Nine Kangaroos players fronted the media on the first day of camp as the squad assembled in Brisbane ahead of Friday night's Anzac Test against New Zealand.
A hit-up against the Storm in Round 4 proved the catalyst for James Tamou's return to form, as the prop prepares to resume his international career on Friday.
Versatile Sharks young gun Jack Bird isn't overwhelmed by inclusion in the Country Origin side, taking everything as it comes early in his NRL career.
All four teams competing in the Pacific Test Double Header on Saturday night at Cbus Super Stadium were given a Mayoral welcome on the Gold Coast today.
As part of the NRL's digital partnership with Telstra, the NRL Official App is available on Apple Watch.
Kangaroos fullback Billy Slater insists that if his left shoulder isn't up to the task, he will withdraw from the team as early as Tuesday afternoon.
Suspension threatens to rule Dallin Watene-Zelezniak out of the Trans-Tasman test, one of a number of players charged by the match review committee in Round 8.
NRL CEO Dave Smith has paid tribute to New South Wales' Emergency Service for their role in the recent storms which wreaked havoc across the state.
Injuries to Luke Keary and Dylan Walker have led to James Tedesco being included on the wing for the City Origin side.
Official team lists for the men's and women's Australia and New Zealand teams plus City, Country, Papua New Guinea and Fiji.