A combined 48 players will get their chance to impress during Saturday's Charity Shield between the Dragons and the Rabbitohs. Here are six to watch.
After taking over the role from Johnathan Thurston, Indigenous All Stars captain Greg Inglis has continued to cement himself as on the game's great leaders.
The Rabbitohs and Dragons will compete for the Charity Shield this Saturday, 34 years to the day since the Red V won the inaugural fixture.
More than any other member World All Stars player, Adam Reynolds knows the statistics and negative stereotypes that can affect Indigenous Australians.
Rabbitohs prop Thomas Burgess has spoken out on the responsibility of being a role model and the need for all NRL players to accept that as "part of the job".
While Issac Luke will be tough to replace, Rabbitohs legend Mario Fenech believes Cameron McInnes and Damien Cook will push each other to new heights.
The South Sydney Rabbitohs have named a 23-man squad to take on the Dragons in the annual Charity Shield to be played at ANZ Stadium.
Benji Marshall will headline St George Illawarra's team to take on South Sydney in the Charity Shield at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night.
The Eels booked their passage to the quarter finals and knocked the Rabbitohs out with a 24-11 win built on a quality game from Norman and Cornish.
Goal-kicking proved the difference as the Storm edged Souths 18-12 in a three-tries-apiece affair.