The Rabbitohs have suffered a huge injury set back just a week out of the NRL season, with halfback Adam Reynolds set to miss the opening month.

Sharks captain Paul Gallen has joined Storm and Australian skipper Cam Smith as the faces of the game for the 2017 season. Liam Cox reports.

Sydney Roosters fullback Mitchell Pearce has signed a contract extension until the end of 2019. Seven's Josh Massoud spoke with Roosters captain Jake Friend ahead of the season launch.