New Zealand Rugby League is on the verge of a much needed cash injection from their UK tour – regardless of whether they lose their series against England.
He missed the start of pre-season training, but a trip to England to watch his brother play in the Rugby World Cup final has inspired Luke Douglas.
Panthers hooker James Segeyaro has dismissed talk he is the only viable dummy-half at the club, with a pair of youngsters pushing for a first grade spot.
Todd Lowie has announced his NRL retirement after a 13-year career which included 202 games, a grand final win and spanned five clubs.
Former Rabbitoh and roommate of Sam Burgess, James Roberts, backs the England international to lead South Sydney back to a premiership force.
Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson and South Sydney's Michael Maguire have been selected as the coaching representatives on the NRL Competition Committee.
Four NRL stars enjoyed an eye-opening one-week trip to the US with NRL Education and Wellbeing Manager Nigel Vagana after receiving academic excellence awards.
Selection in the Indigenous All Stars team would go a long to completing James Roberts' transformation from wayward talent to rep star.
Sam Burgess' signing with Souths has further clouded Dylan Walkers' future with the NRL club.
As we continue our look back at the season, Round 25 saw the Broncos and Roosters smash the Rabbitohs and Sea Eagles, while the Titans upset the Dragons.