The South Sydney Rabbitohs have named a 23-man squad to take on the Dragons in the annual Charity Shield to be played at ANZ Stadium.
Benji Marshall will headline St George Illawarra's team to take on South Sydney in the Charity Shield at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night.
After suspensions to other rising Maroons stars, Moses Mbye could be in the frame to make his Origin debut earlier than expected.
They've both played for the Dragons, Knights and Sharks but Saturday's All Stars game will be the first time Jeremy Smith plays alongside Michael Ennis.
Coach Craig Bellamy is remaining coy on future but says off-contract halfback Cooper Cronk should finish his NRL career at the Melbourne Storm.
Semi Radradra has promised to bring pride and passion to a World All Stars team now infused with a greater international flavour.
After a solid showing at the Downer NRL Auckland Nines, Panthers utility Isaah Yeo has embraced the old 'jack of all trades' adage for upcoming season.
He had his doubts when joining the club, but Titans recruit Chris McQueen says a strong showing at the Nines has his young teammates ready for first grade.
Storm prop Jesse Bromwich says joining the illustrious group of players who have received the Kiwis Player of the Year award was a humbling experience.
Indigenous All Stars forward Sam Thaiday believes the All Stars concept should remain, and suggested looking at alternate venues for the annual clash.