NRL.com looks at 10 players who took their game to another level in 2014.
Can breakout star Matt Moylan and a host of promising rookies get even better in 2015, or will Penrith slip back to the pack?
A quick rundown of when all 16 clubs return for pre-season training ahead of the 2015 season.
Coming through the grades, Matt Moylan studied Jarryd Hayne's game closely. Now he's been named to replace him in the Kangaroos' Four Nations squad.
Penrith Panthers fullback Matt Moylan been added to the Holden Kangaroos squad for the Four Nations tournament.
Rejected by Souths three seasons ago, Panthers winger Josh Mansour is set to be rewarded for his persistence with a call-up to the Kangaroos squad.
A stunning three-try comeback late in the second half has lifted Northern Pride to a 32-28 victory in the inaugural NRL State Championship.
Brothers and Fijian Test stars Wes and Kevin Naiqama are gearing up to sport the Penrith jumper for the final time this weekend.
This is the game Queensland fans could be watching most closely on Sunday as the Northern Pride get their chance to bring down their NSW counterparts.
Kevin Kingston has vowed to give it his all in his final roll of the dice on a rugby league paddock this Sunday afternoon for the inaugural State Championship.