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  • 02 Aug
    Cronulla is the perfect place for out-of-sorts former representative star Tony Williams to re-discover the form and desire that made him one of the NRLs most feared forwards, according to Sharks skipper Paul Gallen.Williams will join the premiers next year on a one-year deal after a largely underwhelming four seasons with Canterbury.The 27-year-old Williams joined the Bulldogs in 2013 as a premiership winner and Australian forward but largely failed to deliver on his big-money move to Belmore.The Sharks have thrown Williams a lifeline for next year and Gallen believes the 193cm, 120kg former wrecking ball can be a success.We all know how big and strong and powerful he can be and I think coming off the bench for us he can do that again, Gallen said.The good thing is he wont have to come to our club and play big minutes and he wont have to do a lot of work. We have myself, Wade (Graham) and Luke Lewis who can do that.So he can come back and just play that powerful type of game.If he can get his head right and get some desire to really want to play well again there is no reason why he cant get back to where he was two years ago.It was only a couple of years ago he was playing for Australia and he was one of the most devastating players in the competition. He just needs to want it a bit more.Gallen said the Sharks were also looking to shore up their hooking depth before the start of their premiership defence after the retirement of Michael Ennis.Former Wests Tigers rake Manaia Cherrington has moved to the Sharks, while Jayden Brailey is considered one of the games most promising No.9s.But Gallen said the Sharks could use some more experience in the dummy half role ahead of the 2017 season.While it would be a big ask for Jayden to play the whole year next year I certainly think he will play first grade, Gallen said.For his size and his age he is one of the strongest kids I have seen in the gym and you watch him on the field and he has all the skills.Gallen nominated South Sydneys Damien Cook and former Penrith star James Segeyaro, now with English club Leeds, as potentially good fits. Bobby Okereke Colts Jersey . James, who turned 29 on Monday, injured his groin Friday during the Heats overtime loss at Sacramento. He sat out the following game, a 108-107 win Saturday in Portland, before coming back to help send the Nuggets to their seventh consecutive loss. Johnny Unitas Jersey . The Brazilian goalkeeper signed a loan deal with the Major League Soccer club on Friday as he looks to get playing time ahead of this summers World Cup in his home country. .com) - The game was all punts and field goals before Kodi Whitfields catch. Ben Banogu Colts Jersey . -- Teemu Selanne scored the first goal of his 22nd NHL season, and the Anaheim Ducks extended the best start in franchise history with their fifth straight victory, 3-2 over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. Margus Hunt Womens Jersey . Brett Kulak and Jackson Houck of the Vancouver Giants were each charged with assault causing bodily harm on Aug. 18, according to the B.C. court services. On March 30, 1981, the Indiana Hoosiers earned the coveted title of NCAA champions. Seeded third in the Mideast Region, they routed the North Carolina?Tar Heels (No. 2 in the West) 63-50 at the Spectrum in Philadelphia.This past Wednesday, the Hoosiers once again trumped the Tar Heels. And who was in attendance but the 1980-81 IU mens basketball team.Well, most of them.The 81 squad came to watch and cheer on its alma mater as part of a ceremony to commemorate the 35th anniversary of their national title win. The players in attendance were honored at halftime, but one?lesser-known member of that?team wasnt there: Mike LaFave. LaFave played for Indiana his freshman and sophomore years before transferring to Ball State for his final two seasons.?He died?at?age?46 from a sudden heart attack in 2009. Taking LaFaves place during the ceremony on Weddnesday was his son, Jeff LaFave, who penned a moving tribute to his father that was posted on Hoosier Sports Report prior to tipoff.dddddddddddd.As Jeff put it: Indianas 1980-81 mens basketball championship team was studded with legendary players. My father, a backup freshman forward, was not necessarily one of them.Although never the superstar, what Mike LaFave imparted on his son -- and his?teammates -- from his time spent as a Hoosier was that sports can teach you how to treat people with respect, how to overcome adversity, and how to add value to a group, no matter what your role is.Character is what matters most, Jeff LaFave writes, and no championship ring was built to contain that legacy.--Meaghan Latella? ' ' '