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The Tigers and Bulldogs do combat in a western Sydney derby, after the Sharks hammer the Knights 48-10.
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Jesse Ramien rankings some of the Sharks’ tries of their heavy defeat of the Knights. (AAP: Darren Pateman)
Matt Moylan became in simply his highest efficiency since becoming a member of Cronulla, laying on six tries and being thinking about a 7th in a 48-10 belting of a woeful Newcastle on Sunday.
Moylan arrange 5 of them in a surprising 14-minute spell in Newcastle, extending the Sharks’ lead from 10 to a 38 to depart the Knights’ defence in tatters.
The previous Kangaroos consultant had his whole array of talents on display, placing teammates over with lengthy cut-out passes, brief balls and pinpoint kicks.
Six other Cronulla gamers completed at the scoresheet, with Valentine Holmes scoring a hat trick and right-edge spouse Jesse Ramien giving his long run group a style of his possible with a double.
Just a few wayward goalkicking from Chad Townsend, who transformed six from 10 makes an attempt, averted the Sharks from cracking the half-century.
The win no longer handiest extends the Sharks’ streak to 6, but additionally lifts them into the highest 4 for the primary time this season and units up a mouth-watering conflict with South Sydney subsequent week.
Against this, the Knights’ fourth immediately defeat in entrance of a wholesome crowd of 20,913 was once additionally arguably their worst effort of the yr.
It was once one-way visitors from the kick-off, starting with Moylan’s cross for Ramien within the 3rd minute.
The Knights’ left edge was once once more uncovered after they inexplicably allowed a Townsend kick to dance for Holmes, ahead of Matt Prior offloaded for Jayden Brailey to breeze via underneath the posts.
No longer even a Lachlan Fitzgibbon take a look at towards the run of play may just halt the Sharks’ momentum, with Josh Dugan and Edrick Lee scoring comfortable four-pointers all sides of the damage.
Each had been arrange via former Penrith captain Moylan, who then laid on extra issues for Luke Lewis, Holmes and Ramien in a impressive one-man attack.
Knights centre Nathan Ross didn’t take the sector in the second one 1/2 after succumbing to a groin factor, whilst he was once additionally placed on record for tripping.