Once known for their speed and scoring ability alone, the modern winger must also posses power and size and act as an extra forward in the modern game.
Kieran Foran's time at Parramatta has started in the best possible fashion, with the former Sea Eagle slotting into his new surrounds perfectly.
Struggling to walk, Anthony Watmough almost ended his NRL career in 2015. But intervention from Eels medical staff has seen the lock bounce back in a big way.
A pair of former Sea Eagles now wearing blue and gold have been in the ear of unwanted Manly outside back Peta Hiku, hoping he follows them to the Eels in 2016.
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs have announced the signing of Will Hopoate on a two-year deal, making him a Bulldog through until the end of 2017.
Indigenous NRL and NYC players from the Titans and Parramatta Eels combined for a weekend camp on the Gold Coast last weekend.
All 16 NRL clubs pin-point the highlights and must-see matches of their own draws for the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership season.
A comprehensive breakdown of how the 2016 NRL draw affects each of the 16 teams and the make-or-break moments to look forward to next year.
A series of local derbies will be played across the first five Sundays of next season, with the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership draw set to be released on NRL.com.
A complete list of all 16 NRL club's pre-season fixtures ahead of the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership.