Bruising Roosters back-rower Sio Siua Taukeiaho is on track with an ACL recovery ahead of what he's tipping to be a much improved year for the Tricolours.
Which teams look set to improve next season? Will new finals contenders Canberra and Penrith be in with a shot, or will the Roosters and Rabbitohs rise again?
Former Blues halfback Peter Sterling says the door is still open for Mitchell Pearce to make a return to the NSW State of Origin side.
NRL.com have analysed the fixture list of all 16 clubs for the 2017 season to come up with a "toughness" rating for each team's draw.
The fixture list for the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership season is out, giving a few early clues about which players will be value buys in the NRL next season.
With the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership draw released, NRL.com analysed each club to give a quick snapshot of the important points in your club's fixture.
The reigning Premiers, the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks will open the 2017 Telstra Premiership in a blockbuster match against the Brisbane Broncos.
Kangaroos winger Blake Ferguson has been awarded the Harry Sunderland Medal as Australia's player of the series.
The Sydney Roosters will host a 'home' game in Adelaide in 2017 the club announced on Sunday morning.
Michael Gordon says he'd happily mentor Roosters young gun Latrell Mitchell and teach him about fullback play, but doesn't think he needs to.