Powerhouse lock forward Jason Taumalolo has been named Rugby League Players Association's Players' Champion for the first time in his career.
Inconsistency was the word coach Des Hasler used to some up his team's season and looking back, it's hard to argue.
Raiders try-scoring sensation Jordan Rapana took time out from 2016 Telstra Premiership finals preparations to chat with fans on @NRL Twitter.
Jillaroos skipper Ruan Sims says the 2017 Women's World Cup, to be played at the same time as the Men's event, is a huge opportunity for rugby league.
Cowboys star Johnathan Thurston has opened the door for Brisbane to test the temperament of winger Kyle Feldt in Friday's semi-final showdown.
Seven debutants were named alongside five two-time winners and a three-time recipient as part of the 2016 NRL-RLPA Academic Team of the Year.
Paul Gallen remains under an injury cloud with a problematic back but the week off his Sharks have earned can only be a positive for the men from Cronulla.
Mal Meninga has named six debutants as part of the Australian Prime Minister's XIII to take on Papua New Guinea Prime Minister's XIII in Port Moresby.
Josh Jackson has put his hand up to be the next NSW State of Origin captain after winning the Brad Fittler medal.
New Warriors coach Stephen Kearney said transforming the culture of the club will be his top priority when he takes the reigns at the end of the 2016 season.