There was plenty of glitz and glamour on show at the NRL Season Launch, held at Shed 10 by the habour in Auckland on Thursday night.

Greg Inglis and Shaun Johnson helped to launch the upcoming season, one promising plenty of excitement which begins with events such as the Dick Smith NRL Nines which kicks off on Saturday.

Sharks Coach Shane Flanagan, and CEO Lyall Gorman were joined by Nines skipper Wade Graham and new recruit Gerard Beale at the season opening event.

Beale spoke with NRL Films, expressing his excitement about the upcoming season and in relation to the Sharks prospects of a bold showing in 2015.

The complete NRL Films video package is now playing on Sharks TV.