It's hard to see the jaded Mariners side being able to come down from the euphoria of their grand final triumph to get a positive result in this one.
Mitchell Aubusson has shunned a massive offer from St George Illawarra to pledge his future to the Sydney Roosters on Monday.
Emirates Team New Zealand finished third in the America's Cup World Series fleet racing in Naples on Sunday.
Young centre Francis Saili has been dropped from the Blues after he was charged with driving while disqualified - the second player in as many days to be charged with a serious crime.
Central Coast hero Daniel McBreen walked out of Allianz Stadium on Sunday night and into an uncertain future as the club debates whether to sign him to a new deal or cut him loose.
Gary Hooper scored a brace as Celtic claimed the Scottish Premier League title with a 4-1 win over Inverness CT on Sunday.
Feyenoord climbed to third on the Eredivisie table after accounting for Vitesse 2-0 on Sunday.
Greuther Furth kept their slim hopes of Bundesliga survival alive with a 1-0 win against local rivals Nuremburg on Sunday.
Paris Saint-Germain claimed a 3-0 success over Nice at Parc des Princes to take another step closer to the Ligue 1 title.
Atletico Madrid kept up the pressure on their city rivals Real Madrid in second, with a narrow 1-0 away over Sevilla in La Liga.
Lorenzo Insigne struck a late winner as Napoli strengthened their grip on second place in Serie A by beating Cagliari 3-2 on Sunday.
A ruthless approach by the Crusaders had sucked the energy out of the Highlanders at crucial times in their clash at AMI Stadium in Christchurch on Saturday.
David Miller blasted an unbeaten 80 as Kings XI Punjab accounted for Pune Warriors with seven wickets and one ball to spare on Sunday.
A late surge by Ethiopian Tsegay Kebede saw him win the men's section of the London Marathon on Sunday while Kenyans Priscah Jeptoo and Edna Kiplagat finished first and second in the women's section.
Northampton Saints clinched a berth in the Premiership playoffs for the fourth year in a row after beating Sale Sharks 47-7 on Sunday.