Newcastle Knights v Cronulla Sharks Stats

The Newcastle Knights and Cronulla Sharks have played each other on 54 occasions; the Knights have won 29 games, the Sharks have won 24 games and there has been one draw.

The Cronulla Sharks need 13 points to reach 1100 total points against the Newcastle Knights.

The Newcastle Knights have won the last two games against the Cronulla Sharks but prior to that, they lost eight in a row.

The first game played between the two sides was a 10-all draw in round 12, 1988.

Biggest Wins

The Newcastle Knights’ biggest win over the Cronulla Sharks was a 52-8 demolition in round 6, 2002.

The Cronulla Sharks’ biggest win over the Newcastle Knights was a 62-0 rout in round 10, 2016.

Former Cronulla Sharks utility back Valentine Holmes

Top try-scorer in this clash

Valentine Holmes (CRO) – 14
Mat Rogers (CRO) – 10
David Peachey (CRO) – 10
Andrew Johns (NEW) – 8

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Andrew Johns (NEW) – 8 tries, 72 goals & 1 field goal (177 pts)
Kurt Gidley (NEW) – 4 tries & 45 goals (106 pts)
Mat Rogers (CRO) – 10 tries & 31 goals (102 pts)
Valentine Holmes (CRO) – 13 tries & 7 goals (66 pts)
Brett Kimmorley (NEW/CRO) – 5 tries & 19 goals (58 pts)

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Matthew Johns – 1992-2000 (NEW) & 2002 (CRO)
  2. Tim Maddison – 1993-1995 & 2003 (NEW) & 1998-2000 (CRO)
  3. Darren Albert – 1996-2001 (NEW) & 2006 (CRO)
  4. Russell Richardson – 1996-2001 (CRO) & 2004 (NEW)
  5. John Morris – 2001-2002 (NEW) & 2010-2014 (CRO)
  6. Luke MacDougall – 2002 (CRO) & 2007 (NEW)
  7. Brett Kimmorley – 1995-1996 (NEW) & 2002-2008 (CRO)
  8. Matt Hilder – 2003-2006 (CRO) & 2008-2013 (NEW)
  9. Michael Ennis – 2003-2004 (NEW) & 2015-2016 (CRO)
  10. Dustin Cooper – 2005 (NEW) & 2007-2008 (CRO)
  11. Beau Scott – 2005-2006 (CRO) & 2013-2015 (NEW)
  12. Mark Taufua – 2007-2011 (NEW) & 2012-2013 (CRO)
  13. Issac De Gois – 2007-2008 & 2012-2014 (CRO) & 2009-2011 (NEW)
  14. Kade Snowden – 2005, 2007 & 2012-2016 (NEW) & 2008-2011 (CRO)
  15. Terence Seuseu – 2007 (NEW) & 2008-2009 (CRO)
  16. Blake Green – 2008-2009 (CRO) & 2020-2021 (NEW)
  17. Anthony Tupou – 2009-2015 (CRO) & 2017 (NEW)
  18. Jeremy Smith – 2011-2012 (CRO) & 2013-2016 (NEW)
  19. Adam Cuthbertson – 2010 (CRO) & 2012-2014 (NEW)
  20. Adam Clydsdale – 2013-2015 (NEW) & 2017 (CRO)
  21. Jacob Gagan – 2014 (CRO) & 2017 (NEW)
  22. Chris Heighington – 2013-2017 (CRO) & 2018 (NEW)
  23. Trent Hodkinson – 2016-2017 (NEW) & 2018 (CRO)
  24. Edrick Lee – 2017-2018 (CRO) & 2019-2021 (NEW)
  25. Jesse Ramien – 2017-2018 & 2020-2021 (CRO) & 2019 (NEW)
  26. Jayden Brailey – 2017-2019 (CRO) & 2020 (NEW)

Players to have been sin-binned/sent-off from this clash

  1. David Boyd & Max Chapman (both NEW) both sin-binned in round 9, 1993.
  2. Paul Gallen (CRO) sent-off in round 11, 2003.
  3. Chad Townsend (CRO) sent-off in round 17, 2020.

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

  1. Mat Rogers (CRO) scored four tries in round 22, 1995.
  2. Valentine Holmes (CRO) scored four tries in round 10, 2016.
  3. Mat Rogers (CRO) scored three tries in round 11, 2000.
  4. David Peachey (CRO) scored three tries in round 22, 2001.
  5. Matthew Rieck (CRO) scored three tries in round 22, 2002.
  6. Brett Kimmorley (CRO) scored three tries in round 11, 2003.
  7. Joseph Leilua (NEW) scored three tries in round 4, 2014.
  8. Kalyn Ponga (NEW) scored three tries in round 17, 2020.

Head Coaching Records

Adam O’Brien (NEW) – 1/1 (100%)
Wayne Bennett (NEW) – 5/6 (83.3%)
Stuart Flanagan (CRO) – 9/13 (69.2%)
Malcolm Reilly (NEW) – 4/6 (66.7%)
Warren Ryan (NEW) – 2/3 (66.7%)
Brian Smith (NEW) – 2/3 (66.7%)
Stuart Raper (CRO) – 3/5 (60%)
Michael Hagan (NEW) – 6/12 (50%)
David Waite (NEW) – 3/6 (50%)
Rick Stone (NEW) – 3/6 (50%)
Chris Anderson (CRO) – 2/4 (50%)
Allan McMahon (NEW) – 2/4 (50%) (1 draw)
Allan Fitzgibbon (CRO) – 2/5 (40%) (1 draw)
Ricky Stuart (CRO) – 2/5 (40%)
John Lang (CRO) – 5/14 (35.7%)
Arthur Beetson (CRO) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Nathan Brown (NEW) – 1/7 (14.3%)
Peter Sharp (CRO) – 0/1 (0%)
Jamie Shepherd (CRO) – 0/1 (0%)
John Morris (CRO) – 0/2 (0%)

 

 

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