The Dragons' new recruits shine, Cronulla's front row weapon, and a try-scoring freak equals a 60-year record. The key stats that defined Round 17.
Chad Townsend has signed a two-year deal with the Cronulla Sharks, securing a release from the final year of his contract with the New Zealand Warriors.
Sharks prop Andrew Fifita scored twice against the Sea Eagles, but would've traded that for two competition points as Cronulla failed to crack the top eight.
Contrasting halves pairings and the top eight calculations for each side. They key points to come from the Sea Eagles' big win over the Sharks on Sunday.
The Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles have returned to winning ways with an impressive victory over the Sharks at Brookvale Oval on Sunday afternoon.
Cronulla say they are considering using Ben Barba at hooker in their NRL match against Manly on Sunday.
One team is trying to bounce off the bottom of the NRL Telstra Premiership ladder, while the other is looking to break into the top eight.
Trent Hodkinson says his experience playing with Michael Ennis at the Bulldogs will be a boost if Robbie Farah gets ruled out of Origin decider.
Cronulla hooker Michael Ennis has been found guilty of a Grade 1 careless high tackle at the NRL Judiciary on Wednesday night.
Sharks hooker Michael Ennis was found guilty at the NRL Judiciary and will serve a one match ban.