After getting his first chance to take on some of the best in the NRL at the Auckland Nines, Newcastle fullback Nathan Ross is chasing a first-grade call-up.
Lachlan Burr's hunger to secure an NRL spot makes the Titans' back row rotation the most contentious position at the club.
By the time the Auckland Nines draws to a close on Sunday, these kids could be among the most talked about talents in the game.
Star playmaker Johnathan Thurston won't be risked as the Cowboys unveil their squad for this weekend's Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines.
Parramatta halfback Chris Sandow has completed a remarkable career revival with selection as captain for the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines.
Last year's Auckland Nines finalists, the Cowboys and Broncos, reveal the secrets to their success.
Mitchell Pearce and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves will co-captain a Sydney Roosters Auckland Nines squad packed with representative experience.
Penrith coach Ivan Cleary has pointed to a hefty injury toll and Four Nations duty in naming a squad for the Nines with minimal first grade experience.
Former Test and Origin winger Matt King to come out of retirement for the Rabbitohs at the Auckland Nines next weekend.
Steph Hancock named captain for the Jillaroos' three-match series against the Kiwi Ferns at the Auckland Nines.