Warriors second-rower Bodene Thompson has finished his time in New Zealand, signing with Super League club Leigh on a two-year deal.
Meanwhile, the agent for Warriors fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has denied rumours that he’s in talks for a switch to rugby union.
Knights front-rowers Daniel and Jacob Saifiti have committed to the Knights until the end of 2020.
New Bulldogs coach Dean Pay reportedly plans on sparking Canterbury’s attack by shifting Moses Mbye to fullback.
Titans halfback Ash Taylor is filthy rich, after signing a multi-million dollar extension to keep him on the Gold Coast until the end of 2021.
Titans coach Garth Brennan has said that if Jarryd Hayne is playing good footy, “I’d love to keep him as long as he wants to be here“.
Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce has reportedly been in talks with the Sea Eagles, due to the expected arrival of Cooper Cronk at Bondi.
If the Sea Eagles were to be successful, they’d reportedly then be willing to release five-eighth Blake Green to the Warriors.
Manly won’t have it all their own way though, with the Knights also reportedly interested in luring Pearce.
As expected, Broncos fullback Darius Boyd has finally signed a new deal, keeping him at Brisbane for another four years.
The Raiders could be forced to shed players in order to be cap compliant for 2018, with hooker Kurt Baptiste and centre Joey Leilua rumoured to be on the chopping block.
It’s somewhat surprising then, that the Raiders are reportedly close to re-signing forward Junior Paulo, and bringing back hooker Adam Clydsdale after his sojourn to the Sharks.
Maroons coach Kevin Walters will remain in his post, after signing an extension through 2020.
Samoa coach Matt Parish has (rightly) called for players from all World Cup nations to be paid equally for competing.
The Rugby League World Cup has started poorly for England, losing their opening match to Australia, and star Rabbitohs forward Sam Burgess to an MCL injury.
In better news for Burgess, Sam, Tom and George have all reportedly signed extensions with the Rabbitohs until the end of 2019.
In the same game, Australia lost Sea Eagles lock Jake Trbojevic to a suspected pectoral tear.