The Raiders and Sharks have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 2 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at GIO Stadium on Saturday night.
Jack Bird is set to line up at fullback for the Sharks in their Round 2 clash with the Raiders at GIO Stadium on Saturday night.
Sharks players aren't going to dwell on the reaction to Michael Ennis's Viking clap following their finals win last year as they prepare to return to Canberra.
The last time Cronulla traveled to the nation's capital, they left with a win in the first week of the finals. Canberra will be out for revenge on Saturday.
It remains unclear whether Valentine Holmes will be cleared to line up at fullback for Cronulla against the Raiders this weekend.
One week into the 2017 Telstra Premiership season and people are already starting to write the Sharks off following their 26-18 loss to the Broncos.
Former Holden Cup star Jayden Brailey showed there is life after Michael Ennis for Cronulla with a strong performance on debut against the Broncos on Thursday.
It wasn't the way the Sharks wanted to start their premiership defence, but Sharks coach says there's no need to panic after his side's loss to the Broncos.
Brisbane's pack stands tall, Brailey's impressive debut, Boyd and Lewis shine. The key talking points to come from the opening game of the 2017 NRL season.
The Broncos have started their 2017 NRL campaign with an impressive victory over the Sharks at Southern Cross Group Stadium on Thursday night.