PENALTY SHARKS - Paasi with an illegal strip.
Warriors attempt the short restart but the Sharks come up with it.
Harris is helped off the field with a knee injury.
Townsend from the left touchline just shaves the upright and it's waved away
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.
Moylan's field goal attempt is charged down by Paasi, but the Sharks regain possession and get a fresh set.
PENALTY SHARKS - Sharks start their set on halfway.
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.
Johnson snaps a quick field goal from right in front, cool as you like.
PENALTY WARRIORS - Prior gives away a penalty in a sloppy piece of footy, late in the Warriors set.
Luke's dummy half grubber is blocked by Holmes, who then dives on the loose ball.
SCRUM WARRIORS - They get a set inside the Sharks 20
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...
Johnson from in front, slots the penalty goal to level the scores again.
PENALTY WARRIORS - Sharks offside. Warriors set to take the 2 from close range.
SCRUM WARRIORS - Fifita tries to force an offload and loses it, inside the Sharks half. Warriors attack is coming back to life now.
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
Capewell puts in a rushed grubber and then makes the tackle on RTS, who is caught on his goal line.
DROP OUT WARRIORS - Moylan with a deft grubber is cleaned up by Hiku who then forces it dead.
SCRUM SHARKS - Paasi loses the ball in the tackle just 2 tackles after the scrum. Sharks right on the attack now.
SCRUM WARRIORS - They'll start their set 10m from their own line.
Townsend from right in front adds the extras.
PENALTY SHARKS - Papalii makes a strip after the call of held was made. Sharks 25m from the Warriors line and right in front.
PENALTY SHARKS - Satae penalised for also a bad play the ball.
PENALTY WARRIORS - Woods pinged for an incorrect play the ball, just 2m from the Warriors line.
PENALTY SHARKS - 2 tackles after winning the scrum and the Sharks get a penalty. They take the tap 35m from the Warriors line,.
SCRUM SHARKS - Tevaga drops the ball in a good tackle by Segeyaro, 10m on the Sharks side of halfway.
Luke starting to dart out of dummy half after a quiet opening 40 minutes.
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.
PENALTY SHARKS - Townsend finds touch 10m inside the Warriors half.
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.
SCRUM WARRIORS - Luke throws a forward pass to Satae who knocks on as well, right on the Sharks line.
Bukuya loses the ball right on halfway in a good tackle.
Sharks get the second half underway.
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.
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.
Townsend knocks over the penalty goal to level the scores.
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.
Afoa leaves the field, cradling his arm.
Play stopped as Bunty Afoa gets treatment. He looks to have a bad arm or elbow injury
Sharks again run it on the last but bad passing and organisation sees the play shut down easily.
SCRUM SHARKS - Harris drops a hospital ball 25m from his own line.
Townsend runs on the last, passes to Ramien who pushes out of several tackles before being brought down 5m from the Warriors line.
Another great long kick by Townsend
SCRUM WARRIORS - Townsend ends the set with a neat kick that finds touch 20m from the Warriors line.
Townsend from the left touchline, converts.
Sharks put the ball through the hands ever so easily, sending it left and Lee goes over in the corner untouched.
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.
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.
Woods takes his first hit up for the Sharks.
SCRUM SHARKS - Warriors find touch. Sharks start on their 30m line.
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.
Townsend's kicking game is much better, pinning the Warriors into their left corner twice in a row.
Sharks starting to get back into the game now.
Townsend from the right sideline pushes his kick across the face of the goal.
Sharks go right side and Ramien goes over despite plenty of defensive pressure.
Fifita goes backwards into the Warriors ingoal, but is held up on the third.
PENALTY SHARKS - Johnson offside. Sharks with a full set 15m from the Warriors line.
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)
Johnson with a little kick into the Sharks ingoal, but it just rolls dead. 7 tackle set for the Sharks.
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.
Gavet running with intent from the restart. Sharks looking steady. Warriors looking keen.
Johnson from wide on the right side adds another goal.
Johnson with a standard pass to Gelling, who then forces his way over through some poor defence.
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.
PENALTY WARRIORS - Paasi with a huge run off the restart and the Warriors receive another penalty. Disasterous last 2 minutes for the Sharks.
Johnsonm from the sideline absolutely nails the goal.
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.
PENALTY SHARKS - A timely piggy back for the Sharks. But Townsend gets greedy and doesn't find touch. Warriors start their set on halfway.
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.
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
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)
Conversions: Chad Townsend (1/3)
Penalty Goals: Chad Townsend (2/2)