NRL TEAM LIST | Sharks v Sea Eagles
The Sharks continue their ‘Surge to September’ and their run into the NRL Finals when they take on the Manly Sea Eagles in the last game of the home and away season on Sunday.
With their place in the finals confirmed but their finishing position yet to be determined, the Sharks will be intent on registering a win in their last game at Remondis Stadium for 2015 and in earning a top four berth in the process.
A win over Manly means the Sharks can wind up no worse than fourth, however a loss to the Sea Eagles could potentially see them slip back to seventh if other results go against them.
Following their exciting come from behind win over the Eels at their last start Sharks coach Shane Flanagan has named a team with only minor changes, with Anthony Tupou set to return from a hip injury and Ben Barba named in jersey 18.
Barba is a part of a five man bench, with coach Flanagan needing to make some toiugh decisions as to the final make up of his team before kick off on Sunday.
The game on Sunday will also see the Sharks play in fluro yellow jerseys in support of Workplace Safety and the ‘Play Safe, Work Safe’ campaign.
And in adding something a little bit different to the game day experience, Remondis Stadium will double as a movie set, with scenes to the film ‘Baby Boy’, directed by Jackson Mullane, to be shot on the day.
All those in attendance have an opportunity to be an extra in the film just be being at the game this weekend.
The Sharks v Manly game is scheduled for a 4.00pmn kick-off, with the Under 20’s at 1.45.
NRL Team List – Round 26
Sharks v Manly
Sunday, September 6
Kick-off – 4.00pm
1. Michael Gordon
2. Sosaia Feki
3. Gerard Beale
4. RickY Leutele
5. Valentine Holmes
6. Jack Bird
7. Jeff Robson
8. Chris Heighington
9. Michael Ennis
10. Sam Tagataese
11. Luke Lewis
12. Wade Graham
13. Paul Gallen
14. Matt Prior
15. Anthony Tupou
16. Tinirau Arona
17. Jayson Bukuya
19. Ben Barba
Hume Doors and Timber will be the Sharks Match Day Sponsor, in support of a campaign aimed at raising awareness of Workplace Safety through the 'Play Safe, Work Safe' program.