It is Fulltime! A field goal with minutes remaining from Shaun Johnson has gifted the Sharks with a dramatic win! Stay tuned for the 3,2,1's and Match Report @LeagueUnlimted!
Shaun Johnson snaps a field goal from 35m out! Sharks in front!
Panthers attack the short side on the last but Stephen Crichton passes to nobody and the ball goes into touch. Sharks will get a chance.
Stephen Crichton ties it up! Do not move anything could happen!
Penalty Panthers - High tackle from Briton Nikora on Matt Burton and they will tie it up as it is in front of the posts.
Stephen Crichton misses from out wide and the Sharks lead narrowly.
The Panthers again charge upfield and Matt Burton again with the left foot step close to the line to score his second try!
Stephen Crichton converts and the Panthers are back in it!
Matt Burton finds the right answer on the last tackle again, with a deft kick for rookie interchange player Izack Tago who scores his first NRL try!
Matt Burton again on the last with a deft grubber and Jack Williams picks it up and races over halfway.
Another great kick on the last from Matt Burton and another line dropout for Cronulla.
Matt Burton gets a lucky bounce on the last which keeps Will Kennedy in goal. Dropout Sharks.
Stephen Crichton converts to get the Panthers back in with a shout.
Matt Burton scores the first try for the Panthers, with a wicked left foot step close to the line.
Shaun Johnson with another pin point kick on the last and the Panthers have to knock the ball dead. Dropout Penrith.
Viliame Kikau with a superb flick out the back in an attacking play down the left hand side but the only problem was that it went about a metre forward..
Penalty Panthers - Against Andrew Fifita for a sloppy tackle on Scott Sorensen. Panthers find the line on halfway.
Apisai Koroisau kicks for Charlie Staines in goal but Staines loses it and Cronulla get the 20m re-start.
VIDEO REF - NO TRY - Viliame Kikau looked to have powered over for the Panthers first try but replays show he promoted the ball over the line with defenders on him. Tough call.
Penalty Penrith - Against Briton Nikora for a strip on Mitch Kenny who looked likely to score. Panthers a big chance here!
Nice kick on the last from Matt Burton as he grubbers in goal and forces a repeat set.
Penalty Panthers - High tackle on Paul Momirovski by Will Chambers. Penrith find the line 32m out.
Back underway @Netstrata Jubilee and Matthew Eisenhuth is the first to bring the ball back for the Panthers who need a big second half!
It is Halftime and it is the Cronulla Sharks who have stunned the Panthers early to lead 18-0 at the break. Stay tuned for all the second half action @LeagueUnlimited!
Shaun Johnson misses from out wide.
Cronulla again march up field and in a beautiful sweeping play, Will Kennedy and Will Chambers combine to put Ronaldo Mulitalo over in the corner to score just before halftime!
Blayke Brailey grubbers on the last out of dummy half close to the line but Dylan Edwards collects the ball and saves the day for Penrith.
Shaun Johnson extends the lead by a further two points.
A bizarre penalty given away off the kickoff against Viliame Kikau who deliberately runs Briton Nikora off the ball and Shaun Johnson makes up for his missed conversion to extend the Sharks lead to 14-0.
Shaun Johnson misses the conversion to his own try.
Shaun Johnson puts up a bomb on the last, which is collected by Briton Nikora and he throws a overhead gridiron pass to Johnson in support to score.
INJURY UPDATE - Wade Graham cops a heavy hit and then limping afterwards. He leaves the field.
Matt Burton knocks on and Sharks make their way over halfway.
Shaun Johnson under pressure on the last and kicks for the goal post pad, however he knocks on with a try begging! Panthers ball 10m from their own line.
Penalty Sharks - Against Apisai Koroisau for a high tackle. Sharks are now piggy backed up the field and are 30m out.
Matt Burton puts down a pass that went behind him from James Fisher-Harris. Sharks get out of jail.
Penalty Panthers - Against Wade Graham for a hand in the ruck. Panthers on the attack 15m out!
Shaun Johnson extends the Sharkies lead.
Penalty Sharks - Against Dylan Edwards for a attempted strip in the tackle. Sharks will take the shot.
Shaun Johnson grubbers behind the line on the last and it is a dropout for Penrith.
Stephen Crichton puts down a pass from Matt Burton close to the line. Sharks off the hook!
Shaun Johnson converts to give the Sharks the lead.
Ronaldo Mulitalo busts through the line and takes off down the right hand side, he finds Matt Moylan in support and he streaks away to score a superb runaway try!
Shaun Johnson now with a towering kick for Charlie Staines who collects the ball and tackled deep inside his own half. Sharks looking lively early.
Connor Tracey tested early with an enormous kick from Matt Burton but Tracey takes the ball safely and is tackled 20m from his own line.
We are underway Netstrata Jubilee! Toby Rudolf brings the ball back for the Sharks!
Referees & scorers:
Referees: Ashley Klein
Touch Judges: David Munro, Jon Stone
Video Referee: Henry Perenara
CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (19)
Tries: Matt Moylan, Shaun Johnson, Ronaldo Mulitalo
Field Goals: Shaun Johnson (1/1)
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (1/3)
Penalty Goals: Shaun Johnson (2/2)
PENRITH PANTHERS (18)
Tries: Matt Burton (2), Izack Tago
Conversions: Stephen Crichton (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Stephen Crichton (1/1)