Full Time
92:00
2:00pm Sun September 1, 2019
Round 24 - PointsBet Stadium - Crowd: 18985
87min

Field Goal: Raiders
Kicked by Aidan Sezer.

Sezer kicks the field goal with 90 seconds left in extra time.

Raiders lead Sharks 14 - 15 Raiders
87min

Wighton grubbers and the Raiders trap Mulitalo in the ingoal.

86min

Sharks turn it over on halfway

85min

Final 5 mins of golden point begins

84min

Raiders opt to go for the try in the left corner, but Simonsson is taken into touch on the last.

82min

SCRUM SHARKS - They've got to travel 90 metres to the Raiders line.

80min

Raiders kick off in golden point

79min

Field Goal: Raiders
Attempted by Josh Hodgson.

WHitehead makes a 1-on-1 strip on Gallen. On the next tackle Hodgson had a shot from 41m out and it doesn't have the legs. We're going to golden point.

Tied up at Sharks 14 - 14 Raiders
78min

Bateman wrapped up with the ball, 20m from the Sharks line.

77min

Field Goal: Raiders
Kicked by Aidan Sezer.

Sezer with a shot at field goal and nails it with just over 2 mins left.

Tied up at Sharks 14 - 14 Raiders
77min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Short kick-off and the Sharks knock on

77min

Field Goal: Sharks
Kicked by Chad Townsend.

Townsend wasn't quite ready, under pressure from Hodgson, yet slots the field goal to get the lead back with 3 and a half minutes to go.

Sharks lead Sharks 14 - 13 Raiders
75min

Field Goal: Raiders
Attempted by Josh Hodgson.

Hodgson with a rushed field goal attempt and it barely gets off the ground and eventually goes dead in goal. 7 tackle set for the Sharks.

Tied up at Sharks 13 - 13 Raiders
74min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Townsend nabbed from behind and he loses the ball.

72min

Wighton kicks on the last and it's way too big. Sharks with a 7 tackle set.

71min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Townsend has no options on the last, so finds touch with a clever kick, 5m from the Raiders line.

69min

Brailey splits the Raiders defence up the middle and makes 30m before being tackled 15m shy of the Raiders line.

68min

Field Goal: Sharks
Kicked by Chad Townsend.

Townsend hits back with a casual field goal of his own to level the scores again.

Tied up at Sharks 13 - 13 Raiders
68min

Bateman with a great run and then passed back infield to no-one and Flanagan falls on the loose ball.

66min

Field Goal: Raiders
Kicked by Aidan Sezer.

Sezer snaps a quick field goal that no one expected.

Raiders lead Sharks 12 - 13 Raiders
65min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Bukuya drops a pass from Brailey, just shy of halfway

64min

PENALTY SHARKS - Sezer gets Mulitalo high. Sharks find touch 25m from halfway

64min

Play stopped. Wade Graham is down after copping a knock to the chin.

60min

Conversion: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

Croker from wide on the right side, adds the extras and levels the scores.

Tied up at Sharks 12 - 12 Raiders
58min

Try: Raiders
Scored by Nick Cotric. Kick to come.

Croker fields a grubber deep in his own in-goal, steps through some scattered defence and runs 65 metres before being run down by Morris. From the next tackle, Canberra send the ball right to Cotric who scores an easy try.

Sharks lead Sharks 12 - 10 Raiders
57min

PENALTY SHARKS - Lui with an illegal strip. Sharks find touch 17m shy of halfway.

56min

SCRUM SHARKS - Hodgson loses the ball close to the Sharks line.

55min

Townsend's kick finds Raiders legs. Wighton picks up the loose ball and runs 35 metres before he's rounded up by Morris and very nearly taken into touch, 10m shy of the Sharks line.

53min

A real war of attrition taking place now. Both sides still hitting hard in tackles

50min

Conversion: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

Croker converts from almost in front.

Sharks lead Sharks 12 - 6 Raiders
49min

Try: Raiders
Scored by Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad. Kick to come.

Hodgson takes advantage of the Sharks right edge defence charging up too quickly, held up a nice ball for CNK, who steamed into a gap and scored to the right of the posts

Sharks lead Sharks 12 - 4 Raiders
48min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Graham with a late hit on Sezer, 20m from the Sharks line.

48min

Raiders unleashing their second phase play and making 50 metres in the process.

46min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Graham with a nice grubber, finds touch 5m from the Raiders line

44min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Hamlin-Uele attempts an offload but it goes forward.

42min

Hodgson's bomb goes dead ingoal. Sharks with a 7 tackle set

41min

Dugan won't be back for the second half after failing an HIA. Mulitalo is currently on his haunches in back play. Josh Morris at fullback

40min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Sharks slowing down play. Young takes the quick tap but is stopped just a metre shy of the Sharks line. That's halftime.

40min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Fifita drops the ball trying to get to his feet, 21m from the Sharks line. 30 seconds left in the half.

39min

Conversion: Sharks
Attempted by Kyle Flanagan.

Flanagan with his 3rd shot from out wide, and it hits the post and bounces out.

Sharks lead Sharks 12 - 0 Raiders
37min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Ronaldo Mulitalo. Kick to come.

Croker rushes up out of the line to put a hit on Flanagan, the young Sharks half offloads to Townsend, who then spreads the ball right to Morris who has a 2 on 1. He draws and passes to Mulitalo and the winger strolls in for his second try.

Sharks lead Sharks 12 - 0 Raiders
36min

Flanagan with a nice grubber for Morris. Simonsson cleans up but is forced in goal. Raiders drop out.

35min

PENALTY SHARKS - They find touch 20m from the Raiders line.

34min

Rapana gets caught with the ball in the right corner, 2m from the Sharks line. hand over.

33min

Young held up in goal on the 4th.

32min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Croker tackled off the ball. They find touch 30m from the Sharks line.

32min

Josh Morris very nearly scores a miraculous try after a grubber into the Raiders in goal. He's managed to plant the ball just on the sideline.

31min

SCRUM SHARKS - Hodgson with a 1-on-1 strip on Gallen, but he drops the ball after ripping it free, 10m from the Raiders line.

29min

PENALTY SHARKS - Raiders holding down in the tackle.

28min

PENALTY SHARKS - Obstruction by the Raiders, Sharks get a piggy back up towards halfway off their own line.

28min

Horsburgh looked to have scored under the posts, but the bunker denies it after finding Soliola had obstructed Prior.

28min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Sharks holding down in the tackle. Raiders opt against the 2 and take the tap.

26min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Katoa intercepts a pass and the ball goes dead, but he's saved a try.

25min

SCRUM RAIDERS - A knock on by the Sharks at the back of the scrum

24min

SCRUM SHARKS - Raiders with a good kick, find touch 5m from the Sharks line.

22min

Conversion: Sharks
Attempted by Kyle Flanagan.

Flanagan from wide on the left side and he just misses again

Sharks lead Sharks 8 - 0 Raiders
20min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Jayden Brailey. Kick to come.

Sharks with a shortside play down the left leads to Xerri making a break, with little room to move, he gets ankle tapped and as he was falling, passed to Brailey backing up and he scored.

Sharks lead Sharks 8 - 0 Raiders
19min

Wighton kicks the ball dead. Sharks with a 7 tackle set

17min

Conversion: Sharks
Attempted by Kyle Flanagan.

Flanagan from the right touchline, swings away from the posts.

Sharks lead Sharks 4 - 0 Raiders
16min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Ronaldo Mulitalo. Kick to come.

Sharks spread the ball right where Capewell quickly catches and passes to Mulitalo and the young winger leaps for the corner and scores a great wingers try in the corner.

Sharks lead Sharks 4 - 0 Raiders
15min

CNK back on his feet, he's playing on.

15min

SCRUM SHARKS - Townsend's bomb is dropped by CNK, who then gets legally checked by Graham. CNK is down getting treatment.

13min

Townsends kick goes dead. Raiders with a 7 tackle set

10min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Sharks on the last spill the ball close to the line with the Raiders defence all over them.

9min

Townsend with a good kick and chase catches Nicoll-Klokstad ingoal. Raiders drop out.

8min

PENALTY SHARKS - They find touch 35m from the Raiders line

6min

Both sides playing very hard and rough footy. a bit of dropped ball due to great defence from both sides.

4min

SCRUM SHARKS - Graham with a strong tackle forces an error by the Raiders, 32m from the Sharks line.

2min

A good defensive set by the Sharks too. Katoa fields the Raiders kick just 5 metres inside his own half.

1min

solid opening set by the Sharks

Raiders kick off, and just before kick off was news that Shaun Johnson has injured his bicep and has been replaced by Kyle Flanagan

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Gerard Sutton, Phil Henderson

Touch Judges: Nick Morel, Belinda Sharpe

Video Referee: Ashley Klein, Ben Galea

CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (14)
Tries: Ronaldo Mulitalo (2), Jayden Brailey
Field Goals: Chad Townsend (2/2)
Conversions: Kyle Flanagan (0/3)
Penalty Goals:

CANBERRA RAIDERS (15)
Tries: Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad, Nick Cotric
Field Goals: Aidan Sezer (3/3), Josh Hodgson (0/2)
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (2/2)
Penalty Goals: