Kiwis hooker Issac Luke is desperate to play every minute of the Four Nations final against the Kangaroos at Anfield on Monday morning (AEDT).
It was a pivotal moment in the advancement of women's rugby league in Australia and now the next generation of Jillaroos are determined to continue the legacy.
Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga has confirmed his squad for the Four Nations final against New Zealand, at Anfield at 2.30pm (local time) on Sunday, November 20.
New Zealand coach David Kidwell has named a 20-man squad ahead of the Four Nations Final against Australia.
NZ coach David Kidwell admits he'll be nervous before Sunday's Four Nations final against Australia but says it's a result of a burning desire to win.
It's been 10 years since Australia last beat New Zealand in a Four Nations final - a statistic Mal Meninga's players are desperate to overturn.
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.
Mal Meninga's successful spell at St Helens over 30 years ago means he's still fondly remembered in the Liverpool area.