Former Storm five-eighth on last year's grand final loss to the Sharks, and his move north to link up with the Sea Eagles and reunite with coach Trent Barrett.
The dark days are behind them and the Eels are focused on breaking back into finals football under one of the most astute coaches in the game.
It's a brave new world for Manly as the club embarks on its first season without dual-premiership winning club legends Jamie Lyon, Brett Stewart and Steve Matai
Aiming to chase the prizes in NRL Fantasy this season and climb the overall rankings ladder? You'll need to keep the bye schedule in mind when making trades.
The 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership season kicks-off soon and you are invited to join the 16 club captains at the official NRL season launch at Martin Place.
The Warriors have so much faith in 18-year-old prop Isaiah Papalii that they allowed him to play school rugby union for much of last season.
Brisbane second-row forward Alex Glenn says his side beat themselves in their 27-18 World Club Series loss to Warrington on Sunday morning.
It was the NRL All Stars clash that meant so much more for Rabbitohs back-rower Kyle Turner.
A year is a long time in footy, and the Roosters are primed to make amends this year after a disastrous 2016 campaign that saw them finish 15th.
It's been a rough time for the Knights, but there are some bright signs on the horizon as well. Some fast improving youngsters are set to begin a new era.