Full Time
80:00
6:00pm Fri June 29, 2018
Round 16 - Mt Smart Stadium - Crowd: 14195
79min

PENALTY SHARKS - Paasi with an illegal strip.

79min

Warriors attempt the short restart but the Sharks come up with it.

79min

Harris is helped off the field with a knee injury.

79min

Conversion: Sharks
Attempted by Chad Townsend.

Townsend from the left touchline just shaves the upright and it's waved away

Sharks lead Warriors 15 - 18 Sharks
78min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Edrick Lee. Kick to come.

Sharks immediately go left with the ball and Lee sneaks over in the corner with two and a half minutes left for a good try.

Sharks lead Warriors 15 - 18 Sharks
77min

Moylan's field goal attempt is charged down by Paasi, but the Sharks regain possession and get a fresh set.

76min

PENALTY SHARKS - Sharks start their set on halfway.

75min

Holmes goes up to take the bomb but loses the ball. Luke picks it up and runs 15m to score under the posts. Video Ref finds Luke offside from the kick and inside the 10 when Holmes plays at it. Disallowed.

74min

Field Goal: Warriors
Kicked by Shaun Johnson.

Johnson snaps a quick field goal from right in front, cool as you like.

Warriors lead Warriors 15 - 14 Sharks
72min

PENALTY WARRIORS - Prior gives away a penalty in a sloppy piece of footy, late in the Warriors set.

71min

Luke's dummy half grubber is blocked by Holmes, who then dives on the loose ball.

71min

SCRUM WARRIORS - They get a set inside the Sharks 20

69min

Johnson kicks to the Sharks left corner and Lee fumbles it. Gelling cleans up and is tackled but still stretches out to score, but it's disallowed, double movement. NO advantage for the Warriors though so...

67min

Penalty Goal: Warriors
Kicked by Shaun Johnson.

Johnson from in front, slots the penalty goal to level the scores again.

Tied up at Warriors 14 - 14 Sharks
66min

PENALTY WARRIORS - Sharks offside. Warriors set to take the 2 from close range.

65min

SCRUM WARRIORS - Fifita tries to force an offload and loses it, inside the Sharks half. Warriors attack is coming back to life now.

64min

RTS makes a great run through broken field before Katoa brings him down. Warriors kick on the next tackle and Lee cleans up and does brilliantly to stay in the field of play

61min

Capewell puts in a rushed grubber and then makes the tackle on RTS, who is caught on his goal line.

60min

DROP OUT WARRIORS - Moylan with a deft grubber is cleaned up by Hiku who then forces it dead.

59min

SCRUM SHARKS - Paasi loses the ball in the tackle just 2 tackles after the scrum. Sharks right on the attack now.

57min

SCRUM WARRIORS - They'll start their set 10m from their own line.

56min

Penalty Goal: Sharks
Kicked by Chad Townsend.

Townsend from right in front adds the extras.

Sharks lead Warriors 12 - 14 Sharks
55min

PENALTY SHARKS - Papalii makes a strip after the call of held was made. Sharks 25m from the Warriors line and right in front.

53min

PENALTY SHARKS - Satae penalised for also a bad play the ball.

52min

PENALTY WARRIORS - Woods pinged for an incorrect play the ball, just 2m from the Warriors line.

51min

PENALTY SHARKS - 2 tackles after winning the scrum and the Sharks get a penalty. They take the tap 35m from the Warriors line,.

50min

SCRUM SHARKS - Tevaga drops the ball in a good tackle by Segeyaro, 10m on the Sharks side of halfway.

48min

Luke starting to dart out of dummy half after a quiet opening 40 minutes.

47min

RTS cuts Ramien in half with an immense goal line tackle. He then cleans up a clever Moylan grubber 2 plays later out on the right side.

46min

PENALTY SHARKS - Townsend finds touch 10m inside the Warriors half.

45min

Eventful and scrappy end to the Warriors set results in a Tohu Harris grubber just going dead in goal. Sharks with a 7 tackle set.

43min

SCRUM WARRIORS - Luke throws a forward pass to Satae who knocks on as well, right on the Sharks line.

41min

Bukuya loses the ball right on halfway in a good tackle.

40min

Sharks get the second half underway.

40min

Segeyaro grubbers from dummy half and it would've been try time for Woods, had the ball not hit the post. Warriors pounce on it and that'll be the end of the half.

39min

SCRUM SHARKS - Townsend's kick is cleaned up in the Warriors in goal by RTS, who then drops it in the tackle on the kick return, 10m from his own line.

36min

Penalty Goal: Sharks
Kicked by Chad Townsend.

Townsend knocks over the penalty goal to level the scores.

Tied up at Warriors 12 - 12 Sharks
35min

PENALTY SHARKS - Moylan grubbers and Katoa chasing through and shoved off his line and out of the way by Beale. Kata knocks it dead in goal.

34min

Afoa leaves the field, cradling his arm.

34min

Play stopped as Bunty Afoa gets treatment. He looks to have a bad arm or elbow injury

32min

Sharks again run it on the last but bad passing and organisation sees the play shut down easily.

30min

SCRUM SHARKS - Harris drops a hospital ball 25m from his own line.

29min

Townsend runs on the last, passes to Ramien who pushes out of several tackles before being brought down 5m from the Warriors line.

28min

Another great long kick by Townsend

25min

SCRUM WARRIORS - Townsend ends the set with a neat kick that finds touch 20m from the Warriors line.

24min

Conversion: Sharks
Kicked by Chad Townsend.

Townsend from the left touchline, converts.

Warriors lead Warriors 12 - 10 Sharks
23min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Edrick Lee. Kick to come.

Sharks put the ball through the hands ever so easily, sending it left and Lee goes over in the corner untouched.

Warriors lead Warriors 12 - 8 Sharks
22min

SCRUM SHARKS - Despite Townsend going into touch, the ref has ruled they had no advantage, so the play comes back to the Warriors knock on.

22min

Moylan's pass is knocked down and forward by the Warriors defence. The Sharks regather and the ball goes to Townsend who slices right through and dives for the corner, but is bumped into touch.

21min

Woods takes his first hit up for the Sharks.

20min

SCRUM SHARKS - Warriors find touch. Sharks start on their 30m line.

20min

Holmes slices through the weak Warriors defence on his kick return and passes to Sorenson who sends it to Leutele, who is brought down 30m shy of the Warriors line. Next tackle, they went right and Capewell knocked on.

17min

Townsend's kicking game is much better, pinning the Warriors into their left corner twice in a row.

16min

Sharks starting to get back into the game now.

16min

Conversion: Sharks
Attempted by Chad Townsend.

Townsend from the right sideline pushes his kick across the face of the goal.

Warriors lead Warriors 12 - 4 Sharks
15min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Jesse Ramien. Kick to come.

Sharks go right side and Ramien goes over despite plenty of defensive pressure.

Warriors lead Warriors 12 - 4 Sharks
15min

Fifita goes backwards into the Warriors ingoal, but is held up on the third.

14min

PENALTY SHARKS - Johnson offside. Sharks with a full set 15m from the Warriors line.

14min

PENALTY SHARKS - second tackle after the tap and the Warriors give away a penalty. Townsend finds touch this time. Sharks with their first set inside the Warriors half (after 12 minutes of play)

13min

Johnson with a little kick into the Sharks ingoal, but it just rolls dead. 7 tackle set for the Sharks.

11min

Sharks complete a set via outside backs taking 4 hit ups before a Fifita charge and a kick downfield. Nothing special, but at least they got a set complete.

10min

Gavet running with intent from the restart. Sharks looking steady. Warriors looking keen.

9min

Conversion: Warriors
Kicked by Shaun Johnson.

Johnson from wide on the right side adds another goal.

Warriors lead Warriors 12 - 0 Sharks
8min

Try: Warriors
Scored by Anthony Gelling. Kick to come.

Johnson with a standard pass to Gelling, who then forces his way over through some poor defence.

Warriors lead Warriors 10 - 0 Sharks
7min

Sharks start their set 10m from their own line and Ramien spills the ball on the second. Warriors keep getting perfect field position in gift wrapping from the Sharks.

6min

PENALTY WARRIORS - Paasi with a huge run off the restart and the Warriors receive another penalty. Disasterous last 2 minutes for the Sharks.

4min

Conversion: Warriors
Kicked by Shaun Johnson.

Johnsonm from the sideline absolutely nails the goal.

Warriors lead Warriors 6 - 0 Sharks
3min

Try: Warriors
Scored by Solomone Kata. Kick to come.

Kata exploits a gap created by the Sharks centre rushing out of the line early. Kata scores in the left corner. ALl off the back of Townsend failing to find touch.

Warriors lead Warriors 4 - 0 Sharks
3min

PENALTY SHARKS - A timely piggy back for the Sharks. But Townsend gets greedy and doesn't find touch. Warriors start their set on halfway.

2min

Gavet with a nice offload finds Luke, who shuffles forward an extra 10 metres. Johnson kicks on the next tackle and the Sharks are tackled 10m from their own line.

1min

Safe opening set by the Sharks.

Warriors get us underway

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Adam Gee, Chris Butler

Touch Judges: Tim Roby, Chris McMillan

Video Referee: Henry Perenara, Bryan Norrie

WARRIORS (15)
Tries: Solomone Kata, Anthony Gelling
Field Goals: Shaun Johnson (1/1)
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (2/2)
Penalty Goals: Shaun Johnson (1/1)

CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (18)
Tries: Jesse Ramien, Edrick Lee (2)
Field Goals:
Conversions: Chad Townsend (1/3)
Penalty Goals: Chad Townsend (2/2)