For Sea Eagles pair Jamie Buhrer and Brenton Lawrence the chance to play in the NRL Nines means a whole lot more than most.
The contract bungle that saw electrifying centre James Roberts walk out on the club in December may turn out to be the making of the Gold Coast Titans.
The Downer Auckland Nines is set to kick-off the 2016 NRL season and you can watch EVERY GAME LIVE.
Sam Thaiday will captain a Brisbane Broncos squad at the Downer NRL Auckland Nines bursting with representative talent and the club's brightest young prospects.
QRL Managing Director Robert Moore confirmed that two players will be excluded from representing the Maroons for the next 12 months.
New Manly recruits Nathan Green, Isaac John, Wof Lavaka, Tim Moltzen and Matt Parcell will make their first appearance for the club at the Nines.
Melbourne Storm has announced a young squad to represent the club at the Downer NRL Auckland Nine’s competition.
Jamie Soward (Penrith Panthers), Edrick Lee (Canberra Raiders) and Craig Garvey (Bulldogs) have been added to the Indigenous All Stars squad.
With a real chance of cementing a spot in a strong Manly backline for 2016, Tom Trbojevic can't wait to show what he's capable of at the Auckland Nines.
Ben Hunt says he is excited to see how Kodi Nikorima handles the extra playmaking responsibility in his absence at the World Club Series.