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Don't argue: Sharks forward Wade Graham fends away the Newcastle Knights defence at Southern Cross Group Stadium last ...

Sharks on red alert for Titans to spoil record run

Table-topping Cronulla players refuse to get swept up in the hysteria surrounding their record run which is closing in on a modern day rugby league record, warning finals contenders Gold Coast are capable of shattering their four-month winning streak.

Ennis to retire at end of 2016 season

Sharks player Michael Ennis has made a decision to bring down the curtain on his illustrious career.

A desire to spend more time with his family was the simple catalyst for Cronulla veteran Michael Ennis' decision to retire at the end of the NRL season.

Sharks home semi-final plans scuppered

No home semi: Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan and captain Paul Gallen had both expressed a desire for the Sharks to host a ...

The Cronulla Sharks' bid to play a home final at Southern Cross Group Stadium has been knocked on the head before it even gathered momentum with the NRL denying the club's formal application.

'Cranky' Flanagan targets Sharks defence

Ruthless: Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan.

His team is leading the competition and most think a 15th straight win is just a formality. But Shane Flanagan confessed to being cranky at training during the week as he seeks to add a ruthless edge to the minor premiership favourites.

Sharks run of wins continues

Chris Heighington, of the Sharks, makes a break during Cronulla's defeat of the Panthers at Pepper Stadium on Sunday.

The Cronulla Sharks cruised to their 13th consecutive win of the season to put the minor premiership firmly in their sights after cruising to a 16-point win over a hapless Penrith Panthers.

Barba to fill Sharks' Origin void

Stepping up: Ben Barba.

With his side decimated by the representative period talent drain, Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan is expected to hand Ben Barba his creative licence against Penrith this weekend.