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North Queensland Cowboys v Cronulla Sharks

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Richard Shute North Queensland are set to continue their charge to the finals when they host the depleted Sharks.

Cronulla Sharks captain Paul Gallen in line for prestigious players' association award

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Adrian Proszenko He’s been ruled ineligible for the Dally M Awards or the Brad Fittler Medal, but Paul Gallen could still walk away with arguably the most prestigious gongs of them all, those voted on by his...

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Cowboys v Sharks

North Queensland Cowboys v Cronulla Sharks at 1300SMILES Stadium, Monday 7pm

Sharks players shown 30 pages of ASADA documents before taking deal

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Roy Masters A compelling 30-page document, including an appendix of exhibits, was presented to past and present Cronulla players before their final admissions of the use of banned supplements.

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Cronulla Sharks to ensure Shane Flanagan is more accountable when he returns from ban

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Brad Walter Suspended Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan must agree to be more accountable to the club's board before returning to the job, under a new structure aimed at ensuring the Sharks never again expose their...

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Cronulla Sharks players angry and upset over ASADA offer that was too good to refuse

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Brad Walter Some members of Cronulla’s 2011 squad were in tears on Thursday night as they decided to accept backdated suspensions for unknowingly taking prohibited substances.

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ASADA investigation 'flawed', says former Cronulla Sharks coach Peter Sharp

Adrian Proszenko Former Cronulla coach Peter Sharp has spoken for the first time since leaving the Sharks, describing the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority's investigation as "flawed" and a "terrible" blow to...

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No guarantees WADA won't appeal Cronulla Sharks' backdated suspensions

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Brad Walter World Anti-Doping Authority officials have refused to rule out an appeal against the backdated suspensions offered to members of Cronulla's 2011 squad that would allow the players to miss just three...

Cronulla Sharks will need part-timers if stars take ASADA offer

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Michael Carayannis, Adrian Proszenko Cronulla could field nearly half a squad of part-time footballers should the likes of Paul Gallen and Anthony Tupou take up ASADA's offer of a one-month ban.

Olympic athletes slam Sharks' ASADA deal

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Chris Barrett Australian Olympians have slammed the deal struck between the Australian Anti-Doping Authority and more than a dozen Cronulla players from the Sharks' 2011 squad.

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Suspended NRL player Kade Snowden's dad takes aim at Cronulla Sharks' 2011 coaching staff

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Adrian Proszenko The father of former Cronulla forward Kade Snowden has taken aim at the club's 2011 coaching staff, saying the players have them to blame for unfairly being branded drug cheats.

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Unknown trio in line for debuts for suspension ravaged Cronulla Sharks

Fresh look: Scott Sorensen is in contention to make his NRL debut for the Sharks on Sunday.

Michael Carayannis Cronulla's unknown rookies have been told to "bring the energy" as they prepare to help the Sharks avoid the club's first wooden spoon in 45 years against the Raiders on Sunday. 

Sharks boss Steve Noyce backs coach Shane Flanagan's early return

Staying strong: Cronulla boss Steve Noyce (right) has backed suspended coach Shane Flanagan.

Michael Carayannis Cronulla boss Steve Noyce has backed embattled coach Shane Flanagan to return from his nine month suspension next month as the club offers counselling to its five banned players.  

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League

Ricky Stuart warns Raiders are in no-win situation against weakened Sharks

Ricky Stuart shares the frustration of Raiders fans.

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart concedes his side faces a "no-win situation" against Cronulla. 

Sharks v Raiders

Michael Chammas CRONULLA SHARKS v CANBERRA RAIDERS at Remondis Stadium, Sunday 2.00pm

Canberra Raiders v Cronulla Sharks

Raiders v Sharks

Canberra takes on Cronulla at Remondis Stadium on Sunday at 2pm.

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What we learned: Cronulla Sharks v Canberra Raiders

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Chris Dutton All the talking points from the Raiders' 22-12 win against the Sharks on Sunday.

Canberra Raiders beat Sharks to add to Cronulla's ASADA woes

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Chris Dutton The Cronulla Sharks' week from hell went from bad to worse as the Canberra Raiders inflicted more pain on the trouble-striken club in a battle for the NRL wooden spoon on Sunday.

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Cronulla Sharks' season continues to tumble following their loss to the Canberra Raiders

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Chris Barrett There was an amusement ride on the hill at Remondis Stadium on Sunday called Free Fall. A miniature, kids-friendly version of what you might find genuine thrill seekers on, it essentially dropped its...

Cronulla Sharks on the lookout yet again for a major sponsor

Chris Barrett and Brad Walter Cronulla officials will try to convince the top end of town that the club isn't tainted by the stain of the ASADA doping investigation as they again begin the unenviable hunt for a new major sponsor.

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