The future of the Penrith Panthers appears in good hands after teen sensation Nathan Cleary made his highly-anticipated NRL debut last weekend in Melbourne.
After James Tedesco's strong performance in his return from injury, current NSW fullback Matt Moylan says he's just focusing on his "own backyard".
James Segeyaro's recent plight has shifted gears and produced another high profile scalp following news Jamie Soward has been dropped from the NRL team.
With a number of rookies already making their mark so far in 2016, NRL.com looks at five of the most promising NYC players who look destined for the NRL.
Panthers forward Sam McKendry faces a two-match ban for a shoulder charge on Melbourne's Cameron Munster on Saturday.
Penrith coach Anthony Griffin said his side wasn't strong enough to compete with the Storm for the entire 80 minutes in Saturday's 24-6 loss to Melbourne.
Cooper Cronk and Cameron Smith backed up from Origin as the Storm continued Penrith's woes in Melbourne. The key talking points to come from the 18-point win.
A powerful display from Storm forwards Jesse Bromwich, Kevin Proctor and Tohu Harris has helped Melbourne to their sixth-straight win, downing Penrith.
The Storm and Panthers have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 13 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at AAMI Park on Saturday night.
The NRL has postponed today's Holden Cup match between Melbourne Storm and Penrith Panthers at the Sunshine Coast due to the state of the playing surface.