He was struggling to walk after a frenetic Auckland Nines final, but Cronulla Sharks veteran Chris Heighington still found time to praise his team's young guns.
Cronulla's coach and captain have praised the team after a superb defensive effort in the Auckland Nines final against South Sydney.
A stunning and memorable Auckland Nines final has been claimed by South Sydney 18-14 despite an epic defensive display from the Cronulla Sharks.
The Cronulla Sharks have booked themselves an Auckland Nines final against the Rabbitohs with an impressive defensive display, downing the Roosters 10-4.
The Sharks have held on for a heart-stopping win against home crowd favourites the Warriors, setting up a semi-final clash with the Roosters.
The Cronulla Sharks will face home favourites the Warriors in a mouth-watering Auckland Nines quarter-final after beating the Roosters 20-14.
The Sharks have thrashed the Brisbane Broncos 31-4, thanks to try-scoring doubles from Blake Ayshford, Jack Bird and Sami Sauiluma.
The Sharks got their 2015 off to a winning start with a dominant 17-4 win over the Bulldogs in the final match of the first round of the Auckland Nines.
The Cronulla Sharks are almost completely injury free and ready to put a horror 2014 behind them according to halfback Jeff Robson.
Two superstar forwards lead the Sharks' best Fantasy buys this season, although some new faces could shake things up at Cronulla.