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.
The Manly Sea Eagles have included star halves duo Daly Cherry-Evans and Kieran Foran in their 18-man squad for the NRL Auckland Nines.
Wayne Bennett selects Anthony Milford to make his Broncos debut at the Auckland Nines.
The NRL Auckland Nines will give the Kiwi Ferns and Australia's Jillaroos the chance to play in front of massive crowds for the first time.