Allan Langer shows off his acting chops in a new Broncos membership commercial.

What's trending in the NRL this week

NRL pre-season training is in full swing but there's still time for footy players to enjoy some fun in the sun, from catching up with tennis superstars to putting on a show for fans in front of the camera.

Alfie stars in new Broncos ad

Club legend Allan Langer has put his acting skills on show in a new Brisbane membership commercial, sporting a Broncos jersey as an interviewer looking for a new employee at the club.  


Cowboy meets tennis star Ana Ivanovic

North Queensland fullback Michael Morgan met up with tennis glamour girl and Brisbane International finalist Ana Ivanovic, describing the Serbian star as "my favourite tennis player" and admitting to a few nerves.

 

Just saw my favourite tennis player @anaivanovic and she asked for a photo 😜🎾 #sonervous

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Get a player's eye view of Bulldogs training

Ever wondered what it really feels like to train with an NRL side? The Bulldogs gave fans a snapshot of just that this week, strapping an Action Cam to Sam Perrett at training. 

Dragons youngster a class act

A good news story from one of the Dragons' young guns this week, who donated his prizemoney won from the NSWRL Harold Matthews Cup relay on NRL Grand Final day to the Sydney Children's Hospital.

"People often think rugby league players are tough," SG Ball player Dean Xenos said. "These kids are way tougher than me, and if this donation helps them in any way that makes me really happy."

Hurrellcane puts his beard on show 

If there's one person who appears to love Konrad Hurrell's new bushy beard look, it's Konrad Hurrell. New Warriors recruit Jonathan Wright discovered a few happy snaps on his phone after his new teammate got hold of it, and shared the pics with his Twitter followers.

Tigers fans meet their heroes

The Wests Tigers also put a camera to good use this week, capturing the excitement of their Campbelltown fans meeting their heroes at the club's open training session. It's what footy's all about, isn't it?