Canberra Raiders vs Cronulla Sharks Tips and Odds – NRL 2022

GIO Stadium will play host to Friday's Round 1 NRL game between Canberra Raiders and Cronulla Sharks. The game kicks off at 6:00 pm with Cronulla Sharks heading into the game as favourites with the bookmakers. Continue reading for our in-depth preview of the Canberra Raiders vs. Cronulla Sharks game and give you our free tips and bets.

When: Friday March 11, 2022 at 6:00 pm

Where: GIO Stadium

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Canberra Raiders vs Cronulla Sharks Odds

Canberra Raiders vs Cronulla Sharks Preview

Friday night’s double-header begins with the Canberra Raiders hosting the Cronulla Sharks at GIO Stadium.

Both teams narrowly missed finals football a season ago, finishing ninth and 10th, and they will be looking to begin 2022 on the best possible note coming off that disappointment.

There will be several fresh faces amongst both squads after some big offseasons, however, Jamal Fogarty (Canberra) and Cam McInnes (Cronulla) will have to wait to pull on their new colours.

With Fogarty missing, Brad Schneider will step up for the Raiders at halfback in just his second first-grade appearance.

Youngster James Schiller has been rewarded for some good trial form with a debut in the centres and will partner Matt Timoko with skipper Jarrod Croker missing out on selection.

The Sharks will unveil Nicho Hynes and Matt Ikuvalu in a new-look backline, while fellow recruit Dale Finucane will captain the side from lock in the absence of Wade Graham.

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Cronulla Sharks
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We're tipping Cronulla Sharks to win at $1.80 odds.

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Sione Katoa (Cron)
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Canberra Raiders vs Cronulla Sharks Teams

Raiders team:

1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
2. Nick Cotric
3. James Schiller
4. Matt Timoko
5. Semi Valemei
6. Jack Wighton
7. Brad Schneider
8. Josh Papalii
9. Josh Hodgson
10. Joseph Tapine
11. Hudson Young
12. Corey Harawira-Naera
13. Elliott Whitehead

14. Tom Starling
15. Emre Guler
16. Adam Elliott
17. Corey Horsburgh

19. Matt Frawley
23. Xavier Savage

Sharks team:

1. Will Kennedy
2. Sione Katoa
3. Jesse Ramien
4. Ronaldo Mulitalo
5. Matt Ikuvalu
6. Matt Moylan
7. Nicho Hynes
8. Toby Rudolf
9. Blayke Brailey
10. Braden Hamlin-Uele
11. Briton Nikora
12. Teig Wilton
13. Dale Finucane

14. Aiden Tolman
15. Siosifa Talakai
16. Royce Hunt
17. Andrew Fifita

18. Luke Metcalf
19. Jesse Colquhoun