Brisbane second-row forward Alex Glenn says his side beat themselves in their 27-18 World Club Series loss to Warrington on Sunday morning.
It was the NRL All Stars clash that meant so much more for Rabbitohs back-rower Kyle Turner.
A year is a long time in footy, and the Roosters are primed to make amends this year after a disastrous 2016 campaign that saw them finish 15th.
It's been a rough time for the Knights, but there are some bright signs on the horizon as well. Some fast improving youngsters are set to begin a new era.
Zeb Taia was as fit and as strong as any other time in his career when a text message from St Helens coach Keiron Cunningham changed everything.
Combining a love of rugby league and fitness, Jillaroos fullback Sam Bremner is juggling running a business as well as her growing football commitments.
Raiders halfback Aidan Sezer admits the team has work to do after being hammered 44-0 by the Knights in their only NRL trial match.
Rookie Rabbitohs winger Braidon Burns did his chances of a first grade debut no harm with a two-try performance against the Dragons in the Charity Shield.
English back-rower Joe Greenwood will arrive at the Gold Coast for the 2017 NRL season after the Titans and St Helens traded him and Zeb Taia.
A full wrap of the important NRL Fantasy news from the World Club Series and last pre-season trials that could impact your Fantasy selections.