Former Fijian World Cup representative Nemani Valekapa has chosen to decline an invitation to play for his country of birth.
The Gold Coast Titans have re-signed winger Anthony Don for another two seasons.
Jack De Belin says while his representative debut feels overdue, he hopes it proves to be a major step towards his desired goal of representing NSW.
Fiji Bati could be excused for already having one eye planted firmly on next year's World Cup knowing full well their whole country will be on board.
Eligible for both Samoa and Australia, Eels prop Junior Paulo is proud to represent his country of heritage but is hopeful one day to represent the Kangaroos.
Tim Simona has taken up an option in his contract to extend his time with the Tigers in the NRL.
It's the dreaded aftermath of a heavy defeat but Titans captain Nathan Friend believes that the video review of their 38-0 loss to the Storm will be beneficial.
He doesn't own a mobile phone, so it was slightly more difficult for Kangaroos selectors to notify Raiders forward Josh Papalii of his inclusion.
NRL CEO Todd Greenberg and the NRL's Head of Integrity unit Nick Weeks made sure they were the ones to inform Eels players of salary cap punishments.
After spending time between the back row and centre for the Storm, Tohu Harris is preparing to line up alongside Shaun Johnson in the halves for the Kiwis.