Grand final-winning fullback Ben Barba has agreed to a new one-year contract with the Sharks, although it still requires approval from the NRL.
A complete list of all 16 NRL club's pre-season fixtures ahead of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership.
A new record holder for most games played, a huge boost to the 300-club and points-scoring freaks hit important markers. The key impending milestones for 2017.
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2016 will be remembered for Cronulla's drought-breaker, a rivalry unlike any other and the continued emergence of the women's game according to David Middleton.
Sharks coach Shane Flanagan admits his greatest conundrum heading into the new year is how to replace retired No.9 Michael Ennis.
The speedsters score the tries, the playmakers win the awards, but it's the big boppers who do the tough work that gives their team a winning advantage.
Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has not shied away from discussing back-to-back NRL titles, saying "I don't know why we can't win it again".
Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen expects there to be generational change at the Sharks during the 2017 NRL season, with a number of fresh faces ready to debut.