Two Sunday afternoon match ups with local rivals the Dragons, a Monday evening clash with the premiers at Remondis Stadium and two Friday night fixtures are some of the details to come from the just released 2015 season draw.
The Sharks will travel the short distance to Kogarah for their first game against the St George Illawarra side in round 12, while the return bout will be a round 18 contest sure to fill every seat at Remondis on a Sunday afternoon in July.
The two Friday nights are at home, against the Knights and Broncos, while the Sharks will be a staple on free to air telecasts, with six 4.00pm Sunday afternoon kick offs, added to the two Friday’s, a coup for the club’s fans and corporate partner, with the NRL announcing this week that the Channel Nine telecasts will now be shown live.
In all the Sharks have nine Sunday afternoon or evening games in the first 20 rounds,
Other key matchups include the Roosters at Allianz on Easter Sunday and the Bulldogs at their spiritual home of Belmore Sports Ground in round 20.
As for the home games, after opening the season with the Raiders and Broncos on consecutive weekends, the Sharks will also play host to the Titans, Knights, Rabbitohs, Warriors, Roosters and Dragons over the first 20 rounds.
While the day and kick off times have yet to be released for games in round 21 onwards, the opponents have been revealed, with the Sharks to play four of their finals six games, against the Cowboys, Storm, Tigers and Sea Eagles at Remondis, in an exciting run into the finals.
Stay tuned throughout the day for further comment and media on the 2015 NRL draw, including Sharks TV interviews with coach Shane Flanagan, captain Paul Gallen and Group CEO Lyall Gorman.
Click on the link to go to the full 2015 NRL draw.
2015 NRL SEASON DRAW