NYC Sharks continue record run
The NYC Sharks have continued their record breaking season by defeating the North Queensland Cowboys 36-12 at 1300 Smiles Stadium.
The Sharks opened the scoring when Billy Magoulias barged over from close range. Kyle Flanagan converted the try to put the Sharks 6-0 ahead after 7 minutes of play.
Josh Tuilagi goes over next. Flanagan’s conversion unsuccessful and score 10-0 after 15 mins.
Kyle Flanagan goes over for his own try as he puts on a nice show and go in front of the sticks. Converts his own try and the score out to 16-0.
With making that conversion, Flanagan broke the NYC point scoring record.
Jesse Ramien proves too strong for his opposite number as he barges over on the Sharks’ right edge. Flanagan can’t convert and the score remained 20-0 after 30 minutes.
The home side scored right before the halftime break when Sam Murphy took the ball over from close range to get his side on the board. Jake Clifford converted the try and the scores would be 20-6 at half time.
It would be the Sharks who would draw first blood in the first half when Joshua Carr found his way over for the Sharks. Flanagan converted the try and the score went to 26-6 right after the break.
It was now time for young Blayke Brailey to get in on the action as he picked up the ball close to the Cowboys line and darted over in between the uprights to extend the Sharks’ lead. Flanagan converted once more and the score would blow out to 32-6 with 17 minutes on the clock.
The Cowboys struck back though when Clifford went over in the corner, getting the home side back into the contest. The conversion was successful and the score went to 32-12.
Josh Tuilagi though was not done, getting his second score of the evening to take the Sharks out to 36 points to 12. Flanagan's conversion attempt was unsuccessful and the score remained 36-12.
The scores would remain the same until the full time whistle blew and the young NYC Sharks’ record-breaking 2017 would roll on into next week!