Sharks and New South Wales skipper Paul Gallen vows to add to the Sunshine State's misery with a win in Game Three of the State of Origin Series.
He spent a year in rugby league exile in 2009 but Cronulla five-eighth Todd Carney has revealed how 2014 has been the toughest of his career.
Cronulla coach Peter Sharp has lauded the leadership of Sharks captain Paul Gallen after their extraordinary 24-22 win over Brisbane on Friday night.
Cronulla score their first points in 324 minutes of football, and then come back from a 22-0 second-half deficit to produce a miracle victory over Brisbane.
Brisbane need to be wary of a Sharks team that could be looking to make a statement after a week in the headlines for all the wrong reasons.
Anthony Griffin has declared complacency won't be an issue for the Broncos in Friday night's clash against the toothless Sharks at Suncorp Stadium.
Fresh from etching his name in Origin folklore, Sharks skipper Paul Gallen made history again against Manly on Saturday night - but not in a good way.
After a third straight scoreless defeat, Sharks skipper Paul Gallen says he can't imagine what fans are thinking about their struggling team right now.
The Sea Eagles were far too good for a luckless Sharks outfit, who were kept scoreless on Saturday night for a third consecutive game.
Some 72 hours after Origin II every man, woman and child in the Shire will be willing another side in sky blue to victory over a maroon-clad foe.