Representatives of the clubs and the ARLC met today and agreed to continue discussions to resolve the current impasse.
Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga says Kalyn Ponga will receive the development he needs to cope with the Newcastle spotlight with another year at the Cowboys.
Restricted to just a lone NRL appearance in 2016, forgotten Penrith centre Dean Whare isn't far away from returning to full training ahead of a 2017 return.
St George Illawarra Dragons prop Mose Masoe has undergone knee surgery and will commence his rehabilitation immediately, with an indefinite return period.
Gold Coast Titans half Ashley Taylor insists his greatest accomplishment in 2016 was staying on the field at all.
She may have missed a chance at the Rio Olympics but rising star Amelia Kuk is now focused on representing the Jillaroos at next year's Women's World Cup.
The Canberra Raiders have released forward Jarrad Kennedy from the final year of his contract to take up a contract with another NRL club.
The Queensland Rugby League announced its inaugural Female Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) squad, a reflection of the growing status of the women's game.
The Raiders say their fans are the toughest in the NRL and they'll repay them in 2017 with a total prize pool of $1 million up for grabs throughout the season.
Rugby League fans are invited to become official selectors and pick their Indigenous All Stars team, which will take on the World All Stars in Newcastle.