#SharksInTheNews, April 8

The news following the win over the Tigers was understandably positive towards a Sharks team which overcame an early deficit to register a solid win last Saturday evening at Campbelltown Stadium.

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Coming from that win however was much speculation about the bunker and its effectiveness in delivering correct decisions despite the abundance of technology at the fingertips of their video officials.

Chad Townsend addressed the media at the Sharks weekly open session on Tuesday, with the halfback revealing he knocked back an offer to join the Titans before returning to the Sutherland Shire and the Cronulla club.

In case you missed it earlier in the week, hosts Rob and Liam go over all the latest Sharks news on a Channel 67 production, Sharks in the News.

Click on the links below or watch our video production of Sharks in the News for April 8.

Sharks v Tigers match reports
Barba Overcame illness – Fox Sports – Matt Encarnacion – CLICK HERE http://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl-premiership/how-ben-barba-overcame-illness-to-star-for-cronulla-sharks-in-win-over-wests-tigers/news-story/4b29780eecb2261fcb5e85707c8298e5

Strike weapons paying off – Just Cronulla News – Brad Forrest – CLICK HERE  http://cronullanews.sydney/strike-weapons-are-paying-off-for-cronulla-sharks/

Unshackled Sharks – Daily Telegraph – Dave Riccio – CLICK HERE http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/nrl/teams/sharks/nrl-2016-cronulla-sharks-turn-entertainers-in-stunning-defeat-of-wests-tigers/news-story/c56850455518b23817a580482e6ead2e

Tedesco can’t stop Sharks – NRL.com – CLICK HERE 

Tigers v Sharks – 5 Key Points – NRL.com – Martin Gabor – CLICK HERE

Shark could have been a Titan – Triple M – AAP – CLICK HERE  http://www.triplem.com.au/sydney/sport/nrl/news/2016/4/cronulla-chad-townsend-could-have-been-a-titan/


The Bunker
Bunker comes in for more criticism – Stuff.co.nz – CLICK HERE  http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/league/78494423/NRL-bunker-comes-in-for-more-criticism-after-controversial-calls

Archer defends Bunker controversy – Fox Sports – Simon Brunsdon - CLICK HERE http://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl-premiership/nrl-referees-boss-tony-archer-defends-latest-bunker-controversy-as-paul-gallen-sharks-fuming/news-story/e9695ef4d8ed56b3dbd434c6bbe15b71

Flanagan slams NRL bunker – SMH – Brad Walter – CLICK HERE 

Bunker hasn’t made better calls – ESPN – Matt Encarnacion – CLICK HERE  http://www.espn.com.au/nrl/story/_/id/15117175/bunker-made-better-calls-sharks-coach-shane-flanagan-says

Tigers hand Sharks their 1st loss – NRL.com – Martin Gabor – CLICK HERE  https://www.nrl.com/tigers-hand-sharks-their-first-nyc-loss/tabid/10874/newsid/94442/default.aspx


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