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TerryGaines

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Don't know if this was covered elsewhere, but my recent experience of enjoying the Sharky's season looks set to continue, now that the highly overrated Shaun Johnson has been sent a rocket.

Shaun, in this business, you are only as good as your last game.

Stop dining-out on previous achievements, or your last game will be in the resies.

https://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl-premiership/milliondollar-sharks-recruit-shaun-johnson-spared-the-axe-but-warned-to-fire-up/news-story/17951d1dedef2c3cd75b84d219d27016
 

stanleyg

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Not so sure its Johnsons fault.
If the teams style of play doesn't gel with a player he isn't going to shine.
Playing against the Broncos I started to see glimpses of the old shoot themselves in the foot style of play from the whole team.
Perhaps seeing John owns a bulldog he might have been better going to the dodgies.
 

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Don't know if this was covered elsewhere, but my recent experience of enjoying the Sharky's season looks set to continue, now that the highly overrated Shaun Johnson has been sent a rocket.
Shaun, in this business, you are only as good as your last game.
Stop dining-out on previous achievements, or your last game will be in the resies.
https://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl-premiership/milliondollar-sharks-recruit-shaun-johnson-spared-the-axe-but-warned-to-fire-up/news-story/17951d1dedef2c3cd75b84d219d27016
Not so sure its Johnsons fault.
If the teams style of play doesn't gel with a player he isn't going to shine.
Playing against the Broncos I started to see glimpses of the old shoot themselves in the foot style of play from the whole team.
Perhaps seeing John owns a bulldog he might have been better going to the dodgies.
He has to fit in with the team - they always say he's a running half - but he also has to accept what others do and play to that as well. I feel he is still a top player but does have a weakness in this regard.
 

stanleyg

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He has to fit in with the team - they always say he's a running half - but he also has to accept what others do and play to that as well. I feel he is still a top player but does have a weakness in this regard.
quite right but the rest of the team needs to work on their act too.
basically the sharks are again rushing their plays both in defence and attack.
That's what brought them grief before with missed tackles and basic errors or incurring penalties.
That game against the Broncos was theirs to win and hooking Johnson had no effect on their game.
 

TerryGaines

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My understanding is that the Sharks are to only team in the last 50 years to lose three consecutive games in which they each scored more tries than the opposition.

If true, the Sharkies will have correctly concluded that Shawn Johnson has single handedly clutched defeat from the jaws of victory by not converting the tries.

Those six comp points may have cost the Sharks a home playoff when they make the top four.

Do the Sharks put up with goal kicking from Chad Townsend or continue experiencing buyer's remorse over the three million dollar couldn't-care-less Johnson? It looks like they've made the only decision available to them.
 

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The Cronulla Sutherland Sharks will hold information sessions and seek the views of its members on where its home games should be played over the next two years.

CEO Richard Munro said the club is about to embark on a major redevelopment of its Leagues Club which will force the Sharks to move their games from PointsBet Stadium in 2020 and 2021.

 

RADICAL RABBIT

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The Cronulla Sutherland Sharks will hold information sessions and seek the views of its members on where its home games should be played over the next two years.

CEO Richard Munro said the club is about to embark on a major redevelopment of its Leagues Club which will force the Sharks to move their games from PointsBet Stadium in 2020 and 2021.

Kogarah would be closest.
 

stanleyg

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Like the Dragons game both sides made errors but this time it was the Sharks who made the most of the Bunnies errors.
Burgess got the Bunnies off to his usual good start and it was always down hill from there.
 

RADICAL RABBIT

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Like the Dragons game both sides made errors but this time it was the Sharks who made the most of the Bunnies errors.
Burgess got the Bunnies off to his usual good start and it was always down hill from there.
At least the Sharks had a completion rate of 83%. Ours was 65%. Pathetic.
Sam can sod back to England with his brother George if he doesn't cut this shit out.
 
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ALX22

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The Cronulla Sutherland Sharks will hold information sessions and seek the views of its members on where its home games should be played over the next two years.

CEO Richard Munro said the club is about to embark on a major redevelopment of its Leagues Club which will force the Sharks to move their games from PointsBet Stadium in 2020 and 2021.

UPDATE
The Cronulla Sutherland Sharks announced today that the club will use Netstrata Jubilee Stadium in Kogarah as its home ground next year while PointsBet Stadium is closed during renovations to the adjoining Leagues Club.

CEO Richard Munro said the club had negotiated with Georges River Council to play 11 home games at Kogarah in 2020.

The Sharks will play their other home game on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast as part of a drive to increase the club’s supporter base.

https://www.sharks.com.au/news/2019/09/18/sharks-announce-home-grounds-for-2020/
 
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