Gallen and Smith return for Sharks
Cronulla have named both skipper Paul Gallen and Jeremy Smith in their squad to face the Panthers on Saturday at Toyota Stadium.by NRL
Cronulla have named both skipper Paul Gallen and Jeremy Smith in their squad to face the Panthers on Saturday at Toyota Stadium.
Ricky Leutele comes in at centre for the injured Ben Pomeroy and John Williams holds his wing spot ahead of Isaac Gordon who makes way for Nathan Stapleton.
Anthony Tupou goes to the bench and Wade Graham is being rested for a week due to a sternum injury. Jon Green is 19th man.
CRONULLA SHARKS v PENRITH PANTHERS
Round 21, 2012 NRL Premiership
Saturday, July 28, 2012
NRL Kick-Off 7:30pm
Toyota Stadium, Woolooware
CRONULLA: 1 Matthew Wright, 2 John Williams, 3 Ricky Leutele, 4 Colin Best, 5 Nathan Stapleton, 6 Todd Carney, 7 Jeff Robson, 8 Bryce Gibbs, 9 Isaac De Gois, 10 Ben Ross, 11 Jeremy Smith, 12 Jayson Bukuya, 13 Paul Gallen [c]. Subs: 14 Andrew Fifita, 15 Tyson Frizell, 16 John Morris, 17 Mark Taufua, 18 Anthony Tupou, 19 Jon Green (two to be omitted).
PENRITH: 1 Josh Mansour, 2 Etu Uaisele, 3 Michael Jennings, 4 Brad Tighe, 5 David Simmons, 6 Lachlan Coote, 7 Luke Walsh, 8 Sam McKendry, 9 Kevin Kingston [c], 10 Tim Grant, 11 Clint Newton, 12 Cameron Ciraldo, 13 Nigel Plum. Subs: 14 Shane Shackleton, 15 Mitch Achurch, 16 Ryan Simpkins, 17 Matt Robinson, 18 Danny Galea (one to be omitted).
Wade Graham - Sternum (Round 22)
Stewart Mills - Hamstring (Round 22)
Ben Pomeroy - Groin (Round 23)
Josh Cordoba - Knee (Round 24)
Nathan Gardner - Knee (Round 24)
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