The North Queensland Cowboys, Brisbane Broncos and Sydney Roosters will take on Leeds, Wigan and St Helens in next year's World Club Series.
Jordan Kahu was considering an early retirement 18 months ago after a spate of injuries, but the young Bronco is now in the New Zealand squad to tour England.
Brisbane Broncos centre Jack Reed has been ruled out of England's three-Test series against New Zealand due to shoulder surgery.
NRL.com counts down the top 10 veterans and rookies who delivered more in 2015 for their respective teams than perhaps any of us thought was possible.
The Brisbane Broncos may have lost the NRL Grand Final by the slimmest of margins but they provided the three top-scoring Fantasy Grand Final players.
Milford shines in a losing effort, Thurston's "quiet" night, and the areas the Broncos and Cowboys couldn't be split. The key numbers from the 2015 decider.
Andrew Voss rates the 2015 Telstra Premiership Grand Final, tells us who should have won the Clive Churchill Medal and what he would do with golden point.
Brisbane halfback Ben Hunt has been suspended for one match but should be free to play Round 1 next season given the Broncos' World Club Series involvement.
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.
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.