In part two of NRL.com's chat with Semi Radradra, the Eels winger discusses the importance of family, his faith, and the potential for new combinations in 2016.
National coach Stephen Kearney hails the progress of Melbourne Storm prop Jesse Bromwich after he is crowned Kiwis player of the year.
The official team lists for all teams competing in the 2016 Downer NRL Auckland Nines, including the Kiwi Ferns and Australian Jillaroos.
Great Britain legend Andy Platt hopes the reaction to Wayne Bennett's appointment as England coach helps lure lost greats Shaun Edwards and Andy Farrell back.
Wayne Bennett has signed on as coach of the England rugby league team – a move that will bring exposure and growth to the international game.
Wayne Bennett has been tight lipped on who the next skipper will be since the retirement of Justin Hodges, but Sam Thaiday is happy to fill the breach at Nines.
The RLIF has confirmed that the 2021 World Cup will include more teams in both the Men's and Women's competitions as rugby league continues to grow.
Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson will unleash new signing Joe Burgess at the Auckland Nines but has kept his new halves pairing in cotton wool.
Just 12 months ago Justin O'Neill thought he might be confined to reserve grade. He's now knocking loudly on the Origin door after winning a second Premiership.
Player accountability will prove the difference for Newcastle's young squad in 2016 according to club legend and assistant coach Danny Buderus.