Warriors triumph as Sharks lose

Fulltime: Warriors 42 - Cronulla Sharks 20

The New Zealand Warriors have triumphed over a hapless Sharks outfit who have now crashed to their 7th successive loss.

The Warriors, helped by 12-5 penalty count were far too powerful for the visitors and never looked like losing.

In what was an impressive day with the boot, Fullback Ivan Cleary kicked past 500 career goals and landed seven conversions from seven attempts.

Warriors 42 (Tries: Guttenbeil 2, Hohaia, Webb, Villasanti, Toopi, Koopu. Goals: Cleary 7/7)defeated Sharks 20 (Tries: Franze, McGoldrick, Bird, Best. Goals: Kimmorley 2/4)

Ericsson Stadium Referee: S Hayne