Titans prop Ryan James is in contention for a Blues honour, although this time he has to beat out Olympians and other world-class athletes for the honour.
Gold Coast back-rower Zeb Taia believes Dave Taylor can be a force again in the NRL next season - if the former Origin and Test star works for it.
There were 36 field goals kicked in 2016, with 15 of the 16 teams slotting one-pointers. Here's a look back at the top six from the Telstra Premiership.
Jarryd Hayne's next challenge is to inspire those around him at the Titans to reach their absolute best according to former Panthers legend Scott Sattler.
The Titans have all but ruled out making a late play for off-contract Wests Tigers back-rower Elijah Taylor after the exit of Greg Bird.
Gold Coast have agreed to a request from Greg Bird to be released from the final year of his NRL contract with the Titans to join Catalans Dragons.
The Parramatta Eels have signed Gold Coast Titans outside back Josh Hoffman on a three-year deal.
Gold Coast are in a position to add a further three names to their roster for 2017 but insist they don't have the space to sign another marquee player.
Retired Titans hooker Nathan Friend believes that if giant forward Nathaniel Peteru can get his preparation right that he will emerge as a major force.
Departing Titans prop Luke Douglas claims it hasn't really sunk in that his 263-game NRL career has come to an end, signing with St Helens for 2017.