Josh Dugan will captain the St George Illawarra Dragons at the 2016 Downer Auckland Nines, a side which boasts a number of new recruits.
The Knights have named three sets of brothers in their squad to travel to the Downer NRL Auckland Nines on February 6-7.
St George Illawarra recruit Mose Masoe warns NRL opponents will find his game has matured following his stint in Super League.
The Penrith Panthers have named their 18-man squad for the 2016 Downer NRL Auckland Nines.
Andrew Johns, Johnathan Thurston, Daryl Halligan and Carlos Spencer will go head-to-head in a goal kicking challenge at the Downer NRL Auckland Nines.
North Queensland Cowboys legend Matt Bowen has expressed his desire for one last swansong at the Downer Auckland Nines in two weeks' time.
The NRL Auckland Nines event received a boost with leading engineering and infrastructure group Downer taking over as the 2016 Nines naming rights sponsor.
300-game Raiders legend Jason Croker, 42, is set to turn out for his former club at the 2016 Downer Auckland Nines pending final approval from the NRL.
Despite Anthony Griffin not wanting to risk any of his returning stars, livewire Panthers fullback Matt Moylan is keen to test his ankle at the Auckland Nines.
Roosters captain Mitchell Pearce has tipped new signing Jayden Nikorima to thrive in the 2016 NRL Dick Smith Auckland Nines.