Dragons lock Jack de Belin is staying positive despite fracturing his wrist during pre-season training.
With two promising recruits and a workhorse in the middle of the park, there's plenty to like about the Dragons' Fantasy prospects in 2017.
They're the edge weapons that are not only charged with a heavy defensive workload, but also running off their side's chief orchestrators in attack.
One of two teams to play in all three major bye rounds in 2017, the Rabbitohs will again be a popular club with NRL Fantasy coaches playing for overall points.
Legendary NSW fullback Anthony Minichiello says the options the state currently boasts in filling his old jersey bodes well for the future of the Blues.
The speedsters score the tries, the playmakers win the awards, but it's the big boppers who do the tough work that gives their team a winning advantage.
The Dragons claim Kangaroos star Josh Dugan is ready to "rip and tear" into NRL pre-season training despite suffering a Four Nations knee injury.
UK Super League's Leeds Rhinos have not softened their stance on homesick hooker James Segeyaro despite signing Manly rake Matt Parcell.
Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has not shied away from discussing back-to-back NRL titles, saying "I don't know why we can't win it again".
From record individual stats to the rise of future NRL superstars, the NYC has produced a lot of memorable moments, we continue our countdown of the top 50.