Full Time
80:00
3:00pm Sat July 11, 2020
Round 9 - Netstrata Jubilee Stadium - Crowd: 3277
80min

Conversion: Panthers
Kicked by Nathan Cleary.

COnverted.

Panthers lead Sharks 24 - 56 Panthers
80min

Try: Panthers
Scored by Charlie Staines. Kick to come.

FOUR TRIES FOR THE KID! Staines finishes off a wonderful debut with a fourth. Simple play and he strolled in.

Panthers lead Sharks 24 - 54 Panthers
75min

Cleary looked for the kid again, kicks to the wing but Goodwin is there to touch down.

75min

Conversion: Panthers
Kicked by Nathan Cleary.

Nails it.

Panthers lead Sharks 24 - 50 Panthers
75min

Try: Panthers
Scored by Charlie Staines. Kick to come.

HAT-TRICK FOR STAINES! The boys in the crowd are delighted and so is the winger. It was a wonderful double-pump from Tyrone May right on the chest of Staines, who has had the dream debut.

Panthers lead Sharks 24 - 48 Panthers
74min

Ramien volley-ball punches the short kick-off.

70min

Panthers open up on the left again but the kick inside to Cleary is touched down by Townsend.

70min

Conversion: Sharks
Kicked by Shaun Johnson.

Johnson adds the two quickly.

Panthers lead Sharks 24 - 44 Panthers
70min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Nene Macdonald. Kick to come.

Macdonald who made Kogarah his home scoops up a loose ball and goes the distance.

Panthers lead Sharks 22 - 44 Panthers
67min

Conversion: Panthers
Kicked by Nathan Cleary.

Sideline kick for Cleary. He takes time, nails it.

Panthers lead Sharks 18 - 44 Panthers
67min

Try: Panthers
Scored by Stephen Crichton. Kick to come.

That was simple. Panthers moved it left to right, then Crichton just strolled in.

Panthers lead Sharks 18 - 42 Panthers
66min

Sharks get it back off the short kick-off and Dugan spills it.

66min

Penalty Goal: Panthers
Kicked by Nathan Cleary.

Cleary knocks over two more.

Panthers lead Sharks 18 - 38 Panthers
66min

Now he is sent to the SIN BIN.

65min

It is a horror minute for Woods. He lost the ball then..

62min

Crichton fumbles it right back.

59min

Sharks try to shift it again, Nene knocks on.

59min

Conversion: Sharks
Kicked by Shaun Johnson.

Johnson quickly converts.

Panthers lead Sharks 18 - 36 Panthers
59min

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

Ramien scores with the man advantage, he stepped inside and scores.

Panthers lead Sharks 16 - 36 Panthers
56min

PENALTY SHARKS! Accidental offside from the short kick-off.

56min

Conversion: Panthers
Kicked by Nathan Cleary.

Cleary adds two more.

Panthers lead Sharks 12 - 36 Panthers
56min

Try: Panthers
Scored by Billy Burns. Kick to come.

Billy Burns can't be stopped! He is clipped high, keeps going and scores.

Panthers lead Sharks 12 - 34 Panthers
54min

Sharks were on a roll there, Townsend opts for the kick instead of the numbers which were streaming through. Seven tackle set.

53min

James Tamou is sent to the SIN BIN.

44min

PENALTY SHARKS! SET RESTART quickly followed by..

44min

Conversion: Panthers
Attempted by Nathan Cleary.

Cleary back to kicking, tries to curl it but hits the post.

Panthers lead Sharks 12 - 30 Panthers
44min

Try: Panthers
Scored by Charlie Staines. Kick to come.

The mates have changed ends and rewarded with a Staines double! Cleary with the perfect kick and Naden taps it into the path of the debutant.

Panthers lead Sharks 12 - 30 Panthers
43min

PENALTY PANTHERS! Crusher tackle. Royce Hunt pinged.

42min

Time off here. News from the rooms - Andrew Fifita won't return with a hamstring injury and Siosifa Talakai is helped off after a head clash. Sharks in the wars.

40min

Here we go! Sharks kick-off and the game is back on!

40min

Here we go again! Panthers stroll out, 14-points up, looking to put this game to bed quickly. Sharks walk out a bit more upright after the two late tries, can they produce a memorable comeback? Lets find out.

40min

Conversion: Sharks
Kicked by Shaun Johnson.

Johnson with the final kick of the half. He studies it, nails it.

Panthers lead Sharks 12 - 26 Panthers
40min

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

Sharks go bang-bang on the half-time whistle. Brailey saw the space at marker and dives over.

Panthers lead Sharks 10 - 26 Panthers
39min

Panthers have clocked off here. Forward pass from the turnover.

36min

Conversion: Sharks
Kicked by Shaun Johnson.

The Sharks five-eighth knocks it over.

Panthers lead Sharks 6 - 26 Panthers
36min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Briton Nikora. Kick to come.

Sharks hit the board! Smooth pass from Johnson to Nikora sees the big man charge over.

Panthers lead Sharks 4 - 26 Panthers
35min

HANG ON! CHALLENGE! Mansour was convinced he didn't lose it.It goes to the side of the ruck. UNSUCCESSFUL.

35min

Mansour all energy but drops it.

34min

Sharks try to move it left but the low pass from Dugan is knocked on.

33min

PENALTY SHARKS! Tamou with the strip..

32min

Sharks aim to go for the power-play through the set, with a few restarts thrown in, but Townsend kicks it for his wing man Ramien, who knocks on. We have a CHALLENGE! It is UNSUCCESSFUL.

25min

Sharks finally get the ball - it has been ten minutes since they touched it - and Johnson forces a dropout.

25min

Conversion: Panthers
Kicked by Stephen Crichton.

Crichton gets a second crack, generously, nails the close range effort.

Panthers lead Sharks 0 - 26 Panthers
25min

Try: Panthers
Scored by Dylan Edwards. Kick to come.

Panthers are red hot! Shift right from the kick-off, Staines got outside his man, timed it perfectly for Edwards to streak away.

Panthers lead Sharks 0 - 24 Panthers
25min

Conversion: Panthers
Attempted by Stephen Crichton.

Stephen Crichton takes over the kicking duties but blasts it wide.

Panthers lead Sharks 0 - 20 Panthers
23min

Try: Panthers
Scored by Charlie Staines. Kick to come.

WELCOME TO THE NRL Charlie! The young back was mobbed by his team mates after he touches down from a simple right side move. Panthers are on fire.

Panthers lead Sharks 0 - 20 Panthers
22min

SIX MORE. Cleary tries to kick through but the chasing pack deflects and the half falls on it.

20min

PENALTY PANTHERS! High shot from Woods. Panthers about to roll forward again.

20min

Conversion: Panthers
Attempted by Nathan Cleary.

The toughest one tonight for Cleary. He stews over it, walks in and hooks it.

Panthers lead Sharks 0 - 16 Panthers
19min

Try: Panthers
Scored by Stephen Crichton. Kick to come.

GREEN LIGHTS.. TRY! One look was all they needed. Crichton smashed it into the turf. He went looking for the ball that set and almost split them on the right. He was back in his usual position, quick hands and the tall centre went over.

Panthers lead Sharks 0 - 16 Panthers
19min

BUNKER TIME! Stephen Crichton has got himself on the scoresheet.. maybe.

18min

Panthers piling on the pressure here. The count is wiped clear twice, now they have camped on the line.

17min

SET RESTART for the Sharks coming out of trouble. Can they mount something. Nope. Kennedy lost it.

16min

SET RESTART! Panthers running downhill now. First chance to create space on the left and Crichton almost busts them. Nene Macdonald cleans up though for the Sharks.

15min

RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY! ..and he has! Goodwin has mucked it up at the last post. The cover tackle from Edwards helped.

15min

BUNKER TIME! Sharks may have hit back. Goodwin might have basketballed this.

13min

The only thing souring this start is the errors coming out of their own from the Panthers. Tamou mucks up now.

13min

Conversion: Panthers
Kicked by Nathan Cleary.

Cleary takes his time, feigns to move in and eventually adds two more.

Panthers lead Sharks 0 - 12 Panthers
12min

Try: Panthers
Scored by Liam Martin. Kick to come.

Panthers go back-to-back! Simple pass from Koroisau to Liam Martin sees the young second rower goes over.

Panthers lead Sharks 0 - 10 Panthers
11min

PENALTY PANTHERS! Cleary measures a kick perfectly, forces Dugan into an error then Ramien is offside.

10min

PENALTY PANTHERS! Sharks offside.

9min

Sharks looked threatening with throwing shapes at the Panthers defense. The Panthers held firm though, and Johnson throws it forward to Katoa.

7min

Sharks respond through their defense! Johnson kicked deep and the charging defense sees Mansour muck up the play the ball.

3min

Conversion: Panthers
Kicked by Nathan Cleary.

First assignment tonight for Cleary. He nails it.

Panthers lead Sharks 0 - 6 Panthers
3min

Try: Panthers
Scored by Brent Naden. Kick to come.

One chance, one try! Sharks dropped it on halfway and Panthers strike! Youngster Staines went close then Naden strode over off an offload.

Panthers lead Sharks 0 - 4 Panthers

KICK-OFF! Panthers kick it high into the gloomy sky at Kogarah. Sharks running left to right of your screen.

Panthers stride confidently onto Kogarah, wearing their Pink Panther gear and look to continue their charge at the top of the competition. Next, the Sharks to some good cheers from the crowd in wearing a gradient blue and black number. Can they upset the competition heavyweights? We will find out now!

Happy Saturday all! We have three fantastic games lined up for you today, and we start with an interesting clash! The high-flying Panthers head to Kogarah for a third time this season to take on a streaking Sharks outfit looking to keep their roll moving. No Moylan for the hosts while the Panthers are mostly full strength! Sit back and enjoy!

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Ashley Klein

Touch Judges: Todd Smith, Gavin Badger

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Bryan Norrie

CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (24)
Tries: Briton Nikora, Blayke Brailey, Jesse Ramien, Nene Macdonald
Field Goals:
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (4/4)
Penalty Goals:

PENRITH PANTHERS (56)
Tries: Brent Naden, Liam Martin, Stephen Crichton (2), Charlie Staines (4), Dylan Edwards, Billy Burns
Field Goals:
Conversions: Nathan Cleary (6/8), Stephen Crichton (1/2)
Penalty Goals: Nathan Cleary (1/1)