Full-Time from BlueBet - Penrith too good hanging on to win 20-10
Hunt loses it and that will seal it
Sharks get the short kickoff back
Cleary converts - 20-10
Luai seals it for Penrith. Straight off the left foot and goes BANG! Penrith seal an ugly victory but a big win against a big opposition.
Ronaldo Mulitalo saves a try but if he puts his mit in the right direction it could've been a pick six
Api forces it in the in-goal and they'll get another set.
Tracey loses the ball - looked like a shoulder charge from Kikau live to me.
He is going to say it's a legal tackle - it appeared to be a head clash to me on the ensuing replays
Let's listen to Ash Klein
BANG! Dale Finucane smashes him... was it legal though??
Penrith's last tackle play amounted to nothing much.
Hynes throws an intercept and Brian To'o runs the best part of 50 meters
Can the Sharks fire here
To'o taken in the in-goal - line dropout coming up
PENALTY SHARKS: Illegal strip
On play one... Kenny loses it
PENALTY PENRITH: OFFSIDE
Nicho Hynes' kick just sails over the dead ball line
Great shot from Connor Tracey on Izack Tago
Connor Tracey slides into touch
Accidental offside here - Sharks get it back
Cleary clean bowls the Sharks.
Moylan forces a goal line dropout
PENALTY SHARKS: Markers not square - that is unchallengable.
Cleary's grubber dived on by Fifita
This is bizzare - imagine being at NRL level and not knowing how to pack a scrum...
Teig Wilton loses the footy
Kikau tries to recover the grubber but as was the case against the Roosters - his big mit couldn't haul it in.
Graham loses it
Edwards loses the ball in the contest - good pressure there from the Sharks
Penrith get it wrong there - rare error from Nathan Cleary
Apisai Koroisau looking very dangerous here
Andrew Fifita loses the ball in the tackle
PENALTY SHARKS: Viliame Kikau continues on with the tackle after Ash Klein calls held.
Great kick from Cleary and a solid chase - finally Cronulla touch the ball in the second 40
Cleary's successful - 14-10 Penrith lead
49 seconds into the second half and Penrith are IN FRONT. That was just amazing down the left, Luai - Kikau - Tago - May before linking up with Dylan Edwards and Penrith have hit the lead here.
Off we go for the second 40 minutes
Cleary converts - Half-Time from BlueBet and it's the Sharks leading Penrith (yes you read that right). Sharks leading Penrith by 10 points to 8.
PENALTY PANTHERS - ruck infringment. Penrith taking the 2
Last set of the opening half - Penrith ball in Cronulla territory
Will Kennedy saves the day - great grubber from Nathan Cleary
Scott Sorensen looks held up - it'll be tackle 1
Set restart Panthers - ruck infringmenet
Braden Hamlin-Uele puts it down
Cleary's 40/20 attempt has hit the corner post which means it's a seven tackle set
Cleary's kick is successful - 10-6
They've had the better of play at the moment - a great pass from Luai who turns it inside to Izack Tago and the Panthers bounce back to reduce the gap.
Hynes bats it dead - clever kick from Nathan Cleary
Jesse Ramien loses the ball again.
Spencer Leniu in his first carry on makes a strong carry... but he loses it trying to get up and play it.
To'o loses it backwards and Edwards picks it up. Ronaldo Mulitalo hurt himself in that collision.
To'o loses it - Kennedy turns defence into attack. Sensational play from both sides
Wade Graham puts it down - Penrith back on the attack.
PENALTY SHARKS: Villiame Kikau punches it out of Connor Tracey's arms.
Edwards passes it forward and the Sharks get some much needed breathing room.
Penrith wrestling back momentum here.
Great take Connor Tracey - Sharks goal line defence holds firm
Set restart Penrith - ruck infringement
Yeo's pass was somehow not ruled forward and Jesse Ramien is tackled in-goal. Penrith somehow get it back.
PENALTY PENRITH - Cronulla have broken early
Kikau's poor offload gets a reprieve and Jesse Ramien trying to recover it has lost the ball.
Set Restart Penrith - ruck infringement.
PENALTY PENRITH: Royce Hunt holding on too long in that tackle.
Luai crunched by Talakai. He loses the ball and a huge sigh of relief for the Sharks.
Talakai loses it coming out of yardage. Penrith gets some good quality footy
Hynes converts - 10-0 Sharks.
The Sharks spread it left and Moylan appears to crash over. The Bunker have confirmed Ash Klein's decision
Edwards spills the bomb. Sharks are on the attack
Hynes went for a 40/20 but it was snuffed out by Dylan Edwards.
Hynes fails to convert - Sharks lead 4-0
What an effort from the Sharks winger. Sensational effort from Connor Tracey
Ash Klein sending this up NO TRY - just to confirm a knock-on from Jesse Ramien
PENALTY SHARKS: Penrith judged to be inside the 10m
Cleary kicks early but Connor Tracey intercepts the grubber
PENALTY PANTHERS: Royce Hunt guilty of a second effort.
Great shift to the left sees the Sharks get into good attacking territory but Brian To'o intercepts Matt Moylan's kick.
Hynes' grubber is taken by James Fisher-Harris. It appeared Will Kennedy was taken off the ball but the referee disagreed.
Set restart Sharks - ruck infringement
Both sides get through their opening sets.
Off we go from Penrith through the smoke of the pre-game pyro technics.
Ashley Klein is the referee, Dave Munro and Wyatt Raymond are the touch judges and Grant Atkins is in the bunker for this big game tonight.
Super Saturday returns to Penrith for a top 4 showdown between Penrith and Cronulla. Although Penrith are practically assured of the minor premiership, this match is essential for Cronulla to hold their position inside the top 4. Penrith are without Moses Leota, Matt Eisenhuth moves to prop and Spencer Leniu returns to the bench. Cronulla are 1-17. Kickoff in just under 20 mins
Referees & scorers:
Referee: Ashley Klein
Touch Judges: David Munro, Wyatt Raymond
Video Referee: Grant Atkins
PENRITH PANTHERS (20)
Tries: Izack Tago, Dylan Edwards, Jarome Luai
Conversions: Nathan Cleary (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Nathan Cleary (1/1)
CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (10)
Tries: Connor Tracey, Matt Moylan
Conversions: Nicho Hynes (1/2)