The Canberra Raiders have released forward Jarrad Kennedy from the final year of his contract to take up a contract with another NRL club.
The Raiders say their fans are the toughest in the NRL and they'll repay them in 2017 with a total prize pool of $1 million up for grabs throughout the season.
Which teams look set to improve next season? Will new finals contenders Canberra and Penrith be in with a shot, or will the Roosters and Rabbitohs rise again?
Canberra and New Zealand winger Jordan Rapana is expected to be fit to resume pre-season training in January after fracturing his cheekbone in the Four Nations.
A complete list of all 16 NRL club's pre-season fixtures ahead of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership.
The fixture list for the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership season is out, giving a few early clues about which players will be value buys in the NRL next season.
NRL.com have analysed the fixture list of all 16 clubs for the 2017 season to come up with a "toughness" rating for each team's draw.
The reigning Premiers, the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks will open the 2017 Telstra Premiership in a blockbuster match against the Brisbane Broncos.
With the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership draw released, NRL.com analysed each club to give a quick snapshot of the important points in your club's fixture.
Raiders hooker Kurt Baptiste says he's "grateful" to have secured a new two-year deal at Canberra, keeping him at the club through to 2018.