For the first time in NRL history, two sides captained by an Indigenous player will clash for the Provan-Summons Trophy in Johnathan Thurston and Justin Hodges.
While the Tigers didn't finish in the top eight, for James Tedesco, 2015 marked his most consistent and arguably best season in the top grade.
When Wayne Bennett bluntly told Joe Ofahengaue that he didn't figure in plans for the 2015 season, he was gutted but responded in the best possible way.
Fans are invited to join players from all 16 clubs, including the Grand Final teams during the "NRL Nation" celebration at Darling Harbour.
Two late tries have propelled Leeds into next week's English Super League grand final against Wigan.
We analyse each NRL club's strengths and weaknesses in 2015, what ingredients they should be chasing next season and who they have recruited already for 2016.
The NRL.com editorial and production team has covered all 200 games of the 2015 NRL Telstra Premiership season so far. Here are their tips for the big one.
North Queensland can finally put two decades of heartbreak behind them with a win over Brisbane in the NRL grand final.
Tim Sheens has quit as coach of the Kangaroos to take up a three-year term as director of rugby with English Super League side Salford.
Sam Tomkins more regularly plays at fullback but could line up at halfback when England takes on France and New Zealand.