Five-eighths can come in many different shapes and sizes but these are the five men we've nominated as the best of the best heading into the 2017 season.
When you become an NRL club member, you become part of the family of your club. You're close as kin to the players, the coach, the stadium and other members.
Whether they're providing the final pass for their winger or bustling their way through for a four-pointer, these are the best centres in the business.
The glamour boys of rugby league are no longer just renowned finishers - they also need to do the hard yards out of their own end. Here are the NRL's five best.
They were the most potent attacking side in the competition in 2016, but how many Raiders will you be able to cram into your NRL Fantasy side next season?
He only moved to Australia last year, but Raiders cult hero Kato Ottio says he is ready to slot into Canberra's star-studded backline if an opportunity arises.
Dally M winner Jason Taumalolo squares off against Melbourne Storm pair Jesse Bromwich and Tohu Harris on the shortlist to be named Kiwis player of the year.
Raiders hooker Kurt Baptiste has undergone ankle surgery after suffering an ruptured Achilles at training on Wednesday.
Raiders recruit Jordan Turner is aiming to follow in the footsteps of Josh Hodgson and Elliott Whitehead in becoming Canberra's latest English NRL star.
The Canberra Raiders have released forward Jarrad Kennedy from the final year of his contract to take up a contract with another NRL club.