Mitch Jennings at ANZ Stadium
PORCH lights across the Shire were ablaze on Sunday night after Cronulla ended rugby league’s longest run of outs with 14-12 win over Melbourne in a grand final thriller at ANZ Stadium.
HE’S now a two-time winner of the annual interstate championship clash and Cutters coach Jason Demetriou has backed the concept for giving the best second-tier players the chance to push for something more.
HE doesn’t boast the NRL credentials of some of his teammates but Illawarra five-eighth Shaun Nona boasts experience that could prove just as valuable in Sunday’s Intrust Super Championship clash with Burleigh.
Illawarra winger Kurt Mann will be looking to maintain his run of red-hot try-scoring form as the Cutters look to add a State Championship crown to their newly won premiership on Sunday.