Canberra qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2016 Auckland Nines on for-and-against, ending the Sharks' tournament in the process.
Cronulla all but booked their passage into the Auckland Nines quarter finals with a 17-8 win over the Dragons.
The Cronulla Sharks finished strongly to edge off the Gold Coast Titans 23-12 at the Downer NRL Auckland Nines.
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The Sharks in collaboration with the NRL Integrity Unit, has on Tuesday completed its investigation into an incident which occurred in Brisbane.
With no NRL Telstra Premiership fixtures or trials, January is supposed to be one of the more quiet months on the rugby league calendar.
Cronulla fullback contenders Ben Barba and Jack Bird have been included as part of the Sharks' impressive 2016 Nines squad.
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Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has thrown down a pre-season challenge to the re-signed Jack Bird that he hopes leads the young gun to NSW selection in 2016.
Last season's NRL Rookie of the Year Jack Bird has signed a new deal with the Cronulla Sharks, keeping him at the club until at least the end of 2017.