It was the set play from a scrum 15 minutes into the Grand Final that would give Cronulla a handy half-time buffer on their path to a maiden premiership.
Sharks prop Andrew Fifita saved his best for last, scoring the match-winning try in a performance that has put him in calculations for a Test recall.
NRL.com rates the performances of all 17 Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks players in the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final.
The ghost of Harold Holt laid to rest, Michael Ennis goes out swinging, James Maloney stamps himself as an elite playmaker and Storm's defence stands tall.
The Cronulla Sharks have claimed their maiden NRL title, ending a 49-year drought with a tight grand final win over the Storm at ANZ Stadium on Sunday night.
The Storm and Sharks have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final at ANZ Stadium on Sunday night.
Join us for rolling coverage of the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final day, with updates across all three grades from ANZ Stadium.
Melbourne Storm's Cameron Smith and Cronulla Sharks' Michael Ennis go head-to-head in the NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final.
Cronulla and Melbourne are expected to be 1-17 for the NRL grand final at ANZ Stadium.
A season away from the Sharks in 2014 made Jayson Bukuya realise just how much the club meant to him as he prepares for his first NRL grand final.