Two of the Kangaroos' most decorated Test representatives in Cameron Smith and Johnathan Thurston like what they've seen so far from the side's fresh faces.
England prop James Graham is confident his side will gel in the Four Nations despite a host of players no longer calling the Super League home.
The Cowboys Schoolgirl Challenge has proven to be a great success over several years of competition and continues to grow.
Kangaroos captain Cameron Smith insists his side remains very much focused on first-up opponents Scotland on Saturday.
While Australia are heavy favourites to beat Scotland this weekend, international rugby league history is filled with results that were far from predictable.
The Dragons beat the Storm, Parramatta beat the Rabbitohs and the Titans smashed Daly Cherry-Evans' Sea Eagles in a pre-Origin round.
England coach Wayne Bennett says he's not trying to take Mal Meninga's job, despite claims to the contrary last week by the Kangaroos mentor.
Canterbury skipper James Graham admits he was stunned when he heard Des Hasler nearly exited the NRL club and says the Bulldogs squad are fully behind him.
Sydney Roosters playmaker Mitchell Pearce admits he's a big reason for the NRL club's downfall this NRL season.
A dominant performance from Terry Campese has helped Italy to be within one game of the World Cup, while Ireland also moved a step closer.