From the highest of highs to the lowest of lows, interim Sharks coach James Shepherd has felt the full spectrum of coaching in the NRL in just two games.
Newcastle put a tough week behind them by coming back from 18-0 down to record a 31-18 victory over Cronulla on Sunday afternoon.
One of these teams will walk away from Remondis Stadium with a hat-trick of wins in the bag and with a finals berth still a mathematical possibility.
Rookie Fa'amanu Brown has revealed his tough upbringing in Christchurch and how he aims to develop his game outside Jeff Robson at the Sharks.
James Shepherd has reflected on his incredible debut coaching achievement with modesty, crediting Cronulla players for their win over the Sydney Roosters.
Proving the doubting bookmakers wrong the overarching motivation behind Cronulla's second miracle comeback in as many weeks.
The Cronulla Sharks have fought back from 24-0 down to stun reigning premiers the Roosters 30-28 at Allianz Stadium.
Cronulla are looking to put another horror off-field week behind them and post a second win in succession but face an ominous task against the premiers.
Heath L'Estrange looks back on 2007, when caretaker coach Brad Fittler led the Roosters to a surprise win over the Sharks, just five days into the job.
Former Sharks prop Luke Douglas believes there is enough strength in Cronulla to emerge from their current crises.