NRL.com takes a look back at the season that was, including our most-viewed content on a week-to-week basis.
Hard-hitting England forward Brett Ferres was so close to joining an NRL club this season that he flew his wife, children and mother to Australia.
Australia have been officially warned they risk falling to third in rugby league's world rankings if England beats New Zealand 3-0 in the Test series.
Gold Coast are ready to stave off interest from rival clubs and make Kane Elgey a Titan for life, with his current deal to expire at the end of the 2017 season.
Penrith stunned South Sydney, the Sea Eagles sent Cronulla back down to earth and the Dragons' mid-year slump continued in Round 17.
As any footy tipper knows, upsets are part and parcel of the NRL - but sometimes the boilovers are so big that simply nobody could see them coming.
NZ coach Stephen Kearney was completely unaware of a clause for the upcoming Tests that says England need only draw the series to claim the Baskerville Shield.
Kiwi fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has credited England coach Steve McNamara with transforming him into a fullback superstar with the Sydney Roosters.
While several high-profile names have been linked with the vacant Kangaroos role, a number of decisions still need to be made before a new coach is installed.
Former Warriors prop Russell Packer has been cleared to make his NRL return, signing a two-year deal with the Dragons commencing in 2016.