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.
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 reigning Premiers, the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks will open the 2017 Telstra Premiership in a blockbuster match against the Brisbane Broncos.
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.
Four years ago at the ripe old age of 25 Anthony Don came into an NRL pre-season too petrified to speak with players who would become teammates.
Gold Coast coach Neil Henry expects England Four Nations centre Dan Sarginson to begin training with his new club prior to Christmas.
Superstar Jarryd Hayne will spearhead Gold Coast's assault on the NRL Downer Auckland Nines, providing he gets through pre-season training fully fit.
The Manly Sea Eagles have announced the signing of promising young Gold Coast Titans centre Brian Kelly.
Queensland Rugby League CEO Rob Moore says he would welcome any New South Wales-based NRL clubs who wish to affiliate with areas of Queensland from 2018.
An off-season trip to Fiji to work in the community alongside teammate Leivaha Pulu has helped Titans centre Konrad Hurrell appreciate his life as an NRL star.