The 2018 NRL draw schedule will feature four double-headers, with the league aiming to increase the number of blockbuster events.
The Warriors have confirmed the signing of yet another Kiwi international, with former Panthers centre Peta Hiku joining the club on a three-year deal.
New Zealand have also tabled an offer to Titans forward Agnatius Paasi, who’s believed to be close to joining the club on a two-year deal.
Bulldogs assistant Jim Dymock will depart the club, to join the Sharks coaching staff in 2018.
Bulldogs hooker Michael Lichaa has announced that he’s agreed to terms on an extension, and will remain at the club depite being farewelled a month ago.
Canterbury legend Steve Mortimer will return to the Bulldogs board, following the departure of coach Des Hasler.
The Storm will welcome back Ryan Hoffman in 2018, as well as adding Cowboys forward Pat Kaufusi, the brother of Storm sensation Felise, on a two-year deal.
Meabwhile, Storm captain Cameron Smith has said that he won’t be giving any thought to when he’ll retire until he “gets the World Cup out of the way”.
As expected, Knights centre Peter Ma’autia will be heading to the Super League in 2018, signing with English club, Leigh.
In the other direction, Sharks forward Chris Heighington will be heading to Newcastle, joining the Knights on a one-year deal.
Incoming Newcastle fullback Kalyn Ponga has missed out on making his senior representative debut for the New Zealand Maori side, due to a shoulder injury.
The Titans have announced that they’ll be bringing 2018 premiership matches to the Queensland towns of Toowoomba and Gladstone.
Super League club Warrington have appointed former Dragons coach Steve Price as their head coach, adding to speculation that former Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire could be in line for the Titans job.
The Eels have officially re-signed hooker Cameron King for 2018.