The NRL season started with a simple message: Be there when history happens. And on that front, the Sharks certainly delivered.
With most NRL clubs already looking ahead to next season we look at where your team could improve heading into the 2017 Telstra Premiership campaign.
With the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership season now behind us, lets relive 10 of the best plays of the year.
His first game at his new club home ground ended with a 54-12 loss but young gun Jamal Fogerty is looking forward to life as a Parramatta Eel.
Newcastle Knights winger Akuila Uate has left the club to join the Manly Sea Eagles, who have released back-rower Jamie Buhrer to join Newcastle.
Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga says it was tough having to tell veterans Corey Parker and Paul Gallen that they hadn't been selected in Australia's 24-man squad.
The Vanuatu national team will play the Solomon Islands in Port Vila on October 15 but Justin O'Neill is unavailable after being selected for the Kangaroos.
NRL CEO Todd Greenberg says Cronulla's Andrew Fifita and Eels star Semi Radradra weren't considered for Kangaroos selection because of their off-field issues.
Melbourne Storm winger Marika Koroibete has been charged by the NRL match review committee for a high tackle in his side's grand final loss to the Sharks.
NRL referees boss Tony Archer has applauded the performance of grand final officials Matt Cecchin and Ben Cummins on Sunday.