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The 2017 NRL season was the 110th season of professional rugby league in Australia and the 20th season run by the National Rugby League. The season started in New Zealand with the annual Auckland Nines, and was followed by the All Stars Match, which was played at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle,[1] and the World Club Series. It marked the last time that the Anzac Test and City vs. Country representative matches were played.

2017 National Rugby League
DurationMarch 2 – October 1, 2017
Teams16
PremiersMelbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm (3rd title)
Minor premiersMelbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm (3rd title)
Matches played201
Points scored8,073
Attendance3,018,795 (Avg. 15,246)
Top points scorer(s)Penrith Panthers square flag icon with 2017 colours.svg Nathan Cleary (228)
Player of the yearMelbourne colours.svg Cameron Smith (Dally M Medal)
Top try-scorer(s)Melbourne colours.svg Suliasi Vunivalu (23)
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TeamsEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

The 2017 pre-season featured the fourth edition of the Auckland Nines competition, held over a weekend at Auckland's Eden Park in which the Sydney Roosters defeated the Penrith Panthers in the final. The All Stars match was held on February 10 at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle. The 2017 World Club Series took place in England with the Super League champions Wigan Warriors defeating the NRL premiers Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks in the World Club Challenge match.

Regular seasonEdit

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 F1 F2 F3 GF
Brisbane Broncos CRO
8
NQL
1*
MEL
2
CAN
1
CBY
3
SYD
24
GCT
2
SOU
1
PEN
14
MAN
10
WTI
36
NZL
18
SYD
2
SOU
6
X CAN
10
MEL
30
X NEW
12
CBY
30
PAR
14
GCT
54
CRO
22
SGI
12
PAR
18
NQL
10
SYD
2
PEN
7
MEL
30
Canberra Raiders NQL
4*
CRO
26
WTI
40
BRI
1
PAR
12
GCT
26
NZL
12
MAN
2*
CBY
6
NEW
14
PAR
6
SYD
8
MAN
1*
PEN
4
X BRI
10
NQL
13
X SGI
4*
MEL
6
SOU
14
CRO
18
NZL
20
PEN
4
NEW
18
MEL
26
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs MEL
6
SYD
4
NZL
12
MAN
36
BRI
3
NEW
10
SOU
15
WTI
6
CAN
6
NQL
16
SYD
6
CRO
1
PEN
38
SGI
14
X NZL
7
PAR
1*
NEW
2
X BRI
30
PEN
8
PAR
16
SOU
14
MAN
14
GCT
12
SGI
6
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks BRI
8
CAN
26
SGI
6
PAR
14
NEW
1
MEL
9
PEN
26
GCT
4
WTI
6
SGI
4
NQL
4
CBY
1
X MEL
5
WTI
2
MAN
17
SYD
32
X GCT
20
SOU
14
NZL
14
CAN
18
BRI
22
NQL
10
SYD
2
NEW
8
NQL
1*
Gold Coast Titans SYD
14
NEW
8
PAR
12
NQL
6
NZL
6
CAN
26
BRI
2
CRO
4
NEW
30
MEL
2
MAN
20
X NQL
12
NZL
22
SOU
16
WTI
12
SGI
10
X CRO
20
PEN
8
WTI
22
BRI
54
SGI
26
PAR
22
CBY
12
SYD
4
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles PAR
8
SOU
20
NQL
22
CBY
36
SYD
6
SGI
25
MEL
4
CAN
2*
SOU
38
BRI
10
GCT
20
X CAN
1*
NEW
4
X CRO
17
NZL
4
PEN
8
WTI
12
SGI
30
MEL
34
SYD
18
WTI
4
CBY
14
NZL
1*
PEN
16
PEN
12
Melbourne Storm CBY
6
NZL
16
BRI
2
WTI
8
PEN
22
CRO
9
MAN
4
NZL
6
SGI
12
GCT
2
SOU
8
X NEW
28
CRO
5
NQL
1*
SYD
1*
BRI
30
PAR
16
X CAN
6
MAN
34
NQL
18
SYD
3
NEW
32
SOU
58
CAN
26
PAR
2
X BRI
30
NQL
28
Newcastle Knights NZL
4
GCT
8
SOU
6
PEN
40
CRO
1
CBY
10
SYD
18
NQL
12
GCT
30
CAN
14
PEN
10
X MEL
28
MAN
4
X SGI
4
WTI
21
CBY
2
BRI
12
SYD
24
SGI
7
NZL
16
PAR
19
MEL
32
CAN
18
CRO
8
New Zealand Warriors NEW
4
MEL
16
CBY
12
SGI
14
GCT
6
PAR
12
CAN
12
MEL
6
SYD
1
PEN
8
SGI
16
BRI
18
PAR
8
GCT
22
X CBY
7
MAN
4
X PEN
12
NQL
12
CRO
14
NEW
16
CAN
20
SOU
18
MAN
1*
WTI
12
North Queensland Cowboys CAN
4*
BRI
1*
MAN
22
GCT
6
SOU
14
WTI
10
SGI
6
NEW
12
PAR
20
CBY
16
CRO
4
X GCT
12
PAR
26
MEL
1*
PEN
2
CAN
13
X SOU
13
NZL
12
SYD
6
MEL
18
PEN
8
CRO
10
WTI
8
BRI
10
CRO
1*
PAR
8
SYD
14
MEL
28
Parramatta Eels MAN
8
SGI
18
GCT
12
CRO
14
CAN
12
NZL
12
WTI
4
PEN
6
NQL
20
SYD
38
CAN
6
SOU
6
NZL
8
NQL
26
SGI
14
X CBY
1*
MEL
16
X WTI
1
BRI
14
CBY
16
NEW
19
GCT
22
BRI
18
SOU
6
MEL
2
NQL
8
Penrith Panthers SGI
32
WTI
34
SYD
2
NEW
40
MEL
22
SOU
1
CRO
26
PAR
6
BRI
14
NZL
8
NEW
10
X CBY
38
CAN
4
X NQL
2
SOU
28
MAN
8
NZL
12
GCT
8
CBY
8
WTI
14
NQL
8
CAN
4
SGI
2
MAN
16
MAN
12
BRI
7
South Sydney Rabbitohs WTI
16
MAN
20
NEW
6
SYD
14
NQL
14
PEN
1
CBY
15
BRI
1
MAN
38
WTI
20
MEL
8
PAR
6
X BRI
6
GCT
16
X PEN
28
SYD
2
NQL
13
CRO
14
CAN
14
SGI
2
CBY
14
NZL
18
MEL
58
PAR
6
St. George Illawarra Dragons PEN
32
PAR
18
CRO
6
NZL
14
WTI
22
MAN
25
NQL
6
SYD
1*
MEL
12
CRO
4
NZL
16
X WTI
4
CBY
14
PAR
14
NEW
4
GCT
10
X CAN
4*
MAN
30
NEW
7
SOU
2
GCT
26
BRI
12
PEN
2
CBY
6
Sydney Roosters GCT
14
CBY
4
PEN
2
SOU
14
MAN
6
BRI
24
NEW
18
SGI
1*
NZL
1
PAR
38
CBY
6
CAN
8
BRI
2
WTI
22
X MEL
1*
CRO
32
SOU
2
X NEW
24
NQL
6
MAN
18
MEL
3
WTI
4
CRO
2
GCT
4
BRI
2
X NQL
14
Wests Tigers SOU
16
PEN
34
CAN
40
MEL
8
SGI
22
NQL
10
PAR
4
CBY
6
CRO
6
SOU
20
BRI
36
X SGI
4
SYD
22
CRO
2
GCT
12
NEW
21
X MAN
12
PAR
1
GCT
22
PEN
14
MAN
4
SYD
4
NQL
8
NZL
12
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 F1 F2 F3 GF

Bold – Opposition's Home game
X – Bye
* – Golden point game
Opponent for round listed above margin

LadderEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L B PF PA PD Pts
1   Melbourne Storm (P) 24 20 0 4 2 633 336 +297 44
2   Sydney Roosters 24 17 0 7 2 500 428 +72 38
3   Brisbane Broncos 24 16 0 8 2 597 433 +164 36
4   Parramatta Eels 24 16 0 8 2 496 457 +39 36
5   Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24 15 0 9 2 476 407 +69 34
6   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 24 14 0 10 2 552 512 +40 32
7   Penrith Panthers 24 13 0 11 2 504 459 +45 30
8   North Queensland Cowboys 24 13 0 11 2 467 443 +24 30
9   St. George Illawarra Dragons 24 12 0 12 2 533 450 +83 28
10   Canberra Raiders 24 11 0 13 2 558 497 +61 26
11   Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 24 10 0 14 2 360 455 −95 24
12   South Sydney Rabbitohs 24 9 0 15 2 464 564 −100 22
13   New Zealand Warriors 24 7 0 17 2 444 575 −131 18
14   Wests Tigers 24 7 0 17 2 413 571 −158 18
15   Gold Coast Titans 24 7 0 17 2 448 638 −190 18
16   Newcastle Knights 24 5 0 19 2 428 648 −220 14


Ladder progressionEdit

  • Numbers highlighted in green indicate that the team finished the round inside the top 8.
  • Numbers highlighted in blue indicates the team finished first on the ladder in that round.
  • Numbers highlighted in red indicates the team finished last place on the ladder in that round.
  • Underlined numbers indicate that the team had a bye during that round.
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
1   Melbourne Storm (P) 2 4 6 8 10 10 12 14 16 16 18 20 22 24 26 26 28 28 30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44
2   Sydney Roosters 2 4 6 8 8 8 10 12 12 14 16 16 18 20 22 24 24 26 28 30 32 32 32 34 36 38
3   Brisbane Broncos 2 2 2 4 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 16 16 18 20 22 22 24 26 28 28 30 32 34 34 36
4   Parramatta Eels 2 4 4 4 4 4 6 8 10 10 10 12 14 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 30 32 34 36
5   Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 0 2 2 4 6 8 10 10 12 14 16 18 20 20 22 22 24 26 26 28 30 30 30 32 32 34
6   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 0 0 2 4 6 6 6 8 10 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 24 26 26 26 28 28 28 30 32
7   Penrith Panthers 0 2 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 16 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 30 30
8   North Queensland Cowboys 2 4 4 6 8 8 8 10 10 12 12 14 16 18 18 20 22 24 26 28 28 28 28 28 30 30
9   St. George Illawarra Dragons 2 2 4 6 8 10 12 12 12 12 14 16 18 18 18 20 20 22 22 24 24 24 26 26 28 28
10   Canberra Raiders 0 0 2 2 4 6 8 8 8 8 10 12 12 12 14 14 14 16 18 18 20 22 24 24 26 26
11   Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 0 0 2 2 4 6 8 8 10 10 10 10 10 12 14 14 14 16 18 18 18 18 18 20 22 24
12   South Sydney Rabbitohs 0 2 4 4 4 6 6 6 6 8 8 8 10 10 12 14 16 16 16 16 16 18 20 22 22 22
13   New Zealand Warriors 2 2 2 2 4 6 6 6 8 8 8 10 10 12 14 16 16 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
14   Wests Tigers 2 2 2 2 2 4 4 6 6 6 6 8 8 8 8 8 10 12 12 12 14 14 16 16 16 18
15   Gold Coast Titans 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 4 6 8 8 10 10 10 10 12 14 16 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
16   Newcastle Knights 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 4 6 6 6 8 8 8 8 8 8 10 12 14 14 14 14

Finals seriesEdit

Home Score Away Match Information
Date and Time (Local) Venue Referees Crowd
QUALIFYING & ELIMINATION FINALS
  Sydney Roosters 24 – 22   Brisbane Broncos 8 September 2017, 8:00pm Allianz Stadium Matt Cecchin
Alan Shortall
21,212
  Melbourne Storm 18 – 16   Parramatta Eels 9 September 2017, 4:15pm AAMI Park Ben Cummins
Chris Sutton
22,626
  Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 10 – 22   Penrith Panthers 9 September 2017, 7:45pm Allianz Stadium Gerard Sutton
Adam Gee
15,408
  Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 14 – 15   North Queensland Cowboys 10 September 2017, 4:15pm Allianz Stadium Ashley Klein
Gavin Badger
16,115
SEMI FINALS
  Brisbane Broncos 13 – 6   Penrith Panthers 15 September 2017, 8:00pm Suncorp Stadium Gerard Sutton
Adam Gee
38,623
  Parramatta Eels 16 – 24   North Queensland Cowboys 16 September 2017, 7:45pm ANZ Stadium Matt Cecchin
Ben Cummins
41,287
PRELIMINARY FINALS
  Melbourne Storm 30 – 0   Brisbane Broncos 22 September 2017, 7:55pm AAMI Park Matt Cecchin
Ben Cummins
28,821
  Sydney Roosters 16 – 29   North Queensland Cowboys 23 September 2017, 7:40pm Allianz Stadium Gerard Sutton
Adam Gee
28,108

† Match decided in extra time.

ChartEdit

  Qualifying / Elimination finals Semi-finals Preliminary finals Grand final
                                   
  QF1: 9 Sept, AAMI Park  
1    Melbourne 18  
4    Parramatta 16     SF1: 16 Sept, ANZ Stadium  
       Parramatta 16    
EF1: 10 Sept, Allianz Stadium        North Queensland 24       PF1: 22 Sept, AAMI Park
5    Cronulla-Sutherland 14          Melbourne 30  
8    North Queensland 15            Brisbane 0     GF: 1 Oct, ANZ Stadium
           Melbourne 34
  EF2: 9 Sept, Allianz Stadium       PF2: 23 Sept, Allianz Stadium        North Queensland 6
6    Manly-Warringah 10            Sydney 16  
7    Penrith 22     SF2: 15 Sept, Suncorp Stadium          North Queensland 29  
       Brisbane 13    
QF2: 8 Sept, Allianz Stadium        Penrith 6    
2    Sydney 24  
3    Brisbane 22  


Grand FinalEdit

Player statistics and recordsEdit

  • Cameron Smith became the most prolific goal kicker in NRL history when he kicked his 943rd goal in Round 9. During the Finals he surpassed Darren Lockyer as the most capped player in NRL history with his 356th game and became the first player to kick 1,000 NRL goals.
  • Nathan Cleary, 19, broke the record for the youngest player to score 200 points in a season which was set by Graham Eadie, 20, in 1974. Cleary also became the youngest player to be the season's leading points scorer since Harold Horder in 1913.
  • Kirisome Auva'a scored the fastest try in NRL history in 13 seconds for Parramatta Eels against Brisbane Broncos in Round 25.

The following statistics are as of the conclusion of Round 26.

2017 TransfersEdit

PlayersEdit

Player 2016 Club 2017 Club
Greg Eden   Brisbane Broncos   Super League: Castleford Tigers
Lachlan Maranta   Brisbane Broncos Queensland Reds (Super Rugby)
Corey Parker   Brisbane Broncos Retirement
Jack Reed   Brisbane Broncos Retirement
Jarrod Wallace   Brisbane Broncos   Gold Coast Titans
Shaun Fensom   Canberra Raiders   North Queensland Cowboys
Jarrad Kennedy   Canberra Raiders   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Edrick Lee   Canberra Raiders   Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Frank-Paul Nu'uausala   Canberra Raiders   Super League: Wigan Warriors
Paul Vaughan   Canberra Raiders   St. George Illawarra Dragons
Sam Williams   Canberra Raiders   Super League: Wakefield Trinity
Tim Browne   Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs   Penrith Panthers
Pat O'Hanlon   Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Retirement
Lloyd Perrett   Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Sam Perrett   Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Retirement
Curtis Rona   Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Western Force (Super Rugby)
Tony Williams   Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs   Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Ben Barba   Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks RC Toulonnais (French rugby union)
Mitch Brown   Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks   Super League: Leigh Centurions
Michael Ennis   Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks Retirement
Matt McIlwrick   Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks   Wests Tigers
Jesse Sene-Lefao   Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks   Super League: Castleford Tigers
Greg Bird   Gold Coast Titans   Super League: Catalans Dragons
Lachlan Burr   Gold Coast Titans   Super League: Leigh Centurions
Luke Douglas   Gold Coast Titans   Super League: St. Helens
Nathan Friend   Gold Coast Titans Retirement
Josh Hoffman   Gold Coast Titans   Parramatta Eels
Nene Macdonald   Gold Coast Titans   St. George Illawarra Dragons
David Mead   Gold Coast Titans   Brisbane Broncos
Daniel Mortimer   Gold Coast Titans   Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
David Shillington   Gold Coast Titans Retirement
Matt Srama   Gold Coast Titans Retirement
Zeb Taia   Gold Coast Titans   Super League: St. Helens
Jamie Buhrer   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles   Newcastle Knights
Nathan Green   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles N/A
Blake Leary   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles   North Queensland Cowboys
Jamie Lyon   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Retirement
Steve Matai   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Retirement
Josh Starling   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles   Newcastle Knights
Brett Stewart   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Retirement
Tom Symonds   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles   Super League: Huddersfield Giants
Siosaia Vave   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles   Parramatta Eels
Brayden Wiliame   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles   Super League: Catalans Dragons
Blake Green   Melbourne Storm   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Ben Hampton   Melbourne Storm   North Queensland Cowboys
Marika Koroibete   Melbourne Storm Melbourne Rebels (Super Rugby)
Ryan Morgan   Melbourne Storm   Super League: St. Helens
Kevin Proctor   Melbourne Storm   Gold Coast Titans
Matthew White   Melbourne Storm Burleigh Bears (Intrust Super Cup)
Jake Mamo   Newcastle Knights   Super League: Huddersfield Giants
Jarrod Mullen   Newcastle Knights Suspension[9]
Robbie Rochow   Newcastle Knights   South Sydney Rabbitohs
Korbin Sims   Newcastle Knights   Brisbane Broncos
Tariq Sims   Newcastle Knights   St. George Illawarra Dragons
Jeremy Smith   Newcastle Knights Retirement
Kade Snowden   Newcastle Knights Retirement
Akuila Uate   Newcastle Knights   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Ben Henry   New Zealand Warriors Retirement
Thomas Leuluai   New Zealand Warriors   Super League: Wigan Warriors
Tuimoala Lolohea   New Zealand Warriors   Wests Tigers
Sione Lousi   New Zealand Warriors Townsville Blackhawks (Intrust Super Cup)
Jeff Robson   New Zealand Warriors   Parramatta Eels
Manu Vatuvei   New Zealand Warriors   Super League: Salford Red Devils
Jonathan Wright   New Zealand Warriors   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Ben Hannant   North Queensland Cowboys Retirement
Rory Kostjasyn   North Queensland Cowboys Retirement
Tautau Moga   North Queensland Cowboys   Brisbane Broncos
James Tamou   North Queensland Cowboys   Penrith Panthers
Isaac De Gois   Parramatta Eels Retirement
Kieran Foran   Parramatta Eels   New Zealand Warriors
Michael Gordon   Parramatta Eels   Sydney Roosters
Luke Kelly   Parramatta Eels   South Sydney Rabbitohs
Junior Paulo   Parramatta Eels   Canberra Raiders
Nathan Peats   Parramatta Eels   Gold Coast Titans
Vai Toutai   Parramatta Eels N/A
Danny Wicks   Parramatta Eels Retirement
Chris Grevsmuhl   Penrith Panthers   Gold Coast Titans
Zak Hardaker   Penrith Panthers   Super League: Castleford Tigers
Jeremy Latimore   Penrith Panthers   Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Suaia Matagi   Penrith Panthers   Parramatta Eels
Kirisome Auva'a   South Sydney Rabbitohs   Parramatta Eels
Nathan Brown   South Sydney Rabbitohs   Parramatta Eels
Joe Burgess   South Sydney Rabbitohs   Super League: Wigan Warriors
Paul Carter   South Sydney Rabbitohs   Sydney Roosters
Luke Keary   South Sydney Rabbitohs   Sydney Roosters
Cameron McInnes   South Sydney Rabbitohs   St. George Illawarra Dragons
Dane Nielsen   South Sydney Rabbitohs Retirement
Michael Oldfield   South Sydney Rabbitohs   Penrith Panthers
Mike Cooper   St. George Illawarra Dragons   Super League: Warrington Wolves
Ben Creagh   St. George Illawarra Dragons Retirement
Dunamis Lui   St. George Illawarra Dragons   Canberra Raiders
Benji Marshall   St. George Illawarra Dragons   Brisbane Broncos
Tyrone McCarthy   St. George Illawarra Dragons   Super League: Salford Red Devils
Adam Quinlan   St. George Illawarra Dragons   Hull Kingston Rovers
Mitch Rein   St. George Illawarra Dragons   Penrith Panthers
Dale Copley   Sydney Roosters   Gold Coast Titans
Jackson Hastings   Sydney Roosters   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Ian Henderson   Sydney Roosters Retirement
Sam Moa   Sydney Roosters   Super League: Catalans Dragons
Robbie Farah   Wests Tigers   South Sydney Rabbitohs
Dene Halatau   Wests Tigers Retirement
Jordan Rankin   Wests Tigers   Super League: Huddersfield Giants
Tim Simona   Wests Tigers Indefinite ban[10]
Curtis Sironen   Wests Tigers   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Dave Taylor   Super League: Catalans Dragons   Canberra Raiders
Joe Wardle   Super League: Huddersfield Giants   Newcastle Knights
Frank Pritchard   Super League: Hull F.C.   Parramatta Eels
Ken Sio   Super League: Hull Kingston Rovers   Newcastle Knights
James Segeyaro   Super League: Leeds Rhinos   Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Daniel Vidot   Super League: Salford Red Devils   Gold Coast Titans
Joe Greenwood   Super League: St. Helens   Gold Coast Titans
Anthony Tupou   Super League: Wakefield Trinity Wildcats   Newcastle Knights
Dan Sarginson   Super League: Wigan Warriors   Gold Coast Titans
Frank Winterstein Australia (Rugby sevens)   Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Jarryd Hayne Fiji (Rugby sevens)   Gold Coast Titans
Jamal Idris N/A   Wests Tigers

Source:[11]

CoachesEdit

Coach 2016 Club 2017 Club
Ivan Cleary N/A   Wests Tigers
Stephen Kearney   New Zealand   New Zealand Warriors

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Harvey Norman All Stars heads to Newcastle". NRL.com. 24 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Darius Anointed As New Leader". Broncos.com.au. 8 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Ryan James & Kevin Proctor to Co-Captain Club". Titans.com.au. 23 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Kearney named new Warriors coach". NRL.com. 13 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Warriors sign Harris; RTS new captain". NRL.com. 1 February 2017.
  6. ^ "Eels appoint Captains and Leadership group". ParraEels.com.au. 12 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Friend and Cordner named 2017 Captains". Roosters.com.au. 23 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Wests Tigers announce Ivan Cleary as Head Coach". WestsTigers.com.au. 3 April 2017.
  9. ^ "Jarrod Mullen suspended for four years". NRL.com. 3 May 2017.
  10. ^ "Tim Simona deregistered". NRL.com. 10 March 2017.
  11. ^ "2017 NRL player transfers". NRL.com.