Rugby League

Cronulla Sharks

Bird ready to handle pivotal Blues role

Not an angry Bird: Sharks star Jack Bird.

The Bird is bored no more. Less than a month after complaining of a lack of ball on the flanks at Cronulla, Jack Bird has been granted his wish of playing at halfback for Country in this Sunday's annual clash against City.

Sharks join chase for Gillett

In demand: Matt Gillett of the Broncos.

​With the futures of star forwards Paul Gallen and Luke Lewis up in the air, Cronulla have confirmed they are eyeing Brisbane's Matt Gillett as a blue chip replacement.