We asked for your vote on who was the Sharks best on field in Round 1 and the results are in!
Coming away with a convincing first place in the Fan's Man of the Match for Round 1 is Sharks debutant Briton Nikora with 37% of all votes.
Nikora won a starting job after an outstanding off-season, and the junior Kiwi didn't disappoint in an eye-catching 80-minute effort where he made 40 tackles and ran for 123 metres, second behind only Kurt Capewell amongst his fellow Sharks forwards.
Sharks fans have a lot to look forward to from our young gun!
FANS ROUND 1 MAN OF THE MATCH | BRITON NIKORA
RUNNER UP | Matt Moylan: 26%
THIRD PLACE | Andrew Fifita: 12%