The Eels became the first team in the 2015 Auckland Nines with two wins, snatching a heart-stopping 21-15 victory over the Knights.
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.
An outstanding defensive display wasn't quite enough for the Broncos as the Roosters snatched a 6-4 win in the last minute of their Auckland Nines encounter.
The Warriors sent a packed Auckland crowd into raptures with an attacking 17-10 win over an impressive Titans outfit on day one of the Auckland Nines.
The Wests Tigers have held off the Canberra Raiders 16-10 in a tight early battle in the Auckland Nines.
The error count was huge in a stop-start game where a powerful performance from Issac Luke helped Souths edge out a very young Penrith side 11-4.
Reigning champions North Queensland have come out firing in the 2015 Auckland Nines, thumping Melbourne 17-8 in their opening pool match.
A hat-trick from flying young winger Jake Mamo helped the Newcastle Knights to a comfortable 18-7 win over the Dragons.
The Eels' new brigade carried Parramatta to a close win over Manly as 2015 signings Brad Takairangi and Reece Robinson combined for three tries.
Fans can expect a glimpse of the new-look Wests Tigers at this weekend's Auckland Nines, with the club to employ some of what it has been working on in 2015.