NRL Premiers Cronulla will take on Super League Champions Wigan Warriors, while the Brisbane Broncos will take on Shield winners Warrington Wolves.
Benji Marshall's premiership-winning halves partner Scott Prince believes the Broncos are getting a bargain superstar who will be invaluable to the club.
There were 36 field goals kicked in 2016, with 15 of the 16 teams slotting one-pointers. Here's a look back at the top six from the Telstra Premiership.
After a season full of nail-biting matches, NRL.com looks at the 10 best goal kickers in the game – who you'd want kicking if your life depended on it.
Matt Gillett was meant to be having post-season shoulder surgery, but instead he is charged with helping Australia regain its world No.1 ranking.
Kangaroos forward Sam Thaiday doesn't believe that Australia can claim any mental stranglehold ahead of Saturday's Test at Perth's nib Stadium.
Brisbane Broncos pair Sam Thaiday and Matt Gillett say they are looking forward to taking on their club coach Wayne Bennett in the upcoming Four Nations.
The Kangaroos' upcoming Four Nations tournament will prove to be one of the biggest representative campaigns of Darius Boyd's career.
It's a rivalry that may never be repeated, and according to two of its fiercest combatants, what happens between the Broncos and Cowboys stays on the field.
Kangaroos fullback Darius Boyd has vowed to make it difficult for Billy Slater to ever regain his Queensland and Australia No.1 jerseys.