Penrith NRL coach Anthony Griffin has ruled out 11 regular first-graders from playing in the Auckland Nines tournament.
A complete list of all 16 NRL club's pre-season fixtures ahead of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership.
The Cronulla Sharks proved last year how valuable new signings can be, so which team will get the most out of a new face this season?
A new record holder for most games played, a huge boost to the 300-club and points-scoring freaks hit important markers. The key impending milestones for 2017.
Panthers coach Anthony Griffin has refused to rule out Bryce Cartwright keeping the five-eighth role this season despite the rise of young gun Te Maire Martin.
Our look at the hottest prospects yet to taste first grade football continues, as we take a closer look at the Cowboys, Eels, Panthers and Dragons.
It's the toughest part of the year for most, and each club has their own unique pre-season torture tests, but which stand out for some of the game's stars?
How many of the players on this list will you include in your side when the official Fantasy game of the NRL opens for 2017 in the coming weeks?
Whether they have a whole season under their belt or a handful of games these are 10 of the NRL's hottest prospects set to play in their second season of NRL.
2016 will be remembered for Cronulla's drought-breaker, a rivalry unlike any other and the continued emergence of the women's game according to David Middleton.