Cowboys great Johnathan Thurston says teammate Michael Morgan should be the man to replace him at five-eighth for the Maroons and Kangaroos.
Cronulla have re-signed winger Sosaia Feki to a two-year deal keeping him at the NRL club until at least the end of 2019.
NRL superstar Billy Slater's return from shoulder surgery has been a long time coming but Melbourne Storm fans will have to wait a little longer.
Parramatta have announced a new seven-person board to lead the club in the wake of the NRL salary cap scandal.
Melbourne Storm back-rower Tohu Harris is set to miss the opening two months of the season after scans revealed a stress fracture in his left foot.
After falling agonisingly short of another premiership in 2016, the resilient Storm should again feature prominently in calculations for the 2017 title.
After falling agonisingly short of their first grand final appearance since 1994 last season, Canberra are poised for another premiership assault.
New Broncos captain Darius Boyd says the addition of former Cutters coach Jason Demetriou as Brisbane assistant will add another dimension to their attack.
The latest injury and suspension news for all 16 clubs heading into the opening round of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership.
Warriors duo Manu Vatuvei and Bodene Thompson are in a race against time to be fit for Round 1 with niggling injuries hampering their pre-season preparations.