Jamaica is the biggest movers in the world rankings released by the Rugby League International Federation on Friday, moving from 27th to 16th.
A sense of pride in their heritage is the driving force behind two of Scotland's more experienced players in Luke Douglas and Euan Aitken.
The Brisbane Broncos have announced a huge $16 million in new sponsorship deals as they prepare for the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership season.
Penrith have secured the services of former St George Illawarra hooker Mitch Rein on a two-year deal for 2017.
Kangaroos halfback Cooper Cronk believes Australia, New Zealand and England must play their part in developing the international game.
Kangaroos forward Trent Merrin believes he would never have been given the chance to be part of the Four Nations squad were it not for his move to Penrith.
Former Kangaroos great Steve Renouf says he's always considered Test selection the game's highest honour, even if that was an unpopular opinion.
Australia, Scotland, England and New Zealand have confirmed their squads for the opening weekend of the 2016 Four Nations tournament.
James Maloney and Cooper Cronk will form the Australia halves pairing against Scotland on Friday - seven years after first lining up together in Melbourne.
New Zealand will roll out the same team which was trounced by Australia a fortnight ago for their Four Nations opener against England.