Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan will cast an eye over Gerard Beale and Jack Bird as potential fullbacks when they take on Wigan in the World Club Series.
The New Zealand Warriors have one thing in mind as they prepare for their final trial match before the start of the 2017 NRL season – execution.
Having been stuck behind representative forwards for the best part of four seasons, Kenny Bromwich now has the opportunity to push for a starting berth.
High-profile recruit Kevin Proctor looks set to pull on a Titans jersey for the first time this Sunday.
Broncos forward Salesi Funaki was the only player charged by the NRL's match review committee from last weekend's pre-season trial matches.
Canberra have named a 32-man squad for their final NRL trial against Newcastle on Saturday, including pre-season triallist Dave Taylor.
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs have named a full strength team for the trial match against Melbourne in Hobart on Saturday.
Sam Burgess will captain South Sydney in this Sunday's Charity Shield match against the Dragons, with Greg Inglis rested from an otherwise strong squad.
Craig Bellamy has named a near full strength line-up for Storm’s final Trial match of the pre-season against the Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon.
The Warriors, armed by the return of new skipper Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, will need to improve defensively to have any chance of 2017 NRL glory.