Our look at the hottest prospects yet to grace first grade continues, with the Titans, Sea Eagles, Storm and Knights under the microscope.
It's the toughest part of the year for most, and each club has their own unique pre-season torture tests, but which stand out for some of the game's stars?
How many of the players on this list will you include in your side when the official Fantasy game of the NRL opens for 2017 in the coming weeks?
After a 12-month injury lay-off returning Titans playmaker Kane Elgey is targeting the Auckland Nines as his competitive return, keen to put 2016 behind him.
Titans teammates will be the ones to decide whether superstar signing Jarryd Hayne features in the club's leadership group amid concerns around his training.
2016 will be remembered for Cronulla's drought-breaker, a rivalry unlike any other and the continued emergence of the women's game according to David Middleton.
The Titans have continued to add to their impressive playing roster for 2017 by securing Fijian international Ben Nakubuwai.
Titans coach Neil Henry will wait until closer to the start of the 2017 season before settling on who will lead the club, not ruling out selecting co-captains.
When you become an NRL club member, you become part of the family of your club. You're close as kin to the players, the coach, the stadium and other members.
He is an emerging NRL star in the ranks of the Gold Coast Titans after a breakout 2016 season, and now Ryan James is a Griffith graduate.