The reports of the Sharks v Warriors clash told the story of a tough and gritty victory by a Sharks side which moved into fifth position on the ladder as the push continues for a final berth. See the various match reports.

Those who saw the game would appreciate the contribution of young gun Valentine Holmes, who scored two tries and was instrumental in the Sharks win.

Fox Sports and the News Limited press both covered off on the performance of Holmes and his outstanding potential.

Fox Sports outlined the unsung heroes in each of the NRL teams, with the inclusion of Jeff Robson a surprise to some, but not to anyone who saw his inspirational defensive performance against the Warriors last Saturday.

Anthony Tupou’s return attracted some interest prior to the game, while Paul Gallen came out in support of Adam Goodes after having met the Swans AFL player earlier in the year.

Phil Gould also produced a thought provoking editorial believing the NSW Cup competition deserved more respect as a feeder for the NRL, while there will be a fundraising event in support of injured former local junior player Kurt Drysdale at the Heathcote Hotel this Sunday.

On the issue of Kurt Drysdale fundraising, stay tuned to the Sharks website and social channels for more events and initiatives, many of which will correspond with a Unite for Kurt weekend when the Sharks play the Storm in round 23.

Sharks in the News also acknowledges Andrew and David Fifita have attracted headlines as a result of a junior league incident back on July 25 but due to many of those articles being based on hearsay and opinion, have chosen not to reproduce in this editorial.

 

Match reports
Sharks v Warriors – SBS - CLICK HERE  
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/08/02/sharks-eye-top-four-finish

Sharks v Warriors – NRL.com.au - Corey Rosser - http://www.nrl.com/holmes-the-difference-again-for-sharks/tabid/10874/newsid/88554/default.aspx

Sharks feast – Sunday Telegraph – CLICK HERE http://readnow.isentia.com/Temp/78014/443525904.pdf

 

Valentine Holmes
Holmes growing into rugby league greatness – Fox Sports – CLICK HERE
 http://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl-premiership/valentine-homes-is-growing-into-rugby-league-greatness-early-in-his-nrl-career-player-in-focus/story-e6frf3uc-1227465275860

Holmes match winning try – News Limited – CLICK HERE
http://www.perthnow.com.au/sport/nrl/video-cronulla-winger-valentine-holmes-freakish-chip-kick-solo-try-against-warriors/story-fnp0lyn5-122746616408

 

Other Sharks related news
Unsung heroes – Fox Sports – CLICK HERE
http://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrls-unsung-heroes-of-2015-players-your-club-cannot-do-without/story-e6frf3ou-1227466097476

Tupou return video – Fox Sports – CLICK HERE  
http://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrls-unsung-heroes-of-2015-players-your-club-cannot-do-without/story-e6frf3ou-1227466097476

Gallen, “Adam made me a true leader” – Daily Telegraph – David Riccio – CLICK HERE http://readnow.isentia.com/Temp/78014/443525904.pdf

 

Other news
NSW Cup deserves respect – Sun Herald – Phil Gould – CLICK HERE http://readnow.isentia.com/Temp/78014/443546215.pdf

 

Kurt Drysdale fundraiser – CLICK HERE  
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/nrl/cronulla-sharks-junior-paralysed-in-horror-tackle-stirs-community-support-and-sparks-fundraiser/story-fni3fbgz-1227466015217