NRL News Rd 14 Stats Breakdown: Cronulla Sharks v Wests Tigers

Former Cronulla Sharks winger Luke Covell

The first stats breakdown for Sunday gives us the Cronulla Sharks and the Wests Tigers. 

It is the Tigers with the recent good record against the Sharks overall; can that continue?

The Sharks, however, are in some good form this year and will want to continue their streak.

Cronulla Sharks v Wests Tigers Stats Breakdown

The Cronulla Sharks and Wests Tigers have played each other on 30 occasions; the Tigers have won 11, the Sharks have won 17 and there have been two draws.

The Sharks need just four points to score 700 total points against the Tigers.

The Tigers have won six of the last eight games between the two sides.

The first game between the two sides was a 16-12 win for the Cronulla Sharks in round 9, 2000.

Biggest Wins

The Cronulla Sharks biggest win over the Wests Tigers was a comfortable 46-6 thrashing in round 21, 2005.

The Wests Tigers biggest win over the Cronulla Sharks was an easy 56-10 win in round round 23, 2009.

Players sin-binned/sent-off in this clash

  1. Shannon Donato (CRO) (sin-binned) in round 26, 2001.
  2. Colin Best (CRO) (sin-binned) in round 5, 2002.
  3. Corey Pearson (WST) (sent-off) in round 23, 2002.

Players to have scored three or more tries in one game in this clash

  1. Troy Wozniak (WST) scored three tries in round 5, 2002.
  2. Scott Prince (WST) scored three tries in round 21, 2005.
  3. Taniela Tuiaki (WST) scored three tries in round 23, 2009.
  4. Robbie Farah (WST) scored three tries in round 26, 2011.

Players to have played for both sides

  1. Nick Graham (CRO: 1992-1993, 1997-2003 & WST: 2004)
  2. Richard Villsanti (WST: 2000 & CRO: 2006)
  3. Hassan Saleh (WST: 2001-2002 & CRO: 2004)
  4. Matthew Rieck (CRO: 2002-2004 & WST: 2005)
  5. Laloa Milford (WST: 2000 & CRO: 2003)
  6. Luke Covell (WST: 2003-2004 & CRO: 2005-2010)
  7. Chris Heighington (WST: 2003-2012 & CRO: 2013-2017)
  8. Bryce Gibbs (WST: 2003-2011 & CRO: 2012-2014)
  9. Keith Galloway (CRO: 2003-2005 & WST: 2006-2015)
  10. Dean Collis (WST: 2003-2009 & CRO: 2010-2011)
  11. Issac De Gois (WST: 2006 & CRO: 2007-2008 & 2012-2014)
  12. Beau Ryan (WST: 2007-2012 & CRO: 2013-2014)
  13. John Morris (WST: 2007-2009 & CRO: 2010-2014)
  14. Stuart Flanagan (WST: 2006-2008 & CRO: 2010-2011)
  15. Ava Seumanufagai (WST: 2013-2017 & CRO: 2018)

Head coaching records

Wayne Pearce (WST) – 2/2 at 100%.
Tim Sheens (WST) – 13/15 at 86.7%.
Chris Anderson (CRO) – 3/4 at 75%.
Shane Flanagan (CRO) – 6/9 at 66.7%.
Michael Potter (WST) – 2/4 at 50%.
John Lang (CRO) – 1/4 at 25% (1 draw)
Ricky Stuart (CRO) – 1/5 at 20%.
Peter Sharp (CRO) – 0/1 at 0%.
Jamie Shepherd (CRO) – 0/1 at 0%.
Jason Taylor (WST) – 0/2 at 0%.
Ivan Cleary (WST) – 0/2 at 0%.
Terry Lamb (WST) – 0/4 at 0% (1 draw).
Stuart Raper (CRO) – 0/5 at 0%.

Most prolific point-scorers in this clash

  1. Luke Covell (WST/CRO) – 3 tries & 37 goals (86 pts)
  2. Benji Marshall (WST) – 8 tries, 24 goals & 1 field goal (81 pts)
  3. Brett Hodgson (WST) – 5 tries & 24 goals (68 pts)
  4. Michael Gordon (CRO) – 2 tries & 16 goals (40 pts)
  5. Joel Caine (WST) – 1 try & 16 goals (36 pts)
  6. Brett Kimmorley (CRO) – 2 tries & 12 goals (32 pts)
  7. Mat Rogers (CRO) – 2 tries & 10 goals (26 pts)
  8. Chris Lawrence (WST) – 6 tries & 1 goal (26 pts)
  9. Mitchell Moses (WST) – 2 tries & 7 goals (22 pts)
  10. Todd Carney (CRO) – 1 try & 8 goals (20 pts)
  11. James Maloney (CRO) – 1 try & 7 goals (18 pts)
  12. Troy Wozniak (WST) – 4 tries (16 pts)
  13. Darren Senter (WST) – 4 tries (16 pts)
  14. Valentine Holmes (CRO) – 4 tries (16 pts)

Disclaimer: As always, these are just the most prolific scorers in the history between these two sides. 

If there are errors or issues or if you just want to see a bigger depth of stats, let us know and we can make the changes.

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