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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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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 […]

BREAKING: Paul Gallen fined $50,000, ineligible for Kangaroos

BREAKING: Paul Gallen fined $50,000, ineligible for Kangaroos

by , 27 Oct 2014

NSW Blues and Cronulla captain Paul Gallen has been fined $50,000 by the NRL and banned from Australian Kangaroos selection for an offensive tweet posted last week. Gallen was critical of the NRL last week after it was announced Sharks CEO Steve Noyce had been removed from the job, saying that Noyce “actually cared about […]

Gallen apologises for offensive Tweet

by , 25 Oct 2014

Paul Gallen has issued a public apology for an offensive social media post attacking the NRL. Cronulla captain Gallen posted the comment on Thursday morning while holidaying in Hawaii and it has become the subject of an investigation by the NRL integrity unit and the Sharks. Gallen fired the extraordinary tweet after news filtered through […]

More strife for Sharks: NRL to probe abusive Gallen tweet

by , 24 Oct 2014

The NRL will investigate an abusive social media post from Cronulla captain Paul Gallen aimed at rugby league’s hierarchy. Currently serving a back-dated 12-month doping ban, Gallen fired the extraordinary tweet while holidaying in Hawaii early on Thursday morning (AEDT) after news filtered through of chief executive Steve Noyce’s enforced departure from the Sharks. Noyce […]

Top 10 NRL off-season moves

by , 16 Oct 2014

Although the premiership party remains in full swing in Redfern, much of the NRL’s attention has swiftly turned to 2015 and beyond. Every club has dipped into the transfer market, some far more than others. Teams such as the Sharks, Titans and Tigers have recruited in decent numbers, reflecting their need to overhaul their rosters […]

WADA won’t appeal Sharks’ NRL bans

by , 1 Oct 2014

WADA has savaged ASADA’s protracted investigation into NRL club Cronulla’s 2011 supplements program but has said it won’t appeal the back-dated suspensions handed out to 12 Sharks players. Sharks captain Paul Gallen and 11 of his teammates last month accepted the bans that for most amounted to just three games out of rugby league. At […]

Flanagan ban not lifted by NRL

by , 18 Sep 2014

On the day Shane Flanagan hoped he would go back to work, the NRL has not been able to give a deadline for the suspended Sharks coach’s return after denying him a supplement scandal ban reprieve. In a concern for the Sharks who recently re-signed Flanagan on a three-year deal from 2015, NRL CEO Dave […]

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