Elgey's return a success, Tamou stars for his new club, Cherrington stakes his claim and Kasiano slims down for the wife.
Who can still make the quarter-finals and who is already out of contention after day one of the 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines?
The Penrith Panthers fought back from an 8-6 half-time deficit to defeat the Cronulla Sharks 16-14 in game 9 of the Downer NRL Auckland Nines.
The Gold Coast Titans ran in five tries in a 25-4 romp of defending NRL premiers the Cronulla Sharks to start the 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines.
Sharks skipper Wade Graham says his side will approach this weekend's Downer NRL Auckland Nines as an opportunity to blood youngsters with an eye on the future.
On the eve of the 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines, a full wrap of the important NRL Fantasy news from the past week that could impact your Fantasy selections.
The Cronulla Sharks have been informed by Ben Barba that he has accepted a long-term contract offer to join the Toulon Rugby Union Club in France.
The NRL said today that Ben Barba's 12-match ban will not begin until he has completed any overseas sporting commitments.
Wade Graham will captain a Cronulla Nines squad that includes grand final heroes Luke Lewis, Jack Bird, Chris Heighington, Gerard Beale and more.
With clubs making moves in the player market over the off-season and injuries already taking their toll, we look at how each team is shaping up for season 2017.