St George Illawarra Dragons v Cronulla Sharks Stats Breakdown

The St George Illawarra Dragons and Cronulla Sharks have played each other on 48 occasions; the Dragons have won 23 games, the Sharks have won 24 games and there has been one draw.

The last time the two sides played each other at WIN Stadium was in 2018. The St George Illawarra Dragons have won six of the last seven games between the two sides.

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

The first game between the two sides was an 18-16 win for the Cronulla Sharks in round 8, 1999.

Biggest Wins

The St George Illawarra Dragons’ biggest win over the Cronulla Sharks was a 38-0 thumping in round 8, 2010.

The Cronulla Sharks’ biggest win over the St George Illawarra Dragons was a 40-4 rout in round 4, 2007.

Former St George Illawarra Dragons winger Brett Morris

Top try-scorer in this clash

Brett Morris (SGI) – 15
Colin Best (CRO/SGI) – 9
Nathan Blacklock (SGI) – 8

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Gareth Widdop (SGI) – 2 tries & 38 goals (84 pts)
Jamie Soward (SGI) – 2 tries, 30 goals & 1 field goal (69 pts)
Luke Covell (CRO) – 3 tries & 23 goals (58 pts)
Mark Riddell (SGI) – 5 tries & 17 goals (54 pts)

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

  1. Shaun Timmins (SGI) & Paul Gallen/Ben Pomeroy (both CRO) all sin-binned in round 25, 2006.
  2. Adam Peek (SGI) sin-binned in round 13, 2007.
  3. Sosaia Feki (CRO) sin-binned in round 2, 2016.
  4. Jason Nightingale (SGI) sin-binned in round 2, 2018.
  5. Cameron McInnes (SGI) sin-binned in round 6, 2018.
  6. Jesse Ramien (CRO) sin-binned in round 1, 2021.

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

  1. Anthony Mundine (SGI) scored three tries in the 1999 NRL preliminary final.
  2. Ben Hornby (SGI) scored three tries in round 8, 2004.
  3. Brett Kearney (CRO) scored three tries in round 4, 2007.
  4. Brett Morris (SGI) scored three tries in round 11, 2009.
  5. Brett Morris (SGI) scored three tries in round 8, 2010.
  6. Josh Dugan (SGI) scored three tries in round 13, 2014.
  7. Bronson Xerri (CRO) scored three tries in round 11, 2019.

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Sam Isemonger – 1998-2000 & 2002-2005 (CRO) & 2006-2007 (SGI)
  2. Trent Barrett – 1999-2006 (SGI) & 2009-2010 (CRO)
  3. Lance Thompson – 1999-2005 (SGI) & 2006-2008 (CRO)
  4. Wade Forrester – 1997-1999 (CRO) & 2001 (SGI)
  5. Nathan Long – 1994-2001 (CRO) & 2004 (SGI)
  6. Colin Best – 1998-2002 & 2011-2012 (CRO) & 2005-2006 (SGI)
  7. Luke Branighan – 2000 (SGI) & 2001 (CRO)
  8. Craig Stapleton – 2001-2003 (SGI) & 2007 (CRO)
  9. Matt Bickerstaff – 2002-2004 (CRO) & 2006 (SGI)
  10. Hassan Saleh – 2003 (SGI) & 2004 (CRO)
  11. Ian Donnelly – 2003 (SGI) & 2009 (CRO)
  12. Jason Kent – 2002 (SGI) & 2003-2004 (CRO)
  13. Henry Perenara – 2003-2004 (SGI) & 2007 (CRO)
  14. Michael Ennis – 2005 (SGI) & 2015-2016 (CRO)
  15. Beau Scott – 2005-2006 (CRO) & 2007-2012 (SGI)
  16. Josh Morris – 2007-2008 (SGI) & 2019-2020 (CRO)
  17. Tony Caine – 2006 & 2009 (CRO) & 2007 (SGI)
  18. Adam Peek – 2007 (SGI) & 2008 (CRO)
  19. Bryan Norrie – 2004-2005 (SGI) & 2008-2009 (CRO)
  20. Matt Prior – 2008-2013 (SGI) & 2014-2019 (CRO)
  21. Atelea Vea – 2009 (CRO) & 2012-2013 (SGI)
  22. Jon Green – 2008-2011 (SGI) & 2012-2013 (CRO)
  23. Jeremy Smith – 2009-2010 (SGI) & 2011-2012 (CRO)
  24. Michael Greenfield – 2004 (CRO) & 2010-2011 (SGI)
  25. Adam Cuthbertson – 2010 (CRO) & 2011 (SGI)
  26. Jeremy Latimore – 2012 & 2018-2019 (SGI) & 2017 (CRO)
  27. Gerard Beale – 2013-2014 (SGI) & 2015-2017 (CRO)
  28. Josh Dugan – 2013-2017 (SGI) & 2018-2021 (CRO)
  29. Jack Bird – 2015-2017 (CRO) & 2021-2022 (SGI)
  30. Cameron McInnes – 2017-2021 (SGI) & 2022 (CRO)

Head Coaching Records

Josh Hannay (CRO) – 1/1 (100%)
Wayne Bennett (SGI) – 5/6 (83.3%)
Chris Anderson (CRO) – 4/5 (80%)
John Morris (CRO) – 4/5 (80%)
Steve Price (SGI) – 3/5 (60%)
John Lang (CRO) – 4/7 (57.1%) (1 draw)
Paul McGregor (SGI) – 7/13 (53.8%)
Nathan Brown (SGI) – 6/12 (50%)
Ricky Stuart (CRO) – 4/8 (50%)
Shane Flanagan (CRO) – 6/14 (42.9%)
Andrew Farrar (SGI) 1/5 (20%) (1 draw)
David Waite (SGI) – 1/5 (20%)
Stuart Raper (CRO) – 1/6 (16.7%)
Anthony Griffin (SGI) – 0/2 (0%)
Peter Sharp (CRO) – 0/2 (0%)

 

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