Wayne Bennett has axed Gareth Widdop for the Four Nations encounter against Scotland following last week's defeat by New Zealand.
Gerard Beale and Greg Eastwood replace the injured Jason Nightingale and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves for the Kiwis' Four Nations clash with Australia at Coventry.
Broncos young gun Jai Arrow has been keeping himself busy as an apprentice plumber ahead of what looms as the most important pre-season of his career to date.
Kangaroos Coach Mal Meninga has confirmed a 19-man squad for the Four Nations match against New Zealand, at Coventry's Ricoh Arena on Saturday.
The Cowboys jumped into the NRL top four as the Broncos shocked the Storm and the Tigers kept their slim finals hopes alive.
The South Sydney Rabbitohs have extended the contract of young front rower Zane Musgrove for a further three years, until the end of 2020.
Warriors coach Stephen Kearney says Kieran Foran is working hard on his return to fitness after surgery as he awaits a decision from the NRL on his future.
David Klemmer believes the near exit of coach Des Hasler will give Canterbury players a kick up the backside next NRL season.
NRL.com writers discuss how crucial last week's 17-16 win for New Zealand over England will be for both team's chances.
Former New Zealand fullback Kevin Locke will attempt to revive his career with Manly after being allowed to trial with the NRL club.