Parramatta superstar Jarryd Hayne has announced that he is leaving the Parramatta Eels to try his hand at NFL.
A "next-gen baby" text exchange kicks off the new era.
Sione Mata'utia was "shivering" with nerves as he contemplated becoming the youngest Australian player in history.
Canberra recruit Blake Austin said while he was thrilled to have finalised a three-year deal with the Raiders, in a "perfect world" he'd still be a member of the Wests Tigers and helping the besieged club build towards next season.
Knights rookie selected after seven games as Australia have named 10 debutants including Souths rookies Alex Johnston and Dylan Walker.