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After consecutive two point losses the NSW Cup Sharks have returned to the winners circle with a solid 38-16 victory over the Wyong Roos.

Down on troops for the match played at Morrie Breen Oval on the Central Coast the Sharks battled hard in the first 40 minutes before gaining the upper hand after the break and running away with the contest.

Ahead just 12-4 at half time, the Sharks on the back of strong games from hooker Pat Politoni, fullback Nathan Gardner and Storm front rower Junior Moors, scored five more tries in the second stanza in recording their six win in 11 starts this season.

Also strong for the Sharks in the win was winger Nathan Stapleton who crossed for two tries and kicked five goals for a personal points tally of 18 points, while PNG prop Mark Mexico crashed into the opposition forward pack with his usual vigor in another physical performance.

With the win the Sharks remain in seventh position, just two points outside the top four and three ahead of the ninth-placed Newtown Jets.

The NSW Cup Sharks next game is against the North Sydney Bears, the feeder team for the South Sydney Rabbitohs. That match is scheduled for a 3.00pm kickoff at Remondis Stadium next Saturday afternoon.  

Travis Robinson 2, Nathan Stapleton 2, Nathan Gardner, Sione Masima, Dean Britt tries, Stapleton 5 goals from 7 attempts.

NSW Cup Sharks V Wyong
Team List

1          Nathan Gardner
17        Jacob Gagan
3          Travis Robinson
4          Mahe Fonua
5          Nathan Stapleton
6          Penani Manumalealii
7          Ben Roberts
8          Tim Robinson
9          Pat Politoni
10        Junior Moors
11        Sione Masima
14        Michael Morris
13        Scott Sorensen

15        Mark Mexico
16        Josh Portlock
18        Dean Britt
22        Ben Chahoud

Acknowledgement of Country

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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