New Eels recruit Richie Fa'aoso will make a remarkable comeback from a broken neck and early retirement when he runs out with Parramatta on Saturday night.
Fresh from the Auckland Nines, Jillaroos Sam Hammond and Jenni-Sue Hoepper say the profile of the women's game has increased dramatically.
Sixty students from Australia and New Zealand teach the game's elite a thing or two at fourth Youth Summit.
Young Wests Tigers half Luke Brooks on getting to know his All Stars idols, sitting on the other side of a youth summit and fun in the sun.
Penrith winger Josh Mansour will miss Round 1 with a shoulder complaint and centre Jamal Idris is also in doubt following off-season surgery.
Ahead of his first NRL All Stars appearance, England and Canterbury prop James Graham says he loves the concept and hopes it will be here for the long term.
Changes to the 40-20 rule and scrums will be trialled in Friday night's Harvey Norman Rugby League All Stars match at Cbus Super Stadium.
The Dragons have announced they have signed former Parramatta and South Sydney utility Justin Hunt to a one-year deal.
Penrith teenage sensation Dallin Watene-Zelezniak has revealed a burning desire to play fullback is what kept him from signing a long-term deal with the club.
He's locked in a battle with Nathan Peats for a starting spot at Parramatta, but Isaac De Gois says the competition for the hooker role will only help the club.