Trial dates set for 2019 NRL pre-season

The 2019 Telstra Premiership pre-season will kick off with the revamped All Stars match on February 15 before two full weeks of NRL trials leading into the March 14 season start.

The Eels and Raiders will kick off their pre-season on the same day as the All Stars, while premiers Sydney Roosters head to the UK for the World Club Challenge on the same weekend, taking on Wigan on Sunday, February 17.

Some clubs also play Jersey Flegg and/or ISP trials that weekend or earlier, while most clubs have at least two senior trials with most taking place on Saturday, February 23 and Saturday, March 2.

Regional and rural venues get a share of pre-season games with Gosford, Maitland, Mackay, Geelong and Whangarei hosting trials.

Friday February 15

Indigenous All Stars v Maori All Stars: 5.20pm women's game; 8pm men's game at AAMI Park

Eels v Raiders: Friday, February 15, 5.30pm at St Marys Leagues Stadium

Saturday February 17

Wigan Warriors v Sydney Roosters: Sunday, February 18, 6am AEDT, DW Stadium, Wigan   

Friday February 22

Storm v Warriors: 7.30pm at Kardinia Park, Geelong

Saturday February 23

Titans v Cowboys: 5pm at Sunshine Coast Stadium

Panthers v Roosters: at Panthers Stadium

Raiders v Bulldogs: 5.30pm at Bega Recreation Ground

Sea Eagles v Sharks: 7:30pm at Lottoland

Saturday March 2

Warriors v Wests Tigers: 5pm at Northland Events Centre, Whangarei, NZ

Sharks v Knights: 5.30pm at Maitland

Broncos v Titans: 6:30pm at Cbus Super Stadium

Storm v Cowboys: 7pm at Mackay

Panthers v Eels: 7pm at Panthers Stadium

Sea Eagles v Roosters: 7pm Central Coast Stadium

Dragons v Rabbitohs Charity Shield: 7.30pm at Glen Willow Stadium, Mudgee