Cronulla centre Dean Collis has brought forward his return to first grade by three weeks, answering an urgent SOS from coach Ricky Stuart ahead of Saturday night’s crucial meeting with Newcastle at Toyota Stadium. With Ben Pomeroy out for up to four weeks with a hand injury, the Sharks mentor was desperately searching for a replacement when Collis volunteered his services. Originally slated for a comeback from ankle ligament damage in Round 10, Collis will now line-up against the Knights in just his second appearance of the year.

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