NRL Rd 3: Cronulla Sharks v Wests Tigers Stats Breakdown

Former Cronulla Sharks winger and goal-kicker Luke Covell

Wests Tigers V Cronulla Sharks Stats

The Wests Tigers and Cronulla Sharks have played each other on 31 occasions; the Tigers have won 17 times, the Sharks 13 times and there has been one draw.

The Cronulla Sharks need 25 points to score 700 total points against the Tigers.

The Cronulla Sharks have won the last six games between the two sides.

The first clash played between the two sides was a 16-12 win for the Tigers in round 9, 2000.

Biggest Wins

The Wests Tigers biggest win over the Cronulla Sharks was a dominant 56-10 display in round 23, 2009.

The Cronulla Sharks biggest win over the Wests Tigers was an easy 40-18 success in round 24, 2015.

Wests Tigers veteran Benji Marshall

Top try-scorer in this clash

Benji Marshall (WST) – 8
Sosaia Feki (CRO) – 7
Chris Lawrence (WST) – 6 (1G)
Valentine Holmes (CRO) – 6
Brett Hodgson (WST) – 5
Robbie Farah (WST) – 3

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Luke Covell (WST/CRO) – 3 tries & 35 goals (82 pts)
Benji Marshall (WST) – 8 tries, 24 goals & 1 field goal (81 pts)
Brett Hodgson (WST) – 5 tries & 26 goals (78 pts)
Michael Gordon (CRO) – 2 tries & 16 goals (40 pts)

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Nick Graham – 1992-1993 & 1997-2003 (CRO) & 2004 (WST)
  2. Richard Villsanti – 2000 (WST) & 2006 (CRO)
  3. Hassan Saleh – 2001-2002 (WST) & 2004 (CRO)
  4. Matthew Rieck – 2002-2004 (CRO) & 2005 (WST)
  5. Laloa Milford – 2000 (WST) & 2003 (CRO)
  6. Luke Covell – 2003-2004 (WST) & 2005-2010 (CRO)
  7. Chris Heighington – 2003-2012 (WST) & 2013-2017 (CRO)
  8. Keith Galloway – 2003-2005 (CRO) & 2006-2015 (WST)
  9. Dean Collis – 2003-2009 (WST) & 2010-2011 (CRO)
  10. Bryce Gibbs – 2003-2011 (WST) & 2012-2014 (CRO)
  11. Issac De Gois – 2006 (WST) & 2007-2008 & 2012-2014 (CRO)
  12. Mitch Brown – 2006-2009 & 2015-2016 (CRO) & 2010-2011 (WST)
  13. Stuart Flanagan – 2006-2008 (WST) & 2010-2011 (CRO)
  14. John Morris – 2007-2009 (WST) & 2010-2014 (CRO)
  15. Beau Ryan – 2007-2012 (WST) & 2013-2014 (CRO)
  16. Blake Ayshford – 2009-2013 (WST) & 2014-2015 (CRO)
  17. Aaron Woods – 2011-2017 (WST) & 2018-2019 (CRO)
  18. Ava Seumanufagai – 2013-2017 (WST) & 2018 (CRO)
  19. Pat Politoni – 2012 (WST) & 2014-2015 (CRO)
  20. Andrew Fifita – 2010-2011 (WST) & 2012-2019 (CRO)

Players to have been sin-binned/sent-off from 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.
  4. Michael Chee-Kam (WST) sin-binned in round 14, 2018.

Head Coaching Records

Wayne Pearce (WST) – 2/2 (100%)
John Morris (CRO) – 1/1 (100%)
Tim Sheens (WST) – 13/15 (86.7%)
Chris Anderson (CRO) – 3/4 (75%)
Stuart Flanagan (CRO) – 7/10 (70%)
Michael Potter (WST) – 2/4 (50%)
John Lang (CRO) – 1/4 (25%) (1 draw)
Ricky Stuart (CRO) – 1/5 (20%)
Michael Maguire (WST) – 0/1 (0%)
Peter Sharp (CRO) – 0/1 (0%)
Jamie Shepherd (CRO) – 0/1 (0%)
Jason Taylor (WST) – 0/2 (0%)
Ivan Cleary (WST) – 0/3 (0%)
Terry Lamb (WST) – 0/4 (0%) (1 draw)
Stuart Raper (CRO) – 0/5 (0%)

 

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