Wests Tigers NRL coach Jason Taylor says issues with the club's former captain are '75 to 80' per cent sorted and he could still play first grade in 2016.
Manly recruit Lewis Brown has revealed he's always been jealous of the Sea Eagles and their decade of dominance he's been dealing with since his 2009 debut.
Sea Eagles recruit Marty Taupau's decision to sign with the club was about family and not because of the state of his old club the Wests Tigers.
Reduced ticket prices and a soon-to-be-built centre of excellence have the NSW Blues looking forward to packed houses at ANZ Stadium for Origin in 2016.
NSW coach Laurie Daley hints at a return to State of Origin for former rugby league bad boy Blake Ferguson.
Shaun Johnson is on track in his recovery from a serious ankle injury and could make his return for the Warriors in the Auckland Nines.
Last year's finalists the Sharks will have to contended with a host of exciting young talent from the Dragons, Titans and Raiders in their Auckland Nines pool.
This is one of the most star-studded pools in the 2016 Auckland Nines, featuring the local heroes, the beaten NRL grand finalists and two big-name Sydney clubs.
The NRL premiers and inaugural Auckland Nines champions go up agianst three clubs packed with young talent and desperate for some success.
A complete list of all 16 NRL club's pre-season fixtures ahead of the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership.