In keeping with a tradition begun at the Sharks in recent years the NRL squad will again have a presence at the three local Dawn Service ceremonies tomorrow in support of ANZAC Day.
Sharks NRL players will lay wreaths at the Sutherland, Miranda and Cronulla Anzac Day services as a mark of respect for ANZAC’s and military personnel both past and present.
It is expected that Andrew Fifita will join Sharks Football Operation Manager Shane Smith at Cronulla, Jayson Bukuya is set to attend the Sutherland service, while NRL Head Coach John Morris, along with Jayden Brailey and Kurt Capewell will be amongst those to pay their respects at Miranda.
In Miranda, ANZAC Day marchers will assemble at the Miranda RSL Diggers Club at 5.15pm, with the service starting at 5.45am at the Cenotaph in Seymour Shaw Park.
The Cronulla Dawn Service will be at 5.45am at Monro Park, opposite Cronulla Railway Station, while the Sutherland event in Peace Park, Eton Street, begins at 5.30am.
In all there will be nine ANZAC Day Dawn Service ceremonies taking place in the Sutherland Shire with starting times and venues listed below;
Bundeena: 6am, War Memorial, Bundeena Reserve, Loftus Street, next to the Community and Services Club.
Caringbah: 4.20am, War Memorial Garden, Corner of Kingsway and Port Hacking Road.
Cronulla: 5.45am, Monro Park.
Engadine: 5.30am, War Memorial, Engadine Town Square.
Heathcote: 5.30am, Oliver Street.
Menai: 5.15am, Memorial Wall, Parc Menai.
Miranda: 5.45am: War Memorial, Seymour Shaw Park, Central Road.
Sutherland: 5.30am, Peace Park, Eton Street.
Woronora River: 6am, Woronora River RSL & Citizens Club, Prince Edward Park Road.
ANZAC Day commemorations are expected to continue at the various NRL fixtures over the weekend, beginning with the two ANZAC Day matches on Thursday and including the Sharks game against the Broncos on Saturday night.