Prepared to write off Manly?
With a horror injury toll and a key player suspended, many are expecting Manly to be cannon fodder for Cronulla in Saturday's elimination final.
Powerhouse prop Martin Taupau will watch the game from the sidelines after pleading guilty to a high tackle charge that will see him miss one match.
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But he'll have plenty of his teammates to keep him company, with Tom Trbojevic (pectoral), Curtis Sironen (foot), Joel Thompson (broken arm), Taniela Paseka (knee) and Toafofoa Sipley (knee) already out.
Fellow forwards Morgan Boyle (shoulder) and Jack Gosiewski (knee) are also no certainties to return from injury either.
So, that's it. The Sea Eagles are gone, right?
Of course the Sharks deserve to be overwhelming favourites to advance to week two of the finals, but John Morris' men have a shocking record to overcome if they're to do so.
The Sea Eagles have completely dominated its games against the Sharks, according to Fox Sports Lab, winning 65 of 91 of their previous matches, including two draws.
Furthermore, that 70 per cent win rate increases to a whopping 90 per cent in games played since 2009, with the Sea Eagles winning 15 or 17 games, including each of the past three.
"They're a bit of a bogey team for us and we go to Brookvale which is going to be a huge occasion," Sharks co-captain Paul Gallen admitted after his team's huge win over Wests Tigers.
The Sharks' last win over Manly came in 2016, a 20-12 win at Cronulla, while the Sea Eagles triumphed in their latest meeting, a 24-14 win at PointsBet Stadium in Round 10 - their last win without Tom Trbojevic.
At Brookvale, the Sharks' last win came all the way back in 2008 with the Sea Eagles winning the next six straight games.
Overall, the Sharks have won just five of 39 games at Brookvale (with one draw) - their worst record at any venue they have played five or more games.
Makes for ugly reading. But wait, there's more.
In finals, the Sea Eagles have won seven of nine games against the Sharks - including each of the past five games.
The Sharks' only win came in the 1978 major preliminary final - before a 11-all draw in the Grand Final. The Sea Eagles won the replay 16-0.
"They've had a few hurdles," Sharks co-captain Wade Graham said of Manly.
"They've had a couple of injuries to players so I'm unsure what their team will be.
"But it's an elimination final, battle of the beaches. It should be a bit of fun.
"We know what Dessie's like as a coach. He'll have them ready to play and they've still got quality players - Daly's captain of Queensland, Jakey Trbojevic and Addin Fonua-Blake in the middle have been doing a tremendous job all year.
"We won't be underestimating them and it all goes on the line Saturday night."