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Gallen set to finish career at Sharks

Brad Walter 5:19 PM   Paul Gallen gives the Cronulla Sharks a double boost with a new contract and a return from injury.

Gordon "struggling" with Sharks drama

Michael Gordon.

Matt Encarnacion   Parramatta coach Brad Arthur says Michael Gordon is "struggling" with the contract dramas that has blocked his mid-season NRL move to Parramatta.

Sharks deny Gordon walked out after blocked switch

Support on personal issues: Michael Gordon.

Cronulla have dismissed reports fullback Michael Gordon walked out on the club after it refused to release him to join Parramatta.

Lewis fit for Origin despite breathing issues

Mr Reliable: Luke Lewis put in a special performance.

Phil Lutton   Luke Lewis had issues with his breathing against the Titans but his coach believes he will be fit for the Blues if Laurie Daley comes calling.

Holmes in range as winger steals show

Eventful night: Nate Myles of the Titans.

Phil Lutton   The Cronulla Sharks have overcome a controversial video referee decision to edge the Gold Coast Titans in extra time at Robina thanks to the golden boot of their rising young winger.

Konrad Hurrell to visit Anthony Tupou

"I've just got to work on my technique and get as low as I can": Hurrell.

Adrian Proszenko   The first thing Konrad Hurrell will do when he visits Anthony Tupou on Sunday is give him a big hug.

Cronulla sponsor quits over Gordon treatment

Eye of the storm: Cronulla's Michael Gordon.

Adrian Proszenko   Cronulla's decision not to release Michael Gordon to Parramatta has hurt them in the hip pocket, with a club sponsor severing ties in protest over the treatment of the former NSW representative.

NSW captain Gallen ruled out of Origin I

Leadership blow: Paul Gallen is out of Origin I.

Michael Carayannis   NSW captain Paul Gallen ruled out of Origin after failing to recover from a hip injury.

How Gallen and Fittler buried the hatchet

Paul Gallen smiles after leading the Blues to victory in Origin I last year.

Adrian Proszenko   Paul Gallen says there is no bad blood with Brad Fittler over his stance that the NSW captain shouldn't be given the State of Origin medal struck in his honour.

Hurrell cops three-match NRL ban

Konrad Hurrell

Warriors centre Konrad Hurrell has accepted a three-week ban over the incident that left Cronulla's Anthony Tupou with a badly shattered jaw.

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Cronulla block Eels' bid to replace Hayne with Gordon

On the outer: Sharks veteran Michael Gordon.

Adrian Proszenko   Parramatta's plans to replace Jarryd Hayne with Cronulla fullback Michael Gordon have been scuppered at the last minute after the Sharks backflipped on the mid-season transfer.

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Hurrell and Peachey facing long bans

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - MAY 02: Konrad Hurrell of Tonga looks dejected after the International Test Match between TOA Samoa and Tonga at Cbus Super Stadium on May 2, 2015 on the Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

Brad Walter   Warriors centre Konrad Hurrell is under scrutiny for a knee lift that left Anthony Tupou with a broken jaw, while many are questioned why Penrith's Tyrone Peachey was sent off for an ugly lifting tackle.

Johnson goes from zero to hero

The man: Warriors star Shaun Johnson.

Michael Carayannis   Two pieces of Shaun Johnson magic dampened a historic day for the Sharks with the Warriors beating Cronulla 20-16 on Saturday night.

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Revealed: The gizmo Gallen is banking on

Battle to be fit: Paul Gallen.

Adrian Proszenko   Revealed: The $3,700 gizmo behind Paul Gallen's quest to be fit for the State of Origin series opener

No footy before Origin I for Gallen

Recovering: Paul Gallen of the Sharks is tackled against the Roosters.

James MacSmith   Paul Gallen has conceded he is no chance of playing before the opening State of Origin game ahead of a crucial phase in his rehabilitation from a hip injury this week.

Coaches could undergo further education

On course: Shane Flanagan and Paul Gallen.

Michael Carayannis   The man who oversaw Shane Flanagan and Paul Gallen's NRL-approved courses has hatched a plan.

Heighington a 'cleanskin', pleads Flanagan

Chris Heighington and Michael Ennis of the Sharks are put on report for a tackle on Jeremy Latimore.

Chris Barrett   Cronulla's Chris Heighington is facing a lengthy stint on the sidelines for a spear tackle on Penrith's Jeremy Latimore.

Host of NRL stars to turn out for Juniors

Rising star: Sharks player Valentine Holmes.

Michael Carayannis   Which NRL players are set to line up for the Junior Kangaroos on Saturday?

Moylan ready for Origin, says Cleary

Magic Moylan: Panthers fullback Matt Moylan in action against the Sharks.

Chris Barrett   Matt Moylan is in a three-way contest for the NSW fullback's spot but did himself no harm on Sunday

Graham to skipper City in Keary's Blues initiation

Leading light: Cronulla's Wade Graham is expected to captain the Country side for next week's clash.

Adrian Proszenko   Cronulla forward Wade Graham is likely to have the honour of captaining the City Origin side in what will be Ipswich-born Luke Keary's induction into the Blues fold.