The World Club Challenge is returning to Australia, with the NRL champion Storm side to host Super League champions, Leeds.
Meanwhile, the Pacific Tests have been expanded into a 6-team triple-header at Campbelltown Stadium for 2018, featuring Tonga, Samoa, Lebanon, Papua New Guinea, and two more unconfirmed teams.
The Knights have secured upcoming back-rower Sam Stone, extending his contract until the end of 2020.
Also on the retention front, the Panthers have re-signed exciting fullback Dylan Edwards until the end of 2020.
The Sea Eagles have announced former Sharks boss Lyall Gorman as their new CEO.
Veteran forward Nate Myles has announced his retirement, ending a career spanning 233 first grade games.
Yet another potential sale of the Warriors has fallen through, this time with the Auckland Rugby League pulling out of negotiations.
Former Dragons back-rower Jake Marketo has found a new home – playing rugby union in Romania.
Perennially underwhelming forward Tony Williams is returning home, having signed with the Eels for 2018.