After a scrappy 80 minutes of rugby league, Cronulla's aggressive defence and Parramatta's impatience with the ball eventuated in a win to the premiers.
James Segeyaro returned to the NRL as the Cronulla Sharks ground their way to a 20-6 win over an error-prone Parramatta Eels side at ANZ Stadium on Saturday.
The Eels and Sharks have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 4 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at ANZ Stadium.
After overcoming shoulder surgery through the off-season, prop Siosaia Vave is ready to make his Parramatta debut against one of his former clubs, Cronulla.
I'm looking forward to seeing plenty of Eels and Sharks fans in attendance on Saturday night to celebrate a brother, a son and a clubman.
Eels players are refusing to use Corey Norman's absence as an excuse for their disappointing 26-14 loss to a patched-up Gold Coast side last Friday night.
The second Saturday game sees two teams bring mixed form into a pretty crucial early-season fixture as each looks to atone for an upset loss last weekend.
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Eels veteran Jeff Robson is open to slotting in at hooker against his former club with Kaysa Pritchard in doubt with an ankle injury.
George Burgess, Hymel Hunt and Braidon Burns have all taken the early guilty plea for charges arising from Saturday's game against the Newcastle Knights.