Hynes slots the match winner from in front
PENALTY SHARKS - They find touch 35m from the Souths line
Burgess sent off for his high tackle
Tom Burgess hits a runaway Mulitalo high and hard just shy of halfway
Mitchell with time and space and right in front, has a crack at field goal and misses
Burgess with a big break up the middle and makes 25 metres into the Sharks half
Cook is ok and playing on
Play stopped as Cook stays down after a legal tackle.
Sharks get the final 5 mins of Golden Point underway
Moylan has his second shot and kicks it horribly
Mitchell has a shot from a long way out and it misses, by very little
Moylan has a crack from 38m out, but it's charged down
Mitchell on the third, set deep and right in front, and he misses it by a huge margin
SCRUM SOUTHS - Fifita attempts to play the ball quickly and get a penalty and he fails to get either, ref rules knock on inside the Sharks half.
Souths get Golden Point started
And they do absolutely zero with the ball. The siren sounds. We're off to Golden Point. Means we get more of this great contest and pushes the Tigers game closer to bedtime. Rugby League is the winner now!
Sharks get 3 tackles before fulltime
Ilias very nearly knocks on. Souths keep the ball alive and look to be advancing towards the Sharks line before Cook attempts a grubber but drops it instead.
Tatola steams onto a crash ball and just manages to barge over the line to score.
Set Restart Souths - on the first tackle from the scrum
SCRUM SOUTHS - Sharks with a knock on while effecting a tackle
Koloamatangi with a 1 on 1 strip 20m from the Sharks line
SCRUM SOUTHS - Rudolf runs a hard angled line onto a short ball and drops it on halfway
Ilias gets grassed on the last again. This time 20m from the Sharks line.
Hynes attempts a 20/40
Play stopped now with Mulitalo down. He's back to his feet after a minute and playing on
Play stopped after Fifita went down after a knock to the head. No penalty.
Hynes from almost in front, adds the extras
McInnes gets caught with the ball 5m from the Souths line, offloads to the flat-footed Fifita, who pushes off Cam Murray and then he barges through three defenders and reaches out to score a brilliant try
SCRUM SHARKS - Solid defence by the Sharks results in Tass losing the ball, 30m from the Bunnies line.
Souths playing very ill-disciplined footy now with ball in hand
McInnes looked like he scored but the Bunker has found the ball briefly came away from his hand, thus constituting a knock on.
Moylan with a stunning grubber in the line and forces a drop out.
Walker with a pushed pass that is both forward and to the ground. Talakai cleans up.
Sharks defence survives several raids by the Bunnies. Now they're surging upfield
A lovely grubber at the end of the set forces the Sharks to take the ball dead.
Tom now going off for an HIA
Tom Burgess getting some panel beating done to his noggin
Hynes lobs a pass up a bit high and Kennedy snatches at it and drop it, 10m from the Bunnies line.
PENALTY SHARKS - Hynes passes back out and hits the offside Tom Burgess who is ambling back onside
Mitchell to the left of the posts levels the scores.
A grubber by Walker is fumbled by Tracey and the loose ball is grounded by Mitchell.
Worth noting, Wade Graham passed his HIA at halftime.
SCRUM SOUTHS - Souths put up a bomb and Mulitalo leaps up knocks it on, 10m from the Sharks line.
Sharks get this intriguing battle resumed
Well what a half. Cody Walker decided to be a grub, Sharks and Bunnies traded brainsnaps, Graham came off for an HIA and NASA helped Mulitalo return safely to Earth so that he could score a try. Sharks up by 6 at the break.
Hynes kicks to the left side and Mulitalo flies exceptionally high, takes the ball cleanly and scores a stunning try!
Sharks might be about to score a try. Just waiting for Mulitalo to come back to Earth
SCRUM SHARKS - Cook with a forward pass from dummy half 15m shy of halfway
Sharks spin the ball from the left sideline to the right, before Ramien flicks a pass to Tracey who fumbles it 7m shy of the tryline.
PENALTY SHARKS - Walker escort. Souths challenge
Graham coming off for an HIA
Hynes to take a shot at the penalty goal to level the scores. And he slots the extras.
PENALTY SHARKS - Graham in a bit of space steps inside and shrugs off some cover defenders before clumsy old Tom Burgess ambles in and tackles Graham around the forehead with his big mit.
Souths with a debacle on the last. Ilias gets the ball but forgets he has to kick and is caught with the ball near halfway.
Sharks have a brain fart. Tolman is at first receiver on the third tackle. hits it up and is tackled just shy of the Bunnies line. Then he makes an absolute banquet of the play the ball.
SCRUM SHARKS - Hynes with a good long kick at the end of the set catches Paulo out of position. The winger runs back to collect the awkwardly bouncing ball and he knocks it on.
Pretty dopey play there by Sharks. Graham drops a short ball to Talakai on his outside, expecting the centre to come back infield, but he stays wide and is pushed into touch
PENALTY SHARKS - Souths offside. Sharks start their set 10m shy of halfway
Hynes from the sideline, curls the kick around and through the sticks.
Sharks with the first full attacking set, send the ball right and Tracey shrugs under the cover tackle, stays in the field of play and scores in the corner.
SET RESTART SHARKS - 5m from halfway and late in the set
Tatola very nearly breaks through the line
Mitchell adds the extras from out wide
Souths with some simple catch and passing at the line on the left side results in Johnston scoring out wide.
PENALTY SOUTHS - Souths get another penalty late in the set. Now they're 10m from the Sharks line with a full set
PENALTY SOUTHS - And this will help them get out of trouble. Finding touch 20m shy of halfway.
Mitchell drops a shallow Sharks kick. Sharks get 6 again but Kennedy doesn't hear the call and kicks again. Paulo fields the ball on the bounce in his own ingoal and is tackled by Kennedy, but just gets back into the field of play
Souths 15m out from the Sharks line, last tackle, Cook passes to Ilias who drops it cold.
Hynes with a rushed bomb that goes about 5 metres forward. Tracey catches it and passes infield to Ramien who is tackled just as he catches the ball and loses it over the sideline.
Mitchell takes the shot at penalty goal, and nails it
PENALTY SOUTHS - McInnes holding on too long in the tackle.
SCRUM SOUTHS - Hunt offloads and no Sharks players were expecting it. Brailey then fumbled it backwards as Murray attempts to grab the ball/head of Brailey. Ramien then attempts to clean the ball up and fumbles it forward. Sharks challenge and lose.
Souths with the kick off
Referees & scorers:
Referee: Gerard Sutton
Touch Judges: Drew Oultram, Jon Stone
Video Referee: Chris Butler
CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (21)
Tries: Connor Tracey, Ronaldo Mulitalo, Andrew Fifita
Field Goals: Nicho Hynes (1/1), Matt Moylan (0/2)
Conversions: Nicho Hynes (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Nicho Hynes (1/1)
SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (20)
Tries: Latrell Mitchell, Alex Johnston, Tevita Tatola
Field Goals: Latrell Mitchell (0/2)
Two Point Field Goals: Latrell Mitchell (0/1)
Conversions: Latrell Mitchell (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Latrell Mitchell (1/1)