The Penrith Panthers have named a strong side for this Saturday's trial match against the Eels.
He might have a future star on his hands but Jason Taylor says he won't make the mistake of rushing boom rookie Taniela Paseka into the NRL before he's ready.
Brisbane star Anthony Milford says the club enjoyed their Auckland Nines but have switched on for the series proper ahead of their World Club Series match.
North Queensland coach Paul Green has omitted teen sensation Kalyn Ponga from the Cowboys team to face Wests Tigers at Campbelltown Stadium on Friday night.
Newcastle have named a 23-man squad, including recruits Jamie Buhrer, Josh Starling and Ken Sio, to face the Raiders at in Queanbeyan on Saturday.
Despite having never played together before, Titans teammates hope Kane Elgey and Ash Taylor can form a long-term partnership starting in this weekend's trial.
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.