Leeds Rhinos fullback Zak Hardaker has been named Super League's Man of Steel as the competition's best player, as voted by his peers.
Jack Bird could sign a new contract with Cronulla as soon as this month, as Cronulla look to hold off interest from rival clubs.
They didn't end the season they way they wanted but the Brisbane Broncos were one of the NRL's dominant forces of 2015 and will be a threat again next year.
North Queensland have dedicated their NRL premiership to the fans as they returned home following Sunday's grand final win over the Broncos.
Wayne Bennett has thanked Broncos fans for their support on the run to the grand final, but can't promise his side will go one better in 2016.
Despite their narrow loss in Sunday's decider, plenty of Broncos fans turned out to welcome their grand final heroes back at the club's Red Hill training base.
He missed the Broncos' run the grand final through injury, but prop Josh McGuire has vowed to do everything he can to help the side return there in 2016.
Cowboys lock Jason Taumalolo says he's considering post-season surgery to address an ongoing knee problem.
Retiring Brisbane captain Justin Hodges says they are not pointing the finger at shattered halfback Ben Hunt after their 17-16 golden point loss to NQ.
Two years ago Jason Taumalolo requested a release from the Cowboys, but has now accepted his fresh start with the club following North Queensland's title win.