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A day of surprises kicks off Auckland's big weekend

A day of surprises kicks off Auckland's big weekend

The Sharks, Sandow and surprise packets were the order of the day for Saturday's action at the NRL Auckland Nines at Eden Park.

Sat 31 Jan 2015, 8:20PMCorey Rosser, NZ Correspondent

Comeback kings make their mark on Nines

Comeback kings make their mark on Nines

They didn't quite live up to Freddy's famous intercept try, but this year's batch of retired legends still whisked us down memory lane at the Auckland Nines.

Sat 31 Jan 2015, 8:00PMMatt Encarnacion, Western Sydney Correspondent

Nines Day 1: Where your team stands

Nines Day 1: Where your team stands

The Sharks, Wests Tigers and Eels are the surprise packets after an outstanding opening day of the 2015 Dick Smith Auckland Nines.

Sat 31 Jan 2015, 6:42PMChris Kennedy, Matt Encarnacion and Corey Rosser

Slick Sharks smash Broncos 31-4

Slick Sharks smash Broncos 31-4

The Sharks have thrashed the Brisbane Broncos 31-4, thanks to try-scoring doubles from Blake Ayshford, Jack Bird and Sami Sauiluma.

Sat 31 Jan 2015, 6:02PMChris Kennedy & Matt Encarnacion

Roosters tackle their way to win over Dogs

Roosters tackle their way to win over Dogs

The Roosters have claimed their second narrow victory of the 2015 Auckland Nines, edging out the Bulldogs 10-6 in a game where defence held sway.

Sat 31 Jan 2015, 5:36PM

Sensational Raiders silence Warriors faithful

Sensational Raiders silence Warriors faithful

A stunning late Canberra comeback, including two tries inside the final minute, have stunned the Warriors with a 23-19 win.

Sat 31 Jan 2015, 5:11PMChris Kennedy

Wests Tigers thump Titans 26-0

Wests Tigers thump Titans 26-0

The Wests Tigers smashed the Titans in the day's biggest blowout 26-0 to all but end the Gold Coast's chances in the tournament.

Sat 31 Jan 2015, 4:42PMChris Kennedy

Rabbitohs bounce back to defeat Cowboys

Rabbitohs bounce back to defeat Cowboys

A strong South Sydney comeback has made them the second team to take two wins in the 2015 Auckland Nines and dented the Cowboys' hopes of defending their title.

Sat 31 Jan 2015, 4:13PMChris Kennedy & Matt Encarnacion

Melbourne too good for sluggish Panthers

Melbourne too good for sluggish Panthers

The Storm easily accounted for Penrith to earn on Saturday their first win of the Auckland Nines weekend with a 20-4 victory.

Sat 31 Jan 2015, 3:47PMChris Kennedy

Stunning Dragons finish ends Manly comeback

Stunning Dragons finish ends Manly comeback

A terrific Manly comeback from 15-0 nil down wasn't enough to stop the Dragons stealing a stunning win in the dying seconds.

Sat 31 Jan 2015, 3:20PMChris Kennedy