Four years ago at the ripe old age of 25 Anthony Don came into an NRL pre-season too petrified to speak with players who would become teammates.
One of rugby league's toughest players, Panthers rake Peter Wallace, has laughed off an embarrassing but potentially serious off-season injury.
Corban McGregor is ready for the responsibility of being a trailblazer for women's rugby league after signing with the Cronulla Sharks.
He'll add some much-needed NRL experience to a young Newcastle outfit, but just don't label Rory Kostjasyn as a mentor.
Gold Coast coach Neil Henry expects England Four Nations centre Dan Sarginson to begin training with his new club prior to Christmas.
If your last name is Cartwright and you're from Sydney's golden west then chances are you will likely one day represent the Penrith Panthers.
Raiders hooker Kurt Baptiste says he's "grateful" to have secured a new two-year deal at Canberra, keeping him at the club through to 2018.
They came, they saw, they conquered, and as a result, 10 Kangaroos found themselves in NRL.com's Four Nations team of the tournament.
Warrington are reeling from the sudden walk-out of Australian halfback Chris Sandow.
The Kangaroos finished off their Four Nations campaign in style in what could be the last version of the tournament for a while.