NRL Premiers Cronulla will take on Super League Champions Wigan Warriors, while the Brisbane Broncos will take on Shield winners Warrington Wolves.
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.
Andrew Fifita won't walk out on the NRL, according to his Sharks premiership-winning teammate and captain Paul Gallen.
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.
Former NRL bad boy Josh Dugan has urged Andrew Fifita to find inspiration in the Kangaroos jersey as he ponders his future in the NRL.
Cameron Smith says Valentine Holmes deserves his call-up to the Australian rugby league side after being banned from Maroons selection earlier this year.
The NRL confirmed that five former Cronulla Sharks players have received sanctions for breaches of the game's anti-doping rules during the 2011 Season.
NRL Premiership-winning prop Andrew Fifita believes he is one indiscretion away from having his Cronulla Sharks contract "ripped up".
Sharks winger Valentine Holmes thought his chances of representative selection were over after being banned from the Maroons' 2016 Origin squad.
Selected in the Kangaroos' Four Nations squad, Cronulla NRL premiership-winning five-eighth James Maloney admitted he never thought he would play for Australia.