve, taking down the Sharks 16-12 in a thriller at Cronulla. Thanks for joining us! Full wrap to come!

Gold Coast Titans 16-12

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SHARKS DROP IT! GAME OVER!

Gold Coast Titans 16-12

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Taylor kicks it out. Sharks have 1 set, they have to go 70 and they have 38 seconds to do so.

Gold Coast Titans 16-12

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WHAT! Don incredibly gets out of the in-goal area!

Gold Coast Titans 16-12

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Sharks have the ball back!

Gold Coast Titans 16-12

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS: Conversion attempt by Ashley Taylor successful.

Taylor sneaks it in! 16-12 with 3 left.

Gold Coast Titans 16-12

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS: Scored by Leivaha Pulu. Kick to come.

It took 20 minutes to come up with the decision but the Titans lead!

Gold Coast Titans 14-12

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BUNKER - PULU IS OVER!

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-10

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Great flick by Hurrell to put Don away but Titans fail to capitalise there.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-10

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Titans spread it but Peats drops it!

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Great offload and Don runs 60 before being tackled!

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-10

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Holmes is over after a tap-on by Graham off the bomb but he has knocked it forward.

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Titans finding space with Taylor and Roberts running around before Wallace barges through to set up a dangerous last tackle. But Fifita has the ball.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-10

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Hayne reads a small Maloney kick perfectly. Under 10 remaining now.

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Taylor kicks on the short side but WHAT A TAKE by a sliding Holmes. Sharks already 40 out on the 2nd.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-10

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ROBERTS ALMOST DROPS IT OFF THE KICK-OFF BUT SOMEHOW REGATHERS!

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-10

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS: Conversion attempt by Ashley Taylor unsuccessful.

It sprays wide! 12-10!

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-10

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS: Scored by Leivaha Pulu. Kick to come.

GAME ON! Hayne with the quick thinking and puts Pulu over out wide!

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-10

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Hurrell bursts through, great tackle by Holmes!

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-6

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Maloney now penalised! The Titans needed that.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-6

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Sam Tagataese! Great run off a Brailey pass and a flurry of offloads sees Cronulla 10 out on the last! Bird is trapped and kicks it out.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-6

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Big run by Fifita, Townsend bombs and Sarginson is just trapped outside of his own goal.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-6

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Penalty goal attempt by James Maloney successful.

The Sharks now have a 12-6 lead as Bukuya leaves the field with an injury.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-6

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Pulu ruled to have slapped the ball out and it's a penalty. Sharks take the 2.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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Sharks 10 out after Sarginson dropped the bomb on the last.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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The ball goes just dead on the last with Greenwood looming!

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Cronulla don't find touch and now Bird concedes a penalty after holding onto Lawton for too long. Titans 30 out.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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Roberts kicks on the last but Holmes takes it and runs 30 and Roberts and James collar him high! Penalty Sharks! Feel that Holmes could break this open.

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Townsend's ball for Bird is now put down...

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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Gallen and Tagatese force an error from Hurrell. Sharks with a full set only 30 out.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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Now Ash Taylor is down!

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Peats' pass for Simpkins is left behind and Holmes races 20.

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Latimore pinned and the Titans get a penalty 30 out.

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Hayne with a perfect pass for Don who bursts through the middle. Hayne now kicks in-field on the last and forces the drop-out.

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McQueen out for the game and Titans are down to just 15.

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Copley has left the field for the Titans and McQueen is down now... more possible concerns for the injury-stricken Titans.

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MASSIVE DEFENSIVE SET GOLD COAST! Leutele took it dead trying to back it back. 7 tackle set Titans.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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BUNKER - Maloney kicks, Hayne looked to have taken it dead but Holmes is claiming a try!

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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Great kick by Townsend and Copley now takes it dead.

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Chris Heighington runs off the drop out and Cronulla start their set 30 out.

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Holmes kicks early on the 3rd but Sarginson takes it dead.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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Joe Greenwood has now dropped it... Sharks with a good chance to start fast in the second forty and push further ahead.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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Townsend's opening kick in the second half is taken by Hayne.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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BACK UNDERWAY!

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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HALF TIME - The Titans are hanging on but have missed a couple of crucial opportunities. Sharks lead 10-6 at the break. A lot to come in the 2nd half! Stay tuned!

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Enterprising play to end this one! Maloney breaks through the line, finds Townsend who bombs it, Bird gets it and runs through, offloads to Bukuya but he is tackled!

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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Dan Sarginson bombs the try! Hayne with a perfect pass down the short side and Sarginson has the try line right in front of him but drops it.

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Hayne flicks it on the last and it is played at! 6 again for the Titans 20 out with 3 minutes left.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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Titans now 10 metres out courtesy of a penalty and Hayne forces a dropout with Capewell putting it dead.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Conversion attempt by James Maloney successful.

10-6 now!

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-6

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Scored by Jayson Bukuya. Kick to come.

PENALTY TRY RULED! The Bunker has ruled that Copley has tackled Bukuya without the ball, denying him a good shot at grounding the ball... which he would have done without Copley's involvement. Sharks hit the lead!

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 8-6

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BUNKER - Bukuya looks to have grounded a Maloney try! Sent up No Try... but a possible penalty try!

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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AND MCQUEEN LOSES IT ON THE 1ST TACKLE! Sharks on halfway on the 2nd.

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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Leutele drops the ball and Don takes it and runs 40 and now Maloney concedes the penalty for being the 3rd man in. Titans with a rare chance 30 out.

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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Holmes takes Taylor's clearing bomb and makes some easy metres, as does Sosaia Feki. Cronulla's backs are doing a good job and now Ryan James gives away a penalty. Sharks 20 out!

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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Chris Grevsmuhl now looks to have an arm injury and is leaving the field...

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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Townsend kicks with Hayne temporarily out of position but Chris Grevsmuhl takes it on the full showing great reflexes!

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Great run back by Holmes and now Feki gets the Sharks over halfway on the 2nd tackle.

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Conversion attempt by James Maloney unsuccessful.

It sails right of the post.

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Scored by Ricky Leutele. Kick to come.

Don looked to have somehow held Leutele up but the Bunker cannot prove it conclusively and the try is awarded! Leutele found space off a Maloney pass and barged over two defenders to score out wide!

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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BUNKER - Ricky Leutele looks to have powered over!

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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The Titans will be doing well to hold on here!

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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GREAT TACKLE by Taylor and Hurrell on Graham to save a try but now the Sharks get another penalty.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Sarginson cleans up a neat grubber by Brailey and the Sharks get another full set.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Gallen offloads for Brailey who is over... but held up!

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Jason Bukuya goes very close and now Hayne sticks out a hand and is ruled to have put down a Maloney error. Another set for the Sharks.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Back-to-back penalties for the Sharks now, with Wallace now pinned and the Sharks are 10 out!

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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A nice kick by Taylor finds touch 15 or so out.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Dan Sarginson now takes a towering kick and is taken well by Bird. Titans working it out now and struggling for metres.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Feki now brings back the kick and Fifita takes a run before Bukuya brings the Sharks over the halfway line.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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The Sharks now with the ball back after a poor Titans last tackle option but the Sharks have come up with another incomplete set. This time Jack Bird slides over the side line 30 out as if scoring a try!

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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EXECUTION OFF! Maloney throws for a charging Graham but it is too quick and the second rower drops it.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Now Jarrod Wallace is penalised. Sharks 10 out. The Titans do have the worst defence in the comp and have an early test.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Great pressure from Cronulla! Maloney rushes up on Taylor who attempted to take a pass from Ryan James, but he drops it with Maloney looming.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Maloney sends it high on the last, Hayne takes it and drops it but was tackled in the air by Bird and the Titans grab the penalty.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Crowd starting to get into it, begging for a penalty for the home side.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Proctor finds some space out wide and Taylor takes advantage on the last, putting up a spiraling bomb, but Bird takes it 30 out.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS: Conversion attempt by Ashley Taylor successful.

Taylor adds the extras and the Titans have an early lead on the back of early field possession.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS: Scored by Tyrone Roberts. Kick to come.

Great step by Roberts who bursts through a whole between Townsend and Gallen to score the opener!

Gold Coast Titans 4-0

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Another penalty! Maloney now pinned for slowing down the play-the-ball.

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But more pressure for the Sharks! Andrew Fifita now comes up with an error 30 out from his own line. The Titans need a fast start like last week against the Broncos.

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Dan Sarginson almost knocks a Roberts pass forward but it is ruled to have been backwards... but now he drops the bomb on the last. Disappointing end to the set.

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Hurrell has a small fumble 40 out from the Cronulla line but Maloney is ruled to have interfered! Penalty Titans and they begin their set 20 out.

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A charging run by Gallen is followed by a clearing kick by Townsend on the last, which is fielded by Hayne 20 out from his own line.

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Great first set from the Titans who trap Holmes 10 metres out from his own line.

KICK OFF HERE IN CRONULLA!

The ANZAC ceremony will now commence with kick-off scheduled for 7.40pm.

The Titans have only had one win this year and will be desperate for the win. Even before the confirmation of the Gold Coast's returning players I had this being a tight one. I'll lean towards the Sharks 21-20 but surely the Titans are due soon enough.

Good evening and welcome to League Unlimited's Live Update of the clash between Cronulla and the Gold Coast! A danger game for the Sharks with the Titans welcoming back a host of names - with Jarryd Hayne, Konrad Hurrell and Kevin Proctor all returning for the away side. For the Sharks, Luke Lewis is a late omission with Jason Bukuya taking his spot in the starting side and Sam Tagatese replacing him on the bench.

Referees:

Referees: Henry Perenara, Chris James

Touch Judges: Ricky MacFarlane, Russell Turner

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea

CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (12)
Tries: Ricky Leutele, Jayson Bukuya
Field Goals:
Conversions: James Maloney (1/2)
Penalty Goals: James Maloney (1/1)

GOLD COAST TITANS (16)
Tries: Tyrone Roberts, Leivaha Pulu (2)
Field Goals:
Conversions: Ashley Taylor (2/3)
Penalty Goals: