After narrowly missing the finals last season, all eyes will be on Jason Taylor and the Wests Tigers with plenty of pressure mounting on the Sydney club.
Trent Merrin believes new teammate James Tamou has a point to prove heading into his first season with Penrith.
A strong performance from Newcastle in Queanbeyan has made Knights coach Nathan Brown's selection process much easier for their Round 1 clash.
Belinda Sleeman's involvement with the local touch football competition in Rockhampton provided the pathway for her entry into refereeing.
With a settled Walker-Reynolds halves pairing, an improved-looking pack and the addition of Robbie Farah, the Rabbitohs should improve in 2017.
Dragons fans will be hoping for a much improved effort in 2017, with some new faces in key positions this season.
Sea Eagles fullback Tom Trbojevic has declared himself 100 per cent fit heading into the new season after being hampered by a high ankle sprain throughout 2016.
Andrew Voss gives us his predictions for the 2017 Telstra Premiership season, points out who is under the most pressure and gives his views on WCC and Nines.
Manly prop Nate Myles makes no attempt to hide his dissatisfaction with his own performances or the on-field output of his club last year.
Titans coach Neil Henry admits the timing of English recruit Joe Greenwood's move to the NRL comes with some anxiousness but is confident he'll adjust.