Sharks v Dragons

25 Jul 20 0 Comments

Written by Christopher Tearse

Photo by Getty Images

Saturday, July 25, 5.30 PM, Round 11, Netstrata Jubilee Stadium, Sydney, Cronulla Sharks take on St George Illawarra Dragons NRL Match Preview

The Sharkies coming off a marvellous victory against the Warriors last round will be feeling confident heading into this match against the fire breathing Dragons that it is until reports on Friday indicated that Josh Dugan is out due to hamstring problems and the Dragons probably feeling a bit hungry after almost being consumed by the Bulldogs, this old clash is sure to be competitive with both teams needing two points to stay on the premiership road.

The Cronulla Sharks

Billy Magoulias Briton Nikora
Bryson Goodwin Scott Sorensen
Jack Williams Josh Dugan
Teig Wilton

Cronulla Sharks 2020 squad list excluding above changes below;

1. Will Kennedy 2. Sione Katoa 3. Josh Dugan 4. Jesse Ramien 5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 6. Shaun Johnson 7. Chad Townsend 8. Braden Hamlin-Uele 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Aaron Woods 11. Siosifa Talakai 12. Wade Graham 13. Toby Rudolf

Reserves: 14. Connor Tracey 15. Jack Williams 16. Teig Wilton 17. Royce Hunt 18. Billy Magoulias 19. Bryson Goodwin 20. Daniel Vasquez 21. Braydon Trindall

Coach: John Morris

The St George Illawarra Dragons

Jacob Host Tariq Sims
Korbin Sims
Tristan Sailor

St George Illawarra Dragons 2020 squad list excluding above changes below;

1. Matthew Dufty 2. Jason Saab 3. Euan Aitken 4. Zac Lomax 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Corey Norman 7. Adam Clune 8. Blake Lawrie 9. Ben Hunt 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Tyrell Fuimaono 13. Cameron McInnes

Reserves: 14. Trent Merrin 15. Josh Kerr 16. Jacob Host 17. Jackson Ford 18. Eddie Blacker 19. Tristan Sailor 20. Billy Brittain 21. Korbin Sims

Coach: Paul McGregor


The last time these two teams met the Dragons at home gave the Sharks some pepper before breathing fire and taking the win 30-16. Previously, in earlier years and most recent form, 45 matches played between the Dragons and the Sharks favour the Dragons winning 23, all other statistics indicate the Sharks score seven more points on an average but also concede three points more, the Dragons at this venue have a 61% win rate opposed to the Sharks 31%.



St George Illawarra Dragons for the win.

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