However, conjunction group was in a mood to take prisoners as complicated counterclaim constructed a high blunder rate and a compare grown into an arm wrestle.
Cronulla five-eighth Shaun Johnson showed a advantage of some additional goal-kicking use after he remained on a margin while both teams were in a sauce room during a end of their warm-ups when he landed a 35-metre chastisement idea in a 13th minute.
Another Johnson chastisement idea in a 22nd notation was a usually other measure of an opening 40 mins that featured 13 errors and 9 penalties.
Kamikamica barges over to get a Storm level
The Sharks dominated margin position though couldn’t crack a Storm defence, with Johnson blank his harmed right-edge partner Briton Nikora as deputy second-rower Scott Sorensen worked tough though doesn’t run a same angles as a Kiwi international.
An charcterised Andrew Fifita spent most of a latter stages of a initial half on his feet yelling support or directions from a rotate dais as Cronulla hung on to their 4-2 lead until a interval.
Daryl Braithwaite had been requisitioned to perform during halftime before a NRL was forced to play in sealed stadiums though his strike strain Horses bloody around a belligerent during a mangle anyway
Smith leveled a scores during 4-4 in a 47th notation after Sharks rotate column Toby Rudolf was penalised for a palm in a ruck though Cronulla’s brave aggressive play eventually paid dividends when Magoulias scored a initial try of a diversion 20 mins from full-time.
Magoulias scores his initial try in a NRL
Magoulias pounced on a Blayke Brailey grubber from manikin half after Sharks fullback Kennedy had been pulled down only brief of a try line following a midfield break.
Johnson converted to put Cronulla forward 10-4 though their lead was ephemeral after Storm column Kamikamica crashed over from tighten operation in a 70th notation following a chastisement opposite Chad Townsend for a high shot on Justin Olam.
Another chastisement opposite Kennedy for a frame enabled Smith to land a match-winning chastisement idea and for a second week in a quarrel a Sharks crashed to a slight loss.