Monty Porter Cup
Porter was a second-rower who played 113 first-grade games for the Red V during his eight seasons with the Dragons (1958-65), winning six Premierships during that time (1958-60; 1962-64).
Porter was the Sharks first club captain and a long term Cronulla Club administrator, holding both Secretary and President’s roles. He joined the Sharks from St George in 1966 as a six-time Grand Final, which was the year before Cronulla were promoted to the top level NSWRL competition. The second-rower left the Dragons in 1965 and went on to become the inaugural captain of the Sharks upon their inclusion into the NSWRL in 1967.
The specially struck trophy has been donated by the Monty Porter Foundation, an organisation bearing Monty’s name which aims to promote sport within the Sutherland Shire and assist sportsmen and women, 19 years and younger, who may be disadvantaged.
The Sharks and Dragons will now play for the Monty Porter Cup each time the two clubs meet, with the winning club to hold the trophy until their next match up.