A host of rugby league volunteers were celebrated today at the 10th annual NRL Community Awards, acknowledging some of the game's many unassuming heroes.
Cronulla and Melbourne are expected to be 1-17 for the NRL grand final at ANZ Stadium.
The NRL will pay tribute to 26 retiring players during a star-studded build-up to the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final at ANZ Stadium on Sunday.
Dally M Female Player of the Year Kezie Apps believes she and her teammates share a special bond by the choices they make in furthering the women's game.
Wigan will face Warrington in the Super League grand final next week after beating Hull FC 28-18 in a thrilling semi.
Despite tearing his quad prior to the Cutters' preliminary final win, Tyrone McCarthy has continued to play on and will be fit to take his place at ANZ Stadium.
A season away from the Sharks in 2014 made Jayson Bukuya realise just how much the club meant to him as he prepares for his first NRL grand final.
James Maloney is just the seventh player ever to play grand finals with three different clubs, and he's played more NRL games than anyone in the past six years.
Wayne Bennett has added Paul Anderson to his England backroom staff, ahead of the upcoming Four Nations tournament.
Eels forward Manu Ma'u has put pen to paper on a new three-year deal that will see him remain at Parramatta through to the end of the 2019 season.