Melbourne believe Cameron Munster is the right man to take over the five-eighth role vacated by Blake Green's departure.
Storm lock Dale Finucane believes there's no reason Billy Slater won't be fit for the side's 2017 season opener against the Bulldogs on March 3.
Storm recruit Brandon Smith says he is eager to pick the brains of captain and fellow hooker Cameron Smith once he returns from Four Nations duties.
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.
The Gold Coast Titans have moved quickly to replace Greg Bird, signing Kevin Proctor from the Melbourne Storm on a four-year deal.
The Canterbury Bulldogs have signed Melbourne Storm outside back Richard Kennar on a two-year deal.