North Queensland and Australian Test star Johnathan Thurston is on the short list to become the first rugby league player win three Golden Boot awards.
With season 2014 done and dusted, we look ahead to 16 promising rookies from across the NRL heading into 2015.
A frantic off-season of player movements is not yet complete, so how exactly will your team look in Round 1, 2015?
After a below-par season by Melbourne's lofty standards, can an ageing trio of superstars right the ship or is the Storm on a downward slide?
A quick rundown of when all 16 clubs return for pre-season training ahead of the 2015 season.
The Melbourne Storm will bid farewell to Bryan Norrie with the veteran prop announcing his immediate retirement from the game.
Storm forward Tim Glasby has been released from a two-year deal with the Cowboys on compassionate grounds, and will remain with the Storm instead.
With a number of players leaving Melbourne, the Storm are looking towards a number of young players to help reinstate the club as an NRL powerhouse.
The Melbourne Storm are planning for the future with the promotion of several under-20s stars plus a new recruit from the Intrust Super Cup.
To the dismay and surprise of fans, for the second straight season the Melbourne Storm ended the year without a finals win.