Michael Carayannis 8:00 PM Their State of Origin hopes may have been dashed, but the banned Queenslanders could still represent the Kangaroos this season.
South Sydney have opened negotiations with Cody Walker in a bid to take the rising playmaker off the open market before the beginning of the NRL season.
Ben Barba may keep his super-sub tag, with the Cronulla utility uncertain whether he has done enough to claim the No.1 jersey.
Matt Encarnacion Newcastle winger James McManus has not given up hope of continuing his rugby league career despite bringing an end to his 2016 campaign due to the effects of concussion.
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