The longer the season went on, the more minutes and the greater impact James Segeyaro had on the Sharks performances in 2018.
A hooker known for injecting energy and enthusiasm when thrown into matches, Segeyaro proved to be the perfect foil for the solid and reliable Jayden Brailey, with the point of difference he provided an asset for Sharks coach Shane Flanagan throughout the year.
Beginning the year playing just the final 15 to 20 minutes of matches, Flanagan by mid-year had the PNG international replacing Brailey prior to half time, then more often than seeing out the game in around an hour of on-field action.
Segeyaro featured in 26 of 27 Sharks matches and while he may have only scored one try, his eight try assists were testimony to his attacking talents.
A proud Papua New Guinean, Segeyaro would return home in October to represent the Kumuls against the Prime Minister's XIII in the annual clash in Port Moresby.
Played 38 NRL games at the Sharks in two seasons at the club.
Photo of the Year
Saluting the crowd on Family Hill with a 'Fins Up', Segeyaro certainly knew how to get the crowd pumped.
2019 – What's ahead
James Segeyaro won't be a member of the Sharks squad in 2019 however at the time of this Player Review being published, he had yet to officially sign on at another NRL club.
A player of his quality will no doubt find a new home and the Sharks wish him all the success at wherever it is he lands.