There's uncertainty around their halves beyond 2015 and they've lost three veteran forwards, but chances are Manly will be as competitive as ever this year.
The opportunity to learn from Bulldogs coach Des Hasler was the overriding factor that swayed new recruit Curtis Rona to join the Belmore club.
For the first time in their history, Melbourne will play a 'home' game for premiership points outside of Victoria when they face the Dragons in Napier in July.
The NRL has appointed a new Chief Medical Officer and established a dedicated Medical and Player Safety Advisory Group as it moves to improve player safety.
The departures of Glenn Stewart and Anthony Watmough have Josh Starling ready to take more responsibility at Manly.
Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah says the arrival of Jason Taylor as coach has been a breath of fresh air around the NRL club.
Key Titans players reassure fans that they will be ready for Round 1 next week as the club begins a new phase under the ownership of the NRL.
Tim Sheens will this weekend take up an advisory role with Super League club Salford Red Devils.
Three players handed career lifelines by the Titans just last week may now play a crucial role in giving Gold Coast fans something to cheer about.
Building up to the 2015 NRL Telstra Premiership season, NITV has teamed up with the NRL to bring viewers a special Super Sunday of sport on March 1.