You have skipped the navigation, tab for page content

The inaugural Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines will see the 16 NRL clubs competing for $2.6 million in prize money in a two-day blockbuster over February 15 and 16. While the individual 15-man squads are unknown at this stage, each club is committed to fielding 12 players from their top 25 squad, including at least one of their five highest-paid players.

So who is the one Sharks player most likely to shine at the tournament? Have your say below.

Todd Carney - Carney told a recent press conference he was looking forward to the extra 40/20 opportunities Nines will create. With his running and kicking game that will be just one of many challenges he'll present opponents.

Andrew Fifita - Fifita marries the size and strength of a prop with the speed, agility and finishing of a winger. Sometimes you can have it all.

Paul Gallen - What happens when you take one of the game's biggest motors, in a player who can go non-stop for 80 minutes, and put him in an 18-minute game? We're looking forward to finding out.

Michael Gordon - Looked to be getting back to his tackle-breaking best in 2013 and will chalk up plenty of metres in Auckland.

Beau Ryan - Able to play anywhere in the back five, Ryan has developed into one of the game's best finishers.

Wade Graham - A mobile wide-running back rower who can sting in defence or fill in at five-eighth, his all-round skills should make him a key player.

Eric Grothe Jr - At his best one of the game's most powerful and damaging wingers – will the Nines provide the perfect platform for 'Guru' to regain that game-breaking form?

Acknowledgement of Country

National Rugby League respects and honours the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

Premier Partner

Media Partners

Major Partners

View All Partners