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Cronulla SharksDespite entering the NSW Rugby league Premiership in 1967, the Cronulla Sharks are yet to register a first grade title in over 40 years of competition. Despite this, the Sharks have unearthed some of the game’s finest players headed by League legends Steve Rogers and Andrew Ettingshausen. The closest Cronulla have gotten to a Premiership victory was in their three Grand final losses in 1973, 1978 and 1997.

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Gorman’s history bodes well for Sharks’ future

Gorman’s history bodes well for Sharks’ future

by , 26 Nov 2014

Lyall Gorman will immediately provide the Cronulla Sharks with a polished exterior, but the club will only begin shining from the inside if the other people there are smart enough to go with him. Some of them still have lessons to learn, judging by coach Shane Flanagan’s performance at a media conference on Monday. The […]

Gorman ready to wait for a Sharks sponsor

by , 26 Nov 2014

New Cronulla CEO Lyall Gorman has refused to guarantee bringing in a major sponsor before the start of the 2015 NRL season but said he will change the perception of the NRL club. Former A-League boss Gorman, who also held the CEO position at the Central Coast Mariners and Western Sydney Wanderers, is regarded as […]

Cronulla Sharks’ future is bright, insists new CEO Lyall Gorman

Cronulla Sharks’ future is bright, insists new CEO Lyall Gorman

by , 25 Nov 2014

Lyall Gorman has vowed to ensure Cronulla’s chequered past does not dictate the future direction of the NRL club after being announced as the new chief executive. The former A-League boss and Central Coast Mariners CEO, who also was the architect of Western Sydney Wanderers’ hugely successful formation, has already begun work after his appointment […]

Cronulla can make the finals in 2015

Cronulla can make the finals in 2015

by , 25 Nov 2014

Cronulla have been buried in controversy for some time now. It has no doubt affected the Sharks on and off the field. Now that it should be all done and dusted, how will the refreshed Sharks perform in the 2015 season? How can they completely turn their club around into a team other sides fear […]

Bennett’s Barba bluff ready to bite Sharks

Bennett’s Barba bluff ready to bite Sharks

by , 15 Nov 2014

When the Brisbane Broncos threw homesick Ben Barba a lifeline twelve months ago, only tormented Sharks supporters would have joked the former Dally-M Medallist would be clad in their team colours one year later. That is until Wayne Bennett waved his magic wand to make the joke a reality, performing a vanishing act with his […]

Paul Gallen has $15,000 shaved off fine for foul tweet

Paul Gallen has $15,000 shaved off fine for foul tweet

by , 11 Nov 2014

Cronulla and NSW Blues captain Paul Gallen has had $15,000 of his $50,000 fine suspended after submitting evidence to the NRL. Gallen was fined $50,000 last month for a tweet where he called administrators at the NRL “c***s” following the departure of Sharks CEO Steve Noyce. He was immediately slapped with a $50,000 breach notice, […]

Flanagan to “lead the cultural change at the Sharks”

Flanagan to “lead the cultural change at the Sharks”

by , 1 Nov 2014

Back from suspension, coach Shane Flanagan says he’s ready to lead a cultural change at embattled NRL club Cronulla. Defiant in rejecting any blame during the protracted anti-doping investigation which wracked the club for 18 months, Flanagan was making all the right noises in statements on Friday when the NRL ended his one-year ban. While […]

Flanagan cleared by NRL to return as Cronulla coach

by , 31 Oct 2014

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has been cleared to return to the club from suspension by the NRL. Flanagan was stood down for a year on December 17 in relation to Cronulla’s 2011 supplement program but he was eligible to return after nine months if he satisfactorily completed education and training courses. NRL integrity unit chief […]

Gallen to fight hefty NRL fine

by , 28 Oct 2014

Cronulla captain Paul Gallen says he won’t be taking a $50,000 fine meted out by the NRL lying down. Gallen, who was slugged with the hefty fine on Monday for an abusive tweet directed towards NRL administrators, felt he had no choice. “It’s unbelievable – I’ve got to fight it,” Gallen told News Corp. “The […]

Gallen’s $50k fine: NRL punishment is massive overkill

Gallen’s $50k fine: NRL punishment is massive overkill

by , 27 Oct 2014

Today the NRL officially fined Cronulla Shark and NSW captain Paul Gallen $50,000 over his controversial tweet following the announcement of Steve Noyce’s dismissal from the club. For the purposes of this I won’t be making any comment regarding the reports in the Daily Telegraph earlier re: Gal’s battle with depression. I don’t even pretend […]


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