Loss of Ross no barrier for Sharks

Match Summary The Cronulla Sharks have kicked off their 2008 campaign with a determined 16-10 victory over the Manly Sea Eagles at Brookvale Oval.

Cronulla achieved the victory with only 16 men for the majority of the match as prop Ben Ross was taken to hospital for precautionary scans after a violent head clash with fellow book-end Josh Perry in only the 6th minute. Perry was bandaged up and able to continue in an impressive debut for his new club, but Ross wasn