Former Sydney Roosters prop Remi Casty has been restored as captain of France for the international against England on Saturday, October 22.
Sam Burgess's international rugby league return headlines Wayne Bennett's first England squad for the forthcoming Four Nations tournament starting this month.
Kangaroos halfback Cooper Cronk has backed recently-appointed New Zealand coach to have an instant impact on his side in the Four Nations.
Former Melbourne and Penrith centre Maurice Blair has become the second player to commit his future to Hull KR following their relegation from Super League.
Two of the game's premier players have expressed their views that the West Australian capital be targeted by the National Rugby League for future expansion.
Melbourne Storm has declined an invitation to participate in next year's World Club Series, CEO Dave Donaghy confirmed on Monday.
Greg Inglis is expected to join Australia's rugby league team in Perth later this week, following the birth of his daughter Quinn Sybella.
Melbourne Storm has announced a number of changes to its playing squad for the 2017 season.
Kangaroos fullback Darius Boyd has vowed to make it difficult for Billy Slater to ever regain his Queensland and Australia No.1 jerseys.
The Sydney Roosters have announced that forward Siosiua Taukeiaho has signed a three-year extension, keeping him at the club until the end of 2020.