Jarrod Croker, Chris McQueen and Gerard Beale have replaced injured trio Joseph Leilua, Jarryd Hayne and Sosaia Feki in the World All Stars squad.
Missed game-time through injury decreased in 2016, while major injuries were also down compared to previous seasons.
The definition of a shoulder charge has been changed for the 2017 Telstra Premiership to make it clearer and simpler for fans and players.
The NRL has been saddened today following the passing of former NRL referee Paul McBlane.
A fines system will be introduced for some low-grade offences following an extensive review of the NRL Judiciary system.
The NRL said today that Ben Barba's 12-match ban will not begin until he has completed any overseas sporting commitments.
The NRL has named 46 Ambassadors for 2017, including the likes of Alan Tongue, Darren Lockyer, Ruan Sims, Georgia Hale, Clinton Toopi and Matt Bowen.
The NRL Integrity Unit has determined that no action will be taken against Brisbane Broncos player James Roberts, but the matter will remain open.
The NRL has provisionally suspended Newcastle Knights player Jarrod Mullen under the NRL’s Anti-Doping Policy.
The Harvey Norman Jillaroos for the Downer Auckland Nines and the Harvey Norman Rugby League All Stars women's teams have been announced.