Sharks centre Jack Bird insists wayward fullback Ben Barba will return to the club after a drugs suspension and be just as good if not better.
NSW VB Blues coach Laurie Daley and his Origin adviser Peter Sterling have unveiled the Emerging Blues squad for 2017.
Storm lock Dale Finucane believes there's no reason Billy Slater won't be fit for the side's 2017 season opener against the Bulldogs on March 3.
NSW State of Origin star Jack Bird says he's hoping to recommit to Cronulla before the Sharks open their 2017 NRL title defence.
NRL clubs on Wednesday revealed their playing strip for the first rugby league tournament in 2017 – the Downer NRL Auckland Nines.
His pure size brought him to the attention of NRL and NFL scouts but that's not all 16-year-old Broncos recruit Payne Haas going for him.
The 16 NRL clubs have revealed their new jerseys for the 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines tournament at the competition's launch on Wednesday.
Cowboys football boss Peter Parr reckons it will be difficult to re-sign their long list of off-contract NRL stars under the salary cap uncertainty.
Broncos halfback Ben Hunt says the new-found responsibilities of fatherhood will play a major role in deciding where his future beyond 2017 lies in the NRL.
He coached Cronulla to within a game of a grand final, but dual premiership-winning mentor Chris Anderson doubts the Sharks can win back-to-back NRL titles.