Cronulla Sharks coach Shane Flanagan talks to the media after being reinstated as head coach of the NRL club in Sydney, Friday, March 22, 2013. Flanagan was stood down as head coach after the club was the subject of an ASADA investigation.
Cronulla Sharks coach Shane Flanagan talks to the media after being reinstated as head coach of the NRL club in Sydney, Friday, March 22, 2013. Flanagan was stood down as head coach after the club was the subject of an ASADA investigation. AAP Image - Jane Dempster

Sharks fined $1 million and coach banned for 2014

THE Cronulla Sharks have been fined $1 million and Shane Flanagan has been suspended for 12 months over the ASADA scandal.

NRL CEO Dave Smith phoned the club this morning to officially hand down the punishment. The NRL will announce the penalties in a press release this afternoon.

Flanagan will have to sit out the entire 2014 season, but Cronulla officials have vowed to stand by him for the following year.

Read more at News.com.au


$16 million to target diseases

$16 million to target diseases

Tackling pests and diseases together

Breaking the Ice Forums educate communities

Breaking the Ice Forums educate communities

Sergeant Nadine Webster says information is power.

Lockyer Valley Demons are thinking outside the square

Lockyer Valley Demons are thinking outside the square

The club are starting an AFL 9s program in 2018.

Local Partners