NRL General Manager – Officiating Tony Archer details the reasons behind the decision to award a penalty try to the Sharks in their win over the Warriors.
Both coaches admitted to being surprised with a decision to award the Sharks a penalty try against the Warriors on Saturday.
An 87th-minute James Maloney field goal secured Cronulla's 11th straight win of the season to match their club-record streak from 2002.
Sharks five-eighth James Maloney kicked a field goal in extra time to hand his side their 11th consecutive victory with a win over the Warriors on Saturday.
Up 30-6 at half-time, the NYC Warriors have held on to deny the Sharks a thrilling comeback win, eventually running out 36-32 victors on Saturday.
The Sharks and Warriors have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 16 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at Southern Cross Group Stadium.
Known for their attacking plays and big scorelines, the 2016 Warriors side are finally finding a way to grind out results as they head towards the top eight.
Once rumoured to be considering a mid-season move away from Auckland, Ken Maumalo has penned a new deal with the Warriors through to 2018.
Blockbusting centre Solomone Kata has signed a contract extension with the Warriors through to the end of 2019, one of six players to re-sign.
Fresh off the bye, the Sharks will be searching for their 11th consecutive victory over a Warriors side who head across the Tasman on a three-game winning run.