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.

Rabbitohs captain Greg Inglis says while the NRL wants to kick off the season with a boom, scheduling a showdown between Robbie Farah and his former club the Wests Tigers, he and his teammates aren't …