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Cronulla Sharks

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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Ex-Sharks player blasts Gallen, Cronulla

by , 30 Aug 2014

Former Sharks player and New Zealand skipper Richie Barnett says Cronulla captain Paul Gallen is “tainted” and should be struck from rugby league’s record books. And Barnett has slammed his former NRL club over their 2011 supplement regime, saying it “goes to show you how desperate the club were to achieve success”. NSW skipper Gallen […]

Amateurs get no justice from Sharks debacle

Amateurs get no justice from Sharks debacle

by , 27 Aug 2014

Brendan Bunyan is an amateur rugby player who plays for his beloved Burdekin Canetoads and loves his footy. He has never been paid and is no Paul Gallen. But ‘Bunny’ works hard at his game, especially in the gym to ensure he can keep the weight on to compete in the front row. While on […]

What if the Sharks had won the premiership in 2011?

What if the Sharks had won the premiership in 2011?

by , 26 Aug 2014

Despite the 17 members of the 2011 Cronulla Sharks team accepting a deal from ASADA that involved backdated suspensions, I’m sure we haven’t heard the last of the drugs scandal that has dominated rugby league headlines of late. However, one narrative that I’ve yet to hear is just how lucky the NRL is that the […]

Before you make up your mind about the Sharks, get the facts

Before you make up your mind about the Sharks, get the facts

by , 25 Aug 2014

As usual, it’s all happening in the game that keeps on giving, so let’s talk ASADA, Cronulla and the NRL premiership battle that took a twist on the weekend with Manly and South Sydney both losing and the Sydney Roosters recording a very impressive win. Everyone’s got an opinion on the ASADA investigation, but if […]

ASADA: Bombers, Sharks different kettles of fish

by , 25 Aug 2014

The boss of Australia’s anti-doping body says there’s no prospect of AFL players caught up in the 2012 supplements scandal being offered a deal similar to those at NRL club Cronulla. At least, not until there is a judgment from the Federal Court case on whether the ASADA investigation is legitimate. Addressing the issue for […]

Raiders beat Sharks in ‘Wooden Spoon Bowl’

by , 25 Aug 2014

Canberra coach Ricky Stuart was full of praise for his players after they came from behind to see off Cronulla in a game dubbed ‘Spoon Bowl’ on Sunday at Remondis Stadium. In a low quality game befitting of two teams running last and second-last on the ladder, the Raiders won 22-12 to create a two-point […]

[VIDEO] Cronulla Sharks vs Canberra Raiders: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Cronulla Sharks vs Canberra Raiders: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 24 Aug 2014

MATCH RESULT: The Canberra Raiders have taken out the battle of the wooden spooners with 22 to 12 victory over the Cronulla Sharks. Canberra’s Anthony Milford was instrumental in today’s victory, netting two tries and having his hand in another. The loss adds further misery to the Sharks side who are still dealing with the […]

Lack of evidence results in an ASADA stalemate

Lack of evidence results in an ASADA stalemate

by , 24 Aug 2014

It all went wrong for ASADA the second they rushed into having that press conference in February 2013 with no evidence. Today, it seems that the only evidence in this 18-month investigation, is that ASADA have little or none. Rugby league fans have had to put up with this ASADA investigation hanging over everybody’s head […]

Flanagan: We will be back

by , 24 Aug 2014

Shane Flanagan says he will be back at work next month to oversee the rebuilding of the Cronulla Sharks from the ASADA scandal. Breaking his silence since suspensions were handed down on Friday to 17 of the club’s 2011 players, Flanagan dismissed suggestions he should be banned for life, News Corp Australia reports. “I had […]

The spin-free deal about the ASADA drugs scandal

The spin-free deal about the ASADA drugs scandal

by , 23 Aug 2014

Now that this Sharks v ASADA bullkaka has finally been euthanised, let us give the episode it’s final rites by remembering how the whole hideous situation was spawned. It was Canberra in February 2013. We humble sport-worshipping Aussies were treated to a chest-beating press conference from government senators that shook our beliefs to the core. […]


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