Wayne Bennett's time as England and Great Britain coach looks set to end in humiliating style after the Lions lost 28-10 to Papua New Guinea
The 2020 season will be Sean O'Loughlin's last as a professional rugby league player, and he will end his career as a one-club Wigan man.
Sonny Bill Williams has become Super League's highest-paid star and says there is a pressure to deliver after joining Toronto Wolfpack.
The Canterbury Bulldogs were dealt a blow with news Kieran Foran is set to miss up to 12 months.
NRL champions Sydney Roosters will be aiming to retain the World Club Challenge trophy when they visit St Helens in 2020.