Rookie Sea Eagles centre Brian Kelly has a pretty simple wish list first his 2017 season: get through the year injury-free and meet club legend Jamie Lyon.
In 2015 the Bulldogs returned to their spiritual home of Belmore for the first time in 17 years and beat the Storm. But they've struggled at the ground since.
While he's been named at hooker in Round 1, Tyrone Roberts says he'll continue to put pressure on Ash Taylor and Kane Elgey for a place in the halves.
Dragons centre Euan Aitken says his side can match the Panthers in attack, with the Scotland international recently re-signing for a further three seasons.
New Cronulla hooker Jayden Brailey should expect to receive plenty of attention in his NRL debut, with Brisbane players set to test the new No.9's credentials.
Wests Tigers have today confirmed disciplinary measures imposed upon player Kyle Lovett.
Storm centre Will Chambers reflects on his career to date, set to bring up game 150 as Melbourne open their 2017 campaign against Canterbury on Friday night.
Titans coach Neil Henry says his side could start the season underdone with a number of key players hindered by injury throughout the pre-season.
The Sharks might be the defending NRL premiers, but that hasn't stopped bookmakers from offering up juicy odds for Cronulla to win back-to-back titles.
All the NRL Fantasy talking points to come out of the crucial Round 1 team lists from NRL.com's Fantasy guru the Lone Scout.