Disappointed Jillaroos captain Steph Hancock on the state of the women's game, the progress being made off the field and making a ball girl's day.
There were more than 180 tries scored over the 2016 Downer NRL Auckland Nines weekend and NRL.com has selected their Top 10 of the tournament.
The key discussion points to come from the 2016 Downer NRL Auckland Nines, where the Eels downed the tournament favourites the Warriors in the final.
The Eels have received a boost ahead of the Telstra Premiership season, but Brad Arthur doesn't expect Bevan French to play first grade any time soon.
More than 30 past and present Indigenous rugby league players have come together for a two-day leadership camp in the lead-up to the All Stars match.
The Parramatta Eels have taken out the 2016 Downer NRL Auckland Nines, defeating the home town favourites the Warriors in the final.
Most clubs will be pleased with the few serious injuries suffered at the Downer NRL Auckland Nines – that's of course if your name isn't Trent Barrett.
The Kiwi Ferns have again won the best-of-three series at the Auckland Nines, getting the better of the Jillaroos in the decider on Sunday afternoon.
The raucous Eden Park crowd have helped the Warriors through to their first Nines final, after they accounted for a surprising Titans side in the semi-final.
Tries to Bevan Fench and Semi Radradra were enough for the Eels to down the Storm on their way to the 2016 Downer NRL Auckland Nines grand final.