Des Hasler returns to Brookvale once more as his Bulldogs take on a new-look Manly side when Friday night football kicks off for the first time in 2016.
Both Daly Cherry-Evans and Moses Mbye are expected to step up a notch for their clubs this season after the losing their 2015 halves partner. Who has the edge?
With the 2016 Holden Cup season set to kick-off, here are the best prospects at your club leading into Round 1 of the exciting under-20s competition.
Sea Eagles coach Trent Barrett has channeled his inner Daredevil, incorporating a range of unique training techniques in selecting his team for Round 1.
Off-contract Sea Eagles forward Siosaia Vave has shed the kilos and is determined to force his way into Manly's 17 in 2016.
New Sea Eagles hitman Marty Taupau happily declares he'll be ready to bring the aggression back to the northern beaches.
Manly coach Trent Barrett says he still has some big decisions to make regarding his forward pack before his side's Round 1 season opener against Canterbury.
Manly coach Trent Barrett has cautioned against expecting the club's new five-eighth Dylan Walker to slot seamlessly into Kieran Foran's old jersey.
While he might be sharing duties with teammate Api Koroisau, Matt Parcell believes a strong pre-season has him ready to play full matches if required.
After a horror 2015 where he was forced to sit out the season , Sea Eagles prop Brenton Lawrence is just happy to be back on the field.