Veteran Brisbane forward Alex Glenn is eyeing a NRL pre-season return after launching his four-month recovery from shoulder surgery.
One of the more vexed changes for the 2017 NRL Draw was the addition of a 6pm game on Fridays, but there are plenty of reasons to like the new fixture.
The Penrith Panthers have granted Chris Grevsmuhl an immediate release from his contract with the club in order to deal with issues of a personal nature.
The reigning rookie of the year Ashley Taylor has quashed any suggestion his troublesome groin will prevent him from representing the Indigenous All Stars.
New Panthers recruit Michael Oldfield says he knows time is getting away from him to establish himself as an NRL player after six seasons in and out of the NRL.
The NRL will invite Club and State Chairs to meet next week to progress talks on a new funding model and constitutional change.
While the rest of us are worrying about Christmas presents, New Year's plans and summer getaways, NRL players are being tortured in pre-season.
NRL CEO Todd Greenberg joined many of the NRL's staff, along with numerous NRL Clubs and Touch Football Australia in walking for White Ribbon.
Canberra and New Zealand winger Jordan Rapana is expected to be fit to resume pre-season training in January after fracturing his cheekbone in the Four Nations.
A complete list of all 16 NRL club's pre-season fixtures ahead of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership.