This is one of the most star-studded pools in the 2016 Auckland Nines, featuring the local heroes, the beaten NRL grand finalists and two big-name Sydney clubs.
The NRL premiers and inaugural Auckland Nines champions go up agianst three clubs packed with young talent and desperate for some success.
A complete list of all 16 NRL club's pre-season fixtures ahead of the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership.
This shapes up to be the most entertaining pool of the tournament's initial stages, including three of last season's four semi-finalists at the Nines.
Balmain legend Benny Elias says the Wests Tigers risk losing James Tedesco, Mitchell Moses and Luke Brooks if the club fail to re-sign one of their halves.
The four pools of the 2016 Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines have been revealed, with local favourites the Warriors to face Brisbane, Manly and the Bulldogs.
Many could mark their club debuts in the shortened form of the game while for others it will simply be an introduction to the fast and furious Auckland Nines.
Raiders coach Ricky Stuart is pleased with the efforts of his charges so far this pre-season, claiming Jack Wighton is a key component of the club's future.
Tyrone McCarthy is ready to turn a dream into reality in 2016 as he looks to earn an NRL debut at the St George Illawarra Dragons.
Aaron Woods has declared he would love to succeed Robbie Farah as skipper at the Wests Tigers and forge a new era at Concord with coach Jason Taylor.